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Childrens' Camp North Yorkshire

If you are looking for something a little different for your child to do over the summer holidays, then look no further! Our riding centre is located in the heart of the North York Moors National Park. This is an onsite residential holiday suitable for young riders, up to the age of 16 - pony mad beginners or those wanting to build confidence. Nestled in beautiful countryside with plenty of well behaved ponies, our riding centre has miles of off road riding on bridleways and forest tracks for children to experience from horse back.

What's Included:

  • 5 days
  • 4 nights
  • Full board onsite
  • All riding
  • Stable management
  • 24 hr supervision.

Price: £795


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Sample Itinerary and prices – scroll down for more details

This is a fun filled and varied week with for your youngsters which will help them to improve their confidence around horses whilst having to look after their pony for the week.

  • Up to 4 hours of riding a day

  • Lessons in stable management which include handling your pony, grooming, plaiting, bathing, and tacking up.

  • Full day ride with a stop off for lunch (pocket money for cake and lunch needed) 

  • Fun, interactive games – on and off ponies

  • A Tack and Turnout competition which provides motivation to get into that healthy-competitive mood!

  • A show morning which allows kids to show off skills they’ve learnt during the week with rosettes.

  • Sleeping in the farmhouse in girls and boys dorm rooms

  • All meals homecooked

  • BBQ and Games night
  • Drop off Monday 12 midday to collection Friday 2.30pm

Sample Itinerary

Monday 

Drop off children at the farmhouse between 11.00 & 12.00. We spend some time getting to know our young riders and spend some time with parents or guardians before you head home.

12.00 lunch, meet and greet the horses and staff and go through the weeks plans plus house and yard rules and a safety briefing

Afternoon meet the ponies, learn to groom and riding assessment

4.00 afternoon tea, structured tack cleaning, free time, evening meal

9.00 – drink, biscuit & bed

Tuesday 

8-8.30 - Breakfast

9-10 – grooming, tacking up

10-12 – riding

12-1 – lunch, free time

Afternoon - grooming, tacking up riding/show practise, mounted,

4.00 afternoon tea, tack cleaning, free time, evening meal.

Tonight, weather permitting, we will do the much loved 'River Run'! Pack old clothes and trainers to splash about in our local brook.

9.00 – drink, biscuit & bed

Wednesday

8-8.30 - Breakfast

9-10 – grooming, tacking up

10-12 – riding

12-1 – lunch, freetime

Afternoon - stable management – teamwork for show prep, learning how to turn out a horse to show standard, practise plaiting, washing tails 

4.00 afternoon tea followed by tack cleaning, free time, evening meal and weather permitting a river run.

9.00 – drink, biscuit & bed

Thursday 

 8-8.30 - Breakfast

9-10 – grooming, tacking up

10-4 – DAY RIDE with a lunch stop

4.00 - afternoon tea followed by BBQ & Games night

9.00 – drink, biscuit & bed

Friday 

8-8.30 - Breakfast

9-12 – grooming, show prep & SHOW TIME

12.00 Lunch & Pack up & Prize Giving

2.30 Collection

Suitable for Ages 8 - 16

Beginners and Experienced Riders

These camps have been successfully run over the past few years, dramatically improving many children's riding skills but please note there is no arena and lessons are carried out in the surrounding paddocks and while out hacking.

2023 DATES & PRICES

Easter Special

3-6th April 3 Day, 3 Night £595 per child

Summer 4 Day, 4 Night 

£795 per child

24-28 July

29 May - 02 June 

07 - 11 August 

For tips regarding your holiday such as what to wear and riding ability, please visit the Travel Tips page.

We work hard to ensure that each customer has a great time on their holiday. Please see some riding holiday reviews here.

We have a large range of holidays to suit a range of riding abilities. Please see here for more information.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

How To Book

  • 30% deposit to book
  • Final balance 6 weeks prior to holiday
  • Book On-line by filling in the booking form below and pay deposit via WorldPay
  • Book by phone on 01829 781123

Optional Extras

  • none