Horse Riding Near Me

Cornwall swimming horses

Looking for horse riding near me? Families with kids love horseback riding for a number of reasons. Visiting a riding centre is a great way to get out into nature and enjoy the fresh air. Kids stay can fit and bond with animals at the same time. Horse riding teaches kids valuable life skills such as patience, responsibility, and respect for people and animals.

Riding a horse is a fun hobby that anyone can participate in. There are plenty of places where you can take lessons. The trick is finding a good place to go which is where we come in!

Whether you are on your Summer holidays, want to take up a new hobby or you are after a new animal experience, we’ve got a great selection or horse riding centres to show you!

Scotland

Highlands Unbridled Riding Centre

Have you hit the search bar for horse riding near me in Scotland? Day rides in the Highlands at Highlands Unbridled are truly unforgettable. The tranquil environment of the lush highlands and the loch create a therapeutic experience for riders.

You can book 6 hours of trekking through in Carnferg & The Fungle or Carnferg & Fungle and the Forest of Birse. Explore deep forest trails, face challenging hill climbs and river crossings. These rides are not suited to beginners, so if you are a more advanced rider this trail is definitely for you!

For centre based treks, kids up to 8 years old can enjoy hacks and younger children can have a go at the pony rides on offer. Families can ride out into groups of up to 8 people at a time. Ride can be tailored to all ages and abilities too. Finish up your excursion with stunning hilltop views or a lazy loch-side picnic.

Info & Pricing

  • LocationMurley Steading. Ballogie. Aboyne. AB34 5DY
  • Price £130 for day treks. Pony Rides cost £15. 1 hour trek costs £30. 1.5 hour trek costs £40. 2 hour trek costs £50. 3 hour trek costs £70.
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Northern Ireland

City of Derry Equestrian Centre

Located just 5 miles from the City of Derry, this equestrian centre is an idyllic family run business with endless views and calming horses. Nestled in 30 acres of countryside in the Faughan Valley, at the foothills of the Sperrin Mountains, the City of Derry Equestrian Centre is a must visit.

You can book riding lessons for groups & individuals as well as school/community/group visits and even pony parties! Kids can build up their self confidence and create a unique bond between themselves and their horses. Go on scenic walks around the countryside and reconnect with nature in the Slow Adventure Trail Rides on offer too!

You can customise your riding package and experience as well as having the option to join their Pony Club! Make like-minded friends while you develop lifetime skills. Anyone up to the age of 25 can join the Pony Club membership.

Info & Pricing

  • Location30 Bigwood Rd. Londonderry. BT47 3RP
  • Price In order to find prices
  • please make an online account as prices aren't advertised.
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North East England

North Lizard Riding School

North Lizard is an approved and accredited BHS riding school, offering total beginners to experienced riders superb days out in the countryside!

They offer a range of lessons, group lessons, and treks, on carefully selected horses and ponies to suit you and your ability. These lessons are available 7 days a week, including some evenings! This is a great way to socialise with other horse lovers and to keep active. Also available are Pony Care days, where you can have a riding lesson, a hack out, receive a lecture, and at the end collect a rosette!

North Lizard Riding School caters for occasional visitors who want to improve their horse riding ability and for regular riders who want to learn from the beginning, or for those who are coming back to the sport to re-learn their skills and regain their fitness levels.

Info & Pricing

  • Location Lizard Lane. Marsden. South Shields. Tyne and Wear. NE34 7AE. England
  • PriceAdult - £16 (Group £24). Child - £16 (Group £24)
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North West England

Earnsdale Farm Riding School

If you are looking for horse riding near me that is suitable for disabled riders, then the Earnsdale Farm Riding School could be for you. Those with disabilities can utilise the experienced assistance and services on offer.

Choose from a selection of courses and activities to suit your needs and goals. Head out in the British countryside on the scenic hacks and cross country rides – these sessions are great for families and experienced riders. Feed, groom and care for each of the animals so kids can really bond with the animals that they may choose to ride.

There is a also a Pony Club that kids can join!

Info & Pricing

  • Location Off Duddon Avenue. Darwen.Lancashire. BB3 0LB. England
  • Price Child group lesson from £18. Adult group lesson from £22. Private lessons from £25. Look online for more courses.
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Wales

Anglesey Riding Centre

Set against the backdrop of Caernarfon Castle and the Snowdonia mountain range, the Anglesey Riding Centre is a great horse riding centre in North Wales. Enjoy 5 miles of private car-free bridleways that will challenge both beginners and more experienced riders.

Meet the horses! Will it be Dandy the teenage star-horse of the riding centre? What about Gus, he’s the life of the part with a charismatic charm and lots of energy, visitors love interacting with him. When you meet Tiny, you’ll be captivated by how big, beautiful and gentle he is.

Winning the Traveller’s choice Award on TripAdvisor, Anglesey Riding Centre offers trails that last between 1 – 2 hours. You have to be over 4 years old to ride a horse and not over 15 stone in weight.

Info & Pricing

  • LocationTal-y-foel. Llanfairpwllgwyngyll. LL61 6LQ
  • Price For bookings and pricing enquiries please call: 01248 430377
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West Midlands

Cannock Chase Horse Trekking

There are a number of experiences to choose from at Cannock Chase Horse Trekking Centre such as the half hour paddock rides for kids age 4 and up, as well as treks for kids from age 7. There’s an after school kid’s club and a one-hour introductory trek which would be perfect for little beginners.

If you fancy something a little more advanced, you’ll be happy to know there are mixed ability, 2-hour or even all day treks are offered too.

It’s recommended to book one week in advance, or two during school holidays.

Info & Pricing

  • Location Teddesley Coppice. Penkridge. Stafford. Staffordshire. ST19 5RP. England
  • Price One Hour Introductory Ride £45.00. Paddock Rides (Under 7's) £25.00. Mixed Ability Trek 2 hours £65.00. Experienced Trek 2 hours £65.00.
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East Midlands

Derbyshire Pony Trekking

Looking for budget-friendly horseback riding tours in the East Midlands? Embark on a walk to remember with Derbyshire Pony Trekking. Spot buzzards & herons flying overhead whilst taking a trail ride around the Nature Reserve. Keep an eye for ancient caves as you gallop through Creswell Crags – it’s a limestone gorge which dates back to the Ice Age… Slowly Gallop through the stunning woodland, Scarcliffe Park Woods, and amble past the quaint villages of Whaley and Elmton.

Have you made it to the view point? You will see breathtaking views that reach over 4 counties – Derbyshire, Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire. Can you see the tall spire of Lincolnshire Cathedral?

To find out about prices or to book either: Telephone: 07557 106679. Email: derbyshire-trekking@hotmail.co.uk/. Facebook message https://www.facebook.com/DerbyshirePonyTrekking/ . Or you can use their contact form.

Info & Pricing

  • Location2 Old Hall. Scarcliffe Lanes. Upper Langwith. Mansfield. Nottinghamshire. NG20 9RH.
  • PricePlease contact attraction for pricing. £1 to hire a helmet and £1 for high viz hire.
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South East

Wimbledon Village Stables

Looking for horse riding near me in London? Wimbledon Village Stables is a 45 minute drive away from the hustle and bustle of London. Located in the vibrant heart of Wimbledon Village, you can enjoy 3,000 acres of stunning countryside and wildlife of Wimbledon Common and Richmond Park. Pick out of 25 happy & healthy horses, and off you go!

Learn from an expert team of fully qualified riding instructors and try out the The EQUICISE studio – it’s a fully equipped interactive horse simulator! The simulator is great for warming up before lessons. The centre has also been approved by the British Horse Society.

Whether you are an experienced rider or a non-rider, you can learn and improve your current set of horse riding skills. Always check their calendar of events so that you don’t miss out on any fun equestrian activities, discounts, training courses or social events!

Info & Pricing

  • Location 24 a/b. High Street. London. SW19 5DX
  • Price Non-members: One hour ride or lesson - £110. Gold membership for weekend riders: £250 per calendar month. Silver membership (tuesday - friday): £230 per calendar month.
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South West

Cornwall Swimming Horses

Are looking for bespoke riding experiences? Head down to the sunny side of Penzance in Cornwall for the coastal walk / swim of your life! This unique experience should be added to your bucket list especially if you are planning a UK staycation in Cornwall!

Perfect for beginners and experienced riders, you’ll get to hop up onto your ride and set off towards the beach riding. Whether you choose to stay in the shallows or dive in deeper with your horse, we’re sure you’ll love this magical experience. And what’s more? You can even stop over in the Enchanted Yurt too!

Info & Pricing

  • Location LAt The Peep Out. Long Rock. Cornwall. TR20 8YJ. England
  • Price The cost is £150 per horse per person. Sharing Horses; 2 adults sharing one horse is £190. The Family Swim is £370 and includes 2 horses to be shared by 2 adults and 2 children. (Does not have to be a conventional family
  • simply 2 adults and 2 children).
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We hope you’ve found the perfect horse riding centre near you! Whether you wanted to trek in the breathtaking highlands or learn the basics in an indoor arena, there’s lots of great horse riding facilities in this article to cater for each person’s different needs & preferences.

At horse riding centres like Highlands Unbridled you can actually plan a family holiday with the short breaks & riding holidays they have on offer. If you are looking for any other nature loving holidays head over to our travel page. Find out about Forest Holidays, Seaside Cottages, dog-friendly campsites in Cornwall and lots more.

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