Mount Pleasant Trekking Centre

Having been Established for over 35 years, this family run business has a reputation for dedication to novice and experienced riders from all over the world. This has made us a No.1 choice in Ireland.

The B.H.S Inspector recommended various riding centres to visit Mount Pleasant as an example of how riding establishments should be run.


• Country Hacks
• Horse Riding Holidays
• Trekking in the Traffic-free Routes of Castlewellan Forest Park
• Horses and Ponies to Suit Novice and Experienced Riders
• Special Rates for Youth Clubs, Schools, special needs groups etc.
. British Horse Society Approved
* Department of Agriculture Licensed and Approved
• Ample Car Parking and Picnic area
• Picnic Tables
• Barbecue Facilities

For the convenience and comfort of all our guests, we have now added a new reception area and toilet and shower facilities. Refresh yourself after availing of the many activities at Mount Pleasant in these showers and changing rooms.
NB. As we do not have exact location information, this is a map of the local area.

Association membership:


The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Newcastle Visitor Information Centre

Location / Directions

Bannanstown Road, Castlewellan.
Situated beside the 2000 acre Castlewellan Forest Park with breathtaking & tranquil views of the forest and lakes.
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