Castle Leslie and its word class Equestrian Centre is located only 80 mins from Dublin and 60mins from Belfast. Nestled on 1,000 acres of undulating Irish countryside, dotted with ancient woodlands and glittering lakes, the estate offers an idyllic setting for outdoor activities and adventures. You can explore the beautiful Irish countryside on horseback or experience expert tuition in flatwork, show jumping and cross country.
The estate includes 21 miles of meandering bridleways as well as a mile-long all-weather gallop. There's a 50x30m indoor arena with indoor cross-country fences, a 20x50m dressage arena and a 30x20m outdoor menage. Cross country jumps weave their way through the estate for more competent riders, and there's even a mechanical horse for beginners! So whether you're a beginner or an experienced rider, Castle Leslie has something to offer you.
Horse-drawn carriage rides are also sometimes possible - subject to availability and with advance booking.
Children over 7 years of age are also welcome to ride and are offered expert tuition, gentle hacks, pony parlour, games and competitions.
Castle Leslie is BHS, SJI and AIRE approved so you can be certain of quality throughout your riding break.