Festina Lente - Bray

Equestrian Centre, Gardens & Garden Centre, Training & Education and Day Service

Festina Lente is an embracing not-for-profit organisation which provides a range of occupational, learning and employment opportunities for people whose needs have not been met in mainstream services.

We have a variety of public services and facilities for everyone to enjoy on our campus in Bray – an Equestrian Centre & Riding School offering lessons, camps and equine facilitated learning programmes, a beautifully restored Victorian Walled Garden where we host lots of fun seasonal family and events and children’s workshops and birthday parties, a Garden Centre, an open air Cafe and shop so why not pop along for a visit. 

We are also an education centre offering QQI accredited educational training courses:
♦ Equestrian Training Programme
♦ Equine Assisted Learning Facilitator Training Programme
♦ Therapeutic Riding Coaching Programme
♦ Transition Training Programme.

We also offer other training programmes:
♦ Equine Facilitated Educational Programme
♦ Educational Helper Programme
♦ Equine Assisted Learning Programme
♦ Supported Helpers Programme

Saol Anois is also a service run by Festina Lente in our campus.  The Saol Anois Day Service is funded by Health Service Executive and it was set up in 2005 to meet the support needs of adults with intellectual disabilities and/or dual diagnosis.  It is a supportive and therapeutic service designed to meet the needs of people through individual plans. Service users have the opportunity to access a range of integrated developmental and leisure opportunities.

We are also the home to Wonder Paws Dog Training & Agility & also their dog grooming facility The Grooming Shed at Festina Lente, 100% of profits from their classes, lessons & workshops go to the Festina Lente Foundation so by supporting them you are also supporting Festina Lente.  Check out their website http://www.wonderpaws.ie for more details and dates of their classes.

Additional Location
Old Connaught Avenue
Equestrian Centre
Rooms for Hire

Contact Information

Old Connaught Ave
Co. Wicklow
(01) 272 0704