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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

@susmitchellsbp
17th April, 2016
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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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