Horse Riding Holidays in Wales

Come and experience the beautiful Welsh countryside on one these fantastic horse riding holidays. Ride the Border to Coast, an epic 6-day trail starting from the border of Wales in the Wye Valley and finishing with an exhilarating canter on the sands of Ynyslas beach in Borth. A true riding expedition where your personal belongings are carried on your horse in unique expedition saddlebags. Or if you prefer a shorter break, ride in the hoof prints of Prince Llewelyn on the 4-day Welsh Prince trail.


Learn To Ride Trail

3 days / 2 nights / 3 days riding

This trail is for adult beginners and novices. On this introduction to riding in the hills, our purpose is that you should feel at home with your horse and enjoy being in the saddle as you travel along the tracks and trails. Even those with little or no previous experience will soon be able to prepare their horse for the trail โ€“ catch, feed, groom, and tack up.


Silver John Trail

3 days / 2 nights / 3 days riding

This three day, two night trail ride starts and ends at Freerein HQ on the Welsh/English border in the Wye Valley. It is a fantastic, varied three days covering 45 miles, exploring the best of the Radnor Hills. Enjoy the peace and quiet of the green, rolling hills, ancient farmlands and heather swept moorlands with unbeatable views of the Black Mountains and Radnor Hills.


The Welsh Prince

4 days / 3 nights / 4 days riding

This four day, three night trail ride starts and ends at Freerein HQ on the Welsh/English Border in the Wye Valley. This is an incredible journey covering 70 miles, exploring the heart of Mid-Wales along unmarked tracks and trails through wild, remote hills and valleys, staying overnight at country inns and family run B&B’s along the way. The route is steeped in mystery and historic tales, dating back to the 1st Century.


Border to Coast

6 Days / 5 Nights / 6 Riding days

The Border to Coast trail takes you from the lush grenery ofย  the Welsh/English Border in the Wye Valley, and finishes on the open sands of the Welsh coast. Prepare for a real trail riding expedition, covering 100 miles, crossing Wales along unmarked tracks and trails through wild, remote hills and valleys filled with waterfalls, staying overnight at small inns and guest houses along the way. A true adventure.

Riding across the open hills

Wales is truly a supreme destination for a horse riding holiday. These trails will take you across the open hills on unmarked paths, through green lanes, streams and historic hamlets and on the rocky paths of timeworn droverโ€™s roads. Admire the ever-changing landscape between the ears of your horse, listen to the call of the magnificent red kite and let yourself unwind in the peaceful nature.

An unforgettable trail

Each day you will groom, feed and tack up your friendly horse before heading out to the hills. You will be riding approx. 6 hours daily, enjoying long trots along the way and lovely canters on the hillsides. A well-deserved rest is waiting at your overnight stop in a comfortable, local country inn or b&b. Spend the evenings in the company of your trail companions with hearty meals and a drink or two.

You canโ€™t help but fall in love with Wales with its rural charm and never-ending hills during this horse riding holiday.