The Westport Woods Riding Centre in Bohea, is just 5 minutes from the hotel with free transfers provided. Book an an all inclusive equestrian break (horse including riding, and spa treatments, accommodation, meals) or simply enjoy horse or pony trekking while staying as a guest at our hotel or visiting the area in your regular holiday. We also offer lessons in our sand arena.
Go Trekking! with us in some of the best riding territory in the country.
The centre is situated near Croagh Patrick and we use trails around the foothills of Croagh Patrick mountain and on tranquil quiet country lanes.
Go Trekking! Specialising in beach treks
Beach trekking is a dream come true for many riders, splashing through Atlantic shallows on sandy beaches - and the horses love it too. Our guests call it the ultimate riding experience. There’s nothing quite like the freedom enjoyed riding the sandy beaches, 2hrs to half day treks at low tide on the lovely beaches of Clew Bay. Beach riding is fun and exciting for the more experienced rider. Our guests call it the ultimate riding experience.
Dedicated personal attention, well schooled home-bred horses, spectacular trekking landscape with stunning views - this is the Irish equestrian holiday for you!
The treks go through woodland, bogland and up through the foothills of majestic Croagh Patrick, affording panoramic views across Clew Bay to Achill and Clare Island. There are some lovely unspoilt areas with whitewashed cottages and the scent of turf smoke through the air, as well as clear gurgling streams for the horses to cool their hooves in. Beach trekking is a dream come true for many riders, splashing through Atlantic shallows on a sandy beach - and the horses love it too.
Ride and Tide Endurance Festival
An equestrian festival combining cross country trekking and endurance riding with orienteering by horseback from island to island in Clew Bay. Two horse riders will take turns to ride and swim one horse as they make their way across the wild rugged West of Ireland. There is always great interest in this festival so if your interested check back with us or email :firstname.lastname@example.org and we will ensure you recieve information on the next Ride and Tide Festival.
For that extra special gift, treat someone you love to a gift voucher at the Westport Woods Hotel - the perfect gift, anytime.