If you would like to enjoy some cross-country schooling this winter, the facilities listed below are normally open during the winter months, some thanks to an all-weather arena, subject to ground conditions. Weather does occasionally force closure even for all-weather facilities, so do phone ahead to check before pitching up to ride.

All-weather and grass (open year-round subject to confirmation)

Washbrook Farm, Aston-le-Walls, Daventry, Northants, NN11 6RT
Tel: Katie Simpson on 07772 446763
Email: info@aston-le-walls.co.uk
Price: £36 per horse for the all-weather, £30 per horse for the grass course
Notes: Grass cross-country schooling is available from February to November

Aylesford Equine
Aylesford Lodge Farm, Shoby, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE14 3PF
Tel: 01664 812834/07885 617940 or 07904 110024
Email: louise@aylesfordequine.co.uk
All-weather course: £22 per horse, per hour, grass course (£15 for under 13’s)

Coombelands Equestrian
Stane Street, Pulborough, West Sussex, RH20 1BQ
Tel: 01798 872796
£30 per horse on the grass and £35 per hour in the arena
Notes: Book online. Grass open from second week in February to October

Lyneham Heath Equestrian
Lyneham Heath Farm, Lyneham, Nr Chipping Norton, Oxon OX7 6QQ
tel: 01993 832 585/07836657395
Email: info@lynehamheathequestrian.co.uk
£30 per horse on the grass; £15 per hour on the all-weather loop
Notes: All-weather cross-country loop open year-round. Grass open late spring

Norton Fitzwarren, Taunton, Somerset TA4 1BH
Tel: 01823 461196
Email: info@pontispool.com
£28 for grass cross-country, all-weather cross-country currently closed — check website for availability
Notes: Grass cross-country schooling area open from February

Somerford Park
Holmes Chapel Road, Congleton CW12 4SW
Tel: 01260 299888
£30 per horse for all-weather or grass (£28 for grass on a weekday)
Notes: All-weather available December to March. Grass available year-round

Open during winter

Boomerang Stables
Chilton Foliat, Hungerford, Berks RG17 0TW
tel: 07711 499596
£25 per horse

Burnham Market Eventing Centre
Sussex Farm, Burnham Market, Norfolk PE31 8AG
tel: 07767 420357
£20 per horse

Chilham Park
Chilham Castle Estate, Chilham, Canterbury, Kent CT4 8DB
tel: 01227 730811
£25 per horse

Deer Park Cross Country
Park Lane, Brockhampton, Glos GL54 5SR
tel: 01242 820881
Email: info@deerparkcrosscountry.co.uk
£20 per horse

Field Farm Cross Country
Field Farm, East Road, Wymeswold, Leics LE12 6ST
tel: 01509 880251
£25 per horse, £20 for Pony Club members, reductions for groups

Canter Hallington cross-country course
Home Farm, Hallington, Louth, Lincs LN11 9QX
tel: 07767 440828 or 01507 605864
£15 per horse

Ely Eventing Centre
Downham Common, Little Downham, Ely, Cambs, CB6 2TY
tel: 01353 698839
£28 per horse

Helen Bell Equestrian
The Paddocks, Breckenbrough, Thirsk, Yorks YO7 4EL
tel: 07708708967
£25 per horse

Kelsall Hill Equestrian Centre
Organsdale Farm, Middlewich Road, Kelsall, Tarporley, Cheshire CW6 0SR
tel: 07809 689972
£25 per horse

Lincomb Equestrian
Lincomb Farm, Lincomb, Nr Stourport on Severn, Worcs, DY13 9RB
tel: 07986200777
£20 per horse, £15 per horse for under 16’s

Littleton Manor Equestrian
Littleton Manor Farm, Littleton Lane, Reigate, Surrey, Reigate, RH2 8LB, access via Littleton Manor Farm, Flanchford Road, Reigate Heath, RH2 8QZ
tel: 07771 600033
£25 per horse

Mostyn Farm Ride and Cross Country
Wern Home Farm, Tre Mostyn, Whitford, Holywell, Flintshire CH8 9AR
tel: 07765 402738
£15 per horse

Heath Lane, Godalming, Surrey GU7 1UN
tel: 07798 626075 (book online)
£25 per horse

Rosamund Green Farm
Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 4JG
tel: 07511 078285
£25 per horse

Swalcliffe Park Equestrian
Swalcliffe, Banbury, Oxon OX15 5EX
tel: 01295 780206
£25 per horse

Tweseldown Racecourse
Bourley Road, Church Crookham, Fleet, Hants, GU52 8DY
tel: 07500 957246

 Specific opening times

Attington Sport Horses, Tetsworth, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 7BY
Tel: 07857 988453
£31 per horse

Bicton Arena
Yettington Road, East Burdleigh, Budleigh Salterton, Devon EX9 7BL
Tel: 01395 441162
£25 per horse up to four horses, £20 for under 16’s, £13 for under 10’s
Notes: Open from March

Blackwater Farm Equestrian Centre
Blackwater Lane, Great Witchingham, Norwich, Norfolk NR9 5PH
tel: 01603 873187 or 01362 688227
£20 per horse, £15 for riders 18 years old and under

Cambrian Cross Country
Rhiwlas Isaf, Cilcennin, Lampeter, Ceredigion SA48 8RS
tel: 01570 470310
£25 per horse
Notes: Open February to October

Everleigh Equestrian
Quickset Stables, Everleigh, Marlborough, Wilts SN8 3EU
tel: 07990 571463/01264 852674
£15 per horse

Foxberry Chasers
Foxberry, Caldwell, Richmond, North Yorks DL11 7QL
tel: Text 07793 444247
£25 per horse

Gloucester Lodge Farm
Blyth, Northumbs NE24 3PH
tel: 01670 353633
£10 per horse

Hammerwood, Iping, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 0PF
Tel: 01730 813635
£25 per horse
Notes: Open April to October

Hillocks Farm
Cleobury Morimer, Shrops DY14 0EB
tel: 01299 270710 or 07970 278839
£20 per horse

Little Whittington
Little Whittington Farm, Corbridge, Necastle Upon Tyne, NE19 2LA
Tel: 01434 672340
£20 per horse
Notes: Call to book — specific opening times. Open from March

MK Eventing Centre
Castlethorpe Road, Hanslope, Milton Keynes MK19 7HQ
tel: 07810 120498
£30 per horse
Notes: Open February to December

Nurstead Court
Nursetad Church Lane, Meopham, Gravesend, Kent, DA13 9AD
Tel: 0800 0934935 or 07971164023
Email: info@nursteadcourt.co.uk
£25 per horse
Notes: open  at certain times — check website for details

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Parwood Equestrian Centre
Great Westwood, Westwood Lane, Normandy, Guildford, Surrey GU3 2JE
tel: 01483 813860
£25 per horse
Notes: Open April to October

Rabson Manor
Winterbourne Bassett, Swindon, Wilts SN4 9QF
tel: 01793 731202/07765 924252
Email: info@rabsonmanor.co.uk
£22.50 per horse

Cockshutts Farm, Upper Sapey, Worcester, WR6 6XU
Tel: 07970 652320
£20 per horse
Notes: Open April to October. You must pre-book

Stockland Lovell
Stockland Lovell Manor, Coultings, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA5 1JJ
Tel: 01278 652224
Email: info@stocklandlovell.com
£25 per horse, under 16’s £20
Notes: Tends to be open for 10 months of the year

Field Dairy Farm, Spetisbury, Blandford, Dorset, DT11 9EE
Tel: 07583 797420
£25 per horse, £15 per horse for the mini course
Notes: Open March to October

Thornton Lodge Country Sports
Thornton Lodge Farm, Easingwold, York YO61 3QA
tel: 01347 821306 or 07968 268835
£25 per horse
Notes: Open from March to October