There is nothing more relaxing and thrill seeking at the same time than horse riding. You can trot along slowly and take in the views around you or for the more experience, you get to feel that rush of excitement as the horse gallops along the sandy beach.
Island View Riding Stables is a family-run horse farm who specialise in beach rides in Sligo and Donegal Bay. It’s a fantastic family fun activity to enjoy during your trip to Sligo. If you’re stopping in Sligo on your journey along the Wild Atlantic Way, it’s definitely an must-do activity. It is rare you will experience something as authentic as riding a horse along the breath-taking west coast Ireland and feeling the sea breeze brush past your face.
This horse farm offers many different options for beginners and experienced riders. They have trekking options ranging from a 30 minute trek that is led by a rein (suitable for young children) up to an 1 hour beach ride to a full day trail ride. The pace is also tailored per person’s ability. You choose which packages would suit your level the best.
They also take groups (hen parties, birthday parties etc.) and can avail of discount rates.
Well mannered horses and ponies, spectacular scenery and our experienced and friendly staff ensure that everybody has the time of their life on horseback.
Clayton Hotel Sligo is only 20-minute drive from Island View Riding Stables and it is well worth it. All that exercise and sea air will certainly build up an appetite. The hotel serves delicious food offerings for breakfast (including the healthy Vitality breakfast range) and dinner so you can your family can fill up before and after on good, wholesome food.
Make your dreams come true and horse ride along a beautiful sandy beach.
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