Approved Riding Centre

Stonetrail Riding Centre
Street Farm
Kirkby Stephen
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


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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University Riding Club Holidays

Stonetrail is a great choice for university riding clubs. We offer superb hacking routes straight from our gate, flexible riding options to suit different abilities, luxury accommodation overlooking the stables and all at a great price.

We are a BHS highly acclaimed riding holiday centre with direct access from our gate to some of the best off road riding routes in the UK. We offer daily rides lasting from an hour to a full day as well as a range of centre based and multi-day trail riding holidays. Over the last 10 years, Alison and her team have expertly led hundreds of riders across some of the most beautiful parts of Cumbria and the Yorkshire Dales helping to make wonderful holiday memories. Many of our riders return year after year knowing they will receive the highest standard of care and attention from the experienced and friendly team at Stonetrail. 


Your holiday can be tailor made to include as much riding as you wish to suit your group.The following prices are per person per day / night based on a minimum group stay of 8 riders for 2 nights. 

Half day ride ( 3 hours )  £50
Full day ride ( 5 hours ) £70
Horse activities ( 2 hrs - non ridden )  £15
Mountain bike hire No charge
Accommodation - self catering £35
Accommodation - B&B  £40
Spa Room No charge  

Riding Options  

If your group includes mixed ability riders we will tailor the style and pace of the ride to suit. Riders should be able to walk and trot as a minimum standard and weigh less than 13 stone. The maximum number of riders we can take out at any time is 10. Groups larger than 10 persons can opt to book half day rides and spend the rest of the day enjoying a range of fun ground based horse activities or even relax in our indoor hot tub. Mountain bikes are also available as an alternative activity at no extra charge. 8 bikes are available at any one time.  Walking routes are provided without charge. 

Luxury self catering Accommodation  

Stonetrail consists of five adjoining properties within a private 40 acrea estate which have been beautifully converted from a range of stone barns to form a delightful courtyard setting in a truly private setting at the foot of Wild Boar fell. Originating from the 16th century, our properties offer a wonderful blend of original features and contemporary interiors with oak beams, wood burning stoves, power showers and crisp white linen. With no immediate neighbours and an elevated position at the end of a private track, our properties enjoy uninterrupted views across the valley. The above price includes bedding ( beds are made up ) towels, robes, heating, electricty.  

Pubs & Catering   

Each of our properties has its own kitchen and dining facilities with everything you need to cater for yourself. Our nearest is within walking distance  ( The Fat Lamb ) and guests of Stonetrail receive 10% off food orders. We also have several other excellent inns within a 5 min drive. A cooked breakfast service is available on a whole group basis if required.  Each property is supplied with tea, coffee and milk during your stay. 

Availability & Booking  

Our riding club breaks are available during the midweek in March & April.  You can choose to arrive on a Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday.  For all booking enquiries please contact Alison here or call 015396-23444. A deposit of £100 per person is required at the time of booking and the final balance is due one month before arrival.  

Please contact us for details of availability at other times of the year.