Ashford Castle Ireland

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Ashford Castle Hotel
Visiting and staying at the Ashford Castle Hotel provides a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the heritage of Ireland whilst touring or visiting the country on your vacation or holiday. Now everyone has the opportunity to stay in one of the magnificent Irish Castles. Experience a sense of history and enjoy the luxurious surroundings of Ashford Castle Hotel in the beautiful country of Ireland. Ashford Castle was built in the 13th century by the de Burgos family after they defeated the O'Connor of Connaught.

 
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Ashford Castle Ireland

Hotel Facts and Information - Ashford Castle

  • The address and contact details of Ashford Castle Hotel
    • Ashford Castle, Cong, Co Mayo
    • Tel: +353 94 9546003
    • Fax: +353 94 9546260
    • USA: 1800 346 7007
    • Email: ashford@ashford.ie 
  • The hotel location and setting:
    • The Ashford Castle Hotel is located in a beautiful Irish setting on the shores of Lough Corrib, which is the second largest lake in Ireland, in the picturesque village of Cong. The hotel is set amidst acres of beautiful landscaped gardens and forests
  • Local Attractions to Ashford Castle Hotel:
    • The medieval city of Galway
    • Cong Abbey
  • Number of rooms - 83
    • Safe
    • Internet access
    • Trouser press
    • Television & Radio
    • Hairdryer
  • General hotel facilities:
    • 2 restaurants
    • 2 bars
    • Conference room
    • Room Service
  • Ashford Castle Hotel Amenities & Facilities:
    • Health / Fitness centre
    • Gymnasium
    • Whirlpool
    • Sauna
    • Steam room
  • Sporting Facilities at, or nearby, Ashford Castle Hotel:
    • Golf Course - 9-hole golf course
    • Clay pigeon shooting
    • Horse riding
    • Falconry
    • Tennis
    • Archery
    • Fishing on Lough Corrib
  • Special Features
    • A boat which leaves from the castle hotel offers trips on Lough Corrib
  • Weddings
    • Romantic Weddings can be arranged at Ashford Castle

Irish Castle Building - Ashford Castle Ireland
The design and building of Ashford Castle encompassed some, or all, of the following elements:

  • Castles were built on the highest ground in the area
  • Castles often adjoined Rivers
  • Castles often overlooked Towns
  • A Strong central Keep or Main Tower was featured in many Castles
  • A High wall, complete with towers surrounded the Keep and the Inner Bailey
  • Several Outer Walls and Outer Baileys were often added in the process of building
  • Gatehouses were often featured

It is interesting to discover which elements applied to the building of Ashford Castle Ireland when you take your holiday or vacation.

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