Contact us :   +353(0) 87 1755588
 +353(0) 87 1755588

Sligo Beach Ride: Self-led on the wild Atlantic Way on the North West coast of Ireland

  • 4 Days Self Led Trail Riding like with your own Horse
  • Gallop on Endless Sandy Beaches • Horse Holidays at the Atlantic Ocean
  • 4 Days Equestrian Vacations • Enjoy the unforgettable Views and the Tranquillity

Ben Bulben, Sligo Sligo Beach Ride: Self-led on the wild Atlantic Way on the North West coast of Ireland. Gallops on long sandy beaches in the heart of Yeats Country, ride old cart tracks by the ruins of an old Abbey, with Benbulben Mountain on your right enjoy the tranquillity.
Gallop on Beach The Sligo Beach Ride is an unguided trail ride.
*The unguided Trails are suited to a minimum of 2 persons - but, if you really would like to ride a Trail and you don't have a riding companion we have the possibility to help you find one on our
 Meeting Page on the Internet.


Day 1:

Arrive at Horse holiday Farm at 10.00 am.
Introduction to your horse and a trial ride through country lanes and then along Trawalua Strand for your first big gallop. Return to Horse Holiday Farm where you will receive saddlebags and your map for the next days.
Overnight at a B & B near the farm.

Day 2

Head to the stables after breakfast, receive your instructions for the next days.
Ride from the farm along the shore to Dernish Island and Streedagh Beach. On Streedagh Beach, three ships of the Spanish Armada foundered in 1588, parts of the wreck are still there. Experience the gallop of a lifetime on the golden sands on Streedagh beach. Your horses overnight in a field in Streedagh. We collect you and take you to a B & B near the farm.

Day 3

We transport you back to Streedagh after breakfast. You prepare your horses for the day and head out along country lanes and old cart tracks passing the ruins of Staid Abbey, you will arrive at a small beach called Trawbawn (White Sands). 7km off shore you will see Inishmurray island, it has a monastic settlement dating back to 500 AD. You will enjoy an unforgettable view from Cullimore Cliffs over Sligo Bay and as far as the coast line of County Mayo. Follow the way to your next overnight stop at a family B &B.

Day 4

Head off to Ardtarmon Strand passing the lovely Ardtarmon Castle on the way to the magnificent Lissadell Beach. Enjoy an unforgettable gallop on this endless beach in Drumcliffe Bay. Ride through Carney village to Cashelgarron where you will be picked up at Henry’s Pub/Restaurant and brought back to the Horse Holiday Farm, overnight near the farm. Departure next morning after breakfast.




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Tilman and Colette Anhold
Horse Holiday Farm Ltd.
County Sligo

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The Horse Holiday Farm is Bord Fáilte (Irish Tourist Board) approved and
a member of A.I.R.E., the Association of Irish Riding Establishments.