Snowdonia Riding Stables What could be more fun? The novice or experienced rider can enjoy superb riding in the best mountain and seaside scenery in the UK. Miles and miles of traffic free and quiet bridleways on the foothills of Snowdon. Experienced staff carefully select horses and ponies to suit all riders, even absolute beginners who have never been close to a horse. They have over 30 years of experience, and are approved by the Pony Club and the British Horse Society.
Address: Waunfawr, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 4PQ
Telephone: + 44 (0)1286 479 435
Introductory Ride: Good for the novice, first-timers, and small children. This will start with some basic instruction in the paddock or school followed by a countryside ride. Between 45 - 50 minutes, at walking pace. Nervous parents of small children will be asked if they would like to walk along with their child. Price: £18.00 (per person).
1 Hour Countryside Ride: This is similar to the Introductory Ride, but goes a bit further at an easy pace along farm tracks in the valley and may include some trotting. This ride is not always available during peak holiday periods. Price: £22.00 (per person).
1.5 Hour Countryside Ride: Suitable for those who feel capable of going a little bit further and a little bit faster, with the usual instruction/assessment in the school before going out. These are walk and trot rides. Very experienced riders will be able to canter through fields. Price: £33.00 (per person).
Half Day Mountain Ride: The half day mountain rides takes you up into the Snowdonia hills. With the Snowdon range on one side and the Irish Sea on the other, this is a beautiful experience. The mountain rides are between 2.5 and 3 hours depending on the route taken. There are canters for the experienced riders. The less experienced can walk or trot at a more gentle pace . This is not suitable for the very young children. Price: £48.00 (per person).
Full Day Mountain Ride: The full day mountain rides go deeper into the mountains amongst rugged and spectacular scenery. These are leisurely rides of around 5 hours into the vast tranquillity of the high mountains. The full day mountain rides should only be booked by experienced riders. Children need to be able to hack out on open ground for this ride. This is not suitable for the very young children. Price: £80.00 (per person).