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Penshaw Equestrian Centre

  • Houghton-le-Spring
  • Outdoor
  • Ages 9+
  • Horse Riding and Stables

Attraction Information

Penshaw Equestrian Centre is one of the north east longest running riding schools. We offer lesson from 4 years old onwards. Here at Penshaw you can learn to ride, join the pony club, enjoy a riding holiday or own your own pony day, go for a hack or even compete in our in house competitions the possibilities are endless!

Penshaw Equestrian Centre is situated opposite Herrington Country Park one of the most premier parks of the North and just below one of the North East's most prominent landmarks, Penshaw Monument Making for a great family day out.

Your first lesson at Penshaw will be a half hour induction lesson which allows you to get to know the horses and our friendly instructors and gives you chance to tell your instructor all about what you want to take part in during your time at Penshaw.

We offer children's parties, and cater for groups large or small with tailored packages to suit your needs, including children's parties, adults' parties, team building days and school visits! Groups of all sizes welcome!

Opening hours

We are open all year round except Christmas day and New Year's day, 8am to 9pm.


Initial assessment lesson £23; further lessons from £15 for children, from £23 adults.

Travel & Contact Information


Penshaw Hill Farm, Penshaw Village, Houghton-le-Spring, Tyne and Wear, DH4 7ER, England

Phone number

01915 844828



Click here to visit Penshaw Equestrian Centre's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Penshaw Equestrian Centre has not told us about their parking.

No, there are no toilets available.

Standard facilities available.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Penshaw Equestrian Centre has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Penshaw equestrian Centre has snack machines and hot drinks machines available in our own designated area.

No, Penshaw Equestrian Centre is not wheelchair friendly.

No, Penshaw Equestrian Centre have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

Penshaw Equestrian Centre has not told us if they are dog friendly.

Additional Info

Anything else I should know?

There is an onsite shop

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