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Slieve Aughty Riding & Activity Centre

Slieve Aughty Centre is an eco-friendly, family run guest house that is family friendly and offer a wide range of activities located in Kylebrack, Loughrea, Co. Galway and was established in 1986. They are set on 17 acres and surrounded by beautiful forestry. It provides the children and the whole family with a peaceful and a relaxing atmosphere. They offer a guest house, party venue and an equestrian centre which is located in the east of County Galway.

For those of you who are environmentally friendly, the Slieve Aughty Centre have the new Three Towers Eco House as well as the Organic Kitchen which offers fresh organic meals, which means they only have a small environmental impact. If you’re looking for a great day out, why not book into an hour or two for some relaxing horse riding with your family or maybe bring a donkey for a walk. You are also able to visit the centre during one of their 4 annual festivals which are a ton of fun! For the little ones, they can go on a short lead rein on an adorable, quiet pony and treks are designed to the rider’s abilities so don’t worry if they don’t have any experience at all. If you’re not ready to go horse riding just yet, you and the children are able to get some riding lessons beforehand which are held during the children’s school mid-term breaks.

For those of you who do have more experience will be able to will be able to take part in the extensive cross country course and a large all-weather arena for some lessons on your own horse. Their trails are excellent for a relaxing walk, cycling and even horse riding while surrounded with the beautiful forestry. You will also be able to go fishing and sightseeing without having to go far. The smaller children may enjoy meeting and petting Sophie the sheep, the ponies and even the swing in the toddler playground.

They have different offers so it will be easier to find what suits you. They have a wide range if packages available to suit all. They offer a beautiful family holiday so and you’re family can spend some valuable time together. They also cater for weddings so maybe you’re looking to spend your special day in a beautiful, eco-friendly place.

Their restaurant is one of the only eco-friendly restaurants around the country and they offer a wide range of dishes available that are made from organic produce. They offer family party packages for the day which consists of horse riding paired with a delicious meal afterwards. Their pizzas are fired in a clay oven and they also offer pancake birthday parties for the little ones too! Each party is tailored to your needs and whatever you and your family are interested in.

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