Adventure at Ashford Castle
Corrib Cruises invites you to come and enjoy the beauty of Lough Corrib from the elegant deck of the all-weather Isle Of Inisfree.
Every day from June 1st to October 15th The Isle Of Inisfree makes a breath-taking cruise to the magical island of Inchagoill, the most historic of all the islands on the lake.
Captain Patrick, who published a history book about the lake and Ashford Castle gives a detailed commentary on board and conducts a guided tour at St Patrick's 5th century monastic site on the island.
Our musician Martin, who was an extra in the famous John Ford movie ‘The Quiet Man', entertains guests with story and song.
Residents of Ashford Castle Hotel can join this cruise at Ashford Castle Pier, boarding before 2.30pm every day.
Day visitors are also welcome to join the same cruise and boarding is at Lisloughery Pier, Cong.Boarding here is at 2.45pm.
The Isle Of Inis free can accommodate 80 passengers but booking is advisiable.
To book or inquire about other off season cruises please contact;
Patrick at 087-9946380 or David at 087-2830799 or
Ashford Equestrian Centre, Cong, Co Mayo is situated within easy walking distance of Ashford Castle and Cong village. As well as horse-back riding we offer archery, clay pigeon shooting and carriage tours around the Estate.
What better way to explore the magnificent Ashford Castle Estate than riding your horse straight into a 3000 acre forest steeped in history and heritage. Discover features such as underground Rivers, Caves, Castles, Towers, Abbeys and Ringforts, many of these can be visited en route. Natural outcrops of limestone provide refuge for many rare plants and wild creatures. Our trail rides are through forest paths and quiet laneways between Lough Corrib and Lough Mask. There are beautiful views of the lakes and the Connemara Mountains.
We cater for complete beginners, families with young children, as well as experienced riders who may enjoy a fast canter amid breath taking lakeshore scenery. All rides are accompanied by an experienced guide. Protective headgear is supplied and must be worn by all participants. Facilities include a large outdoor arena, indoor arena and twenty stables.
Golf at Ashford Castle
This beautiful 9 hole 2996 yards par 35 parkland course, provides the perfect environment for golfers of all ages to hone their skills. The course was designed by the renowned Irish golf architect, Eddie Hackett and was created with imaginative integration of natural features and hazzards, ensuring a marvelous contribution to the tough par 3's, exciting par 4's and formidable par 5.
What better way to compliment a stay at the 5 Star Ashford Castle than a 5 Star links golf experience. Let North & West Coast Links entertain you with some of the finest links golf courses in the world. Connemara, Carne, Enniscrone and Sligo are joined by Donegal, Rosapenna, Portsalon, Ballyliffin, Castlerock, Portstewart and Royal Portrush.
North & West Coast Links can organize tee times for you at any of these fantastic courses and all other courses throughout the country, as well as arranging luxury transport from Ashford Castle.