Silver John Trail
Wales ( Best airport: Bristol/Birmingham)
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.
Level of Riding and Fitness
You must be happy and confident cantering in open spaces to join this ride.
You will be riding around 6-7 hours each day, so you 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 holiday.
Guides and Group Size
All the guides at this destination are full time, paid adults who all have an extensive knowledge of the horses, routes and the hills. They are relaxed, friendly & professional.
Strict maximum of 8 guests per trail.
Accommodation and Dining
All individuals are automatically booked a room for single occupancy.
Accommodation is at 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.
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Silver John Trail
3 days / 2 nights / 3 days riding
Single supplement: £66
Flights & Airport transfers
Do not book flights until you have received the Booking confirmation email from saddletravel.com.
The closest airport is either Bristol or Birmingham and the nearest train station is Hereford. If you travel the day before your trail starts, you can get a taxi or bus from Hereford to Hay-on-Wye where you can stay the night (we can recommend local accommodation options). You will need to arrange a transfer from your accommodation on the morning of your trail.
- Three full days trail riding
- Two nights accommodation on trail
- All Breakfasts
- All Packed Lunches
- All Evening Meals
- Arrangements for duration of holiday
- Trail riding horse, tack & saddlebags
- Backup as required
- Services of guide
- Luggage delivery
- All drinks at any bar