The Cotswolds has many quality riding schools offering horse riding for all ages and abilities. Many schools have their own facilities such as schooling arenas, show jumps and cross-country courses. Many have access to bridle paths for picnic and pub rides through the Gloucestershire and Worcestershire countryside.
The following riding schools are listed in order of proximity to Park Farm Holiday Cottages, but all enjoy stunning Cotswold surroundings.
Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre (4 miles)
Website : www.bourtonvaleequestrian.co.uk
Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre is a friendly riding establishment offering expert tuition and scenic rides around Bourton on the Water and in particular the picturesque villages of Upper and Lower Slaughter. Facilities include a mini cross country course and outdoor school. Pre-booking is essential.
Overdale Equestrian Centre (6 miles)
Website : www.overdale-equestrian.co.uk
Riders of all ages and abilities will enjoy lessons at Overdale Equestrian Centre.
Durhams Farm Riding School (8 miles)
Website : www.cotswoldriding.com
Woodlands Riding Stable (11 miles)
Website : www.woodstanway.co.uk
Woodlands Riding Stables is set in the heart of the Cotswold Countryside. The escorted rides cover miles of private farmland and woodland trails, and include pub rides and picnic rides.
Cotswolds Riding (11 miles)
Website : www.cotswoldsriding.co.uk
Cotswolds Riding has over 50 horses and ponies to suit any level of ability. Set at the foot of the Cotswolds escarpment, riders can enjoy many miles of paths and bridleways, with virtually no roadwork.
Talland School of Equitation (20 miles)
Website : talland.net
Talland offers tuition for all ages and abilities from beginner to advanced and also the opportunity to watch top international horses in training.
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