Conditions of use

Beara Bridle Way

Conditions Of Use

The Bridle Way has been developed by Beara Tourism on behalf of the local community who welcome all considerate users who are in compliance with the Conditions of Use. The trail follows both public and private tracks and the Bridle Way is only possible because of the kind permission of several private landowners.

1. To ride on the Bridle Way you MUST become a member of the Beara Bridle Way and sign The Beara Bridle Way membership agreement.

2. Membership of The Bridle Way is only open to Gold Members of the British Horse Society (BHS) OR by availing of the trekking services provided by local riding establishments.

3. Members of The Bridle Way must adhere to the Code of Conduct of the membership agreement which should be read carefully and which includes: 

 a. Members must wear a properly fitted riding hat to a current    approved standard and appropriate riding boots.

 b. The Bridle Way can be used during daylight hours only.

 c. Taking due care with other pedestrian users, livestock and    vehicles.

 d. Yielding at all times to pedestrians on the Bridle Way. 

 e. Taking the usual safety precautions with equipment, tack, first aid   and care for both rider and horse including the carrying of equine   shoes. 

 f. Obeying the country code and adhering to the marked route.

 g. Members under 16 years of age must ride the Bridle Way with an   adult member.

 h. Absolutely no dogs are permitted on those sections of the Bridle   Way on private land. 

4. It is also recommended that trail users ride at a pace appropriate to the level of experience of both the rider and the horse.


If you wish to ride on the Beara Bridle way please email Beara Tourism for membership agreement form.

bearatours@eircom.net