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Welsh Borders

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Welsh Borders

Welsh Borders 

"Your advice on the routes and what would work well for our party was spot on. Thank you, we couldn't have done it without you." Mark Royce

Welsh BrodersThe Welsh Borders network extends westwards from Leintwardine and Presteigne into Powys and the Welsh foothills. It is a remote and fairly hilly area with large expanses of grassy common land on the hilltops. There are big skies, the scenery is constantly changing and the views are stunning. The area is criss-crossed with ancient drove routes - and although the terrain is not as challenging as either Exmoor or the North York Moors, you should still expect a few steep hills!

There's a one-centre holiday at Felindre (south of Newtown) and another in a very remote location but if you prefer place-to-place rides then there are 3, 4 and 5-day options or you can combine the rides to make up to 6 riding days in all. This hilly area makes for challenging mountain biking.

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Welsh Broders

Welsh Borders

Day One

This ride takes you around the upper slopes of Beacon Hill, before dropping down onto the Teme Valley, where you cross the river into Shropshire. Take the drove tracks into the hills and join the Jack Mytton Way crossing the River Teme again and back into Wales. In the afternoon there is a lovely ridge ride along the hills to your accommodation high on the slopes of Beacon Hill.

 

Welsh Broders

Day Two

Today you will take a ride on part of the Glyndwr's Way, which is a National Trail that follows a convoluted route through the Welsh Marches where Owen Glydwr fought against English rule in the early 15th century. It stretches for 120 miles from Knighton to Welshpool, linking with Offa's Dyke Path at both ends. You'll experience grassy tracks, bridleways, hacks across streams and rivers and totally unspoiled border country.

 

Price for UK holidays with your own horse:
 
2 nights £240 (per person)
Additional nights £110 (per person)
 
This includes;
Dinner, bed and breakfast.
Marked maps with route descriptions.
Over night grazing for your horse and stabling where avaiable.
 
Optional extras;
Luggage Ferry £30 per group per day.
Transport: price available on request
 
Single Supplement;
Accommodation is based on twin or double occupancy.
Single rooms where available carry a £10 per night supplement.
 
We also offer bespoke holidays in the UK & Worldwide where we provide you with a horse, a guide and transport if required; priced individually

Call us on +44 (0)1256 773564 or email contact@redlandsequestrian.com to check the ride availability and dates, once we have confirmed availability you can download and fill in a booking form:

Each rider in the party must also complete a riding ability questionnaire before we can complete the final confirmation of your holiday booking.

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