Horse riding holidays

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Joy ride: a 1,000 mile horseback trip through western Ireland | Hilary Bradt
The guidebook publisher’s dream of a solo horseback trip came true, but proved a greater challenge – and more exhilarating – than she’d thought possible

Hilary Bradt

12, Jul, 2021 @5:30 AM

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10 adventurers on their trip of a lifetime
Drawing on memories of epic journeys can help sustain us through lockdown. Experts share their greatest conquests – and where they plan to go next

Kevin Rushby

21, Nov, 2020 @7:00 AM

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On the hoof: pack pony-trekking in the mountains of Wales
A new tourism initiative aims to protect threatened Welsh mountain ponies by giving them new purpose – offering trekkers a wild experience

Phoebe Smith

01, Sep, 2020 @5:30 AM

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Dazzled by Donegal: an activity break that’s big, bold and brilliant
The challenge: can north-west Ireland match Canada and New Zealand for an epic adventure? After surfing, riding and kayaking, our writer found the answer on a sea-stack climb

Kevin Rushby

15, Jul, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Georgian splendour: trekking in the Caucasus
Walking and horse riding in the ruggedly beautiful Tusheti region of Georgia reveals rustic lifestyles and vast vistas stretching across the border into Russia

Alice Cairns

06, Feb, 2018 @6:30 AM

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Not horsing around: donkey trekking in rural France
Accidental detours are embraced on a family break amid the Lot valley’s forests, abbeys and wildlife – all in the company of Lulu, their trusted donkey companion

Emma Beddington

20, Aug, 2017 @6:00 AM

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Blazing saddles: horse riding along Menorca's Camí de Cavalls
Amid red-sand beaches and volcanic outcrops, a recently-restored 14th-century route on the Balearic island is now open to riders who also want a boutique hotel stay

Rachel Dixon

02, Jul, 2017 @6:00 AM

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Highland ponies in their element
Country diary: Inverlael, Highlands The bog is dirt-black and soupy, threatening to mire us at every step

Cal Flyn

02, Jun, 2017 @4:30 AM

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Hunt for the wilder side of New Zealand
Enjoy your own close-up with the wild landscapes seen in new film Hunt for the Wilderpeople on these adventure tours and activities in the North Island’s Auckland region

Anna Smith

11, Sep, 2016 @9:00 AM

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Your own Motorcycle Diaries: touring Cuba with Che Guevara’s son
Explore both well-trodden and lesser-known parts of Cuba with Ernesto Guevara on a gleaming Harley Davidson

Yvonne Gordon

30, Apr, 2016 @6:00 AM

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Best beaches for action and activities
There are more ways to relax than lying on a lounger – this selection involves actual physical activity, learning new skills and boogying

Chris Moran

13, Feb, 2016 @2:00 PM

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10 of the best adventure holidays in Europe
Walk, cycle or kayak around some of the continent’s most stunning and remote corners

Jane Dunford

17, Jan, 2016 @10:00 AM

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