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Horse riding in the forest

From mature woods to shady streams and beautiful open heathland, our forests offer some fantastic riding opportunities.

Check out our top horse riding forests or search for a horse riding trail near you using the map below.

Horse riders at Blakemere, DelamereDelamere

Delamere Forest offers great riding, with routes through the forest and up to the top of Old Pale. From this spot you can enjoy fabulous views over seven counties.

Horse riders at CroptonSherwood Pines

Discover Sherwood Pines on horseback. Gain access to a number of woodlands, designated trails and a horse-box parking area with a horse riding permit.

Horse riders at New ForestNew Forest

Horse riders have always enjoyed open access to the New Forest, which is well furnished with suitable tracks, from dappled glades to open heathland.

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Last updated: 22nd June 2017

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