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 our high quality, forward going Quarter 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/ or another fantastic local pub.
Day 2: Trail ride from Meldon,of approx 4 hrs, overnight at the same 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 a local Inn again.
Day 8: Depart
We are closed for the winter
Our riding holiday season opens again in late April 2021
For trips cancelled for whatever reason, any payments made can also be used against another trip in 2021 subject to availability,
Used against a trip in 2022
A full refund, subject to a £30 admin fee
‘The Dartmoor Crossing’
7 nights with 5 days riding
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.
2021 Dates & rates
£1350 based on 2 people sharing
£1520 for single occupancy
17th – 23rd May ‘COVID BREAK-OUT!’ 6 NIGHTS, £1230 & £1400***Fully booked***
26th June – 3rd July***5 places available***
14th – 21st August (visit Chagford Show)***1 place available***
10th – 17th Sept (Fri – Fri) (visit Widecombe Fair)***Fully booked***
2022 Dates & rates
£1470 based on 2 people sharing
£1640 for single occupancy
14th – 21st May
25th June – 2nd July
13th – 20th August (visit Chagford Show)
9th – 16th Sept (Fri – Fri) (visit Widecombe Fair)