Guests cycling in Ashford Castle's grounds


Cycling offers a unique opportunity to embrace the enchanting surroundings while enjoying the freedom and excitement of two-wheeled exploration. Cycle along the river bank or across the estate and take in breathtaking views of the Ashford Estate and County Mayo. Whether you're a dedicated cyclist or simply seeking an unforgettable outdoor adventure, Ashford Castle provides the perfect backdrop for unforgettable rides and lifelong memories. 

Guests cycling in Ashford Castle's grounds

Your experience

The Ashford Estate itself has some great cycling trails and the surrounding countryside, with its relatively quiet roads and spectacular scenery, is a cyclist’s haven. Cycle hire is available at the hotel and we can suggest a variety of popular routes.

Cycling tuition

Improve your skills with a mountain bike lesson and choose between a private one-to-one or a group session. From beginners to advanced cyclists, our qualified MBLA instructor is on hand to offer advice and tips.

Guided bike tours

For the more enthusiastic rider, we can arrange guided bike tours which provide an amazing opportunity to see Cong and learn of its history and heritage. Departing at 10am or 2pm daily, the tour duration is two hours and caters for all levels of ability.

Bike on a bridge


Half-day bike rental: €35 per adult, €30 per child (under 16 years old)

Full-day bike rental: €50 per adult, €40 per child (under 16 years old)

Ashford Castle cycle tour (1.5 hours): €100 per adult and €75 per child (two people minimum, minimum age of 10)

Joyce Country Cycle Tour: €250 per adult, (two people minimum, minimum age of 10)

Connemara Cycle Tour: €500 per person (seven hour private experience, available for groups between two and six people, includes vehicle support, food and beverage can be arranged as an addition to the package)

Please note the cancellation policy is 24-hours prior to arrival. Terms and conditions apply.