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Horse Riding

Eden offers many venues to combine sightseeing and some adventure with a leisurely trek through the countryside.Horse Rider photo by Dave Willis courtesy of the Cumbria Photo Library

Bank House Equestrian
Little Salkeld, Penrith, CA10 1NN
Telephone: 01768 881257

Happy Hooves Horse Riding Centre
The Coach House, Skirsgill Lane Eamont Bridge, Penrith, CA10 2BQ
Telephone: 01768 862153

Leacett Cottage Trekking Centre Ltd
Leacett Cottage Riding Stables, South Whinfell, Near Melkinthorpe, Penrith, CA10 2DS
Telephone: 01931 712028
Mobile: 07525 483691 
Horse Riders
Park Foot Pony Trekking
Howtown Road, Pooley Bridge, Penrith, CA10 2NA
Telephone: 017684 86696

Rookin House Equestrian and Activity Centre
Rookin House Farm, Troutbeck, Ullswater, Penrith, CA11 0SS
Telephone: 017684 83561

Stonetrail Trekking and Riding
Street Farm, Ravenstonedale, Kirkby Stephen, CA17 4LL
Telephone: 015396 23444

Horse Trails

Join Rachel Ardley, an experienced Cumbrian horse guide for an exciting and fun day out riding your own horse on the beautiful Lake District Fells.

Lakeland Horse Trails
Toddle Cottage, Bampton, Penrith CA10 2QJ
Telephone: 01931 713304

Ullswater Saddleback Horse Trails

Ullswater Saddleback Horse Trails offers bespoke guided horse trails in the Northern Lake District. Guests use their own horse and each ride is tailored to horse and rider’s ability and fitness. Owner and Guide Leader, Angie Coulston has been riding the Cumbrian fells for many years. An experienced trek leader, Angie is passionate about taking her own horses Ozzy and newer addition Elle high into the mountains to explore and soak up the spectacular views.

Ullswater Saddleback Horse Trails
Based at Hole House Farm
CA10 2NG
Telephone: 017684 86791
Ullswater Saddleback Horse Trails


Horse Riding Equipment Shops

Penrith area:

Go Outdoors, Ullswater Road, Penrith, CA11 7EH
Telephone: 0344 387 6841

WCF Pet and Equestrian, Brunswick Road, Penrith, CA11 7JU
Telephone: 01768 862207Girl horse riding

Alston area:

Urban Horse, 5 High Beldy, Garrigill, Alston, CA9 3DG
Telephone: 01434 422700


Pennine Bridleway

The Pennine Bridleway offers horse riders, cyclists and walkers the opportunity to explore 205 miles of the Pennines' ancient packhorse routes, drovers roads and newly created bridleways. For more information visit the National Trails website.


Eden Valley Loops - Cumbria's Bridleways

The Eden Valley Loops routes encompass multi-user 84 miles (135km) of dramatic landscape around Ullswater and the North Pennines. Whether you're enjoying a holiday with your horse, bicycle or on foot or live locally and just enjoy exploring there is something for everyone on these excellent and diverse trails.  For more information visit the Long Distance Walking Association website.