The Dartmoor Crossing
An 8 day, 7 night, progressive ride around Dartmoor stopping at different B&B’s and hotels each night.
Treat yourself to a unique riding adventure, enjoy fabulous horseback riding across the fascinating Dartmoor landscape.
On high quality, forward going horses.
We’ll guide you through incredible scenery, past prehistoric settlements, neolithic stone circles, ancient tin mines, beautiful forestry as well as Dartmoor’s natural beauty.
You will be guided through some of the most spectacular riding anywhere in the UK, stopping en-route at local beauty spots for a packed lunch.
Day 1; (usually a Sat, Friday in Sept) Arrive pm/eve check-in at the Castle Inn, Lydford http://castleinnlydford.co.uk/
Day 2: Trail ride from Meldon,of approx 4 hrs, overnight at the Castle Inn again.
Day 3: Ride across Dartmoor approx 4 – 5 hrs to the Two Bridges Hotel https://www.twobridges.co.uk/
Day 4: Ride on to Drywell Farm, 3 – 4 hrs, nr Widecombe for farm B&B.
Day 5: (May & July) Trail ride from Drywell Farm, 4 – 5 hrs overnight at Drywell again.
(Aug) Ride on to Chagford
(Sept) visit to Widecombe fair https://www.widecombefair.com/
Day 6: (May, July & Sept) Ride on to Chagford, 3 – 4 hrs overnight at the Three Crowns Hotel http://threecrowns-chagford.co.uk/
Day 7: Ride home to Meldon, 4 hrs, overnight at the Castle Inn again.
Day 8: Depart
7 nights with 5 days riding
£1,250 based on two persons sharing
£1,425 for single occupancy
Each week will include a day out of the saddle to visit a local attraction or a local agricultural and equine show. Maximum group size of 8 riders. 7 nights, 5 days riding across Dartmoor, plus 1 day out of the saddle.
29th June – 6th July : ***6 places available***
10th – 17th August (visit Chagford Show) : ***4 places available***
6th – 13th Sept (nb. Fri – Fri) (visit Widecombe fair) : ***3 places available***