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Matlock Farm Park Riding School

Type:Horse Riding

Matlock Farm Park Riding School
Jaggers lane
Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 5LH
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Horses in our arena

About

Enjoy riding in the attractive surroundings of Matlock Farm Park, with views over to Riber Castle. Scenic farmland, adjoining beautiful forests and a new purpose built arena provide extensive riding facilities, there is no need to ride on roads.

Friendly Horses and Well Trained Staff:
There is a good selection of well mannered horses and ponies to suit all ages and abilities.

Fully qualified instructors are available for group or private individual lessons. If you would like a lesson or to go pony trekking, then booking is essential.

Although lessons are great for beginners, a basic knowledge is required for Trekking and Hacks. Lessons are available every weekend and most days in the week – Prior Booking is Essential.

The Advantages of Horse Riding:
Riding is one of Britain’s fastest growing sports.
It is great for fitness and posture, as well as improving confidence and emotional well-being. There’s no better feeling than to be at one riding with your horse!
It is a great outdoor hobby to have.
Taking up riding is a great way to meet new friends with a mutual interest. A lot of our old pupils (now with their own horses) regularly go riding together.
It is a great work ethic for kids and teenagers.

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

One Hour £30
Two Hour £50
Half Hour £20
Special offer: 4 x lessons for £100 (when paid in advance)
NEW: PRE-SCHOOL CHILDREN OFFER – A pony riding experience for 4-5 year olds in our arena £12 (weekdays, term time only). 3 year olds may be able to ride, following an assessment by our instructors.

All prices include FREE entry into Matlock Farm Park for the rider for the day. Private lessons and hacks available. Discounts available for group bookings.

Payment cash or credit card. Booking essential. 24 hour cancellation required.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Catering

  • On-site catering - We have a popular, licensed cafe serving delicious home made food, snacks and drinks. We also have a coffee shop in our Rainforest play barn.
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups
  • Guided tours for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Grounds for outdoor activities

Parking

  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Public toilets

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Opening Times

* Please check our website for opening hours.

TripAdvisor

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2021
  • Excellent
    472
  • Very Good
    219
  • Average
    114
  • Poor
    64
  • Terrible
    38

Recent Reviews:

  • Sarah Q
    Cheadle Hulme, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Loved it
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 14th November 2021
    I was looking to meet some friends between Stockport and Nottingham and happened to Google this place. I’m so glad I did! Lots of animals in plenty of open space, lovely play areas, great, reasonably... Read full review
  • 501ernests
    Sutton in Ashfield, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Sunday afternoon with chips.
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 14th November 2021
    Visited on a Sunday afternoon for my granddaughter’s birthday party with a number of other children and adults. We were shown round by Katie who took the children for a horse ride then on to a pet... Read full review
  • JW782
    Buxton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Well needed fun family day out!
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 14th November 2021
    We came with our 3 and 6 year old children and they thoroughly enjoyed their day out here in the fresh air. Plenty of family fun to be had! Great array of animals to feed and greet (although the feed... Read full review

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The nearest railway station is Matlock, which is 1 mile away.

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