Revisiting Ashford Castle

The spa and pool at Ashford Castle, an Ireland trip highlight

Imagine setting your hawk off as it soars through ancient forests and returns to rest on your [gloved] arm.  Imagine zip lining through the tall trees for nearly 1,000 feet.  Or consider going out salmon or trout fishing with an expert. Saddle up and go horsebackriding through beautiful countryside, or bike for miles if you prefer. Imagine getting your Robin Hood on and enjoying the archery range as you learn to handle the bow. Or test your golf prowess on an award-winning 9-hole course.

Indeed-- all of this and more is available for the doing at Ireland's renowned Ashford Castle, which has just reopened after a major refurbishment and a takeover by one of our favorite hotel companies, Red Carnation.  The 350 acres of Ashford Castle comprise a magical destination, perfect for families or a romantic getaway.  And what can be better than saying you spent your vacation at a real castle!

In addition to all the activities, of course, there is a stunning variety of elegant accommodations and suites, as well as a multitude of delectable dining choices. There's even an indoor cinema and billiards room!

When planning your memorable Ireland vacation, ask a TravelStore consultant about including a stay at this world famous resort.