Win A Luxury Break in The Lodge At Ashford Castle (CLOSED)

Enjoy dinner, bed and breakfast with one overnight stay

The Lodge at Ashford Castle are offering a one night stay in one of their newly renovated Lakeview Suites with breakfast and dinner in the award-winning Wildes Restaurant overlooking Lough Corrib.

A chic and elegant sanctuary, The Lodge at Ashford Castle is one of Ireland’s leading wedding venues and winner of Best Exclusive Wedding Venue in Ireland. Beautiful views of Lough Corrib and the rugged landscape of the Ashford Estate provide a stunning backdrop for photography, while head chef Jonathan Keane ensures each sophisticated and creative wedding menu is created using the finest ingredients from local artisan suppliers throughout the Connemara region.

The Lodge at Ashford Castle is the perfect choice for an enchanting wedding. Choose to host your guests in the atmospheric Lake View Junior Harbour Room with intimate dining for 30 or a larger celebration for up to 180 in the light-filled ballroom with its elegant chandeliers and panoramic views of Lough Corrib and Kinlough Woods.

Each hotel owned by Red Carnation has its own individual character and unique location that reflects the local environment, culture and cuisine, and The Lodge at Ashford Castle is no exception. Designed originally in 1865 as the home for the Estate Manager of Ashford Castle Estate, today the original lodge building contains the hotel’s Quay Bar and Wilde’s at the Lodge Restaurant. The deluxe bedrooms and suites are divided between the main house and the new courtyard which it links through to.

Also the owners of Ashford Castle, Red Carnation Hotels is meticulously working to preserve Ashford’s history and charm while enhancing its guest facilities and levels of luxury and comfort. Restoring The Lodge at Ashford Castle to the name that best reflects its relationship with this
impressive Estate is one element of this journey, and guests staying at The Lodge can enjoy the beautiful setting and numerous activities available on the Ashford Estate.

The Lodge at Ashford Castle provides the perfect venue to host your guests of all ages. Activities in the area include fishing, cruising on the Corrib, nature walking, archery, clay pigeon shooting, horse riding as well as falconry – perfect pre or post- wedding activities. At The Lodge at Ashford Castle the whole party will be entertained indoors and out, no matter what the season.

Recently married at The Lodge, Deirdre Moran said, ‘My husband and I got married just a few weeks ago and had our reception at The Lodge at Ashford Castle. We could never have imagined how wonderful the day turned out. Everything about The Lodge is pure perfection. From the first day we went to look at the hotel we were treated with the utmost care and professionalism.’

Situated on the outskirts of the charming village of Cong, The Lodge at Ashford Castle is the ideal destination for those seeking a wedding day to remember, with old school hospitality and impressive scenery perfect for those all-important wedding shots! Only 40 minutes’ drive from Galway, Westport and Connemara, the hotel is superbly located for an adventure of exploration or an opportunity to simply sit back, relax and completely unwind.

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The competition closes at 5pm on Friday 6th July 2018.


Terms & Conditions:

  • Competition is open for a 12 month period
  • Voucher subject to availability
  • Prize value €700