Welcome to the Castle Leslie Estate Equestrian Centre

Castle Leslie Estate and its world class Equestrian Centre is located in County Monaghan and is only 80 minutes from Dublin airport and 60 minutes from Belfast airport. Nestled 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.

It is the perfect place to discover the thrill of exploring the beautiful Irish countryside on horseback. We welcome riders of all age groups, as long as you’re over seven! We offer expert tuition, gentle hacks and exhilarating cross-country rides.


The Equestrian Centre combines the authentic charm of a country estate with all the amenities you’d expect from one of Ireland’s best horse-riding locations:

• 1,000 acres of private estate

• Cross-country jumps

• 21 miles of meandering bridleways

• Mile-long all-weather gallop

• 56 stables

• Mechanical Horse

• 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

• Lorry & trailer parking

• BHS, SJI & AIRE Approved

So, whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or an experienced rider, Castle Leslie Estate is the place for you. Why not combine the unique experience of a stay in the Estate with a gentle hack or exhilarating cross-country ride. Choose to stay in the Castle, the Lodge or if you prefer your independence, why not reserve a luxury home rental Old Stable Mews, perfect for groups and families.