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Mount Pleasant Pony Trekking and Horse Riding Centre

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Bannonstown Road, Castlewellan BT31 9BG, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4377 8651
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Great two-hour hack through the forest with the family.

A down to earth stable with a good variety of horses and ponies to suit all sizes. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
traveltoomuchnow
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London
great centre and horses

Having been here over 20 years ago i thought it was worth a trip again. Great centre with lovely... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
JO B
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Bangor, United Kingdom
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Bannonstown Road, Castlewellan BT31 9BG, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

A down to earth stable with a good variety of horses and ponies to suit all sizes. Beautiful scenery!

1  Thank traveltoomuchnow
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Having been here over 20 years ago i thought it was worth a trip again. Great centre with lovely well cared for horses. Enjoyed it throughly as did husband who has only ever been on a horse once.

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

As someone who hates horses, I was forced to tag along and I have to say it was absolutely brilliant. Noel and his staff were extremely welcoming and put me at ease with unlimited cups of tea and biscuits. The staff were fantastic with the...More

2  Thank thewildcolonialboy
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

First time on a horse in about 30 years so a little apprehensive but was given Guinness for the trek who was great and easy to handle.My son who is 8 was also with me and he had only been on a horse once before...More

3  Thank Susan M
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

A party of us went for the 1 hr trek with members of the party (12 in all) ranging in age from 6 years old to 50 and all were really well accommodated for. Everyone had a great time. I cant compliment the excellent staff...More

3  Thank John R
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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Well kept facilities and beautiful horses!! We went on the 1 hour trek, I got Sally who was a complete angel and I couldn't fault her! My uncle got Guinness who seemed lazy to begin with but we soon realised can respond quickly to commands...More

2  Thank Emilylorac
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

excellent day out. All the staff including the horses extremely professional and friendly. Would highly recommend and will be back. Maith sibh.

2  Thank stephengeraghty81
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

went this morning on the 2 hour track, was really fun and the staff are really friendly especially Emma. We done a variety of things including ways, trot and canter. The yard was very clean and tidy and the horses in great condition, will definitely...More

3  Thank lloyd R
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Declan k, Public Relations Manager at Mount Pleasant Pony Trekking and Horse Riding Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2016

Thank you for your review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your trek and look forward to seeing you in the future.

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Reviewed 31 July 2016

I went on the 2 hour experienced hack which takes place every Saturday & Sunday morning. It cost £38 per person. The guide was lovely & very friendly, My horse Sally was great!! Could've taken her home but a few of the other horses were...More

2  Thank TanyaNeigh
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Declan k, Public Relations Manager at Mount Pleasant Pony Trekking and Horse Riding Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2016

Thank you for your comments. Im glad you enjoyed your trek and got on well with Sally! During the summer months (when it is busier) we are unable to work the horses as much on our experienced treks. Generally coming into low season our experienced...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Went here recently- We were with several children who were being lead around in front. Horses walked very slowly in single file, clearly just used to the routine, so boring. We weren't allowed or even asked if we wanted to be held back to trot...More

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Declan k, Public Relations Manager at Mount Pleasant Pony Trekking and Horse Riding Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2016

Thank you for feedback on your experiences. The trek that you were on was a beginners trail. We do also offer experienced hacks. I apologise that in this instance, you had been booked onto a trek that did not match your abilities and therefore was...More

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