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Knockillaree Riding Centre

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Rusheeny Road, Cregg | Connemara, Galway, Oughterard, Ireland
+353 87 960 4517
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Cantering on a Connemara pony

I rode three days in the center all on a Connemara pony, the first two days were the maintain walk... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Hong Kong, China
Great Ride!!

Roger and his assistant, Luarie took us on a wonderful trek through the village and the forest to... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
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“hour trek” (9 reviews)
“pony trek” (8 reviews)
“great ride” (7 reviews)
Rusheeny Road, Cregg | Connemara, Galway, Oughterard, Ireland
+353 87 960 4517
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

I rode three days in the center all on a Connemara pony, the first two days were the maintain walk, it is awesome to view the wonderful landscape on a horse with the story vividly told by Roger, the owner. On the third day, my...More

3  Thank kingchuenyam
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Roger and his assistant, Luarie took us on a wonderful trek through the village and the forest to Currarevaugh House on Lough Corrib. Roger interrupted the ride so my son could propose to his fiancee' overlooking beautiful Lough Corrib. They are the most accommodating and...More

1  Thank TallahKwc
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Not only was I very excited to ride a Connemara pony in Connemara, I was also thrilled to take a horseback tour on the history and geography of the land. The landscape was beautiful and Roger was incredibly knowledgeable of the area. It was amazing....More

1  Thank wildlifeerin
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

My friend and I went to Knockillaree today and had a lot of fun riding! We just sent be email the night before and luckily it worked out. We booked the 90 minute trek and ended up going to the lake because it was super...More

1  Thank Shweta J
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We ride when we travel. Riding in Galway was a bucket list experience for my wife and myself. The guides were very professional and we appreciated the history lesson along the ride. The horses are very well mannered and well taken care of. We've ridden...More

1  Thank Cal92673
Reviewed 11 July 2017

It was a wonderful experience. We learned so much about the region (history, geology, geography) while taking in breathtaking views. We were beginner riders and the ride was perfect. It's the perfect way to experience the wilds of the Connemara countryside.

1  Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A beautiful and fun way to explore and see the local landscape. My girlfriend and I had a great time riding and would absolutely come back for a longer ride in the future!

1  Thank Alex C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Visited here on July 3rd, 2017 and we had a blast. The place is situated right in the heart of the national park, so it's only a short while before you start seeing beautifuly scenery all around - I still recommend to book at least...More

2  Thank Petr15
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We are absolute beginners but Tom led us in a perfect way through the green ways and little creeks. Thank you for the nice trip. It was a birthday-gift for Carola...

3  Thank michaelgreinerj
Reviewed 4 July 2017

My friend and I had a great time on our 90-minute horseback trek! Roger, our guide, was wonderful. He imparted so much interesting information about the area—both geological and historical and has a great sense of humor. Our horses were lovely—calm and sweet. The horse...More

1  Thank Joan W
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24 August 2017|
Response from annieG740 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, My daughter and I did a trip down to the lakes and that was beautiful. Roger, the owner had told us about various other overnight type trips that they also offered, which I believe would incorporate ruins and... More
Lisa P
9 June 2016|
Response from scoyne79 | Property representative |
Hi Lisa, Apologies for the delay in getting back to you! Thank you for your request. We will absolutely be able to accommodate you. Please email me or phone me on +353879604517 to make arrangements. Kind regards, Siobhan