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The Paddocks Riding Centre

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Wonderful ride!

My daughter, my husband, and I went for a splendid ride this morning. What an amazing way to see... read more

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Birmingham, Alabama
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Riding Camp

Daughter had a riding camp there in the mid term break. Facilities are vast, clean and really... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karl S
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  • Very good8%
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  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“ride outs”(15 reviews)
“pony camp”(8 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Woodside Road, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 295 4278
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 8 November 2015

It is impossible to have anything but an AMAZING experience at the Paddocks Riding Centre! I have been in Ireland for over a month now, and the owner, Denise, and her staff at the riding centre define what true friendliness is to visitors from anywhere....More

8  Thank Claire J
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Booked a birthday party for my daughter and 12 friends, the ride out part was great and kids enjoyed themselves, we paid extra for party food per person, which was a joke to be honest, 2 medium size pitza between all and already opened bottles...More

25  Thank dee m
ThePaddocks, Manager at The Paddocks Riding Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

Perhaps we could organise a refund for your Birthday Party. Please contact me at info@paddocks.ie Management has recently changed and we would like to see if we can improve the experience you had. Many Thanks

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Reviewed today via mobile

My daughter, my husband, and I went for a splendid ride this morning. What an amazing way to see the Ireland's beautiful countryside. The staff were very sweet and the horses were beautiful. The property was so nice and the views from the top of...More

1  Thank samanthahmck
Reviewed 5 days ago

My friends and I had a private, 2 hour trail ride and it did not disappoint. Great guide and the scenery was spectacular.

Thank Laura K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Daughter had a riding camp there in the mid term break. Facilities are vast, clean and really condusive to a good ride. Thers is ample parking.

1  Thank Karl S
Reviewed 24 September 2018

I went there with my 4 year old son and I can't recommend it enough. Everyone I met is so friendly and welcoming. One can't help but notice their passion and expertise and you feel that you are in good hands. My son wanted to...More

1  Thank michaela13530
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This experience was really amazing, we had so much fun! And the guides were really nice, positive and helpful. I definitely recommend this attraction!

1  Thank Katerina P
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and Joined a group for a ride. And all I can say is we were both blown away! Denies looked after us both very well! And we even got a glass of bubbles when we were got back! Denise’s company was second to...More

1  Thank Foodiesouthdublin
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely time on our private ride, and what spectacular views! Nice way to experience Ireland vs a bus tour.

1  Thank Madeleine C
Reviewed 27 August 2018

My daughter did pony camp at the Paddocks for July 2018. She had the most wonderful time - it was a truly life-altering and enriching experience for a suburban kid to spend such a long and deep-time working with such beautiful animals. The Paddocks provides...More

1  Thank Shane O
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

This is a great place for kids. Very well run and in a great location. My 11 year old daughter has learned so much and really loves the treks. The ponies are so well mannered and well suited for all levels.

Thank dub2014
Reviewed 8 August 2018

My 2 teen children attended a day camp here in July. They has a fantastic time. They had lots of time to spend with the horses in between their lesson and ride out. They liked it so much that they went back for a second...More

Thank Karen L
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10 October 2018|
Response from ThePaddocks | Property representative |
Hi and thanks very much for your enquiry… Children need to be three years of age and over
29 March 2018|
Response from Caroline K | Reviewed this property |
We went on a walk out with our 4&5 year old. Was €35 each for an hour
2 January 2017|
Response from | Reviewed this property |
yes yiu can take a luas directly from dublin to sanyford just call the lovely owner denise let her know you talked to me. it's so amazing there best in irelandand great value too enjoy