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Calveys Equestrian Centre

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Slievemore, Achill Island, Ireland
+353 87 988 1093
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Very poor value, boring trek, unfriendly staff

Pretty countryside, but the trek, even the novice riders trek we went on was very dull. We were... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
mary h
Kids loved it

I was a bit hesitant in booking as I have one very nervous child who is 10 and she has no... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Dublin, Ireland
via mobile
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“beach ride” (4 reviews)
“horse riding” (9 reviews)
“novice riders” (3 reviews)
Slievemore, Achill Island, Ireland
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Pretty countryside, but the trek, even the novice riders trek we went on was very dull. We were told it would be round the lake and along the sandybanks of the beach. We literally climbed through a bog by the lake, and a very short...More

4  Thank mary h
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I was a bit hesitant in booking as I have one very nervous child who is 10 and she has no experience in horses. The staff were so friendly and really put her at ease and she ended up loving it. My other daughter is...More

Thank Dubgall
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

70 € payable in advance for, theoretically, one hour and half of riding with substantial beach canter (as indicated by written flyer). Practically, a little more than an hour with one or two hundred meters and a little minute of beach canter. Riders friends, do...More

1  Thank 27jackyf
orla d, Front Office Manager at Calveys Equestrian Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Dear Reviewer We would like to respond to your review. You did indeed book a Bervie Beach Canter and it is a 1.5 hr trek. We make reference to our '2 Hour Beach Gallop' on our flyer, which is a completely different offering. We feel...More

Reviewed 3 August 2017

Amazing setting for horse riding. Lovely horses and great people. A brilliant place for children and adults alike. Fabulous memories of cantering through the water on our beach ride and of cantering on the sandybanks, followed by a leisurely walk home. Wish I was there...More

1  Thank Bronagh K
Reviewed 12 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

1  Thank K C
Reviewed 2 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

2  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.

2  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

1  Thank Adrian F
Reviewed 19 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!!

2  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

2  Thank ColmMarren
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Martha C
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