Horse Riding Holidays in England

From exhilarating beach gallops to wild moorland adventures, the UK offers a vast range of horse riding holidays proving that you donโ€™t need to travel far to find great adventure. There are more pockets of wilderness in the UK than you might think โ€“ you just have to seek them out. From the wilds of Dartmoor to the pristine (and deserted) white sands of Wales, thereโ€™s no better way of exploring the valleys, highlands, coast and peaks of this island than on horseback on one of our holidays.


Dartmoor Cattle Drive

7 days / 6 nights / 5 days riding

Move hundreds of Scottish Highland cattle over the vast Dartmoor landscape โ€‹on well-trained Quarter horses with accommodation in a traditional Dartmoor inn or hotel. A rare chance for โ€‹confident riders to join the UK’s only cattle drive.


The Dartmoor Crossing

8 days / 7 nights / 6 days riding

A progressive ride around Dartmoor staying at different B&Bโ€™s and hotels each night. A unique riding adventure, youโ€™ll enjoy fabulous horse riding across the Dartmoor landscape on high quality, forward going Quarter horses. Youโ€™ll be guided through incredible scenery, past prehistoric settlements, neolithic stone circles, ancient tin mines and beautiful forestry, this trail is a real showcase of Dartmoorโ€™s natural beauty.

A warm welcome

Most of our UK horse riding holidays offer accommodation in pubs and small B&Bs. You can be sure of a warm welcome and some delicious home-cooked food in these rural boltholes. With comfy beds, proper tea, and spectacular, green countryside just beyond your window, you can be sure to have a great night’s sleep on one of our UK breaks.

Over 30 years experience

The UK is Saddle Travelโ€™s home turf and we are in a unique position to recommend riding holidays here. As well as working with other stables we also run our own trails throughout Wales and with over 30 years of trail riding holiday experience we know what makes the best riding holidays. So book a holiday to one of the UKโ€™s most special regions and explore the traditional villages, beaches, fells and moors, far from the bustling and fast-paced cities.