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Pony Trekking

Come and experience the magic of the Devil’s Bit mountain on horseback.

Devil’s Bit Pony Trekking caters for all levels from complete beginners to advanced riders.

We take bookings for individuals, small groups, large groups, hen parties, stag parties, team bonding, corporate and others.

Hourly, half day and full day rates are on-offer. Helmets are provided.

For guided tours, you will have your own horse/pony striding.

Devil's Bit Pony Trekking

If you want more information or to book, please phone/text +353 (0)83 8661666.
Landline: +353 (0)504 23191


The Great National Abbey Court Hotel is within a short driving distance to some of the major golf clubs and activities offering a fantastic golf hotel breaks in Nenagh, County Tipperary.

Nenagh Golf Club – It’s home to one of Ireland’s finest parkland courses, just 10 minutes from the Great National Abbey Court Hotel.
The golf club is superbly designed featuring over 150 acres of land, Beechwood hills and more. Golfers can enjoy the warm hospitality of the club house, bar and restaurant.

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If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the Nenagh Golf Club.

Address: Nenagh Golf Club, Beechwood, Nenagh, County Tipperary, Ireland.
Phone: +353 (0)67 31476
ProShop: +353 (0)67 33260
Restaurant: +353 (0)67 31476 or e-mail

See our special golf break packages now and book your accommodation with us.

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Nenagh Cycle Hub – The North Tipperary Cycle Network, with Nenagh town as its cycling hub offering three routes varying in distance from 11km to 67km. Each cycle offers spectacular views of the local countryside while loops 1 and 2 provide stunning lakeside sceneries. There are numerous picnic stops dotted along the route as well as a vast amount of award-winning pubs and restaurants.

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For your cycling routes, download a Nenagh Cycle Hub map now.

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Loop 1: 65km – This loop takes the cyclist along the eastern shores of Lough Derg and through the lakeside villages of Dromineer and Terryglass.

Loop 2: 30km – Loop 2 is the shortest of the three loops, which allows access to further remarkable views of the lake before descending into Castlelough and on a working farm, along a slight off-road section to Garrykennedy. Loop 2 is suitable for all bike types.

Loop 3: 67km – It’s a relatively flat cycle visiting Cloughjordan, home to Ireland’s first eco-village returning to Nenagh along quiet inland roads.

If you're looking for some directions, then download Nenagh Cycle Hub with instructions below.

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Enjoy the great healing powers of nature as you take a relaxing walk in the open countrysides or hike through rolling hills and scenic landscape.

Explore several wonderful locations such as Tountinna (30 minutes from hotel), Dromineer The Lough Derg Way (15 minutes from hotel), Silvermines Mountains (30 minutes from the hotel) and Ballyhourigan Wood (30 minutes from hotel).

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Nenagh Walking Club – The club have scheduled walks every fortnight and evening walks throughout the year. They are affiliated to Mountaineering Ireland. For more information, call +353 (0) 86 8185131 or e-mail 


For those who fancy a trek through scenic countryside, golden beaches or beautiful views, horse-riding is available close to the Great National Abbey Court Hotel.

Visit Nenagh Equestrian Centre, located at the foot of the Silvermines Mountains, a mile out the Ballintoher Road, Nenagh, just 10 minutes from our hotel.

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The equestrian centre caters for horse enthusiasts as well as riders of all ages and abilities. For further details, contact the equestrian centre using the information below.

Address: Nenagh Equestrian Centre, Ballintoher Road, Nenagh, County Tipperary, Ireland.
Phone: +353 (0)86 8698885

Check out our fantastic activity escapes at Great National Abbey Court Hotel by clicking on the button below.

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