Annie's riding holidays-Horseback Riding Vacations for Kids&Teens in Somerset in South West England!

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Riding holidays in beautiful Somerset/ South West England for young guests.

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Somerset is a county in South West England. The landscape is mostly attractive and relatively untouched.
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Additional information about the area

Excursions: Montacute House
Lytes Cary
Lyme Regis
Barrington court
Sherborne Castle
Traveling by car:
From Germany the journey goes via France to Dover and from there to the south west of England.
Traveling by plane:
Guests can fly to Bristol,Southampton,Exeter or Cardiff and we will pick them up. Alternatively if the guests land in London it is possible to get a Berry's bus from Hammersmith to the South West which has a destination in Yeovilton or Ilchester, where we can pick them up.
Pickup service is possible
Traveling by train:
Train costs are expensive to the south west (about £200)so the above bus suggestion is a better and more direct solution.
Pickup service is possible

nearby /
on the property

Hiking, Wildlife Viewing, Birding

Not more
than a 15 min.
drive away

Restaurants, Cinema, Shopping, Fitness Center

Not more
than a 90 min.
drive away

National Historic Sites, Theater, Galleries / Museum, Lake/river for swimming, Beach
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Information about the riding facility / horse farm/ranch


Holiday Company, Riding Stable, Children's Holiday Company
Guest Capacity:
Minimum age for guests:
age 12 & up

General description:

Riding holidays in beautiful Somerset/ South West England for young guests.

Amenities/equipment of the riding facility

  • Riding area / bridle-path
  • Paddock - Pasture
  • Parking space for horse trailers
  • Tack room

Details of the Riding area

Bridleways nearby, in beautiful riverside countryside.

More details of the property

We are a small family business with many years experience with looking after children and organising riding holidays. Our guests are an important part of the family during their stay.
What we have to offer
  • Horses for guests available
  • Riding lessons - Riding classes
  • Short Term stays (2-5 days)
  • Weekly
  • Long Term stays
  • accommodation for Non-Riders too
  • Supervised Children's Activities
    (age 12 & up)
  • Riding holidays for unaccompanied kids
    (age 12 & up)
  • Evening program
  • Barbecues

Additional Animals on the property

We have 1 pony, 3 small horses and 3 large horses and 1 Foal. We also have 3 dogs and a rescue puppy

Other offers and explanations

In extreme weather it is not always possible to do our weekly Grill evening but do put on Game/film/wii evenings if the guests would like.
Horses available in our riding program
Number of Horses:
in all 7 Horses are available.
Kind of Horses:
For Beginners, For Advanced Riders, Horses height 148 cm & up, Ponies
Riding (trained for / saddle):
English / Classic, For guided Trail Rides
More information of the Horses for rent (Breed - Training etc.)
We have one Holsteiner horse, 2 Homebred German riding ponies and one German sports pony, 1 TB, 1 TBxNew Forest
Riding program
  • with horses for rent
  • Guided Trail Rides
  • by the hour rides
  • Jumping
  • Dressage
  • Cross-Country
Minimum age for Trail Rides:
age 10 & up
Riding experience:
Little experience required
Demand on rider:
average demands
Big/Heavy Riders:
max. 90 kg - 200 lbs
Notes and supplements for the Trail Rides / Riding Program
A choice of Dressage, jumping or hacks. Riding 2x a day or a longer, possibly picnic ride.
Riding holidays for children

Ridgeview riding holidays

Min. age for unaccompanied children:
age 12 & up
Max age to:
17 years
Offered for:
Girls and boys

General description:
We are a very small family business and like to share our family, horses, beautiful county and our English language with young people. Our strengths are family fun and holiday activities.
Nearby is a large shopping centre/Outlet called Clarkes Village in Street if our guests would like a trip into town, Not 5 mins from our stables is a large Horse rescue centre called Horse Welfare at Glenda Spooner Farm.
Somerset is a very beautiful county which we are very proud of.

Comments on the kind of catering:
Vegetarian Meals possible by arrangement
The cost of the holiday covers 3 meals a day, homemade bread and cakes, fruit, biscuits etc, plus BBQ's.
We offer riding holidays for children during the:
  • Easter holidays from >500 GBP / Week
  • Summer holidays from >500 GBP / Week
  • Autumn holidays from >500 GBP / Week
  • Winter holidays from >500 GBP / Week
  • Short breaks from 210 GBP / Time period
  • Weekend Stays from 210 GBP / Time period
  • Day Price from 105 GBP
  • Camping from 105 GBP
Details to the offers / periods:
Riding holidays including all meals cost per week £750
Pick up from Bristol, Exeter and Southampton are free. Flights into London there will be an extra charge of 120 GBP
Comments on the costs / included services:
Cost of pick-up from Bristol or Berry's bus station are naturally included in the price. Pick up from London will have to be arranged

Training - Riding lessons - Riding classes

Riding for all abilities, jumping, Dressage or hacking, lessons and fun combined.

General information of the Training:
Trained Horses available, Group Instruction
Riding Lessons for:
For Beginners, For Advanced Riders, especially for Children
Minimum Age for Riding Classes:
age 10 & up
Training qualifications:
I am BHSAI APC qualified instructor and have 26 years of teaching experience of which 20 yrs was in Germany where I was a groom for a showjumper for 4 yrs and had my own riding school for 16yrs.
Riding Classes / Lessons
English / Classic Riding, Dressage, Jumping, Training to sit the horse well, Recreational riding
Guest lodgings

Guests live within the family

1 Single / double room(s) :
Modern and comfortable 4 bed room in Guest family house
1 Multi-bedded room(s):
We have in our home a modern and comfortable 4 bed room newly renovated.
Amenities - special features:
Sheets, Towels, Electricity supply
Kind of Catering:
  • Breakfast on request obligatory
  • Full-board on request obligatory
  • Vegetarian Meals possible by arrangement
  • Wholesome food
More information of the Catering:
The cost of the holiday covers 3 meals a day, homemade bread and cakes, fruit, biscuits etc, plus BBQ's.
General information of the accommodation
Special features:
Dogs permitted, No smoking, Phone, Washing machine, Dryer, Internet access, Internet-/ E-mail service, Safe
More information of the accommodation:
As we specialise in language holidays for foreign students, the guests live within the family

Rates and contact

Rates of the accommodation

Rates of the single / double bedroom:
750,00 GBP / Week
Rates of the mult-bedded room:
750,00 GBP / Week

Rates of the Horses for rent

Rates for renting a Horse:
Included in the Rates of the accommodation.
Notes to the rental costs:
The cost of the riding is covered in the cost of the holiday

Rates Riding Classes

Rates for riding lessons:
Included in the Rates of the accommodation. A weeks Riding holiday costs £450
Ridgeview Riding Holidays
First name:
Last name:
Great Britain
+ 44 1935 840750
Phone 2:
+ 44 7541 750 766

You can contact us with the following languages:
German, English

We do not live at the stable at the moment, the horses are in the neighboring village.

E-Mail address: Inquiry

Company: Ridgeview Riding Holidays
Zip/Postal Code: BA22
Street: Townsend Farm, Queen Camel
Country: England -- All Regions -- Somerset
Phone: + 44 1935 840750
Phone 2: + 44 7541 750 766