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For over 700 years, Ashford Castle and its 350 acre private estate have offered a myriad of ways to enjoy the hospitality of a castle hotel in Ireland.

Dating back to 1228, with 82 spectacular rooms, suites and the Hideaway Cottage, a wealth of activities and plenty of thoughtful touches, Ashford Castle offers guests acclaimed Irish hospitality on a grand scale.

At a glance:

  • 5 star historic castle hotel
  • 82 luxurious rooms and suites
  • Travel & Leisure 'World's Best Awards 2016'
  • Home to Ireland's first 'School of Falconry'
  • State of the art spa on-site
  • Set amongst 350 acres of ancient woodland
  • Fine dining Irish cuisine

Enjoy award-winning gourmet food in the George V Restaurant, Traditional Lord and Lady Ardilaun's Afternoon Tea, a light snack in the Drawing Room, a casual dining experience in Cullen's at the Cottage or Cullen's at the Dungeon or pre-dinner drinks in the Prince of Wales Cocktail Bar.

While vacationing on the estate, the choice of activities will fill many a happy day. Take on the challenge of the castle's nine hole private golf course, visit the Ashford Equestrian Centre or fish on the great lake and rivers of the estate.

  • Bedrooms

    Following extensive refurbishment, many of the rooms have been individually and lovingly designed, combining the castle’s original features with the latest modern luxuries.

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  • Bedrooms

    Following extensive refurbishment, many of the rooms have been individually and lovingly designed, combining the castle’s original features with the latest modern luxuries.

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  • Spa

    In the shape of a striking bronze conservatory, with its fairytale setting, the brand new Spa and Fitness Centre is an extraordinary addition to Ashford Castle.

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The customer service couldn't be beaten. Truly exceptional. There were so many little things that people did that really went a long way. It's such a beautiful property too.

Jennifer Blanck, BP, Hungary

  • Weddings

    Ashford Castle's close-knit team of experienced staff are equipped with all the skills, talent and enthusiasm required to make every moment of your 'big day' utterly magical.

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  • Weddings

    Ashford Castle's close-knit team of experienced staff are equipped with all the skills, talent and enthusiasm required to make every moment of your 'big day' utterly magical.

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  • Leisure

    Ashford Castle is perfect for golfers of all abilities, surrounded by some of the finest Links courses in the world, including Connemara, Carne and Enniscrone.

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