Local Horse riding
There are two excellent facilities for horse riding within a few miles of Haltwhistle. You can arrange trekking and lessons for groups or individuals and all necessary protective wear is provided
Situated in beautiful countryside, Cragside stables provide riding lessons for all levels from 4 years old. with kind, well schooled horses and ponies, suitable for all levels including beginner and nervous riders. Riding hats and boots are supplied at no extra cost.
They also offer pony care lessons, birthday parties etc. in a large barn and they have a large outdoor school, covered spectator area and a picnic area.
There is plenty of off-road riding with varied terrain, woods, streams and tracks where you can see plenty of wildlife including deer, red squirrels, buzzards.
Visit their website for full details » cragsideridingstables.weebly.com/
Sinderhope Pony Trekking Centre
Sinderhope has horses and ponies in a range of sizes, types and temperaments to suit everyone from the complete beginner to the competent rider. Riding hats and boots are included.
There are various length treks to suit all abilities, riding over moorland and through dales on cobs and native type ponies.
Canters are arranged for the more experienced rider, while basic instructions and support are offered to the nervous or novice rider.
You can arrange private trekking for groups individuals or if you would like to go out on your own with one of their guides. All treks are escorted by experienced riders.
Enjoy beautiful scenery on horseback. The centre is based on a traditional working hill farm in Northumberland. It is surrounded by miles of beautiful moorland and wildlife is plentiful with many examples of upland birds of Great Britain, such as the black grouse, Red Grouse, Snipe and Lapwing.
Visit their website for full details » www.sinderhopeponytrekking.co.uk