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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was such a nice and relaxing environment with old time charm! We were not originally looking for the equestrian experience but being on this ranch with some of the horses greeting us in the early morning as they walked around the pasture area right outside our window was amazing. The white walls with the checkered drapes and the horse...

Kivik, Sweden
Reviewed 12 August 2016

1973 I visited Ireland for the first time. Since then I`ve been back countless times and I think it was in 1995 that I discovered "Ross House" this wonderful Country Accomodation.I have come here alone, with friends, with my adult children (one at a time)to show them what I love.This time I came again with my wife and one of...

1Thank karlfsievers
Taneytown, Maryland
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

My wife says it reminded her of the movie Pride and Prejudice. The place overlooks a lake and is very picturesque with all the horses in the field. We took a nice ride one day and enjoyed it very much. The owners are very friendly and helpful. Highly recommended.

1Thank Rob W
Reviewed 22 July 2016

My friends and I spent a great couple of days here with our own horses. Yes its not Castle Leslie but for what we wanted it was brilliant. The horses were well catered for (haylage bit wet but my horse not fussy!), facilities eg outdoor school and indoor excellent . We had a group lesson from Ellinor which was excellent,...

1Thank Kim M
PeterHarkort, Owner at Ross House Equestrian Holidays, responded to this review

Dear Riders, thank you very much for your kind review. We are always trying to do our very best and are extremely happy if you let us know that we have succeeded Thank you Peter

Crystal Lake, Illinois
Reviewed 19 July 2016

The room was cold stone. After difficulty finding the site, check in was incomplete. We asked about dinner options and were told to travel another 45 minutes away. We did not have dinner that night as we were tired of driving. We wanted to rent a boat but learned it was $50. Horses were pretty but we did not ride....

1Thank 526sue
PeterHarkort, Owner at Ross House Equestrian Holidays, responded to this review

Dear Horse Lovers, I am sorry that we did not meet your expectations. At warm days our central heating controlled by outside sensor switches off. If some of the rooms inside the very thick cut stone walls do not get enough heat it means we have been trying too hard to economise. Please accept our apologies. Did we increase the...

Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We brought our horses to stay for two nights! What a gem of a place highly recommend! Horses well catered for and comfortable rooms to stay in. Eleanor is a fabulous host. Very welcoming and her staff were so helpful and friendly! Helping us carry our items up to the b&b and stables!! They couldn't do enough for us! Hacking...

1Thank Trudy72
PeterHarkort, Owner at Ross House Equestrian Holidays, responded to this review

Dear Riders, I am so happy to learn about your experience and your praise for Ellinor and your so very positive judgement of our activities and surroundings. Learning about how you experience us and our surroundings helps us to improve and promote. Thank you very much kind regards Peter

Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 June 2016

This animal friendly property (horses, dogs and cats everywhere), is in a very, very rural location and on the banks of the lough. Very, very quiet and might not be suitable for everybody. There is a great deal of very beautiful countryside surrounding this property which occupies a small corner on the border of Counties Cavan, Meath and Westmeath. The...

Thank lancstraveller2000
PeterHarkort, Owner at Ross House Equestrian Holidays, responded to this review

Dear Guests for the "Night Out", thank you for your review, which was even better that the number of the points. We are always trying to improve and hope to see you again. Thank you and kind regards Peter

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Very shabby, hard to find, overpriced - at 50.00 per night and an additional 7.50 for a hot breakfast - this is just NOT worth the money, bedrooms old and musty, place untidy, yards run down and grounds could do with a good gardener . Got lost and when we phoned, the owner was less than friendly, nearly took our...

2Thank jaccarolan
PeterHarkort, Owner at Ross House Equestrian Holidays, responded to this review

Dear disappointed guest, we are very sorry that we did not meet your expectations. To run a yard with 80 horses and a building of the 17th century with 25 rooms including 7 guestrooms is not always easy. Of course this is no concern of yours and is no excuse, it is meant as an explanation only. Better road signs...

Mullingar, Ireland
Reviewed 1 June 2016

When myself and my family arrived at Ross House we were meet by Robert and Ellinor who gave us a guided tour. They were both very knowledgeable and informative of the House. What we saw was breath taken. It is such a relaxing setting I am looking forward to spending a weekend there with Lough Sheelin and the equestrian centre....

Thank Mary D
PeterHarkort, Owner at Ross House Equestrian Holidays, responded to this review

Dear Guest-Family, I am sorry I did not meet you personally, and are delighted to learn about your commendations of Robert and Ellinor. Thank you very much for your review. This is the best promotion for us and it also helps us to learn how our activities have been valued. Thenk you very much, hoping to meet you some day...

Kinvara, Ireland
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We had a family room for one night only. The room was ok; the bathroom maybe a bit small for a family room, and very basic. It is a lovely old building with lots of charm; very unusual layout. I liked the fact that it is a working farm, plenty of animals around, cats, dogs, and horses everywhere you look....

1Thank IrishBee_17

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ross House Equestrian Holidays in the charming old Manor House at Lough Sheelin. Enjoy a mid week break at Ross House, a 400-acre farm situated on the shores of Lough Sheelin. It has been built over centuries from around 1650. Today its homely atmosphere welcomes you with many attractions. We are an A.I.R.E. approved Equestrian Centre with all riding facilities. Hacking and trekking as well as instructions are on offer, also schooling on the cross-country-course (sand arena 50 x 80 m) also make use of our indoor 40 x 60 m. We host a series of other leisure activities such as tennis, hiking through open fields, bog land and forests, boating and fishing. From Ross Bay our boats (for hire) take you fishing for Brown Trout, Pike and Perch. Take adventurous trips around the lake, exploring the property owned Church Island or the golf course across the lake. Inside 20 minutes driving distance are choices of tourist attractions like the family owned Ross Castle, Fore Abbey or Tullynally Castle. Also neighbouring ancient Megalithic Graves, the historic Lough Crew Gardens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ross House Equestrian Holidays

Address: Mountnugent, Ireland
Region: Ireland > County Cavan > Mountnugent
Price Range: $96 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“This is a horse property. The horses looked very comfortable. We were not very comfortable. Elizabeth was nice, she served us breakfast.”
 of 5 bubbles 526sue, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are different but excellent”
 of 5 bubbles G4375EEmaryd, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Dont Stay here”
 of 5 bubbles Oughterard64, 31 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All rooms looked fabulous. The apartment we stayed in upstairs had everything we needed and was cosy.”
 of 5 bubbles DebbieClarke1, 17 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Avoid our experience here was terrible”
 of 5 bubbles Ottawa1984, 9 Aug 2015 | Read review
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