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Horse riding on the Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight has hundreds of bridleways, peaceful country lanes and open sandy beaches to discover on horse back! 

Islsnd Riding Centre, Newport is set in acres of beautiful countryside just outside of Newport and is central to all of the Island’s many tourist attractions and beaches. The horse riding available is suitable for riders of all ages and abilities, and have a choice of experienced and qualified instructors on hand to develop your riding skills whether you are a beginner or advanced rider. 

Contact the Island Riding Centre on 01983 214000 / info@islandriding.com / www.facebook.com/islandridingcentre/



Hill Farm Riding Stables, Freshwater have 10 horses and 15 ponies at the stables, ranging from welsh section A’s to thoroughbreds to cater for all sizes, ages and abilities.

They are perfectly situated for hacking through the scenic West Wight countryside with Golden Hill Parkland, The old railway line alongside the beautiful River Yar, Tennyson Downs,  Afton Downs and so many more picturesque routes including South Coast beach rides. 

Call Hill Farm on 01983 752502 / 07748 253899 to check availability. Prices for horse riding are on their website...

HILL FARM ARE UNABLE TO ACCEPT CREDIT /DEBIT CARDS , there is a cash machine in Norris Grocers Niton, also at any of the local banks and supermarkets.

  • Kingates Farm - The Stables

    Prices from £199.00

    This stunning barn conversion sleeps 2 (plus an infant) has private use of a hot tub and indoor pool with steam room. The enclosed dog friendly garden has valley views and the paddocks have direct access to AONB South Coast foot and cycle paths to local gourmet pubs!

    • Private Hot Tub
    • Private use of indoor pool
    • Dog friendly enclosed garden
    • Discounted ferry crossing
    • No booking fee!
  • Kingates Farm - Farm Cottage

    Prices from £280.00

    Character Farm Cottage (sleeps 4) with secluded dog friendly garden and private use of indoor pool with steam room. Stunning valley views with direct access to South Coast AONB foot and cycle paths to local gourmet pubs from the paddocks.

    • Enclosed dog friendly garden
    • Private use of an indoor pool
    • Direct access to foot paths
    • Discounted ferry crossing
    • No booking fee!
  • Kingates Farm - Shepherds Hut

    Prices from £175.00

    Large traditional Shepherd's Hut sleeping 2 adults with attached ensuite "boudoir" bathroom, including private use of the indoor pool!

    • Private use of indoor pool
    • Direct access to footpaths
    • Discounted ferry crossing
    • No booking fee!
    • South East facing garden with valley views!
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