Horseback riding in Monaghan, Ireland

Equestrian Home - Europe - Ireland
- Castle Leslie Equestrian Extravaganza
  0 tours are queued for brochure printing. Click here to print brochure.
2020 | Blog | Buddy Finder | Customer Login | Contact Us
Horseback riding vacations in Ireland, Monaghan

Horseback riding tours

Rides in Ireland

  Intro to Ireland

Trip in Ireland


Scotland

England

Wales

Europe Overview

 

Add Ons:

Hiking

Cycling

Equestrian tours in Ireland, Monaghan
Castle Leslie Equestrian Extravaganza


Accommodations for Castle Leslie Equestrian Extravaganza


Accommodations
This is a stationary ride so all nights are spent at the lodge or the castle.

Hunting Lodge 
Located at the entrance to the Estate, it is the bridge between the Estate and the village, bringing as it does, locals and guests together in an atmosphere of conviviality and comfort. It is the social hub of the Estate, the ideal spot to relax with family, friends or new acquaintances. The Lodge at Castle Leslie Estate, with its 29 rooms and cut-stone stable courtyard, has been lovingly restored and imaginatively decorated retaining its period features and original character. It provides cozy and charming accommodation for those looking to explore the northeast of Ireland or partake in all that Castle Leslie Estate has to offer. With local knowledgeable staff to give you the inside track on anything in the locality, there are a plethora of things to enjoy both on and off the Estate.
Buzzing with activity, there’s always something going on at the Lodge. It is adjacent to the Equestrian Centre and perfectly located for those who wish to explore the countryside and parkland on horseback. It also houses the organic Victorian Treatment Rooms – the perfect place to luxuriate in a relaxing massage following an activity-filled day. Wireless internet access is available in all public areas in the Lodge. And if you just want to escape with your newspaper or book or enjoy a game of scrabble with your partner, there is an abundance of nooks and crannies and common areas in which to do so.

The Bedrooms
Each bedroom has been decorated in keeping with the building's period features and designed with comfort in mind. Our superior bedrooms are particularly spacious and offer balconies overlooking the Equestrian Centre's courtyards or a comfortable sitting area where you can relax with your favorite book. Our classic bedrooms in the original building and stables are decorated in a cozy, traditional style while the ones in the newer wings are more contemporary in style. All bedrooms contain a king-sized bed or two twins, private bath with Victorian roll top bath and separate shower, and a TV.
All of our packages are confirmed in Superior rooms unless you prefer to stay in one of the classic bedrooms (very charming).

 

Castle Leslie -
when available we are happy to reserve a room at the castle at no extra charge.
With its authentic interiors and old-style hospitality, the Castle at Castle Leslie Estate exudes old world grandeur and offers complete respite from the world. The Castle is not a typical hotel experience – you won’t find televisions, radios, or minibars in the Castle bedrooms. However, we do offer all of our guests complimentary WiFi in all public areas and bedrooms in The Castle. Log fires crackle in the hearths and there are several elegant rooms in which you can relax in privacy or in the company of friends. Breakfast is served until eleven in the dining room. You can sneak off to a special screening in the private cinema or test your skills at the full-sized Snooker table. You may prefer to relax in the magnificent Drawing Room with its grand piano and famous De La Robbia fireplace, all these features combine making Castle Leslie Estate one of the most sought after luxury escapes in Ireland.

The Bedrooms
The unique and dramatically different bedrooms are tranquil and calm – havens for sleeping and dreaming. The Castle is filled with beautiful furniture, antiques and heirlooms. It has twenty original and uniquely decorated bedrooms and bathrooms. From romantic boudoirs designed with relaxation and privacy in mind to more flamboyant bedrooms decorated with rich deep colours, there’s a room and a view to suit every taste. Each bathroom is unique and features include the first plumbed bath in Ireland, a throne toilet and a complete bathroom hidden away in a doll’s house. Some baths are fabulously large, ideal for a romantic soak for two. There is no pressure  to do anything except relax and indulge yourself.

Room Occupancy
Triple occupancy is available in some rooms.
Single supplement is mandatory for solo travelers.

 


Meals 

Included in your package are breakfast and a 2-course dinner at the O'Connors Bar. Lunches and meals at the Brasserie or at the Castle are not included.
No matter where you eat on the Estate, you will enjoy the best of classic Irish cooking.  We source regional and artisan foods locally and prepare and present them with imagination and flair.  Freshness is our by-word.  Our daily-baked breads and scones and homemade preserves are enough to tempt any guest.

Andrew Bradley, the Executive Chef at Castle Leslie Estate, combines years of Michelin experience and personal passion with some tried and tested delicious recipes of the past.  Cleverly re-inventing the Castle Leslie Estate Cook Book – a compilation of dog-eared family recipes dating back for centuries – Andrew has cleverly stamped a whole new meaning on the expression ‘old meets new’.  He and his team cater for all guests’ needs with style and a smile! We cater for those looking for casual dining as well as those seeking a more formal, elegant and romantic experience.  Guests can look forward to lazy breakfasts, light lunches or picnic lunches in the woodlands, Irish country cooking in the bar or brasserie and candlelit dinners and formal afternoon tea in the Castle.  So there’s little chance of anyone going hungry.

Conor's Bar at the Hunting Lodge
The social hub of the Estate, Conor’s Bar is the ideal place to relax with a pint of Guinness or enjoy traditional country home cooking in a casual setting. It brings locals and guests together in an atmosphere of conviviality and comfort. Guests can unwind here after an activity filled day while enjoying relaxed conversation with friends. Or retreat to a cosy corner with the newspaper or a good book. With a variety of dishes served throughout the day, there’s something to suit all guests from hungry horse-riders and starving walking-enthusiasts to health-conscious guests on a breather between treatments at the Victorian Treatment Rooms. Seasonal dining times may vary. Please check with reception.

Snaffels Brasserie at the Hunting Lodge

At our 2 AA Rosette award-winning restaurant, you can enjoy delicious meals in a relaxed setting. Set on the mezzanine floor in the Lodge, Snaffles welcomes both residents and local guests. Snaffles is a beautiful open-plan restaurant and is light and spacious with a dramatic hand-carved ceiling and robust oak beams that blend effortlessly with a striking wall of contemporary glass. Signature dishes are cooked with superb locally sourced food which is prepared and presented with imagination and flair. Full of flavour, the diverse courses available make Snaffles Restaurant one of Monaghan’s top restaurants. Seasonal dining times may vary. Please check with reception.


Organic Victorian Spa at the Hunting Lodge
   (extra charge)
Welcome to Ireland's first truly organic Victorian Spa. Located on the Castle Leslie Estate in County Monaghan, it's destined to become one of the most popular luxury spa hotels in Ireland.
It's the ultimate spa destination where you can spend the whole day indulging in our comprehensive range of treatments and therapies.
Based in The Hunting Lodge, the Victorian Spa boasts seven treatment rooms, two Victorian steam boxes, a hydrotherapy bath, relaxation area and hot tubs overlooking the stables. You'll leave feeling refreshed and revitalized after pampering by our highly-trained therapists who'll use your choice of treatments from the exceptional Eminence Organic range.
Eminence 100% Organic Skin Care reflects the uniqueness of Castle Leslie with its unspoilt natural surroundings, rich in wild plants and mineral springs deep within its lakes.
We aim to make your visit to the Victorian Spa an unforgettable experience for all the right reasons.
After consultation with our highly-trained therapists, they will tailor each treatment exclusively to your needs. This encompasses treating mind, body and spirit to leave you relieved, indulged, relaxed and at peace with yourself.
Using different combination of our hand-picked organic products, body and face treatments can be relaxing and soothing, revitalizing and energizing, detoxifying and cleansing, or stimulating deep tissue massages.

Treatment list (inquire for more information)
Stimulating Deep Tissue Massages
Relaxation and Soothing Treatments
Revitalizing, Energizing, Detoxifying and Cleansing Treatments
Facials
Men-only Treatments
Massage Treatments
Finishing Touches
Alternative Treatments
Various Treatments Available on Request
Day Experiences
Hot Tub & Steam Boxes

  

This trip includes and can accommodate special dietary requests.

bar
Home    Reservation    Specials    Brochure       News    Contact Us    All Tours
© 2019 Hidden Trails, Ltd. All rights reserved.


















Castle Leslie Equestrian Extravaganza
Tour Code: IT-IRSR04
6 days / 5 nights ~$1,885.00
Dates : Available all Year

Trip Rating :
Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
ABeginner
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
BNovice
Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
CIntermediate
Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
D Strong Intermediate
Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
EAdvanced
All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
Lodging: Standard
Lodging Level Explained
   
= Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
   
Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
 Accommodations with superior comforts.
   
 = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
   
Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
   
 = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
   
Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

Online Reservation


Season Seasons  Min / MaxReserve
A 2019 01/01 - 12/19 6d / 5n 6 day trip, BB Horse Sport (... 1 /8 Reserve
B 2019 01/01 - 12/19 6d / 5n 6 day trip, BB Happy Hackers... 1 /8 Reserve
D 2019 01/01 - 12/19 6d / 5n 6 day trip, BB Horse Sport (... 1 /8 Reserve
C 2019 01/01 - 12/19 6d / 5n 6 day trip, BB Learn to Ride... 1 /8 Reserve
E 2019 01/01 - 12/19 6d / 5n 6 day trip, BB Happy Hackers... 1 /8 Reserve
F 2019 01/01 - 12/19 6d / 5n 6 day trip, BB Learn to Ride... 1 /8 Reserve
Introduction
Day to Day Itinerary
Rates | Dates
Accommodation
Castle Leslie Lodgings
Tack: English
Horses: Connemara and Irish Hunters
Pace: The pace is varies depending on the pa...
Walk, Trot, Canter, Jumps
Airport: Dublin /Belfast
Location on Google Map
Video
Image Gallery
Image Slide Show
Customer Trip Rating
Climate
What To Bring
Download tour PDF