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“Well worth the visit - all the way from America!”

Hollywood Horse and Pony Trekking Centre
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: We are a family run stables, set in the heart of the dramatic, timeless, unspoilt scenery that is the Wicklow mountains. The Maguire farm runs along the Kings River on the lower side while on the higher side, rust coloured bogs and granite stone wall framed fields, make this a landscape of extraordinary beauty. Experienced or novice riders alike can enjoy riding out over this hidden landscape
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Baby buggy parking, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Mary and I arrived late, without cash and without the proper gear. Ray and Andrew only gave us the deserved about of kidding and then we hit the trails. Other places I've gone riding I felt it was a disservice to get on the emaciated horses, but these horses were well cared for and strong. We loved walking, trotting and cantering along the challenging trails and through the river. Loved this experience and wish I lived closer so I could go every weekend. Can't recommend highly enough.
Elizabeth

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Elizabeth B
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"his team"
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"wicklow mountains"
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"experienced riders"
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"national park"
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"kings river"
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"hour trek"
in 6 reviews
"great craic"
in 4 reviews
"love horses"
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"hour and a half"
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"two daughters"
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"beautiful scenery"
in 11 reviews
"riding experience"
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"friendly faces"
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"see you soon"
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"perfect ride"
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"lovely horses"
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"mixed ability group"
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

What a fanatic experience. This made our family holiday that little more special. All first time riders and this was a great experience for the whole family. Would highly recommend and will be joining you again.

Thank you all

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank sarahjD4164NG
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful afternoon today myself and my husband are complete novices on a horse but Ray & his team made sure everyone knew what they were doing & checked on us all regularly throughout . Don't worry if you don't have the appropriate gear Ray has everything needed to keep warm on the Trek. Absolutely amazing views and a really lovely experience we will be back :) & Highly recommend

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Tina T
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

The wife and I stopped off here on our way to Kilkenny and glad we did. The trek was amazing, Ray the guide is a top man who looks after you. The trek itself is up a hill and then down and through a river. Great day out. Everyone in the group were delighted. 100% plan on going back.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Michael H
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

We didn't planned to visit Wiclow like this but we didn't regret it.
We were all three beginners and Ray has been very nice and patient with us.
He showed us amazing landscapes and views and was definitely a good guide/photographer :P.
Horses were very calm and cute!
100% recommended and we surely come again next time.
Thanks for having us!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Chili L
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