Horse Riding

Visit Scottish Borders Horse Riding

The Borders is renowned for having some of the best horse riding country in Britain. The 57 mile Buccleuch Country Ride is the only one of its kind in Scotland and the rolling hills of the Cheviots and Lammermuirs provide wide open spaces, ideal for competent riders.  For the less intrepid the Borders is well catered for by BHS approved riding centres and riding schools for that fun hours‘ hacking.

Sandholm  Holiday Cottage                    The Scottish Borders.

Self Catering Holiday Cottage                     Newcastleton                      Liddlesdale

Sandholm Self Catering Holiday Cottage               Newcastleton             Scottish Borders        TD9 0SA

Buccleuch Country Ride

The Buccleuch Country Ride was the first of its kind in Scotland and provides the rider with a 3-4 day ride over 57 miles on beautiful Scottish Scenery on private tracks, quiet country roads, bridleways and the open road. The British Horse Society and Scottish Natural Heritage with the co-operation of Buccleuch Estates, farmers and landowners have developed the route.

The route has been carefully way-marked and is easy to follow by using a specially prepared map and route guide available from our online shop.

Riding Scottish Borders

Horse Riding in South Scotland

The South of Scotland is right on your doorstep and is renowned for having some of the best horse riding country in Britain. Explore the South of Scotland Countryside Trails – a 350km network of way marked off-road routes in spectacular open hill ground.

The old drove roads and Reivers routes in the Scottish Borders have a realistic and bloody history to offer and now you can follow in the footsteps and hoof prints of those who have gone before!

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