Ashford Castle, the 13th century castle hotel in County Mayo, Ireland, has unveiled the latest addition to its accommodations, the all new Hideaway Cottage, situated on the edge of Lough Corrib. As part of a large renovation project, the estate’s former boathouse has been fully modernised, while keeping true to its Irish heritage, to create a luxurious cottage hideaway.
Building on the success of The Chesterfield Mayfair’s popular Gin & Tonic Experience, the Regency style hotel is launching two brand new bar offerings. On offer for the first time are an interactive and informative Whisky Nosing and Tasting Experience and a menu of exciting Molecular Cocktails.
Visiting the exquisitely resorted Ashford Castle over the Easter weekend, Breaking Travel News editor calls into the beautiful new spa. With its fairy-tale setting, range of treatments and state-of-the art facilities, the location is the final piece of the jigsaw for this one-of-a-kind property.
The magnificent Ashford Castle is set in 350 acres of woodland on the picturesque shores of Lough Corrib in County Mayo. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole visits the jewel of the Red Carnation Hotel Collection and is wowed by the wealth of activities, exquisite accommodation and acclaimed Irish hospitality.
As the nights draw in and the temperatures drop there is nothing more comforting than the thought of burning log fires, cosy blankets and winter warming hot toddies. Londoners in search of an escape from the wintery elements can head to the Montague on the Gardens until January 15th where the hotel’s outdoor wood deck will be magically transformed into an Alpine ski-lodge, complete with a brand new Log Cabin inspired area.
Do you ever get that Friday afternoon feeling on Wednesday morning? Discover a powerful ambition to do nothing at all? Suddenly realise that work, family and home are wonderful - but you can occasionally have too much of a good thing? Feel an irresistible urge to put your life on pause and step out of it completely for a couple of days? Then this one is for you - escape with your partner to a small island, spend a couple of nights in an elegant luxury hotel, enjoy being pampered in the spa and wellness centre, unwind with refreshing walks by the sea, then treat yourself to the finest French cuisine in the most convivial of surroundings, before falling into a delightfully comfortable bed.