Horse Riding, Cycling & So Much More

Carrigbeg Riding School[Open All Year, Mon – Sat. 10am to 5pm]
Local riding school offering tuition for all levels from beginner to experienced. Teaching show jumping, cross-country riding and jumping, dressage and stable management. Located off the Bagenalstown to Myshall road.

Carrigbeg Riding School,
County Carlow
tel: +353 (0)59 9721962

Doyle’s Equestrian Centre,
[Open All Year, 7 days per week]
An approved facility on the Carlow/Wicklow border in the little village of Rathvilly.

Doyle’s Equestrian Centre,
Coole Lane
Co. Carlow
tel: +353 87 2870984 (Lessons & Pony Camps) | +353 (0) 87 9549640 (Livery & Arena Hire)

Warrington Top Flight Equestrian Centre
[Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day]
Excellent facilities with a wide choice of horses and ponies for every level.

Warrington Top Flight Equestrian Centre,
tel: +353 056 7722682
fax: +353 056 7770792

Gowran Park Races
County Kilkenny
tel: +353 056 7726225

Carlow to Kilkenny National Cycle Network

Carlow/Kilkenny Local Authorities under the National Cycle Network (NCN) program has provided a dedicated on road cycle route 35km in length between Carlow and Kilkenny. The route is located on the R448/R712 (the old N9/N10).

The route starts/ends on the Northern edge of Carlow Town which links to the extensive network of cycling routes in Carlow Town itself which links to many of the major attractions within the Town and County.

There is direct access to the River Barrow towpath. This towpath runs continuously for 42km to the South of Carlow to St Mullins and 65km to the North of Carlow to Lowstown.

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Hang Gliding & Paragliding at Mount Leinster

Hang Gliding and Paragliding is an ever-growing popular sport and Hang Gliding and Paragliding at Mount Leinster is an internationally renowned location.

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