Trekking, lessons, riding holidays and more are available at horse riding centres in the North Pennines.
Bank House Equestrian
Family run equestrian centre with accommodation and overnight stabling.
Contact: Ray and Nancy Atkinson
Bank House, Little Salkeld, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 1NN
Tel: 01768 881257
Website: Bank House Equestrian
Riding lessons, indoor and outdoor arena hire, livery and rider accommodation.
Hamsterley Riding School
Lessons while trekking in beautiful countryside, safe and happy horses, low prices, everyone welcome.
Contact : Judy Dennis
Dixon Carr Farm, Hamsterley, Bishop Auckland, Co. Durham DL13 3NH
Tel: 01388 488328 or 07774 971423
Open all year.
Trekking suitable for all ages (4+) along a quiet single track country lane. Association of British Riding Schools (ABRS) approved.
Families and beginners welcome – happy steeds and friendly staff!
Raygill Equestrian Centre
Contact: Adam Wall
Raygill Farm, Lartington, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham DL12 9DG
Tel: 01833 638739 or 07919 996045 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sinderhope Trekking Centre
Trekking suitable for all types of riders over moorland and along country roads: 1hr; 1.5hrs; 2hrs; and 3hrs – experienced riders only; all day (approx 5 hours). Lessons in indoor arena also available. Min age 4 for lessons and age 6 for trekking. Arena (including show jumps) also available for hire.
Contact: Lisa or Robert Philipson
High Sinderhope, Sinderhope, Allendale, Northumberland NE47 9SH
Tel: 01434 685266 Email: email@example.com
Website: Sinderhope Trekking Centre
Open all year
West Hoppyland Trekking Centre
West Hoppyland offers trekking over the high moors and along tree-lined tracks in Hamsterley Forest. Groups of up to three riders can be taken for treks of an hour or more. Four hour rides with picnic lunches are also available.
Contact: Carole or Bill Atkinson
West Hoppyland Farm, Hamsterley, Bishop Auckland, Co. Durham DL13 3NP
Tel: 01388 488196 or 07738 269134
Website: West Hoppyland Trekking Centre
Open all year