Clew Bay Trail Ride

days 7 days nights 6 nights
Ireland
Difficulty
Challenging
Comfort
Midscale
Weight limit
90 kg / 198 lb

The Trail Ride we provide leads experienced riders in small groups along the Wild Atlantic Way in Ireland, traversing dynamic landscapes that include small villages, awe-inspiring sandy beaches, coastal areas, offshore islands, rural lanes, mountain paths, and local heritage sites. The journey includes a stop for a picnic along the route.

Your host is a Qualified Riding Instructor, a Monty Robert’s Certified Instructor and an accomplished Irish horseman whose family have been involved with horses in the locality for generations. This combined with the spectacular Clew Bay region, quality Irish horses and excellent accommodation ensures is a horse riding adventure holiday you will cherish forever.

from US$ 2 461
per tourist for 7 days
Date of Travel
Number of tourists
up to 5 tourists over 12 years old
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Photo Padraic F.
Padraic F. is the provider of this trip
The provider speaks: English
After working in various sectors of the equine industry including show jumping, showing, racing and breeding Padraic qualified as a Riding Instructor. He has served as a Master Trainer for the Central Performance Testing of Registered Connemara Pony Stallions. Padraic established the trail ride company in 1995 as he perceived a market for a quality equestrian product in the beautiful Clew Bay region. Since then people from all over the world have enjoyed this unique experience. He felt that traditional horse training methods did not always meet the needs of the horse and he believed that if people could understand and communicate better with horses, life would be better not only for the horses but for people too. When he is not riding on the trail Padraic is busy training horses and people as well as offering Horsemanship Courses and Clinics.

Tour highlights

Enjoy Breathtaking Views
Small villages, breathtaking sandy beaches, sea and off-shore islands, country lanes, mountain tracks..
Get to Know the Local Culture
Learn about the Irish heritage and traditions
Enjoy the Company of Like-minded People
Ride together with horse lovers from all over the globe

Route details

Day 1
Arrival

On arrival to Westport, check in to your accommodation which is where you will be staying for the trail.

Day 2
Aughagower Ride
Day 3
Culeen Ride
Day 4
Feenone Ride
Day 5
Skelp Ride
Day 6
Carrowniskey Ride
Day 7
Departure
Difficulty
Challenging
Tour provider's comments

You need not be an expert to ride our trail as we take great care to ensure that each rider is matched with a suitable horse, however you should be able to ride securely and confidently at a walk, trot and canter in open country.

Please Note: In the interests of safety and enjoyment you will be required to submit a recent short video of your riding ability along with details of your age, height and weight before we can confirm a booking.

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Accommodation

Comfort
Midscale
Guest House
6 nights
6 nights
Guest House

The guest house accommodation for our trail has been carefully chosen and is located either in or close to Westport Town. They are approved by the Irish Tourist Board and provide a quality personal service. The bedrooms, which are en-suite are both comfortable and relaxing. Various breakfast options are available including Full Irish and continental. Special dietary requirements can be catered for. As the accommodation is on a bed and breakfast basis this gives you the opportunity to choose from the many fine, award winning restaurants in Westport for your evening meal.

Picnic lunches on the trail consist of sandwiches, fruit, snacks, drinks etc. and can be tailored to individual needs.

Travel recommendations

Group meeting place

Knockranny, Westport, Co. Mayo

Tour conditions

Included

  • 6 nights bed and breakfast guest house accommodation + 5 days trail riding (4+ hours per day); 
  • horse, tack and guide;
  • 5 picnic lunches;
  • all transfers during the trail. 

Extras

  • evening meals;
  • arrival or departure transfers.

Group size

up to 5 tourists

Duration

7 days
6 nights

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

We recommend that you bring a waterproof jacket and layers of clothing to cope with changing weather conditions. Hard hats which we can supply and boots with a heel must be worn to comply with insurance regulations.

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