Border to Coast
6 Days | From £1800pp
Wales ( Best airport: Bristol / Birmingham)
Our flagship six-day, five-night Border to Coast trail starts from Freerein HQ on the Welsh/English Border in the Wye Valley, and finishes on the sands of the Dovey Estuary, Ynyslas. This is a real trail riding expedition, covering 100 miles, crossing Wales along unmarked tracks and trails through wild, remote hills and valleys, staying overnight at small inns and guest houses along the way.
Level of Riding and Fitness
You must be happy and confident cantering in open spaces to join this ride.
You will be riding between 6-7 hours each day, so riders must have a good level of current riding fitness. You must be physically fit enough to enjoy long trots and long days in the saddle on this riding expedition.
Weight limit: 92kg / 14.5 stone
Guides and Group Size
All Freerein guides are full time, paid adults who all have an extensive knowledge of our horses, routes and the hills. They are relaxed, friendly & professional.
Strict maximum of 8 guests per trail.
Tack and Riding Equipment
There is no luggage delivery on this trail. Each rider is supplied with our specially designed expedition saddle bags for spare clothes and personal belongings, and a smaller saddle bag for food and drinks. The amount of luggage each rider can take is roughly equal to one aircraft carry on sized bag/case. We also supply liners for your main expedition bags – these are 100% waterproof and will keep your belongings dry.
Brushes and hoof picks will be dispersed throughout the group which will be shared on trail.
Accommodation and Dining
All individuals are automatically booked a room for single occupancy. Accommodation is at B&Bs and Inns along the route. They are all basic, quirky, characterful, family run establishments that offer a warm welcome to trail riders. Expect to be fed well on this trip; food is all homemade using locally sourced ingredients where possible.
All accommodation places can cater for any dietary requirements with an advance notice.
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Border to Coast
6 Days / 5 Nights / 6 Riding days
Start 8:30am first day, finish 3pm final day
Single occupancy + £180pp
- Six days of riding
- Five nights accommodation
- All arrangements for the duration of the holiday.
- Trail riding horse, tack & saddlebags
- Services of guide
- Packed Lunches
- Evening Meals
- Airport transfers
- All drinks at any bar