Irish castle resort takes top place in world travel survey

Ballyfin Demesne in Co Laois took the number one spot with ‘Travel and Leisure’ readers

The World’s Best Awards survey results, taken by Travel and Leisure readers, are in and Ireland took the top spots when it comes to the best castle resorts. Aghadoe Heights Hotel & Spa took tenth place, Dromoland Castle took ninth, Ballynahinch came in at eight, Ashford Castle came in fifth, Sheen Falls made number three while Ballyfin Demesne in Co Laois took the number one spot with readers. For the full list of winners visit travelandleisure.com.

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