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
January 2023 - HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!
We are remaining fully open for half-day and full-day trekking and hacking
rides for individual riders and small groups throughout the winter months.
To book a ride, please contact us via the email address or telephone
MOORLAND & FOREST RIDING SHORT BREAK HOLIDAYS We are now taking
bookings for 2023 for these riding breaks starting from the beginning of April.
Please contact us for availability and dates.
For more details and current prices, please check the Hacking
NEW for 2022** BUILTH
WELLS SHORT BREAK TRAIL RIDE
We are now pleased to offer 2 day / 2 night short break trail rides to
Builth Wells for experienced riders. Riding along forestry tracks
and across open moorland, following the routes of the Welsh drovers, we
spend the night in Builth Wells before returning. Further details will
be available on the Short Trail Ride
page. Dates of currently booked rides are available here. Extra dates can be available but please
note these rides need a minimum of two riders to run.
Covid Safe All Covid restrictions have now been
lifted in Wales, however we do ask that you please act responsibly.
Whilst at Ellesmere stables, please
maintain social distancing and make
use of the hand sanitisers we have available to protect yourself and
others. We're members of
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