10 great riding holidays in the UK

  • If you are looking for riding holidays in the UK, here is a great place to start…

    Field Farm, Mumby, east coast of Lincolnshire

    • On-site holiday home, your own tent/motor home/lorry, or a local B&B
    • Take your own horse
    • A variety of beach riding

    Clydesdale and shire horse break in the Lake District

    • B&B
    • Horse provided
    • Riding on farm tracks, beach riding, hills and fens

    Unguided trail ride in Wales

    • B&B, farmhouse or inn
    • Horse provided
    • Riding on commons, farmland, farm tracks, hills and fens

    City break in Bath

    • B&B
    • Take your own horse
    • Hacking over varied terrain

    Luxury riding holiday in Galloway, south-west Scotland

    • Auchencairn House, stately home
    • Horse provided
    • Beach riding, forests and moors

    Family riding holiday in Devon

    • Self-catering cottage, farmhouse B&B or four-star spa hotel
    • Horse provided
    • Hacking on heathland

    Luxury break in the Cotswolds

    • Three-star hotel or a relais Chateaux group hotel
    • Take your own horse
    • Maps and guided routes provided

    Whitehall Farm, Holkham, Norfolk

    • 16th-century B&B farmhouse, self-catering bungalow or space for tents, caravans and motor homes
    • Take your own horse
    • Riding includes beach and bridleways

    Western riding in Bournemouth

    • Cottage B&B
    • Horse provided
    • Western-style in woodland, commonland and beaches

    Exmoor farmhouse getaway

    • 17th-century farmhouse
    • Horse provided
    • Moorland and woodland

    For more details on these great horse riding holidays in the UK, see the current issue of Horse & Hound (17 February, 2011)

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