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Horse Riding

Eden offers many venues to combine sightseeing and some adventure with a leisurely trek throughHorse rider photo by Helen Shaw the countryside.

The Pennine Bridleway 

Follow ancient packhorse routes, drovers roads and newly created bridleways through the magnificent Pennines. 

The Pennine Bridleway is a 205 mile (330 km) long National Trail running through the Pennine hills from Derbyshire to Cumbria. It has been specially designed for horse riders 

and is also a fantastic trail for mountain bikers and walkers. The route was opened in stages with the final section and full length officially opened in June 2012 by the President of the British Horse Society, Martin Clunes.

For more information visit the National Trails website.

Horse riderEden 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. 

Horse Riding in Eden 

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

Happy Hooves Horse Riding CentreHorse rider photo by Dave Willis courtesy of the Cumbria Photo libraryThe Coach House, Skirsgill Lane Eamont Bridge, Penrith, CA10 2BQ
Telephone: 01768 862153
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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

Horse Trails

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, Ullswater, CA10 2NG
Telephone: 07968 658642


Horse Riding Equipment Shops

Girl horse riding

Penrith area:

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

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

Alston area:

Urban Horse, Unit 1, Station Yard Workshops, Alston, CA9 3HN
Telephone: 01434 422700