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The Paddocks Riding Centre

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Address: Woodside Road, Dublin, Ireland
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After a somewhat chaotic first visit I came back for a 2 hour private trek and can now see why the Paddocks has the amount of positive reviews it does. I was given the most... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After a somewhat chaotic first visit I came back for a 2 hour private trek and can now see why the Paddocks has the amount of positive reviews it does. I was given the most beautiful palomino called Magnum who I fell in love with. Quite young but stunning to look at and a very comfortable ride. Myself and my... More 

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2 Thank neesonf
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

Happy New Year to Denise and all at the paddocks. Lots of competitions and challenges resulting in rosettes and prizes! Early mornings and late nights, beach rides and forest ride-outs. Couldn't ask for more. Looking forward to higher jumps and faster rounds in 2017!!! Highly recommend anyone to check out the Paddocks Riding Centre.

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2 Thank DublinSusanD
Malahide, Ireland
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

The Paddocks is situated on the southside of Dublin and is located in beautiful surroundings with stunning views of Dublin Bay and nestled at the edge of the Pine Forest. Staff were helpful, friendly and put us all at ease. The horses were gentle and responsive, especially with some verbal encouragement from the staff. Ages on our visit were from... More 

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1 Thank Ronan R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

I was traveling in from Chicago about 1 week go. I booked the trip & wasn't sure what to expect outside of the trip advisor reviews. When I arrived, I was just on time (1:00). Although very busy, Denise was very helpful in helping me to the back and showed us where the FREE loaned riding gear was located. When... More 

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1 Thank Kaccey S
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

We have been taking our daughter to Paddocks for the last year and I cannot tell you how happy we are. The staff help build confidence in the children and challenge their ability. We started our daughter off at 3 years old and will be life long customers.

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1 Thank HelenFlynn2014
County Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

I am consistently happy and rejuvenated having had a lesson or gone for a trek at The Paddocks; the horses are well behaved, responsive and well-cared for and the staff are phenomenal - really and truly! All of the instructors - be it Niamh, Yvette, Stephanie or Paula - are fantastic and tailor their lessons to your ability and push... More 

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2 Thank Kirwan_EA
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Having been travelling around Ireland for three months the Paddocks Riding Centre is by far the best all round riding centre I have been to. The welcome is awesome and the place is clean, friendly and takes safety seriously. My helmet and girth was checked three times. Being able to ride I was asked in detail what my level of... More 

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1 Thank AndrewandyAndrew
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

It was great! Denise was so kind an easy to work with scheduling. She fit our every need and was very flexible! The horses were great and our our guide Stephanie was knowledgable and fun to talk to!

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1 Thank Kaeli M
Paris, France
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

We (my best friend and I) visited The Paddocks this autumn and we were very disappointed. The horses were not well treated and looked not happy. The only thing we did was up and down the hill, absolutely not worth the money. Our guide was very friendly.

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1 Thank jortevrensen95
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

The kids did one of the pony camps and had a great week with Denise and the gang who gave them a memorable week and lots of skills both in stable management and pony riding. My wife and I cannot thank the team enough. A real hidden gem.

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