For your next horse riding holiday in Ireland, why not try go!trekking! with the Westport Woods Hotel and discover the beaches of Clew Bay and the foothills of Croagh Patrick by horseback. Local, expert guides will take you on the most unspoilt trails and share with you their knowledge of the history and heritage of this rugged part of the Wild Atlantic Way.
Riding Centre and horses
go!trekking! Riding Centre is located 5 mins from the hotel at an ideal base between the mountains and the sea. Free transfers are provided to and from the hotel for guests.
The horses are much-loved, well-schooled and have good temperaments. All are full of their own character and brave personality! If you are staying in the hotel on any of our packages you can choose to add on a trek with us. go!trekking! specialises in two to four hour beach treks on the shores of Clew Bay.
Wild Atlantic Way Trek
With lots of opportunities to trot and canter for the experienced rider, the horses enjoy stretching their legs on the open unspoilt hill slopes. Our skelp trek is a terrific horseback experience and a truly scenic trip with panoramic views of Clew Bay.
Post to Post Trek
This equestrian package includes two days horse riding, one mountain trek along majestic Croagh Patrick, either the Brackloon and Owenwee trek or the skelp trek. The package also includes an exhilarating beach ride along the wild Atlantic shore. Included in the package, we have a free seaweed bath in our Spa waiting for you and a friend.
This includes 6 fun days of horse riding with each day offering a new experience. Throughout this time, you will get to ride a variety of treks going by local heritage and cultural areas. We start off with our famous Clew Bay heritage trail which takes riders along 6000 years of irish culture and history. Ride along woodland paths at the foothills of Croagh Patrick and enjoy an exhilarating canter along the Atlantic shore.
Contact us online to get a personalised quote: www.gotrekking.ie/contact-us/
We also offer a 1 night and 3 night equestrian break available.