DiCamillo Companion

Ashford Castle

  • House & Family History: Benjamin Guinness purchased Ashford in 1855; his son, Lord Ardilaun, added the massive Victorian Baronial style wings to the House.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: By the turn of the 19th century Lord Ardilaun had developed the 35,000-acre estate into the world's foremost woodcock shoot.

  • House Listed: Unknown

    Park Listed: Unknown

  • "The Quiet Man" (1952). "Reign" (2013 - TV series, as the palace of the French royal court).
  • Past Seat / Home of: Benjamin Lee Guinness, mid-19th century; Arthur Edward Guinness, 1st Baron Ardilaun, early 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Corporation

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Hotel

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 3539-246-003

    Fax: 3539-246-260

    Email: reservations@ashfordcastle.com

    Website: https://www.ashfordcastle.com

    Historic Houses Member: No