Visitor & Student Packages

Soak in the culture and heritage of Ireland upon one of the most prestigious experiences in the world. We offer exciting packages packed with inspiring and interesting activities; with a range of additional options to suit your trip.

IHSL OFFERS A VARIETY OF INCREDIBLE EXPERIENCES TO CHOOSE FROM:
We can create bespoke packages to suit any of your requirements, whether it is the length of your stay or a variety of activities whilst you are here. Long term students also welcome.

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During your visit you will stay in the South of Ireland at the University City of Cork. Festivals, art galleries and an interesting history, Cork is a gateway into an exciting Irish cultural discovery.You will train at Hyde Equine, one of Cork’s finest training yards situated on a peaceful 30 acre farm. Hyde Equine provides dedicated coaches and excellent facilities offering a thorough and professional training programme. cork
WE OFFER A WIDE RANGE OF ACTIVITIES beach ride
Learn from the masters with riding lessons from highly qualified and enthusiastic trainers at Hyde Equine
Witness the awe-inspiring beauty of East Cork’s coastline on scenic beach rides.
Visit the world-famous Blarney Castle and kiss the Blarney stone. It is believed that to kiss the stone will make you the ‘gift of the gab’!
Exclusively to IHSL we are delighted to allow our guests the unique chance to explore the magnificent privately owned Blarney Castle grounds on horseback
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Visit the Irish National Stud based in Kildare, the home to a wide-range of Irish thoroughbred horses.
Take a scenic trek through the breath-taking Irish countryside mountains
Observe Irish horsemanship at competition level, with visits to local Irish horse shows.
For prospective students of the University College Cork (UCC) and the Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) we arrange campus tours.
For those attending the Summer Programme there is a fantastic opportunity to be a spectator at The Royal Dublin Society Horse Show – Ireland’s only 5* Horse show which has been running consecutively for the past  149 years race
CHOOSE FROM THESE ADDITIONAL OPTIONS
COOKERY
ENGLISH CLASSESImprove your English speaking and broaden your knowledge of Irish culture and tradition.Learn all aspects of horse care and the sport through English, gaining an understanding of equine terminology in English.
* receive a Hyde Equine Certificate (level one) on horse care.
EUROPEAN COOKERY CLASSES AT BALLYMALOE COOKERY SCHOOLBallymaloe has a great reputation as one of Ireland’s best cookery schools. Enjoy an experience of a lifetime at the only cookery school in the world located in the middle of its own 100-acre organic farm. Definitely one not to miss! Find out more here
ACCOMODATION
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Students will be placed with a warm and welcoming Irish host family allowing you to improve your English and to integrate into Irish society.Adults & families can choose from a range of beautiful hotels or bed & breakfasts for their visit. All available on request.