Enjoy cross-country schooling this winter


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

Blackwater Farm Equestrian Centre
Blackwater Lane, Great Witchingham, Norwich, Norfolk NR9 5PH
tel: 01603 873187 or 01362 688227
£15 per horse, £10 for riders 18 years old and under

Boomerang Stables
Chilton Foliat, Hungerford, Berks RG17 0TW
tel: 07711 499596/ 07771 900537
£20 per horse

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

Cambrian Cross Country
Rhiwlas Isaf, Cilcennin, Lampeter, Ceredigion SA48 8RS
tel: 01570 470310
£20 per horse, £16 for groups of four or more

Chilham Park
Chilham Castle Estate, Chilham, Canterbury, Kent CT4 8DB
tel: 01227 730811
£25 per rider, discounts for groups or clubs

Deer Park Cross Country
Park Lane, Brockhampton, Glos GL54 5SR
tel: 01242 820881
£20 per horse

Ely Eventing Centre
Downham Common, Little Downham, Ely, Cambs, CB6 2TY
tel: 01353 698839
£20 per horse

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

Field Farm Cross Country
Field Farm, East Road, Wymeswold, Leics LE12 6ST
tel: 01509 880251
£20 per horse, £15 for Pony Club members and under-16s, reductions for groups

Foxberry Chasers
Foxberry, Caldwell, Richmond, North Yorks DL11 7QL
tel: 01325 718792/07793 444247
£20 per horse

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

Grange Farm Cross Country
Swalcliffe, Banbury, Oxon OX15 5EX
tel: 01295 780206 or 07712 895677
£20 per horse

The Hallington Ride and XC Course
Home Farm, Hallington, Louth, Lincs LN11 9QX
tel 07767 440828 or 01507 605864
£15 per horse

Heath Farm
Heath Lane, Godalming, Surrey GU7 1UN
tel: 01483 418271
£20 per horse

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

Hillocks Farm
Cleobury Morimer, Shrops DY14 0EB
tel: 01299 270710 or 07970 278839
£18 per horse

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

Kelsall Hill Equestrian Centre
Organsdale Farm, Middlewich Road, Kelsall, Tarporley, Cheshire CW6 0SR
tel: 07809 689972
£20 per horse, group discounts for three or more

Lincomb Equestrian
Lincomb Farm, Lincomb, Nr Stourport on Severn, Worcs, DY13 9RB
tel: 07811 382 533
£20 per horse, £15 per horse for six or more horses, special rates for Pony/Riding Clubs

Lyneham Heath XC
Lyneham Heath Farm, Lyneham, Nr Chipping Norton, Oxon OX7 6QQ
tel: 01993 832 585/07836 657 395
£25 per horse

MK Eventing Centre
Castlethorpe Road, Hanslope, Milton Keynes MK19 7HQ
tel: 01908 511329
£25 per horse

Mostyn Farm Ride and Cross Country
Wern Home Farm, Tre Mostyn, Whitford, Holywell, Flintshire CH8 9AR
tel: 07711 016301
£15 per horse

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

Rabson Manor
Winterbourne Bassett, Swindon, Wilts SN4 9QF
tel: 01793 731202/07765 924252
£20 per horse

Rosamund Green Farm
Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 4JG
tel: 01749 343384/07511 078285
£25 per horse

Somerford Park Farm
Holmes Chapel Rd, Somerford, Congleton, Cheshire CW12 4SW
tel: 01260 299888
£20- £25 per horse depending on day and numbers

Thornton Lodge Country Sports
Thornton Lodge Farm, Easingwold, York YO61 3QA
tel: 01347 821306 or 07968 268835
£20 per horse

Todburn Equestrian Centre
Longhorsley, Morpeth, Northumbs NE65 8QZ
tel: 07815 297024
£15 per horse

Tweseldown Racecourse
Bourley Road, Church Crookham, Fleet, Hants, GU52 8DY
tel: 01252 850628
rates vary but start at £22.91+VAT

This information was first published in Horse & Hound (6 October 2011)

Originally published on horseandhound.co.uk