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Family Riding Holiday Devon

If you have a child that dreams of owning their own pony then this could be the perfect holiday for everyone! Located in the heart of the beautiful Devonshire countryside, children will be able to spend their days at a quality BHS Approved Riding Centre learning to care for, handle and ride their 'own' pony whilst you relax and enjoy the many attractions that this pretty part of the UK has to offer. Adults are welcome to ride too. In addition to horse riding, Devon also offers a great range of opportunities for relaxation, sport and family fun. Enjoy gentle or challenging walks, great beaches, museums, galleries, surfing and much more.

What's Included:

  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Pony days (9.30 am - 3.30 pm)
  • Adult rides possible (not compulsory!)

Price: from £425 per person

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Sample Itinerary and prices – scroll down for more details

Day One

Today you will arrive in Devon’s beautiful countryside, with rolling hills, woodlands and beaches offering miles of off-road riding. Settle into your 4 star spa hotel (with golf) in the afternoon and discover the many facilities on offer at the hotel. 

Day Two & Three

After breakfast today the children will be heading for the riding centre. The stables are immaculate, the staff friendly and professional, and there is a tremendous range of horses and ponies suitable for all abilities from novice to expert.  There are a range of children’s pony activity days on offer with riding and  stable management elements. Adults who would like to enjoy riding themselves can have a lesson followed by a hack out. Adults who do not wish to ride can just enjoy the facilities of the hotel.

Day Four


Price Guide based on 2 pax per room

• 3 nights accommodation in 4 star spa hotel 
• 2 pony activities for children
• 2 adult riding opportunities (not compulsory!) Also non-rider price shown.


3 nights in spa hotel with breakfast

£425 £475 £450 £295

We take children from the age of 7 years on our pony days but children from the age of 4 can ride. 

Max adult weight 15 stone.

To read Equestrian Escapes reviews click on the link

Longer breaks are available, please email us for a tailor made quote stating your requirements.

This package is totally flexible and can be taken for any number of nights and at any time of the year.
Please note the prices for the self catering apartment are based on 4 sharing. We also have 6 person apartments.

Other family riding holidays are available in Wiltshire.

If you are interested in riding holidays in the UK please look at the other family friendly holidays that we offer in the Riding Holidays UK range.

Family Riding in Devon

Equestrian Escapes offers a wide range of UK horse riding holidays as well as horse riding holidays in Europe. Most of our riding holidays are suitable for children and families and non-riders are also welcome.

We inspect all the horses in our horse riding holidays to ensure the best quality holiday for you.

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

  • Flexible start/finish date
  • 3 - 7 night stay
  • 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
  • or Book by phone on 01829 781123

Optional Extras

  • Extra nights
  • Extra riding