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Knockillaree Riding Centre

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Highlight of our trip!

Lara and Roger were awesome guides! The horses were extremely easy to handle and ride even for... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Haley M
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An excellent way of seeing the beauty of Ireland from horseback

Me and my sister opted for the two hour trek, it was easy to book via the phone and the owner was... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Based in Oughterard, Co. Galway – only 25 minutes north of Galway City at the “Gateway to Connemara”. Our Centre is located on the Rusheeny road, just outside the town of Oughterard, and is nestled between beautiful hills, mountains and the shores...more
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Rusheeny Road, Cregg | Connemara, Galway, Oughterard, Ireland
+353 87 960 4517
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Lara and Roger were awesome guides! The horses were extremely easy to handle and ride even for inexperienced riders. The views were incredible! It was a little rainy and cold but we bundled up and it did not dampen our fun. Highly recommend even if...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Haley M
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Me and my sister opted for the two hour trek, it was easy to book via the phone and the owner was extremely accommodating picking us up from the bus stop in oughterard. The stables is excellent for inexperienced riders and even gave us a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

I had to "convince" my husband and 15 year old son that a ride would be a great addition to our Ireland holiday....I've never enjoyed being "right" so much! We called in the morning and booked a ride that day. Roger was wonderfully accommodating and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Just finished a 90 minute trek with Roger. He knew so much about the area and was really informative! Horses were so lovely and tame. Would definitely recommend to a friend!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Our group consisted of all levels of riding experience and Roger made everyone feel so comfortable and safe! He also regaled us with history, lore and legends. His delivery was light and humorous. The scenery was spectacular and breathtaking! What fun we all had on...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Colleen H
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Seeing the rolling hillside of Ireland by horseback was amazing. Roger and his team of trusted steeds took great care of my family. Some of us have experience riding and others had only ridden once or twice beforehand. Regardless of experience level, it was extraordinary....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Peg B
Reviewed 17 June 2018

We went for a 90 minute ride in the "fine Irish weather." The horses were well behaved. Roger was an excellent guide. Very knowledgeable about the local geology, ecology, and history (though I suspect there was some folklore thrown in :)

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Fantastic day out for a really reasonable price. Much better than anticipated. Really good history lesson on the local areas and the horses were beautiful and well looked after. Would definitely return here again.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

We went for a hour and a half ride with another couple, it was lots of fun. Our guide told us a lot about the area, geology, geography, history, floors and fauna ... Horses were great and easy to ride, highly recommended!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely no-rush horse track through Connemara hills. Fantastic views, experienced and knowledgeable guide, we learned some interesting facts about the region throughout the trip and were able to enjoy the ride without having had much previous experience. Absolutely recommend.

Date of experience: June 2018
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23 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
8 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