Clew Bay Short Break
5 Days | From £939pp
Ireland ( Best airport: Knock)
This short break takes small groups of experienced riders along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. Pick up the pace on breathtaking sandy beaches, explore sea and off-shore islands and discover hidden mountain tracks on board responsive and willing Irish-bred horses. The ideal way to spend a long weekend and a fantastic introduction to riding in Ireland. Evenings are spent in the lively town of Westport where you can experience traditional Irish hospitality.
Level of Riding and Fitness
Participants should be reasonably fit, we recommend you go riding a couple of times a week before coming on the trail. Riders should be comfortable at walk, trot and canter in open spaces. The weight limit is 90kg.
Guides and Group Size
You will be guided by Padraic Foy who personally leads out all of the trail rides and is a qualified instructor as well as an accomplished horseman.
The maximum number of riders in a group is 8.
Accommodation and Dining
During the trail you’ll be staying in a traditional Irish guesthouse in the bustling and vibrant town of Westport. Each morning you will be collected from your accommodation and driven to the start point of that day’s trail. All guesthouse bedrooms are en-suite and various breakfast options are available including Full Irish and continental. Special dietary requirements can be catered for.
As the accommodation is on a bed and breakfast basis this gives you the opportunity to choose from the many fine, award-winning restaurants in Westport for your evening meal. Picnic lunches on the trail consist of sandwiches, fruit, snacks, drinks etc. and can be tailored to individual needs.
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Clew Bay Short Break
5 days / 4 nights / 3 days riding
Single supplement £119
Non rider sharing: £249
Flights & Airport transfers
Do not book flights until you have received the Booking confirmation email from saddletravel.com.
The closest airport is Knock. Transfers are also available from Shannon or Dublin airports.
Return Airport Transfers Per Vehicle (up to 8 people)
Dublin : €800 Shannon : €595 Knock : €175
- 3 full days of riding
- 4 nights in a hotel in Westport
- All breakfasts
- All lunches
- Daily transfers between accommodation and start of trail
- Services of guide
- Airport transfers
- Evening meals