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Slieve Aughty Riding Centre

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Down Syndrome Galway social committee recently booked Slieve Aughty for Santa for our members and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Great place for riding and eating!

Fabulous afternoon jumping through stunning country followed by a hearty wholesome meal. Who could... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2018
Sarah G
Steventon, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Kylebrack West, Loughrea, Ireland
+353 90 974 5246
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I hate leaving bad reviews, so this review pains me...but I am leaving it because I would have liked this information myself before booking here. On the plus side: --the horses seemed well taken care of, and their handlers knew them well --horseback riding lesson...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Misha B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was €50 for 2 adults & 2 children...bad value for money. "Toys" were awful, bits of carved wood. There was no atmosphere...no effort made. Just another form of exploiting people at Christmas time. Never again.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been there few times and I just love the place and the atmosphere. Cafe is great too. Unfortunately I was very disappointed by our visit to Santa. Few families were packed in a very small room. I was expecting a story but actually...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AlexandraS1832
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Down Syndrome Galway social committee recently booked Slieve Aughty for Santa for our members and their families. We had the entire place to ourselves from 4pm until 7pm. They have a lovely arts and crafts room, face painting, horse riding around the yard, pancakes in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank greengirlGalway
Reviewed November 26, 2018

Fabulous afternoon jumping through stunning country followed by a hearty wholesome meal. Who could ask for more

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sarah G
Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed on the site with our campervan and the place had everything we needed! At the time it was thick snow and the staff kindly offered us a room instead but we decided just to stay in our van but the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank zitapowers1992
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We went there for the Howl'O'ween event. Paid 7.50 each (3 adults, one kid) for the "event", including a walk to and in the enchanted forest and another 7.50 for pony ride, leaving us not so enchanted at all. The kid got a bag of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Antje J
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

I went here because I heard of the fairy forest it was lovely .. but entrance put me off. i paid for my mother husband and kids and 1 all 7.50 in then pony ride another 7.50 euro. We got face painting made something out...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

We have just spent 3 glorious days with Tracie and Marie training. Super friendly knowledgeable people and fantastically well behaved horses. I had the pleasure of riding the lovely Artist who took great care of me. I wish you all well and the 2 lovely...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anna1978-0309
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Now forget all the bias you have about beans , vegetarian and organic foods. This is amazing ! No shortage of meat for us carnivores and a splendid range of salads, vegetables , breads , soups and then some! Everything is cooked from fresh... no...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank n0elcaffrey
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