This former boathouse dates back to the Guinness era and is situated a stone’s throw from The Castle on the shores of Lough Corrib.
Surrounded by private gardens and lake front views, guests enjoy the luxurious comfort and relaxation of this beautiful space, with soothing sounds of lapping lake waters. For your privacy, access is through secure gates.
The Cottage has been lovingly restored, the unique design includes reclaimed materials such as stone and old fireplace lintels from the Castle Estate. Hand-crafted parquet flooring, original artworks, lush fabrics and a blue Murano glass chandelier adorns the ceiling.
Custom furniture pieces include French Empire marquetry chests of drawers; a 20th century, four-fold European canvas screen; art by Louis Icart and a late 19th century pair of walnut armchairs covered in tapestry by Brunschwig & Fils.
The Cottage will capture your heart and make you feel immediately at home. On arrival, you will be greeted at The Castle and escorted to The Hideaway Cottage. A welcome basket awaits along with a fully stocked bar. To complete your Country escape, Jack Murphy Jackets and Wellingtons are yours to take home, bicycles are available for your use and guests can also avail of the hotel and its 350-acre estate's amenities.
Dine alfresco on the pier, weather permitting! The lake reflecting the stars in the evening is a memory that will stay with you for a lifetime. Enjoy private dining or any of the dining facilities available on the Estate.
Enjoy a luxurious Irish experience like no other. With a concierge service available 24-hours a day.
Duration: 1 hour and 15 minutes, leaving at 11am
Boarding from 10.30am at Ashford Castle Pier, join local historian and boat captain Patrick Luskin as he takes you on a fascinating journey through time. Enjoy breath-taking scenery on Lough Corrib, with its 365 islands and surrounding Connemara Mountains. Highlights include, The Old Steamers Quay and views of Lord Ardilaun’s Obelisk. This Cruise all year.
Island and Live Traditional Music Cruise
Duration: 2 hours, leaving at 2.45pm
Boarding from 2.30pm at Ashford Castle Pier, this two-hour cruise operates between June 1st and September 30th. Explore the lakes most famous island set on 100 beautiful acres of state-owned forest park. While on the island enjoy a guided tour of St. Patrick's 5th Century Monastic site. Our resident musician entertains guests along the way with music, stories and song.
Island and Live Traditional Music Cruises:
Advance bookings are highly recommended.
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Alternatively, take a private guided trip by handcrafted wooden boat on Lough Corrib and to its many beautiful islands.Explore more