Discover the ten caves of Cong – a village surrounded by underground streams and caves.
Enjoy some of the best inland fisheries in Europe in Lough Mask, Lough Corrib and the river Cong. Salmon, trout, pike and perch can be caught in season.
Swim at the lovely Chalet beach in Lough Corrib located on the Ashford Castle Estate, close to Lakeland House.
Enjoy archery, clay pigeon shooting, kayaking, woodland zip-wiring, tree climbing and bike trails at Ashford Outdoors. Try orienteering, abseiling, mountain climbing, kayaking, canoeing, windsurfing, gorge walking, raft building, sailing, caving, stand up paddle boarding, rock climbing and obstacle courses at [...]
Discover the archaeological and historical wealth of the Cong area described by one of Ireland’s leading archaeologists as Ireland’s premier ritual centre and Ireland’s most significant archaeological site outside of the Boyne Valley.
Cong, only one mile from Lakeland House, is the gateway to Connemara – an area of outstanding natural beauty on the Wild Atlantic Way with dramatic and breathtaking landscapes of mountains, lakes and rugged coastlines.
Hire a rowboat or go for a cruise on Lough Corrib. Corrib Cruises depart Lisloughrey Quay, located less than five minutes walk from Lakeland House, daily from June to September inclusive. The cruise stops at Inchagoill island and while on [...]
Enjoy the tracks and trails around Lough Corrib, the Ashford Castle Estate, Cong Abbey and Cong forest on foot or by bike.
The oldest established Falconry School in Ireland offers you the chance to fly a Harris hawk around the spectacular grounds of Ashford Castle in a one hour private Hawk Walk. Within minutes of arriving, you will have a hawk on [...]