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Horses and Spa

Cheshire is never more beautiful than when experienced on horseback. It is a true horsey county with miles of off road riding through scenic farmland and forest. Horses are embedded within the culture of this county. Set in the heart of the Cheshire countryside this break offers riders the chance for a great riding experience whilst enjoying the relaxation offered at a four star Spa Hotel. This is one of our most popular UK horse riding holidays.

What's Included:

  • 2 nights in Spa Hotel accommodation
  • Breakfast daily
  • 3 riding lessons
  • 1 hack out
  • Single room supplement from £65per night
  • Non rider price from £250pp

Price: from £450pp

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Sample Itinerary and prices – scroll down for more details


Arrive today and settle in to your 4 star country hotel set within the spectacular rolling hills of Cheshire. The rooms are all furnished to an exceptional standard complete with a luxurious en-suite bathroom, flat screen TV and tea and coffee making facilities not forgetting 24 hour room service ensuring your every need is catered for. If time permits we can organise a ride for you today, if not riding will start tomorrow morning. This evening you may like to dine in the hotel’s restaurant and sample one of their 2 AA rosette-winning menus. Their mouth-watering menus are perfect for tempting your taste buds and this is complimented by an extensive wine list. Included in the room rate is full use of the hotel leisure facilities (gym, pool, sauna and steam rooms). 


After breakfast make the short drive to the riding stables (3miles away), after a short assessment you will be allocated a horse suitable for your size and experience and your journey of discovery will begin. Lunch may be taken in the form of a bar snack at the adjacent hotel or in a local pub just minutes away. This afternoon you will be enjoying a picturesque hack along bridleways and quiet country lanes. This evening you may like to enjoy a swim in the 18 metre swimming pool or relax in the thermal suite which provides a choice of options including a sauna, steam room, an ice room and experience showers. Alternatively, why not work out in the fully equipped gym.


After breakfast in the hotel you can choose between a final lesson or a hack out. This afternoon you can choose again between a lesson or a hack.

The stables take children from the age of 10.

For non-riding golf enthusiasts wanting to come along, we can offer you 2 rounds of 18 hole golf. You can choose from 2 golf courses (Championship and Premiership) both set in acres of beautiful parkland providing a delight for the eye as well as a challenge to all levels of golfer. These courses offer panoramic views of the Cheshire plains and when you have finished your round of golf you can be sure of a warm welcome at the award-winning clubhouse where wholesome bar meals, drinks and snacks are served.

Packages Available Wednesday - Friday Prices:

Complete beginner package (for those who have never sat on a horse): 2 nights B&B double/twin room, 4 private beginner lessons from £450 pp, solo occupancy £580 per person

Learn to canter / refresher package (for those who have ridden in the past and can walk and rise in trot): 2 nights B&B double/twin room, 3 private lessons and 1 hack from £450pp, solo occupancy £580 per person.

Experienced riding package (for those who can walk, trot and canter confidently): 2 nights B&B double/twin room, 3 private lessons choose dressage or show jumping and 1 experienced hack from £450pp, solo occupancy £580 per person.

Please note when choosing your riding programme that you must be in balance and in control of your horse  in walk, trot and canter in the opinion of the instructor to be able to hack out.

Weight Limit 14 stone

Weekends sometimes available please contact us for price.

For non rider partners who want to play golf the cost is: 2 nights B&B double/twin room, 2 rounds of 18 holes on the Premiership/Championship course from £350pp  

For non rider partners who just want to chill in the spa, includes 2 nights B&B from £250pp

Single room supplement from £65 per night weekdays and £95 per night Friday and Saturday.

Spa treatments can be pre-booked. Children swim times (aged 15 and under) are 9am to 11am and 3pm to 6pm.

All prices include full use of The Spa facilities

Customer Feedback:

"Wonderful week in Cheshire horse riding through Equestrian Escapes.  My 10 year old daughter thoroughly enjoyed herself and the coaching and support she received from the trainers at the stables was second to none."

"Just returned from an amazing 2 night 3 day stay in beautiful Cheshire. 
The spa hotel was lovely, the breakfast amazing and the staff couldn't do enough for us. The stables were fabulous! Chris our trainer, knew her stuff and worked out quickly what we needed. I was assigned a fabulous horse called RED who just knew I wasnt very confident but looked after me so well. I even learnt to canter for the first time! Sandra the owner, was lovely too and we felt very much at home. We are lucky to only live 40 mins away and will be back for private lessons in the not too distant future. Meanwhile were ready to book this amazing break again & have emailed for a quote. Our party consisted of 2 mums and our 13 year old daughters and we all agreed it was the BEST UK holiday EVER!! Please pass on our thanks to everyone involved"

To read Equestrian Escapes reviews click on the link

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
  • 2 - 14 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

  • Additional nights
  • Additional rides
  • Spa treatments