Castle Leslie Estate

As one of Europe’s finest equestrian playgrounds, Castle Leslie Estate offers memorable horse riding holiday experiences for riding enthusiasts of all levels.

This romantic castle hotel in Ireland is located in County Monaghan and is only 80 minutes from Dublin airport and 60 minutes from Belfast airport. Nestled on 1,000 acres of undulating Irish countryside, dotted with ancient woodlands and glittering lakes, the estate offers an idyllic setting for outdoor activity and adventure. It is the perfect place to discover the thrill of exploring the beautiful Irish countryside on horseback. Riders of all ability and age groups are welcome, as long as you’re over seven! Castle Leslie offers expert tuition, gentle hacks and exhilarating cross-country rides.

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Mount Juliet Estate

Horses have been synonymous with Mount Juliet Estate for over 400 years and that is an association that they are proud to continue to the present day with their state of the art Equestrian Centre.

Mount Juliet Equestrian is one of the most advanced in the country, with two all-weather arenas, a full set of FEI approved show jumps and a 30-acre cross country course, in addition to trails spread across the 500-acre estate.

The team at Mount Juliet want you to have unbeatable riding experience, whether you’re having a lesson, riding a trail, jumping in the school, jumping cross country or attending one of the equestrian master classes, which cover many aspects of horse-riding, from showjumping to hunting.

Trekking & Trail Riding: Whatever your level, Mount Juliet is a rider’s paradise, with a wide variety of pasture, park and woodland. The highly-trained and experienced instructors, along with its excellent facilities, allow Mount Juliet to cater for groups and individuals of all abilities, with activities to satisfy their ambitions and expectations.

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Glenlo Abbey

Discover the breathtaking scenery of Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate, via horse and saddle. Enjoy a leisurely guided trek along the shores of Irelands largest lake, Lough Corrib, the guided pathway ride, takes encompasses views of the wonderous green of the Glenlo Abbey Golf Course, riders will also witness the iconic Pullman Restaurant Carriages and the 18th century Abbey from all angles, along their trek around the 138-acre estate.

The looped trail allows for continuous aesthetic stimulation, as riders see the whole of the estate grounds in all its glory, an experience that marries fun, adventure and convenience for guest’s leisure and entertainment. Surrounded by rich history, nature, and beauty, the Glenlo Abbey horse riding experience is nothing short of magical.


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