As one of Europe’s finest equestrian playgrounds, Castle Leslie Equestrian Centre is located on 1,000 acres of undulating Irish countryside, dotted with ancient woodlands and glittering lakes. The estate offers an idyllic setting for outdoor activity and adventure and is the perfect place to discover the thrill of exploring the beautiful Irish countryside on horseback.
Castle Leslie Equestrian Centre welcome riders of all ability and age groups aged four and above. They offer expert tuition, gentle hacks and exhilarating cross country rides. Three and five day equestrian holidays are also available.
Facilities include 300 cross country jumps with water complex, from knee high to knee tremblers, 21 miles of meandering bridleways, mile long all weather gallop, 56 stables, horse simulator for beginners, 50 × 30 metre indoor arena with indoor cross country fences, tiered seating for 200 plus private dining/viewing room, lounge and showering facilities, 20 × 50 dressage arena, 30 × 20 outdoor ménage, sand gallops, SJI approved show jumps, horse walker, and lorry and trailer parking. The centre is B.H.S, S.J.I and A.I.R.E approved.
So, whether visitors are a beginner or an experienced rider, Castle Leslie Estate is the place for all. Visitors can combine a gentle hack or exhilarating cross country ride with one of the accommodation choices available, which include the castle, the lodge or a self-catering old stable mews or village cottage, perfect for groups and families.
Castle Leslie Equestrian Centre located at Castle Leslie Estate in County Monaghan is only 80 minutes from Dublin Airport and 60 minutes from Belfast Airport.