Horse Riding In Pembrokeshire
Horse riding is an incredibly popular hobby in Pembrokeshire and with 116 miles of public bridalway is a unique and exciting way to explore the National Park. Riding through beautiful landscape and even cantering across a beach with your family is a unique experience you’ll cherish for years.
If you’ve never been near a horse or are nervous about trying, then your break is the perfect time to try. There are a host of stables in close vicinity to the resort catering for beginners and nervous rides, you never know, you could well be a natural.
Family Friendly Horse Riding Tours
There are several different options for horse riding tours close to Bluestone and we’ve picked three of the best. These stables are all family-friendly and cater for both beginners and more experienced riders.
Nolton Stables: 15.8 miles/25 minutes
Postcode: SA62 3NW
Based near Nolton Haven on St Bride’s Bay, Nolton Stables offers beach and countryside riding sessions. Either try a hack through woodland and a private 35-acre valley, where you can enjoy the views of the coast or try a beach ride which takes place at beautiful Druidston Haven, a spectacular backdrop.
Presli Pony Trekking
Distance from Bluestone: 14 miles/24 minutes
Postcode: SA66 7SE
If you want a unique view of the beautiful Preseli Hills that overlook Bluestone then head to Preseli Pony Trekking. Based at Mynacholg-ddu, they take trekkers deep into the wild hills, along ancient tracks where they get a unique view of the rugged landscape and the wildlife that calls it home. You might even pass a few ancient monuments along the way and of course, there’s the stunning views out across the county to enjoy during the ride.
Marros Riding Centre
Distance from Bluestone: 13.5 miles
Postcode: SA33 4PN
Just over the border and into Carmarthenshire is Marros Riding Centre. Based at Pendine, they cater for individual, couple or group rides and offer a range of different sessions to suit all level of rider. Their Woodland Treks takes you through their private ancient forest where you can enjoy the beauty of the outdoors at your own pace. For more experienced riders, they offer a trek down byways and fark tracks to Ragwen Point, which offers beautiful views over Carmarthen bay. Beach riding is also available, but only for over 16s and those with experience.
Welsh Mountain Ponies
During your visit keep your eye out for the wild Welsh Mountain Ponies that live within National Park. Despite their name, the native Welsh breed thrives in the coastal setting, and can be spotted along the coast including at Stackpole and Whitesands Bay. They may look relaxed and happy, but their grazing is performing a vital task that keeping vast areas of semi-natural habits the land in good condition. While they’re beautiful to look at, if you encounter any, please remember to keep your distance and let them get on with their important job!