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art is a harmony parallel with nature ~ Paul Cezan    


farm and stables on the banks of the River Dawn

About Us

Cullenagh Social Farm

Two American style barns overlook a large floodlit arena and the farm's year round turnout paddocks stretch down to the majestic River Dawn. Riverside and woodland farm trails fringe Cullenagh's historic landmarks. 

 

In the mill yard is the Old Hen House, a refurbished recreational space. It is here that the social farming day begins and it is from here that the day's activities are planned. Social farming projects encompass all aspects of farm life, from care of the horses and ponies to the cutting of hay and silage to fishing and foraging.


Participants come from all walks of life and bring a vast range of life experiences with them. With nature as a guide, much is learned and shared, while lasting friendships are made. 


Our experiences as a social farm have been wide ranging and also mutually beneficial. Some of our participants seek the peace and quiet that a farm environment provides due to different life challenges, while others are eager to learn more skills and to work with animals.  


If you are interested in learning more about social farming and our ongoing projects, please complete the contact form below or phone Evie at 083 8770992.


Below are links to Cullenagh Stables and Farm's blog and Facebook page.


http://cullenagh.blogspot.ie/


https://www.facebook.com/CullenaghStable

Livery and Short Stays

 Cullenagh Farm Stables offers both long and short term livery, including the option of taking your horse on holidays.


As well as a floodlit arena, there are many scenic trails to ride. 


Individual tackrooms and paddocks are provided as well as a parking bay for boxes. Customers can store their hay, straw and shavings in the farm's barns. 


For further information, please contact Evie through the form below or by phone at 083 8770992

Cross Country Trails

Spend a morning or afternoon exploring the winding woodland and riverside trails and gallops with your horse this summer. With over 8kms of paths  (all with optional fences), there's much to enjoy over a couple of hours or days.
 

Visitors also have use of the warm up arena, wash area and private car park.
 

We are open for bookings from mid June until mid September.
 

Please contact us ahead of reserving so that we can ensure that each horse and rider is catered for according to interests and abilities.

History of Cullenagh

The working farm and stables at Cullenagh developed around a milling industry dating back to the 1600's which, through the ages, played a significant role in the region's history.


The historic landmarks on the farm have been integrated into cross country woodland and riverside trails.
 

Steam trains once had a stopping point on the farm's Old Quarry Trail, which  follows the faintly visible remains of an earlier steel, mill whose arches and tunnel are now neatly woven into the surrounding farmland. The railway line once linked Fishguard Port to Lismore, County Waterford. Riding trails now follow paths over and under its old stone bridges.
 

The carefully preserved remains of Fairbrook Mill fringe part of today's equestrian trail which follows paths alongside the historic Mill Street  Houses, the old chimney, the mills' former weirs and mill races as well as through belts of arable land, woodland and alongside the ancient spa at Gortnaclode. 


Day visitors can enjoy the trails with their horse over a morning, an afternoon or a full day. If you would like to purchase a gift voucher, please complete the contact form or phone Evie at 083 8770992 

Social Diary

Hoping all of our farm visitors and customers are enjoying the arrival of spring!

Video

Milly at Cullenagh Stables

Testimonials


Donna Sisler (West Virginia)

I recently visited Cullenagh Stables and I can tell you that the owners are not only qualified to provide social farming and therapeutic riding, they're also dedicated and caring. The location is beautiful and peaceful. It’s the package deal. I encourage you to pay them a visit. You won’t be disappointed.


Tanya Power (County Waterford)


My daughter and I have frequently been to Cullenagh Stables. Each time has been a delight. The facilities are excellent and you can always be sure of a warm welcome. We've been along the track, the scenery is beautiful. So much nature and fresh air, yet so close to the city. A real gem!


Sharon Frye (Oklahoma)

 

The owners of Cullenagh Stables are a passionate and caring team. I've had the great opportunity to watch them provide visitors with authentic concern and hospitality. The stunning location and grounds are in top-notch condition, contributing to a wonderful experience but the staff make the utmost difference.


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Cullenagh Farm

Kilmeaden, Waterford County, Ireland X91 WF68

+353 83 8770992