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Half-Day Horseback Trail Ride including Pub Lunch in Tipperary
"When you arrive you will be greeted by the friendly staff and two jack russell terriers. You will fill in your registration form and be fitted with a riding hat and boots if you do not have your own. Once you have mounted up you will have a riding assessment with a qualified instructor and the pace of the ride will be tailored to the abilities of your party. Then accompanied by a guide you will ride through our yard and up into the mountains. Even on cloudy days the views are spectacular and you will experience the real hidden beauty of Ireland. Your guide will explain to you the archaeological features of the landscape including bronz and you will get the chance to chat with the friendly pub staff. Your break will be for approx one hour. Then it will be time to mount up again to ride home by a different route taking in yet more spectacular views on the way. If your party consists of highly experienced riders there will be chances to gallop and jump during the day. If you are less experienced or unused to English riding techniques
From EUR125.00
 
Two-Hour Horseback Mountain Trail Ride in Tipperary
"On arrival at the center you will be welcomed and taken to reception where you will be asked to fill in a registration form. You will also be loaned a riding hat and boots if you require them.After mounting your horse a qualified instructor will assess your riding in the manege. The trek will be taken at the pace of the least experienced rider in your party. Accompanied by a guide you will then ride through the yard and straight out into open countryside. Typically you will ride though a field containing a bronze age settlement and an ancient quarry down an old main road now overgrown and used only by animals and through a traditional Irish farmyard.After an hour of riding up hill and down dale
From EUR55.00
 
Scenic 1-Hour Horseback Ride Through Unspoiled Mountain Pastures in Tipperary
"When your party arrives you will be welcomed and asked to complete your registration form. If you do not have your own you will be fitted with a riding hat and boots. You will be assisted in mounting up and then given basic instruction in our sand arena. Once your riding has been assessed the pace of your trek will be agreed on. Then you and your guide will ride through over 2500 years old. Then you will ride along a long forgotten road past a romantic ruin. You will then ride through a working traditional Irish farmyard and up again into the hills to see a standing stone that humans put there 6000 years ago. On your way back you will see a celtic hill fort and an Irish fairy ring. On your journey you will be given plenty of opportunities to photograph the beautiful views and your guide will pause with you to explain the significance of the sights you encounter. Parties of riders experienced in English riding will have the option of going for a gallop and popping a few natural jumps. Overnight accommodation an optional ex
From EUR30.00

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Aillwee Caves

Only a few miles outside Ballyvaughan there's Aillwee Caves. A farmer found these caves in the 1940s when his dog ran into one of the entrances. He kept quiet for around 30 years (amazing for an...
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Poulnabrone Dolmen

This site dated back to about 2500 BC! Dolmens were used as graves back then and there are several existing in Ireland still. With its 10 ton stone on top of it Poulabrone is one of the most...
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Guided Tours

A guided hiking tour can be arranged at the Hyland Burren hotel desk. A very 'colorful' local guide takes you up the moutain just outside of town. A must for plant lovers. Because of the unusual...
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Burren

The Burren extends 25 miles (40km) from east to west and 15 miles (24km) from north to south and lies in the North West corner of County Clare. The name comes from an ancient Barony that presided over...
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Coast Road

If you are coming from the north and opt to drive along the narrow, winding coast road to Ballyvaughan you are guaranteed superb views. If it's a wild, windy, wet day as it was when I visited you'll...
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Stuff to do in Clare

Head towards the coast from Ballyvaughan, go to the cliffs of mother(entry 3 euro per car).Also visit Doolin and Lahinch. Explore the Burren. Go to Bunratty castle. Have a pint of guiness!
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May 26, 2003
 
 
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