Things to do - Horseriding and Pony Trekking

Horse Riding in Cumbria and the Lake District can offer so much more, it can be either relaxing or lively for all the family or individual. A gentle walk through the village to an exhilarating gallop along the beach horse riding and trekking is suitable for all ages and abilities.

You will find first class instruction and horses for anyone who wanted to take a break and improve their riding at a price they could afford. Whether you are trekking along a bridleway or the beach you will discover beauty, freedom and panoramic views of the Lake District and surrounding areas.


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Horse Riding in the Lakes can be a rewarding time and fun whilst being able to enjoy the beauty of the area and freedom the Lake District and surrounding areas has to offer.

If you would like to try horse riding or improve your skills whilst in the Lake District the stables below are the closest to Woodend.

Whether it’s for ½ hour or ½ day, these stables can tailor your trek to suit you.

For trekking on Cold Fell near Ennerdale

Horse ridingWhat better way to enjoy the beauty and tranquillity of the Western Lake District, than by taking a gentle trek over fells and tracks. Bradley’s trained instructors will take you on a journey never to be forgotten - whatever your age or riding ability.

To find out more please visit

For beach and fell trekking near Silecroft

Horse riding on the beach.Murthwaite Green Trekking Centre is a friendly and professional family run horse riding & pony trekking business located within the Lake District National Park, Cumbria. It was established in 2002 by Cath and Phil Wrigley and offers horse riding and pony trekking on the nearby beach and fells. Our prime location allows us direct access onto Silecroft Beach with its 5 miles of golden sand and shallow waters. 

To find out more please visit


The Cottages

The Bothy


Self contained and detached offering "upside down" accommodation for 2 people. More...

The Schoolhouse


Self contained and detached facing due south up the fell offering character studio accommodation for 2 people. More...

The Cottage


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The Buttery


Self contained adjoining the barn offering character accommodation for 2 people. More...


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