Since 1966, our small family-run centre
has been offering Spectacular
Riding in the Heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park - come and
experience it for yourself!
Latest News 2
November 2021 - WE ARE OPEN OVER WINTER
We are pleased to announce that we are remaining open over winter for half-day and
full-day Trekking and Hacking
rides for individual riders and small groups.
Our weight limit for all rides is 14.5 stone (92kg).
To book a ride, please contact us via the email address or telephone
numbers below. We have plenty of spaces available.
IMPORTANT Please remember there are still some Welsh Government coronovirus
restrictions in place and you will need to wear a mask in the office and during hat fitting.
RIDES AND MOUNTAIN, MOORLAND & FOREST RIDING BREAKS We are now taking
bookings for Moorland and Forest riding breaks starting from early-May 2022. The currently advertised 2021 prices are
guaranteed for 2022 bookings until Christmas 2021 so do consider booking early!
Please Note: Most bank holidays in 2022 are already fully booked for moorland and forest breaks.
Go to the Hacking page for more details and current prices.
Unfortunately, due to the logistical complexitities and limited accommodation arising from the Coronavirus pandemic,
we have decided we will not be able to offer our popular 2 - 5 day exploratory Trail Rides during 2022.
Covid Safe Whilst at Ellesmere stables, please
maintain social distancing and make
use of the hand sanitisers we have available to protect yourself and
others. We also have face masks and nitrile gloves available on request. For 2021, to ensure
social distancing and so protect riders and
staff, we ask that you arrive about 45 minutes before the ride is due
to depart. This will help to make sure that we continue to be
joined the international World Travel & Tourism Council "Safe
Travels" scheme, so if you're travelling from afar, you have the
confidence to know our rides and accommodation providers meet
coronavirus safe visit standards.
Situated on the edge
of Llangorse Lake, which nestles between the ruggedly remote Black
Mountains and the grandeur of the Brecon Beacons, Ellesmere Riding
Centre is a small and friendly stables with 20 well-schooled quality
horses and ponies to choose from.
From our herd of strong, fit Welsh
cobs, and cob and thoroughbred crosses, we offer the ultimate riding
experience for everyone through the outstanding scenery of the Brecon
Beacons National Park - from genteel pony treks for complete novices
and families wanting to sightsee on horseback, to exclusive 5-day
exploratory long-distance trail riding holidays for accomplished riders.
We are ideally situated less than an hour
by road from Cardiff, the capital city of Wales, and with easy links to
the M4 motorway and Abergavenny, the gateway to Wales, with its regular
train service. For overseas travellers, there are regional airports at
Cardiff and Bristol.
We do hope that you will
come and join us and take the opportunity to explore and enjoy on
horseback our beautiful Welsh countryside for yourselves.
To celebrate our 50 years of
offering superb riding for all abilities, we are keeping our prices
unchanged from last year - so why not come along and experience riding
our wonderful horses for yourself - we would love to see you!
To see what some of our past riders
have said about riding with us, why not take a look at a few of our rider reviews from over the last few