Guests cycling in Ashford Castle's grounds

Explore the estate on two wheels


Travel along the river bank or across our 350 acre estate and take in breath-taking views of Ashford Castle Estate by with one of our bicycle tours.

Guests cycling in Ashford Castle's grounds


The Ashford Estate itself has some great cycling trails and the countryside, with its relatively quiet roads and spectacular scenery, is a cyclist’s idea of heaven. 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.

For the more enthusiastic rider, we can arrange guided bike tours which is 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

Cycling prices

Half-day bike rental: €35.00 per adult, €30.00 per child (under 16 years old)

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

Private 90-minute cycle tour: €100 per adult, €75 per child (minimum age of 10 years old). Minimum of 2 people.

Joyce Country Cycle Tour: €250.00 per adult, 2 persons minimum (minimum age of 10 years old) for 3 hours.

Connemara Cycle Tour: 7 hour private experience, €500.00 per person (available for groups between 2 - 6 people). Includes vehicle support; food and beverage can be arranged as an addition to the package

Please note the cancellation policy is 24hrs prior to arrival.

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