Family playing with Lego at Ashford Castle

Unforgettable adventures

With 350-acres to explore, there are plenty of hidden adventures just waiting to be discovered. Our estate boasts many exhilarating family activities, from Ireland’s first and finest falconry school to horse riding and archery.

Room for the whole family

Our beautiful Deluxe Queen Family Rooms offer enough space for the whole family, with two queen size beds and a cosy relaxation area. Or, our interconnecting rooms allow total flexibility. 

Family Experience Manager

Our dedicated Family Experience Manager is on hand to help. Their knowledge of our multigenerational experiences allows us to provide creative suggestions for activities and arrange special family occasions.

Family food

We do our utmost to accommodate the needs of the whole family, from adaptable seating to special cutlery and thoughtfully designed children’s menus. If your children have a favourite dish that isn’t on the menu, please let us know and we’ll be glad to provide this wherever possible.

Family services

  • Children's menus
  • Board and card games
  • DVDs
  • A welcome gift
  • LEGO Butler (from €40 per set)
  • A morning walk with the castle dogs (five days a week)
  • Personalised bedtime storybook
  • Experienced babysitters (additional charge)
  • Cots and bedding on request
  • Children’s Afternoon Tea (additional charge)
  • Junior golf lessons (additional charge)
  • Treasure hunt
  • Family-friendly activities (additional charge)
  • Movie matinee with popcorn

The Lego Butler

The Lego Butler at Ashford Castle is a bespoke service for our junior guests to enjoy. Pick from our exciting selection of Lego and our Lego Butler will deliver your set to your room in white gloves, on a silver tray. The Lego Butler is available on request only and additional charges apply.