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
April 2021 - WE ARE OPEN!!!!
We are pleased to announce that we are now open for half-day and
full-day trekking and hacking
To book a ride, please contact us via the email address or telephone
IMPORTANT To meet the Welsh Government's coronovirus
regulations will mean that the rides and available spaces will be
limited at present.
We can now offer rides for children under the age of 18
For adult riders we must respect the requirements that:
no more than 2 households come together
(includes the guide/instructor)
no more than 6 adults meet out-of-doors
can therefore offer one-to-one rides, rides for family groups and
Unfortunately, we are
unable to accept riders from addresses in England until 12 April, but
please do contact us to book and arrange rides from this date.
RIDES AND MOUNTAIN, MOORLAND & FOREST RIDING BREAKS We are now taking
bookings for these riding breaks starting from the beginning of June.
Please contact us for availability and dates.
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