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Slieve Aughty Riding Centre

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Address: Kylebrack West, Loughrea, Ireland
Phone Number: 353909745246
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11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Slieve Aughty Riding Centre in the west of Ireland offers horse riding and...

Slieve Aughty Riding Centre in the west of Ireland offers horse riding and donkey walking, kids birthday parties, and pony rides for seasonal festivals or for the fun! The centre's 25 horses and ponies are suitable for everything from the nervous beginner to the advanced rider. Facilities include a 30x50 all weather outdoor arena, cross country course, and miles of trails for scenic treks. Beside the riding centre is The Three Towers Eco House and Organic Kitchen, where you can grab a bite to eat after your ride or stay the night as part of a package riding holiday. Ponies carry children to the Enchanted Forest and back, and riding can be booked by the hour or by the day.

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We have been horse riding here numerous times and for meals.... the place is fabulous and relaxing and they do beautiful pizza parties!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
killeen2015
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Galway, Ireland
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Galway, Ireland
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been horse riding here numerous times and for meals.... the place is fabulous and relaxing and they do beautiful pizza parties!

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monaghan
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic location and very friendly staff ,so much to do .Breakfast was a veritable feast couldn't eat till the afternoon it was so filling( I must find out the cinnamon French bread recipe!) The honesty bar was a fantastic idea the Trappist beer was a personal favourite.we enjoyed it so much we're talking about booking for next year

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had such a fantastic overnight stay here. The food was so delicious, staff very friendly and helpful. Plenty to entertain young kids!

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Dublin, Ireland
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brought kids 6 & 5 here today, we all went on the pony led 40 min trek, we also did the enchanted woods. Really enjoyed the trek, very relaxed athmosphere, even though its shorter than the 40 mins advertised. But its actually long enough for this age group. Horses and ponies are gorgeous and our guide was Thomas who was... More 

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Esther Z, Owner at Slieve Aughty Riding Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback. We appreciate your review and we're delighted you enjoyed your time here. See you again soon! More 

Madrid, Spain
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the riding center for one week with my parents and siblings. We were really happy there, especially with meeting lots of young people. Everybody was very nice, the food was delicious and the riding program was cool too. I did cross country, something I had never tried before, and after being a little bit afraid at the... More 

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Esther Z, Owner at Slieve Aughty Riding Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback. We are happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed the holiday here. Come again soon! More 

Kildare
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Visited Slieve Aughty with the kids - brought the wellies and raincoats but the sun came out and, after a lovely intro by the girl at reception, headed off to the enchanted forest. The kids (13, 8,7,4 18months) loved the little packs with fairy dust, map etc. They were so excited trying to find all the doors and read the... More 

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Esther Z, Owner at Slieve Aughty Riding Centre, responded to this review

You just described the exact experience we hope families to have when they come here! Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted you had such a lovely time. See you soon we hope! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Just back from 3 days at this venue. Highly recommend. Lovely scenery - lovely house - lovely staff. I am not into horse riding , but the other people with me were and they couldn't recommend it highly enough.Bring board games or other forms of amusement if you have kids. Free tea and coffee as and when you like ..serve... More 

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Esther Z, Owner at Slieve Aughty Riding Centre, responded to this review

Thank you! and send me your special menu next time xx More 

Dublin
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

We attended a wedding here and found the location to be superb. Its an Eco friendly venue with organic food. Everyone had a great time, kids and adults alike. Its a bit off the beaten track but the location, staff and food is well worth the trip.

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Esther Z, Owner at Slieve Aughty Riding Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback. We are happy you enjoyed the venue and celebration. Hope to see you again! More 

San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

I stayed at Slieve Aughty for four days and each day was full of magic. The horses are happy and fun. You can go for easy hacks or get lessons or just hang out. There are miles of gorgeous riding trails and fields of cross country jumps. The accommodations are comfortable and immaculate. And the food is delicious -- some... More 

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Esther Z, Owner at Slieve Aughty Riding Centre, responded to this review

Thank you Kim hope to see you again! More 

Krakow, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Out in the wilds of East Galway, you find the unlikely mixture of sophisticated interior design (rooms everything from Moroccan to Minimal) with wild, rural Ireland, howling winds, and beautiful horses... eccentric staff who proved to be totally amazing on the night, the big night we had there, a birthday gathering of about 100. A wonderful night, together with a... More 

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Esther Z, Owner at Slieve Aughty Riding Centre, responded to this review

We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and the hot tub. We look forward to seeing you again. Esther. More 

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