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Equestrian activities and accommodation in the Cotswolds

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Cotswolds Equestrian

Drive down a country lane in the Cotswolds and you're just as likely to see a horse and rider as you are a car or a tractor.

The rural nature of the Cotswolds is surely one of the reasons we have so many horse lovers living here and why visitors to the Cotswolds often seek out equestrian related activities or even horse accommodation when they holiday in the Cotswolds.

Horse Riding Centres in the Cotswolds

There are many horse riding centres in the Cotswolds. Whether you are a novice horse rider or a more experienced rider then you are sure to find a centre that suits your requirements. Not only will you be able to learn to ride in the Cotswolds, but some riding schools will also arrange guided rides on bridleways in the Cotswolds.

South Cerney Riding School
Address: Cerney Wick Farm, Cerney Wick, near Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Telephone: +44 (0)1793 750151

Talland School of Equitation
Address: Dairy Farm, Ampney Knowle, near Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Telephone: +44 (0)1285 740 155

Tuition for all ages and abilities from beginners to advanced riders. Flexible courses including residential. Large indoor and outdoor schools. Dressage, show-jumping, cross-country, side-saddle. Horses broken in and schooled. Livery available. Riding for disabled.

Durham's Farm Riding School

Address: Chastleton, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, GL56 0SZ
Telephone: +44 (0)1608 674 867

Horses and Ponies for all levels. Ponies for hire for shows etc. or loan. Group and private lessons. Hacking. Liveries taken, full, part or working.

Horse Friendly Accommodation in the Cotswolds

It is common for dog owners to take their pets on holiday with them, seeking out dog friendly places to stay in the Cotswolds will be top of their list of requirements when planning a holiday in the Cotswolds.

But horse owners like to take their (larger) four-legged friends on holiday too!

Mucky Cottages - Self catering accommodation with equestrian facilities
Mucky holiday cottage in the Cotswolds offers you the opportunity to "Take your horse on Holiday" by providing grazing, 4 stables in the Mucky Cottage’s garden and adjacent paddock.

There's even ample parking for your trailer or lorry, in front of the cottages, to enable you to store your equipment safely.

Address: Mucky Cottages, Naunton, Gloucestershire, GL54 3AY
Telephone: +44 (0)1451 851020

B and B Accommodation at Jill Carenza Equestrian
The choice of rooms include a twin, four-poster double, or family room (four-poster plus single bed), each with ensuite shower and wash basin, sharing two hallway wc's. Additionally there is a double room with private bath and WC.

Want to bring your horse with you? Bespoke packages to include accommodation can be arranged. Phone for details.

Address: Stanton, near Broadway, Worcestershire, WR12 7NE
Telephone: +44 (0)1386 584250

Foxhill B&B, Naunton
Foxhill, originally a coaching inn dating back to 1730, offers comfortable, affordable accommodation. The rooms are in an annex so the guests enjoy greater independence and privacy having direct access to their rooms from the garden. We welcome dogs and horses.

Telephone: +44 (0)1451850496
Address: Old Stow Road, Naunton, Gloucestershire, GL54 5RL

Polo in the Cotswolds

Whether you want to watch polo or you are interested in taking up the sport then Cirencester Park Polo Club is a good place to start.

Page last updated 12/09/2013 09:25:31

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