Adventure

Lough Gara Riding Stables

For the more adventurous there is the nearby Lough Gara Riding Stables. There is an activity to suit everyone at Lough Gara Riding Stables, there is horse riding, clay shooting, falconry, archery lessons, air rifle shooting, air soft shooting, an assault course and a pet’s corner. The Irish weather is not a problem as their is a roofed riding arena and shooting shelters. Horse riding lessons are available for all ages and all experience levels. Lough Gara Riding Stables also offer boat trips where you can enjoy the natural beauty of the lake and learn about the different wildlife that inhabit it. This boat trip will also take you to visit one of the lakes ancient crannógs.

Booking is essential.
Contact Lough Gara Riding Stables: 071 9664834

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Lough Gara Riding Stables


Northwest Adventure Centre

Northwest adventure centre is located just off the main Dublin N4 between the mountains, rivers and lakes between Boyle in Co. Roscommon and Sligo. This place is full of adventure and will give you the experience of a lifetime. There is a wide range of activities including white water rafting, trekking, rockclimbing, abseiling, kayaking and Canadian canoeing. There is definitely an activity to suit everybody.

Contact Deirdre Cunningham: +353(0) 71 9667055 or 086 1952663

Email: info@northwestadventure.ie

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Northwest adventure

Zipit Lough Key Forest Park

Zipit is located in the beautiful Lough Key just outside Boyle town in Co. Roscommon. Zipit swung into action at Lough Key Forest Park in 2011. With over 1.5km of activities, including 900m of ziplines, Zipit Lough Key provides an exhilarating and challenging outdoor activity.

 Lough Key Forest Park has a wonderful Visitor Centre with a treetop canopy walk, indoor activity (Boda Borg maze), outdoor adventure playground for children and a Lakeside Cafe. There are toilets available in the Visitor Centre and parking is €4.00. There are plenty of open areas to picnic or even barbecue, as well as a fantastic lake with great water activities and boats for hire. Bike hire is also available in the park.

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Zipit Lough Key Forest Park