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Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre

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Highly recommended 1-hour beach ride

My children (13, 11, 9) and I really enjoyed our 1 hour beach trek at Carrowholly, The setting is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amazing 2 hour horse riding

We did the 2 hour horse riding yesterday, it was absolutely amazing. The staff couldn’t be nicer... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dublin, Ireland
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Carrowholly Stables is situated 3 miles from Westport town in the beautiful west coast of Ireland and is the perfect choice for all your horse riding. We offer pony camps, group parties, beach and trail rides suitable for all levels of riders from...more
Carrowholly, Westport, Ireland
+353 87 636 6278
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My children (13, 11, 9) and I really enjoyed our 1 hour beach trek at Carrowholly, The setting is beautiful, and the team at the stables is really friendly and knowledgeable. None of us have much experience, but within our range of beginner to improver,...More

Thank travellingbarbs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the 2 hour horse riding yesterday, it was absolutely amazing. The staff couldn’t be nicer and Joe, leading our tour, was terrific. We got to see great views from the area, would highly recommend it to anyone going to Westport!

Thank Yasmine_alvares
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Despite us all being relative or total novices, the amazing guides took us on a wonderful two-hour rise up into the hills to a ruined castle with an amazing view of the bay and down to the beach to ride through the water. Couldn’t have...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 8 October 2018

i highly recommend this place for couples, families, friends or business trips. Nice staff, good customer service and wonderful horses.

Thank _lucyball1980
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

I'd highly recommend an hour on the horses on your Westport trip- 5 of us spent the morning there and they really looked after us who were all beginners. The booking process was easy breezy and kitty even gave us some great restaurant recommendations.. from...More

Thank Gráinne M
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

The best overseas riding Experience to date! 5 of us beginners riders went on a 2 hr trail ride around Carrowholly! The scenery was out of this world. Our guides Helena and Joe couldn’t have looked after us any better! Safety was the primary element...More

Thank JonathanMcG
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I visited while on holiday in Westport. I clearly stated on the form that we were inexperienced riders however when we went on the trek to the beach and back, the lady who was leading decided we would trot....primarily due to traffic...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

My daughters aged 4 and 6 had their first mini horse riding lesson and trek here and it has been the highlight of their holiday! Fantastic staff (juliette) and very calm ponies (Maggie and Lucy) made it the most enjoyable experience. We will be back...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

We rounded the holiday off for the children (8 & 10) with a treat for our horse mad daughter. Squeezed in at short notice, the staff were nothing short of kind and professional with my two beginners and the horses were calm and gorgeous. The...More

Thank Jenni W
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I have just had the most amazing experience. Bucket list beach ride complete. Very well organised with mixed ability riders but everyone well satitisfied. Had a 2 hr ride beach, sea and countryside experience. Nice canters/gallops. Horses well behaved. Excellent value for money.

Thank DMM22101963
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Response from stoxnard | Reviewed this property |
I was on a group trail ride for adults. They had plenty of teachers. Email them and ask about a three year old,
3 June 2017|
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Response from roisinkelly92 | Reviewed this property |
Hello! Yes the stables caters for groups of all levels and offers beautiful beach rides. Please contact the stables for further information via email or call on 0876366278
18 January 2016|
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Response from amye_123 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, we had a trek at around 2pm which was fantastic-can highly recommend. Our trek was last September so I'm sure this year will be fine too.