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Slieve Aughty Riding Centre

#2 of 15 things to do in Loughrea Features Animals
Kylebrack West, Loughrea, Ireland
+353 90 974 5246
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Very lovely place in the countryside and friendly instructors would recommend to anyone and would... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tracey K
via mobile
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We did a 3 day donkey walking holiday & it was absolutely brilliant. The scenery, walks and donkeys... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
David M
London, 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 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.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Kylebrack West, Loughrea, Ireland
+353 90 974 5246
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very lovely place in the countryside and friendly instructors would recommend to anyone and would revisitMore

Thank Tracey K
Esther Z, Owner at Slieve Aughty Riding Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Tracey, Thank you for leaving a review for us. We are delighted you enjoyed your time here and look forward to greeting you again in the future. You can visit us at www.slieveaughtycentre.com, email us on info@slieveaughtycentre.com or call 00353 90 9745246 if you...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017

We did a 3 day donkey walking holiday & it was absolutely brilliant. The scenery, walks and donkeys were cracking. You got to slow right down to the pace of John Willy & Hero (the donkeys) and enjoy a slower pace of life than you...More

Thank David M
Esther Z, Jenny at Slieve Aughty Riding Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the wonderful review, David. We were delighted to have you here and hope you come back some day!

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Found the place very quirky , rooms very clean with comfy beds, liked the organic chocolate , bar was a bit pricey , but enjoyed the wine , loved the indoor wedding venue very personal

Thank Bernie K
Reviewed 9 April 2017

After a google search, I saw what I was looking for, an Enchanted Forest for fairies. Exactly what my two daughters (10 & 7) requested during our trip to Ireland. Only an hours drive from Galway we were there! Once we arrived we met a...More

Thank Robin F
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

A hidden gem ...what a magical place ...friendly staff ..gorgeous food ..very scenic...would highly recommend ...quant cute cottage s as well as rooms to stay in ..so glad we were introduced to this place đź‘Ť

Thank vickykeane92
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Just back from a weekend of Yoga at Slieve Aughty. What a magical venue. Suitable for people who love eco farms, wholesome food and an a place with an authentic love of mother earth. I'd say it is kiddies heaven. Food was superb, staff were...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

I found this wondrous location while searching for camping locations around Loughrea and I can definitively say I was not disappointed. For us, we had never gone camping before but it was the one request my son had for his summer holidays. We were greeted...More

Thank DeeFlynn
Reviewed 26 August 2016 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!

Thank killeen2015
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The tourist office in Portumna gave us the details for the riding school and it was really super. The horses and ponies are gorgeous and our guide was really nice. Definitely recommended.

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 20 August 2016 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...More

Thank skybluestu
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