Discover the local area and places of interest

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

Ashford Castle, Midleton Rare Whiskey and Waterford Crystal
Ashford Castle, Midleton Rare Whiskey and Waterford Crystal Produce the Perfect Blend

Ashford Castle has teamed up with Midleton Rare Whiskey and Waterford Crystal to create a unique cask and engraved Ashford Castle tumbles.

28th 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

The Lodge at Ashford Castle
Discover the Artwork of The Lodge at Ashford Castle

The Lodge at Ashford Castle is not only home to supremely comfortable guestrooms, but has also has an impressive art collection adorning the walls from local creations to internationally sourced pieces.

08th January 2018

Travelling With Children
Interview with Cass Chapman of on Travelling with Children

Travel expert, Cass Chapman, founder and director of luxury family travel website, shares her tips on how to make travelling with the kids as stress free and smooth as possible.

29th December 2017

Ashford Castle Shop
Inside the Ashford Castle Shop

Step inside the Ashford Castle shop to discover a showcase of the best Irish craftsmanship and artisanal products, from a bespoke Monopoly board game to an Ashford Castle Scented Candle, made by one of the world’s oldest candle manufacturers founded in Dublin in 1488.

25th October 2017

Introducing PureFlow Passive Cardio at Ashford Castle Spa

Ashford Castle’s Spa is haven of calm and relaxation, They have introduced a pioneering treatment with its PureFlow experience, described as a 'passive cardio system’ this unique treatment is designed to boost wellness and help aid physical recovery and performance.

20th October 2017

Irish Distillers
Six of the Best New Irish Distillers

Ireland is internationally famed for its extraordinary whiskeys and the country’s new wave of distillers continue to champion locally made spirits for the modern drinker. Discover our pick of top Irish distillers.

03rd October 2017

Ireland in the Fall
Six Reasons to Visit Ireland in the Fall

Whether looking to sample fantastic food and wine, savour the colours of County Mayo’s landscape or try your hand at foraging, here’s why you should visit Ireland this Fall.

28th September 2017

History of Waterford Crystal
Irish Craftsmanship: The History of Waterford Crystal

Explore the history and craftsmanship behind internationally renowned Irish glassmakers, Waterford.

06th September 2017

Wedding Speeches
How to Give the Perfect Wedding Speech

Everyone knows that your wedding is one of the most important days in your life, an event which take months of intricate planning and meticulous preparation. Fortunately, our guide to giving a flawless wedding speech will help you banish those nerves.

04th August 2017

George V Dining Room
Six Irish Ingredients that Set the World Standard

From fresh native oysters to luscious lamb, Ireland’s incredible larder has long since put it on the culinary map. And with many Michelin star chefs insisting on using nothing but Ireland’s finest, Irish ingredients are now working their way onto the menus of top restaurants the world over. Farmers Markets up and down the country

06th April 2017

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