Riding Holidays for all at The Old Vicarage and Churchtown Morgans Riding Stables in Cornwall!

Churchtown Morgans in Churchtown, St Hilary, Penzance, Cornwall / All Regions
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At the Old Vicarage we offer Residential Riding Holidays in a tranquil, stress free atmosphere all year round.

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Set in an idyllic corner of the county, with many of Cornwall's prettiest coves and sandy beaches nearby, The Old Vicarage is an ideal place to stay to unwind and visit some of Cornwall’s greatest assets.

As an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a Heritage coastline, with great historical interest, there is much to see and enjoy around The Old Vicarage.

This is an ideal area for surfing, coastal walking, golfing at one of the local courses, visiting one of the 100 major archaeological sites on the Lands End peninsula, bird watching, rambling, just generally exploring and of course horse riding.Not to forget visits to local art galleries such as the New Tate Gallery in St Ives or a visit to a live performance at the world famous Minack Theatre - perched on the edge of a cliff face with dramatic views across Mounts Bay towards the Lizard Peninsula.

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Additional information about the area

Excursions: Other local amenities include coastal flights and day trips to the Isles of Scilly or even underground tours of the local Geevor Tin heritage and mine centre. The towns of St. Ives, Penzance and Falmouth give ample opportunity for shopping or exploring their historic streets brimming with shops, cafés, restaurants and galleries.

There are many places of interest to enjoy from St. Michael's Mount, the Tate Gallery, the tin mining heritage around St. Just and Pendeen, Heligan Gardens, Trebah Gardens, the new National Maritime Museum at Falmouth and of course the ‘8th’ wonder of the world the Eden Project.

Plus much more to explore!
Traveling by car:
Take the A30 towards Penzance.At the foot of the hill is the Long Rock roundabout, take first exit, left towards Helston sign posted A 394.
Follow A394 for 2.1 miles to next roundabout. Take first left exit to Goldsithney, 0.4 miles, from Goldsithney drive 0.3 miles to St Hilary village sign, after 0.2 miles turn left signposted St Hilary school. Follow the brown signs for The Old Vicarage B&B
Traveling by plane:
Newquay Airport
Plymouth Airport
Exeter Airport
Traveling by train:
Regular train service to St Erth and Penzance train stations
Traveling by boat/ferry:
Plymouth Ferryport
Portsmouth Ferryport
Southampton Ferryport

Not more
than a 15 min.
walk away

Restaurants, National Historic Sites, Beach, Surfing, Hiking, Wildlife Viewing, Birding

Not more
than a 15 min.
drive away

Theater, Galleries / Museum, Cinema, Shopping, Fitness Center , Lake/river for swimming, Fishing, Diving, Golf course, Tennis court, Water skiing, Canoeing / Kayaking, White-Water Rafting, Biking, Mountain biking

Not more
than a 90 min.
drive away

Mountain climbing
The Cornish Coastline
The Cornish Coastline
Hill Top Riding
Hill Top Riding
Information about the riding facility / horse farm/ranch


B & B for Horses, Breeding Company, Training Company, Horse Trekking Station, Riding Stable, B & B for Horsemen, Western Riding Stable, Hotel for Horsemen
Guest Capacity:
Minimum age for guests:
no limitation

General description:

At the Old Vicarage we offer Residential Riding Holidays in a tranquil, stress free atmosphere all year round.

Amenities/equipment of the riding facility

  • Riding facility
  • Round pen
  • Sea / River / Ocean for horses
  • Riding area / bridle-path
  • Paddock - Pasture
  • Parking space for horse trailers
  • Tack room

Details of the Riding area

Whilst staying at The Old Vicarage  there are various horse riding activities that you can take part in such as Trail Riding, Beach Rides, Carriage Driving, Dressage, Jumping and Cross Country.

More details of the property

The Old Vicarage is an ideal place to stay to relax in a peaceful, rural location in the Cornish Countryside within walking distance to the beach and majestic Cornish Coastline.
What we have to offer
  • Bring Your Own Horse
  • Horses for guests available
  • Riding lessons - Riding classes
  • Accommodation for one night only
  • Short Term stays (2-5 days)
  • Weekend stays
  • Weekly
  • Long Term stays
  • Family Trips
  • Group activities
  • Honeymoon Packages
  • Weddings
  • accommodation for Non-Riders too
  • Reduction for Non-Riders
  • Cowboy school
  • Bike rental
  • Language classes

Additional Animals on the property

Dogs are welcome.

Other offers and explanations

We specialize in Confidence building, Novice riders, Complete beginners, Natural Horsemanship and Western Riding all benefiting from top-class instruction and facilities.
Horses available in our riding program
Number of Horses:
in all >20 Horses are available.
Kind of Horses:
For Beginners, For Advanced Riders, Horses height 148 cm & up, Ponies, Gaited horses
Riding (trained for / saddle):
English / Classic, Western, For guided Trail Rides, also Ride on your Own
More information of the Horses for rent (Breed - Training etc.)
We have 25 horses on the property, Morgans, Irish Draught Sports, Thouroughbred cross and Driving Horses from foals to the more mature all round event and riding Horses.
Riding program
  • with horses for rent
  • also with your own horse
  • Guided Trail Rides
  • by the hour rides
  • All-day Rides
  • Riding on the beach / by the sea
  • Jumping
  • Dressage
  • Cross-Country
  • Riding to Hunt
  • Handicapped Riding
  • Therapeutic Riding
Minimum age for Trail Rides:
No restriction
Riding experience:
No restriction
Demand on rider:
average demands
Big/Heavy Riders:
max. 120 kg - 260 lbs
Notes and supplements for the Trail Rides / Riding Program
Anything from a one hour trek on local bridleways, to a full days riding on the west Cornwall moors and in the beautiful Cornish countryside.Take a ride on one of the beautiful, local Cornish beaches.
Accommodations for guest horses
Number of Guest Horses:
in all 4 Guest Horses are welcome
Distance to the Accommodation:
The Riding stables are on the property directly.
Kind of accommodation:
Indoor boxes - closed stable, Paddock box, Paddock - Pasture

Training - Riding lessons - Riding classes
General information of the Training:
with the own Horse, Trained Horses available, Private Lessons, Group Instruction
Riding Lessons for:
For Beginners, For Advanced Riders, especially for Children, especially for older Riders
Minimum Age for Riding Classes:
no limitation
Training qualifications:
BHS British Horse Society
EAGALA associate member.
UKRCP registered
FBHS Horse Specialists
Riding Classes / Lessons
Western Riding, English / Classic Riding, Many-sidedness Riding, Dressage, Jumping, Training to sit the horse well, Recreational riding, Cross-Country, Trekking, Courses for Wagon Riding, Pace Riding, Ground Training Courses, Training for Young Horses, Handicapped Riding, Therapeutic Riding
Special Classes
Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) is an emerging field of psychotherapy which uses interaction with horses as part of a treatment to facilitate emotional growth and learning.

Guest lodgings

Elegant en-suite rooms and family suites with TV and tea/coffee facilities

2 Holiday flats / apartments :
no details
2 Single / double room(s) :
All our bedrooms are elegant en suite rooms and come complete with a television, hair dryer and facilities for making tea and coffee.

The main house consists of:
1 x Standard Size Double Room
1 X King Size Double Room
1 x First floor Family suite with 2 bedrooms, 1 twin and 1 king size double.
1 x Ground floor family suite with disabled access and facilities, 2 bedrooms and sitting room.
2 Multi-bedded room(s):
1 x First floor Family suite with 2 bedrooms, 1 twin and 1 king size double.
1 x Ground floor family suite with disabled access and facilities, 2 bedrooms and sitting room.
Amenities - special features:
Sheets, Towels, Room service / Cleaning
Kind of Catering:
  • Breakfast on request obligatory
  • Half-board on request possible by arrangement
  • Vegetarian Meals possible by arrangement
  • Wholesome food
  • Organic Farm
More information of the Catering:
Enjoy a choice of either a full English or Continental breakfast freshly prepared to your specific requirements. Half board is available with full day riding packages only.
General information of the accommodation
Special features:
Dogs permitted, Handicap accessible, No smoking, Phone, Internet access, Safe
More information of the accommodation:
The Old Vicarage is an ideal place to stay to relax in a peaceful, rural location in the Cornish Countryside within trotting distance to the beach and majestic Cornish Coastline.

None riders welcom

Rates and contact

Rates of the accommodation

Rates of the single / double bedroom:
from: 79,50 Euro / Day
to: 97,50 Euro / Day
Rates of the mult-bedded room:
from: 135,00 Euro / Day
to: 177,00 Euro / Day

Rates of the Horses for rent

Rates for renting a Horse:
37,50 Euro per hour / Horse
Notes to the rental costs:
For half board equine holidays the cost is £125.00 per rider per day and will include your accommodation b/fast, lunch and 6 hours each day of riding and related equine activities
Churchtown Morgans
First name:
Last name:
Great Britain
+ 44 1736 711508
Phone 2:
+ 44 7736 101230

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We also have available, English language lessons for children and adults of all nationalities, which can be taken for a half day along with riding activities, Prices on application

E-Mail address: Inquiry

Company: Churchtown Morgans
Zip/Postal Code: TR20 9DQ
Street: The Old Vicarage, St Hilary
Country: England -- All Regions -- Churchtown, St Hilary, Penzance, Cornwall
Phone: + 44 1736 711508
Phone 2: + 44 7736 101230