Horse Riding in Cornwall, England

The most southerly county in England, Cornwall may not be known for its horse riding but it does have plenty to offer the equestrian. Wild & rugged horse riding in Cornwall can be exhiliarating.

Cornwall has a wide variety of riding schools that offer equestrian services to all ages and experience levels.

Of all the ways to experience the beautiful sights and sounds of Cornwall’s wild and rugged coast, viewing it from horseback must be one of the best.

Many of the riding schools offer riding holidays with accommodation for you and your horse provided, either on-site or with local hotels.

Pony trekking, beach rides and rides across Cornwall’s moorlands are among the most popular ways to ride.

Horse riding in Cornwall is an experience not to be missed and equestrian events, horse shows and equestrian facilities are plentiful.

Horse Riding & Equestrian Centres in Cornwall

Newquay Riding Centre

Newquay Riding Stables – 01637 872699

Trenance Stables, Trenance Leisure Centre, Newquay, TR7 2HU

Offering Pony Trekking and Hacking including a trek suitable for beginners and nervous riders. Beautiful beach rides and evening pub rides for experienced riders.


Newton Equestrian Centre

Newton Equestrian Centre – 01326 240388

Newton Farm, Polhorman Lane, Mullion, Helston, Cornwall TR12 7JF

Riding for all levels of riding experience from novice to the more advanced. Visit us for an exhilarating beach ride, or we have fantastic accommodation if you wish to stay with us for an extended riding holiday.


Chiverton Riding Centre  At Chiverton Riding Centre you can go one to one, or join a group lesson with a qualified instructor. Chiverton is run by George Forrest and his team who …


Trail Rides & Trekking in Cornwall…

The North Cornwall Trail

From Bodmin to the Devon border the north Cornwall trail is 40.5 miles long and suitable for equestrians. In Cornish, the name is Hens Kernow Gleth. The trail offers panoramic views to the north coast as well as quiet tree-lined valleys.

The First and Last Trail

25 miles long from Lands End, Cornwalls rugged south western land mark, it passes through the beautiful countryside of West Penwith then hugs the south coast before crossing the narrow isthmus of land between Cornwalls south and north coasts to end at Hayle.

The Engine House Trail

In Cornish The Engine House Trail is Hens an Jynjyow; it 24 miles long and explores an area with the largest concentration of mining heritage in Cornwall. A multi-use trail perfect for horse riders but also used by walkers and cyclists.

The Camel Trail

The Camel Trail provides a rare opportunity for horse riders to enjoy the beauty of the Cornish landscape from the fantastic estuary views near Padstow to superb native woodlands of ash, oak, beech, hazel and holly.


Local Riding in Cornwall - Your Equestrian Centre or Business
Are you the secretary of a riding club or owner of a trekking or equestrian centre in Cornwall and not in the above list or on our equestria map, then be sure to Submit Your Details to our Horse Riding in Cornwall section