The Cotswolds has many quality riding schools offering horse riding for all ages and abilities. Many schools have their own facilities such as schooling arenas, show jumps and cross-country courses. Many have access to bridle paths for picnic and pub rides through the Oxfordshire countryside.
The following riding schools are listed in order of proximity to Heath Farm Holiday Cottages, but all enjoy stunning Cotswold surroundings.
Distance from farm: 3.6 Miles
Turpins Lodge Riding Centre
Turpins Lodge, Tadmarton Heath Road, Hook Norton, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 5DQ
Turpins Lodge Riding Centre – Has an indoor school, an outdoor school with an all weather surface and a large undercover area for grooming and stable management so all their riding lessons are able to take place.
Distance from farm: 13.3 miles
Durhams Farm Riding School is a family run business situated between the popular market towns of Moreton in Marsh, Stow on the Wold and Chipping Norton. Their farm spans 60 acres of glorious land within the Cotswolds. The riding school was founded in 1994 to bring together people of every background and all ages to have fun and learn new skills. Pat and her wonderful team are dedicated to providing you with the best possible service and a horse riding experience that is second to none.
Distance from farm: 14.2 Miles
Overdale Equestrian Centre
Nether Westcote, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 6SD
Overdale Equestrian Centre – Rider Biomechanics Specialists – Their Aim: To improve the performance of the rider, so they can be safe, competent and confident and that in turn they can be the best they can be to make it easy for the horse to carry them and to perform to the best ability of that partnership, whether just starting riding or competing at higher levels.
Distance from farm: 19.1 Miles
Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre
College Farm, Bourton on the Water GL54 2HN
Tel: 07910 138465
Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre – Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre is a friendly riding establishment offering expert tuition and scenic rides around Bourton on the Water and in particular the picturesque villages of Upper and Lower Slaughter.
Distance from farm: 36.8 miles
The Polo Office, Cirencester Park Polo Club, Gloucestershire, GL7 1UR
Phone: 01285 653225
For the quintessential English polo experience, Cirencester Park Polo Club is the supreme venue. Established in 1894, amid 3000 acres of one of the country’s most beautiful parks, nestled within the heart of the delightful Cotswolds; Cirencester provides the highest levels of polo whilst retaining the charm of a wonderfully relaxed country polo club.