Approved Riding Centre

Stonetrail Riding Centre
Street Farm
Ravenstonedale
Kirkby Stephen
Cumbria
CA17 4LL

Tel: 015396 23444
Email: Get In Touch

North West Regional Development Agency

This project is being delivered through the Northwest Development Agency, with Defra as the managing authority

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This project is part financed by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areasThis project is part financed by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas

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2019 Horse Holidays at Stonetrail

Enjoy a holiday with your horse with superb hacking straight form our gate in the Yorkshire DalesNational Park. We have been offering horse holidays for over 10 years with luxury self catering, a spa room, great hacking and livery facilities designed to keep your horse happy on holiday. We are a small and friendly professionally run yard specialising in riding holidays where you can be assured of a warm welcome and our expert advice on the local tracks and trails. We can accommodate groups of up to 12 horses at a time. Our facilities are inspected and approved by the BHS Horses Welcome scheme which assures you of the highest standards of yard management.

You can choose to self guide with one of our easy to follow route maps (no charge) or hire an expert guide to help you explore tracks and trails. Situated on the fell side, our gates lead directly onto the bridleway and open common where you can enjoy quiet hacks to the pub, picnic rides in hidden valleys and exhilarating canters along lovely wide green lanes. It’s a perfect holiday.

Facilities for your horse:

Great choice of safe riding routes leading onto the bridleway straight from our gate 

7 indoor stables fitted with rubber matting & 2 outdoor stables.  

24 hour grazing in a choice of 6 small post & rail paddocks  

Secure tack room

Haylage or hay provided or bring your own

Bedding available to purchase if required 

Drying room

Hot / cold horse shower

Easy access for boxes and trailers and plenty of parking

Wheelbarrows, forks & water buckets provided

Route maps 

Horses are welcome to arrive on the yard from 1pm on your day of arrival. The checkout time from the yard on your day of departure is 12 noon.  

Please click here to view images of our livery facilities 

Riders Accommodation

We have a choice of 5 beautifully furnished farmhouse style cottages of varying sizes overlooking the stables and paddocks. 

Indoor jacuzzi room

Great inn within walking distance and several award winning inns a short drive

Check in time to your accommodation on your day of arrival is 3pm. The checkout time from your accommodation is 10am. 

Riding Routes 

We have miles of safe off hacking with a great choice of routes leading from our gate straight onto the bridleway. Self guiding your way around tour routes is made easy with a choice of route maps and talk round sheets all carefully prepared by Alison. We have been organising and leading trail riding holidays from Stonetrail for the last 10 years and we can share with you our expert knowledge of most tracks and trails in this area.We are situated right on the side of the fell and our gate leads directly onto several bridleways and open common where you can enjoy quiet, safe hacks to the pub, picnic rides in hidden valleys and exhilarating canters along lovely wide green lanes.

Please visit our route pages to the left of the screen where you can view images of the wonderful routes you can explore with the help of our easy to follow maps. Once your booking is made we will email you a pdf copy of each route so that you can begin planning your adventures.   

Horse Holiday Prices

Livery is charged on a per horse per night basis:

The DIY livery cost for your horse is £15 per night which includes stable, grazing and hay. Bedding, if required, is an extra cost at £8 per bale of shavings.  

The price of your accommodation depends upon the size of property you wish to hire. The cost of your accommodation is paid in two installments, a 25% non-refundable deposit when you book and the remainder 6 weeks before arrival. You do not pay for your livery until the day of departure.   

Your accommodation is charged on a per property basis:

Property Name  Sleeps   Bedrooms     2 nights      4 nights    7 nights
Arrive On     Friday     Monday      Friday     
Stoneheights  1 £395 £395 £795 
Stoneyard        2 + 1  1 £395 £395 £795
Stone End 2 + 1  1 £295 £325 £595
Stoneyard & Stone End    4  2 £295 £695 Pls enquire 
The Coach House 8  3 £995 £795 Pls enquire
The Farmhouse 15  5 £1895 £995 Pls enquire

 

2019 Availability

Up to date availability of our cottages can be viewed on our accommodation website here. Please note this link will take to our accommodation website.  Once you have a property and a date in mind please email us with the following details:  

- Your arrival date:& number of nights 

- The number of guests 

- The number of horses and paddocks you will require

Please call us anytime if you would prefer to chat in person.

Our Prices Include

Our rental prices include property rental on a self-catering basis, heating costs, bed linen, towels and shared use of the spa room with other guests. Your accommodation will be available from 3pm on your first day until 10am on your departure day. You are welcome to arrive from 12 noon and settle your horse in and enjoy a ride.  Our properties are centrally heated by our bio-mass boiler which provides constant hot water and heating throughout your stay. Logs are provided without charge for the wood burning stoves. Free superfast Wi-Fi. We also have excellent drying facilities for outdoor boots and coats.   

The livery charge includes shared grazing ( 2-4 horses per field ) stable, parking and route maps. Additional charges apply for single horse grazing ( £2.50 per night ), shavings (£8 per bag).  Each stable is fitted with rubber mats. Your stable may already be supplied with clean but used bedding left by the previous guest which you will not be charged for. Stables are supplied with a water bucket and all mucking out tools are provided.

Payment

The cost of your accommodation is paid in two installments, a 25% non-refundable deposit when you book and the remainder 6 weeks before arrival. You do not pay for your livery until the end of your holiday.