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Ashford Castle on the Mayo/Galway Border in Ireland | by Susan Roehl
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Ashford Castle on the Mayo/Galway Border in Ireland

Stayed one night in this castle turned into a hotel. Very sumptuous inside. Also has a School of Falconry connected with it. This image is the back of the castle, as the parking lot is full of guest's cars.

 

This image will be followed by more exteroir shots, surrounding ladscapes and birds from the school of falconry.

 

Ashford Castle is a medieval castle that has been expanded over the centuries and turned into a five star luxury hotel near Cong on the Mayo/Galway border in Ireland, on the shore of Lough Corrib. Ashford Castle is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World organization. It was previously owned by the Guinness family

The castle was built on the site in 1228 by the Anglo-Norman House of Burke. Since then It has had several owners.

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Taken on June 10, 2013