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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