10 of the Best Places to Ride Horses in London

10 of the Best Places to Ride Horses in London

Horseback riding is an invigorating way to get in fit, learn a new skill & meet great people. The facilities below are great places to ride horses in London, go for a ride this week!

1. Hyde Park Stables

Offering adults & children group or private horse rides, horse riding lessons & arena lessons, year round. Their horses & ponies are chosen for their mild temperament so they can cater for riders of any abilities. There are five miles of bridleways, two outdoor riding arenas, dressage & jumping.

63 Bathurst Mews
London W2 2SB

Phone +44 20 7723 2813
E-mail info@hydeparkstables.com


2. Lee Valley Riding Centre

A 25 acre facility with an indoor arena & two floodlit outdoor arenas. Featuring a variety of lessons for everyone from complete beginner to those more experienced. Offering group lessons, private lessons & equine therapy for the disabled.

71 Lea Bridge Rd
London E10 7QL

Phone +44 20 8556 2629
E-mail ridingcentre@leevalleypark.org.uk


3. Ridgeway Stables

No membership fees are required to ride as you please. Situated next to Wimbledon Common, just 30 minutes from central London. Welcoming those of all riding abilities, including those who are nervous or complete beginners.

93 Ridgway
Wimbledon Village, London SW19 4SU

Phone +44 208 946 7400
E-mail facebook@ridgwaystables.co.uk


4. Dulwich Riding School

Offering private semi-private or group riding lessons, Dulwich park rides & birthday parties for adults & children 6+.

Dulwich Common
London SE21

Phone +44 208 693 2944
E-mail dulwichrs@btinternet.com


5. Wimbledon Village Stables

Offering well-schooled horses, an expert team of qualified professional instructors & miles of idyllic space for riding. Featuring group & private lessons, catering for beginner riders to experienced equestrians. Also providing a variety of riding courses, plus evening courses in horse care & stable management.

24 A/B High Street
Wimbledon, London SW19 5DX

Phone +44 20 8946 8579
E-mail admin@wvstables.com


6. Mudchute Equestrian Centre

A British Horse Society approved riding school with a variety of horses & ponies catering to any abilities. A floodlit riding arena provides year round riding facilities with a set of show jumps & cross-country fences. Offering riding lessons to adults & children, from beginner to advanced level, individually or in groups.

Mudchute Park & Farm
Pier Street
Isle of Dogs
London E14 3HP

Phone +44 20 7515 0749
E-mail stables@mudchute.org


7. Stag Lodge Stables

Located on the borders of Richmond Park & Wimbledon Common, the stables are steeped in history & have been around since the 17th century. A proud member of the British Horse Society & the Association of British Riding School. They have over 70 horses & ponies suitable for all ages & levels of riding. Plus a team of experienced, qualified riding instructors who are friendly & professional.

Operating from two sites, the original Stag Lodge & Stag Lodge 2 which is a purpose-built, multi-stable, multi-arena 11-acre site half a mile down the road.

Stag Lodge
Robin Hood Gate
Richmond Park
London, SW15 3RS
Phone +44 20 8974 6066

Stage Lodge 2
197 Robin Hood Way
London SW20 0AA
Phone +44 20 8949 6999


8. London Equestrian Center

Comes commended by the British Horse Society & takes pride in offering a welcoming environment for riders & visitors alike. A family run business founded more than 25 years ago, they have built a reputation with competent, approachable teaching staff & a wide range of horses & ponies to suit all standards.

Lullington Garth
Woodside Park
London N12 7BP

Phone +44 20 8349 1345
E-mail ithelec@hotmail.co.uk


9. Barnfield Riding School

A riding school near Kingston, Surrey teaching riders of all ages & abilities to share their love of horses & learn about them. Offering lessons in two floodlit arenas & hacking in Richmond Park. Whatever your riding goal, they have the teacher & horse to help you achieve it.

Parkfields Road
Kingston-Upon-Thames, Surrey KT2 5LL

Phone +44 20 8546 3616
E-mail info@barnfieldriding.org


10. Kingston Riding Centre

A British Horse Society approved riding school & livery yard with a team of qualified, experienced instructors. Taking pride in training their staff to the BHS Intermediate level, which can involve regular outings to compete at Dressage, Show Jumping & X-Country.

Services include riding lessons for adults & children, professional livery service, part-livery opportunities, Share-a-horse scheme, Pony Club Centre & riding in Richmond Park.

38 Crescent Rd
Kingston upon Thames KT2 7RG

Phone +44 208 546 6361
E-mail info@kingstonridingcentre.com


If you know of another great place to ride horses that isn’t listed above, let us know & we’ll add it to our next list.


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