Discover the local area and places of interest

 
coastal foraging
Meet Ashford Castle’s coastal forager

Discover the joy of coastal foraging with Ashford Castle's resident expert.

24th October 2018

Autumn Festivals Ireland
Autumn Festivals near Ashford Castle

From the environmentally conscious Connemara Green Festival to jazz and gastronomic treats, Autumn is festival season in Ireland.

17th October 2018

Ashford Castle Winter
The best winter activities at Ashford Castle

From horse riding to cosying up for a film in the hotel's cinema, enjoy the best cold weather activities that Ashford Castle has to offer.

19th September 2018

Lough Corrib
A history of the Islands of Lough Corrib

Rumoured to have as many islands as there are days in the year, learn about the fascinating history of Lough Corrib.

30th August 2018

Wine Cellar at Ashford Castle
The Secrets of the Ashford Castle Wine Cellar

Enjoy an unforgettable experience in Ashford Castle's extraordinary Wine Cellars.

02nd July 2018

Hideaway Cottage Ashford Castle
Inside the Hideaway Cottage

Perfect for a romantic weekend getaway, Ashford Castle's Hideaway Cottage allows couples to relish the tranquility and natural beauty of the estate in secluded luxury.

16th May 2018

Summer Galway
What to do in Galway this Summer

From the Cong Village Food Festival to horse racing on the beach, you won't want to miss the highlights of Galway's packed summer events calendar.

 

16th April 2018

Archery Facts
10 Facts You Never Knew about Archery

An ancient sport loved by royalty, all the family can try their hand at archery whilst at Ashford Castle.

13th April 2018

Summer Treats at Red Carnation Hotels
10 Unmissable Summer Treats at Red Carnation Hotels

From the Wimbledon bar to a sunset cruise on Lake Geneva, Red Carnation Hotels have plenty of Summer events planned to help you make the most of the season.

29th March 2018

Easter in Ireland
A Family Easter in Ireland

From a sculpture trail along the Wild Atlantic Way to a hearty local feast, Easter in Ireland offers something for all the family.

27th March 2018

Discover the Ancient Art of Falconry at Ashford Castle

National Geographic have launched the ‘Year of the Bird’ initiative at each of their lodges, including Ashford Castle.

25th January 2018

Romantic turndown in a State Room at Ashford Castle
How to Have the Perfect Valentine’s Day with Red Carnation Hotels

From city weekends to sun-soaked escapes and snowy retreats. Treat someone special to a perfect Valentine's Day this year.

13th January 2018

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