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Slieve Aughty Riding Centre

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Kylebrack West, Loughrea, Ireland
+353 90 974 5246
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Some nice touches but disappointing for price

I recently attended the Slieve Aughty Centre for a wedding (which by all accounts was absolutely... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Samarie100
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London, United Kingdom
Trec Heaven

Many thanks to all at Slieve Aughty for creating a perfect setting for a great Trec Ireland event... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
cbocallaghan
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Letterkenny, Ireland
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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.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good15%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cross country” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Kylebrack West, Loughrea, Ireland
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+353 90 974 5246
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"horse riding"
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"enchanted forest"
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"cross country"
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"arts and crafts"
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"organic food"
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"riding ability"
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"relaxing stay"
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"pizza night"
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"experienced riders"
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"fairy dust"
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"equestrian event"
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"face painting"
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"equestrian centre"
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"stables"
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"horses"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently attended the Slieve Aughty Centre for a wedding (which by all accounts was absolutely lovely). However, my overall impression of the centre was slightly disappointing. We paid 170 euro/night for a room, and didn't even have the beds made or rooms given a...More

1  Thank Samarie100
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Many thanks to all at Slieve Aughty for creating a perfect setting for a great Trec Ireland event. Your hospitality graciously extended to many more people than you usually host. But you did it with grace and class. Your staff was friendly and helpful, your...More

Thank cbocallaghan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've visited Slieve Aughty Riding Centre in the past with my own horse for competitions but, this time, I was coming to judge at a recent equestrian event so I decided to take the opportunity of a trail ride one afternoon. I chose the 2...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place so much. Happy horses, nice staff and yummy pancakes and a very friendly huge hound. Pizza night is not to be missed.

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Reviewed May 14, 2018

I recently organized an equestrian event using Slieve Aughty's facilities. I had 42 riders and 25 volunteers at the venue. Some were staying in the accommodation, others glamping and camping and some off site. Horses were in stables, corralling and commuting. Your organization of everyone's...More

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Reviewed April 25, 2018

A great place for a family outing. This has a mix of things ... small kids play area, pony rides, fairy garden, Park, coloring, face painting... One can easily spend 2-4 hours based on their interests. Resturant needs a special mention. Food is prepared from...More

Thank learnernexplorer
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Reviewed February 21, 2018

My family and I stayed at Slieve Aughty for three nights at the end of January. We stayed in one of the beautiful wood cabins in the gardens of the hotel. It was a perfect, relaxing holiday: The cabin had a kitchen so we cooked...More

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Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful return visit to the beautiful Slieve Aughty! Our two boys, aged 4 and 9, absolutely loved their Santa experience. We had an entertaining, enjoyable and relaxing visit. All is organised so well and the staff are friendly, courteous and so kind. We loved seeing...More

Thank marie H
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EstherandTeam, Front Office Manager at Slieve Aughty Riding Centre, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2018

Thanks Marie and we are delighted you enjoyed the day!

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Reviewed December 1, 2017 via mobile

We had a super time in all! The staff were very friendly and pleasant. We loved their horses and had a great time trekking! We also relaxed after in the restaurant on site and so much fun!😄 Thank you!! UL Equestrian Club 🐴🐴🐴

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EstherandTeam, Front Office Manager at Slieve Aughty Riding Centre, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2018

Thank you and it was great to have you!

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Reviewed December 1, 2017

Wonderful relaxing stay, I traveled there last Saturday with my two sisters, niece, daughter (who was celebrating her 12th birthday the reason for the stay) and 4 horses ! When we arrived we rode our horse out along the amazing forest trials and also some...More

Thank erin b
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EstherandTeam, Front Office Manager at Slieve Aughty Riding Centre, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2018

Hi Erin, Thank you so much for the feedback and when the rain and snow stops we hope to see you again!

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