Also within 5 minutes is Rathdrum railway station with direct trains from Dublin, Rosslare and Wexford.
Ashton House is within 5 minutes of Avondale the ancestral home of Charles Steward Parnell the uncrowned king of Ireland, the lands at Avondale feature spectacular walks through the woods and by the Avonmor River.
Glendalough is the second most visited tourist site in Ireland is just 15 minutes from Ashton house and also Brittas bay a famous blue flag sandy beach. Other recommended tourist attractions are Avoca (Ballykissangel) Avoca hand weavers, Powerscourt house gardens and waterfall, The Sally gap, the Wicklow mountains, Greenane farm museum and maze, Wicklow Gaol, Michaels Dwyer’s cottage, Mount Usher Gardens, Clara Lara fun park, Brooklodge and Macreddin.
It is an ideal base whether you want to partake in golf, walk the Wicklow way, hiking, cycling, or horse riding or just tour and relax.
It is also an ideal location for those interested in hill walking as the Wicklow Mountains includes the second highest peak Lugnaquillia. For the golf enthusiast we are 5 minutes from The Renowned Woodenbridge Golf club, Wicklow links, Arklow links, Coolatin, Druids Glen, Delgany, European, and Blainroe.