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Slieve Aughty Riding Centre

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We have just spent 3 glorious days with Tracie and Marie training. Super friendly knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Anna1978-0309
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Truro, United Kingdom
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Working on a Leadership Development Programme and resided here for three nights in an amazing Hotel

Now forget all the bias you have about beans , vegetarian and organic foods. This is amazing ! No... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
n0elcaffrey
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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
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Kylebrack West, Loughrea, Ireland
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+353 90 974 5246
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 9 October 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

Thank Anna1978-0309
Reviewed 12 September 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

Thank n0elcaffrey
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Hi There We visited this centre yesterday, and just wanted to share some feedback On arrival at the centre , we received a warm friendly welcome from Tracey on reception , who gave our girls who are 7 and 5, their 2 enchanted forest packs...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

I did a workshop here making jewellery. The venue is superb. We were served the most amazing organic lunch in a beautiful setting. The staff were amazing and so helpful. Highly recommend as a venue for recreation or place to stay. Lovely lovely spot

Thank Niamh L
EstherandTeam, Front Office Manager at Slieve Aughty Riding Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Hi Niamh, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We're delighted you enjoyed the entire experience and hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed 14 August 2018

Fairy garden is unmaintained. The Cafe was dim and dirty with no lights bulbs in the holders and there was a guy practicing piano and guitar. It was awful. Avoid. We went into the horse yard, but they were all out. Overpriced. We went to...More

Thank Glen B
EstherandTeam, Manager at Slieve Aughty Riding Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Hi Glen, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We listen to all feedback as it helps us to improve our service. I'm sorry that you felt the cafe was dim and dirty. We intentionally keep lighting low but perhaps the mood...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Great time here seeing all the horses and ponies, pigs, donkey etc. Then it was on to the fairy trail and the kids loved it, putting a wish on the tree and searching for the fairy houses. Even managed to spot a frog in the...More

Thank Patrick M
EstherandTeam, Manager at Slieve Aughty Riding Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Hi Patrick, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We're delighted you enjoyed your time here with us. Whoever spotted the frog had a very good eye!

Reviewed 7 August 2018

I've been to Slieve Aughty Centre for three weeks. I was on a working holiday and had the most amazing time ever! It was the first time I travelled all by myself, and I was so happy to be welcomed so nicely! The people are...More

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EstherandTeam, Manager at Slieve Aughty Riding Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Hi Amber! It was so lovely to read your review. We know how scary it can be to travel alone so I'm really happy that the welcome you received was warm and you felt at home with us. You were a fantastic worker and a...More

Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Visited the venue today. 7.50 per head to visit the enchanted forest, plus access to view some animals and to visit a tiny playground. Over priced in my view and not at all interesting for older children. My two 10 year olds said decidedly not...More

Thank Fiona C
EstherandTeam, Manager at Slieve Aughty Riding Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Hi Fiona, Thanks for your feedback. I'm sorry to hear the children felt the experience wasn't worth it for their age. We have children and adults of all ages that enjoy it immensely. A lot of work goes into creating and maintaining our beautiful place....More

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