Scottish Riding Holidays

Scottish Riding Holidays for You & Your Horse

If you like adventure then Scottish Riding Holidays are your best route to horse riding in Scotland.

Explore the hills of wild Argyll, gallop on deserted beaches, trail ride through the stunning landscapes of the Grampian mountains, enjoy lochside rides and trek along miles and miles of virtually deserted beaches.

Is your dream, galloping across a deserted beach, with the Atlantic rolling in beside you?

Maybe you prefer the hush of mature forests where all you hear is the sound of your horses hooves and your own thoughts. Or what about wide open moorland with views to take your breath away and skylarks for company?

Scotland has some of the most beautiful scenery in the world and Scottish riding holidays are an experience not to be missed.

Scottish Riding Holiday Centres …


Highland Riding Centre
Highland Riding Centre – 01456 450220

Highland Riding Centre, Borlum Farm, Drumnadrochit IV63 6XN

Set amidst magnificient scenery just outside the twin villages of Lewiston and Drumnadrochit is the Highland Riding Centre; the home of Riding for the Disabled. We have well Schooled Horses and enjoy Rides overlooking Loch Ness with riders Grouped according to ability and we caringly cater for Children

Scottish Equestrian Hotel
Scottish Equestrian Hotel – 01555 661853

Scottish Equestrian Hotel . Lanark Race Course . Lanark . ML11 9TA

As the largest Horse Riding Holiday Centre in Scotland, we offer the finest in Horse Riding Holidays and Horseback Vacations you will find anywhere. A mix of tuition and hacking as you prefer; and sightseeing. After all, Edinburgh is less than an hour away along a quiet hill road. Even Loch Lomond is only just over an hour on the motorway.


Gorsebank Wigwams
Gorsebank Wigwams – 01556 611634

Greenhill Farm, A710 Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbrightshire (Dumfries & Galloway)

Bring yourself and your horse for a holiday at Gorsebank. We have quality stabling and paddocks available for our four legged guests and great on-site facilities, including a cross country course and all weather arena.

You can access the forest trails without any road work, even enjoy a half day hack to the coast and ride across the surf on the beach. We have ample, secure parking for trailers and boxes.

Brenfield Farm, Ardrishaig
Brenfield Farm – 01546 603274

Brenfield Farm, Ardrishaig, Argyll, Scotland. PA30 8ER

Brenfield Farm is the home of Argyll Trail Riding and Castle Riding Centre. Established over 25 years ago by expert horsewoman, Tove Gray-Stephens, Brenfield is one of the leading trail and riding holiday centres in the United Kingdom, and has the deserved reputation for providing the most enjoyable and memorable holidays set in some of the most spectacular scenery in Scotland.


Auchencairn in Dumfries
Riding Holidays Scotland – 01556 640 202

Auchencairn in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

Arrive the night before your riding holiday starts and stay at Auchencairn House. Here, you will enjoy the finest hospitality throughout your stay and excellent local food served in style. All our riding holidays are designed for small parties of 2-6 people. Non-riders are welcome and can explore our undiscovered corner of Scotland with golf, fishing and mountain biking as alternative entertainment. Non-riders can also meet their partners each day for their gourmet picnic lunch.

Touchdown Trails Riding Centre
Touchdown Trails – 01586 552437

Morayshire, Northern, Scotland

TOUCHDOWN TRAILS – We have had a successful yard in Shropshire for nine years but ran out of space so have relocated to the hills of Moray where there is plenty of room. We are also starting a trail riding centre in the Moray countryside. We are currently building an American barn, indoor and outdoor school and cross country course …


Ayr Equitation Centre
Ayr Equitation Centre – 01292 266 267

South Mains, Corton Road, Ayr KA6 6BY , Ayrshire, Scotland

Ayr Equitation Centre is a family run, purpose built facility, set in its own 75 acres of fine fertile land. The purpose built facility boasts stunning views acress the ‘Heads of Ayr’ and the ‘Firth of Clyde whilst being surrounded by spectacular countryside. The Ayrshire Equitation Centre offers a high standard of riding and horsemanship and prides itself on the many commendations it has received, British Horse Society, Trekking & Riding Scotland, Association of British Riding Schools Approved and also 4 star Commended by the Scottish Tourist Board.

Shanter Riding Centre
Shanter Riding Centre – 01655 331636

Heather Young BHSII – Shanter Riding Centre, Shanter Farm, Maidens Ayrshire KA26 9NQ

Shanter Riding Centre is a friendly, family run facility, set in the most wonderful environment, offering a fantastic view on the sea. Shanter Riding Centre offers a high standard of riding and horsemanship; we are affiliated to the Trekking & Riding Society for Scotland and also work closely with the Ayrshire and Arran Tourist Board. Based on the beautiful coastline of South Ayrshire, in the idyllic town of Maidens, we can offer a great variety of equestrian activities. From rides along the sandy beach or through the Culzean Park…anything is possible.


Blair Castle Trekking Centre
Blair Castle Trekking Centre – 01796 481568

Balanloan Farm, Blair Atholl, Pitlochry, Perthshire, PH18 5TY

The Blair Castle Trekking Centre uses home-bred Highland Ponies to take you far into the hills. A range of rides and treks are available to suit all ages and levels of experience. Complete beginners are welcome.

Loch Tay Highland Lodges and Equestrian Centre
Loch Tay Highland Lodges & Equestrian Centre – 01796 481568

Milton Morenish, By Killin, Perthshire, FK21 8TY

The Equestrian Centre is a purpose built facility, approved by the British Horse Society, providing guests with the very best in all things equestrian. We cater for all ages and abilities – from pony rides for small children, to exhilarating rides into the hills or splashing through the shallows of Loch Tay. We have an Olympic-size indoor riding school with viewing gallery, lecture room, tea and coffee facilities, toilets and disabled access. There is also an adjoining 60×20 metre outdoor riding menage and of course all our instructors are BHS and TRSS qualified.


The Gleneagles Equestrian Centre
The Gleneagles Equestrian Centre – 01764 694351

Auchterarder, Perthshire, Scotland, PH3 1NZ

Magnificent horse trail riding opportunities at the Gleneagles Equestrian School. One of the world’s finest horse riding facilities, providing a full range of equestrian activities for adults and children (including horse riding lessons) for all levels of experience. The School is an accredited British Horse Society training and examination School, and our fully-qualified coaches teach specialist horse riding programmes, including carriage driving, trail riding and cross country riding.

Hayfield Riding Centre
Hayfield Riding Centre – 01224 315703

Aberdeenshire, Scotland, AB15 8BB

One of the great things about a holiday at Hayfield is that you are immersed in a hive of equestrian activity from the day you arrive till the day you leave. You will be able to look out of your bedroom and see the horses grazing and the odd one may even come to your bedroom window. We can arrange just about anything you want. No two holiday weeks are exactly the same at Hayfield but one thing is for sure, if there is anything you ever fancied doing we can probably arrange it for you