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Calveys Equestrian Centre

#5 of 8 Outdoor Activities in Achill Island Features Animals
Slievemore, Achill Island, Ireland
+353 87 988 1093
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Great for beginners who've never ridden before

My fiancée and I had booked to do a scenic trek but the weather was dangerously windy so we did a... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2016
Galway, Ireland
via mobile
Best ever horse riding experience

The staff were so welcoming and the horses wonderful. We were a group of three, and were quickly... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2016
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“horse riding” (8 reviews)
“beach ride” (3 reviews)
“pony club” (2 reviews)
Slievemore, Achill Island, Ireland
+353 87 988 1093
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

My fiancée and I had booked to do a scenic trek but the weather was dangerously windy so we did a short stroll on the horses after a 30 min lesson. Lorna and Hope were great and very patient. We both had never been on...More

Thank K C
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The staff were so welcoming and the horses wonderful. We were a group of three, and were quickly kitted out with hats and boots and wonderful ponies that suited us perfectly. Our different levels of experience were accommodated very well. The experienced rider was taken...More

1  Thank JoelMol
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I so enjoyed the horse riding me and my wife went to try this few weeks back and we really enjoyed it. Highly recommended! Thanks to Lorna.

1  Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

My 6 year old daughter and 9 year old son had a great time this morning. They had no prior experience and were a little nervous to begin with but on collection they seemed to have got over their initial fears and had a great...More

Thank Adrian F
Reviewed 18 July 2016

4th year in a row I've come back to ride here. Love the horses, Love the People, Love the Treks, Love the Scenery, Love the Beach Ride. In short, brilliant!!

1  Thank Ronnie W
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

I'd only been riding once before while my girlfriend is an experienced horse rider, so we opted for the beginner trek. Our guide Tara was excellent - friendly, chatty and also kept us all safe. The quick lesson before the trek was sufficient and I...More

1  Thank ColmMarren
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Kathleen took my daughter and her friend on ride. Great operation: very professional, safe and still know how to make the ride fun. Both girls experienced equestrians: Kathleen still took them to ring to make sure they knew what they were doing and get a...More

1  Thank BD12
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Almost one year ago during my Easter holidays I travelled to Ireland and had a great adventure while I was on Achill Island. Over a period of three weeks I enjoyed living with the lovely Calvey family on Achill Island. It wasn´t just a stay...More

Thank _josepha_trede
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

What a fantastic experience everyone had. My daughter who has experience of riding and my two boys who never rode a horse before. The guys were kitted out with boots helmets and high viz jackets before a 20 min lesson before leaving yard. Off they...More

1  Thank ger c
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

My daughter Ella May loved it so much what was a once off visit became three visits in three days. Staff were very friendly and would recommend it to anyone to call by.

1  Thank Globetrotter4751
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Martha C
How much would a trek cost.
13 June 2017|
Response from orla d | Property representative |
Hi Martha We offer lots of different treks for the various riding abilities and ages of our riders. Please see our website calveysofachill Or please call us on 00353 87 9881093 Thank you