Arrive and settle into your accommodation. You will be staying in a 4 star farm house B&B that has been carefully restored and decorated to an extremely high standard. This beautiful period property offers medieval vaulted ceilings and many original details and it sits within its own walled gardens overlooking the ancient church of St Madoc. All the bedrooms of the property are ensuite and have lovely views, comfortable beds, digital radios and a variety of books. Tonight you may like to head to one of the local pubs to enjoy dinner. If you arrive in this this afternoon you will start riding today, if not dont worry you can ride twice tomorrow and once on day three before you go home.
After breakfast you will be heading for the stables. The stables have a wide variety of horses and ponies so they can cater for all abilities from young children who are riding for the first time, through to those who have their own horse. This morning you will be paired with a suitable horse/pony for your current riding ability. Once settled and comfortable you will begin with your first hack through the local woodland. This ride takes you into the stables 35 acre private valley. You will be hacking in a sheltered, peaceful area where foxes, badgers, rabbits and pheasants roam freely and can sometimes be spotted. You will be riding on paths that follow the contours of the valley, making it possible to take many different routes and tracks. Some of these cater for the more experienced rider by having small cross-country jumps while the other paths may be taken at a more relaxed pace. The woodland ride accommodates all abilities and all riders will be accompanied by an experienced guide who is always happy to offer tips to improve your riding. This afternoon you will be heading onto the beautiful beach. On the beach you will split up into smaller groups based on your riding ability enabling everyone to enjoy the breathtaking scenery whilst riding at their own pace. When the tide is out there can be up to 2 miles of sand which can be ridden on all year round.
After breakfast you will be going for a final ride in this picturesque part of the British countyside taking you into Druidstone Haven. You will be hacking through wooded valley’s and along a coastal track which takes you through lush pastureland overlooking the inlets of Nolton and Druidston - giving a bird’s eye view over St.Bride's Bay. Out of high season you will be able to ride on the beaches of Newgale and Broad Haven. As well as riding over the stables land, there is a local bridleway and plenty of common land to enable you to take in the impressive coastal scenery. After your ride you will have the opportunity to say goodbye to your new found friends and horses before you depart.
Please note that due to the tides in Pembrokeshire your beach ride time may vary from the itinerary depending on what time of year you have booked your horse riding holiday in Wales.
If you want to extend your riding holiday then we offer a three and four night break. See detals below:
3 nights in the farmhouse, breakfast daily, 2 lunches and 5 riding opportunities - £435pp
4 nights in the farmhouse, breakfast daily, 3 lunches and 6 riding opportunities - £475pp
A selection of riding holidays are available to you both in the UK and Europe. Please take a look at our range of riding holidays UK without forgetting our horse riding holidays Italy.
We inspect all the horses in our horse riding holidays to ensure the best quality holiday for you. If you are interested to take your own horse on holiday to South Wales please see bed and breakfast for horses
This holiday is suitable for all levels of rider. If you are interested in taking up horse riding as a total novice then have a look at our articles page for more information about the facts - http://www.equestrian-escapes.com/W-is-for-why-take-up-horse-riding/