Saturday December 7, 2019

Mayo’s majestic welcome

Set on expansive grounds,with stunning views of Lough Corrib, Ashford Castle seduces Susan Mitchell

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

17th April, 2016
Ashford Castle in Co Mayo: many outdoor activities are available on its grounds and nearby Lough Corrib

It’s not often I leave a hotel with a case of wine, but when said hotel comes with award-winning vineyards attached, then you understand why I have to make an exception.

The hotel in question is Mayo’s Ashford Castle, and when I say there are vineyards attached, I mean it in the virtual sense. The hotel’s owners, Stanley and Beatrice Tollman of the South African hotel group Red Carnation, have their own vineyard...

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