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T : +44 (0) 1668 213370
M: +44 (0) 776 2773559
E: info@swinhoecottages.co.uk

Welcome to Swinhoe Farm Riding Centre


Welcome to Swinhoe Farm Riding Centre. We are a small family business, run on a 1750 acre farm in the picturesque countryside of North Northumberland with Spectacular views to both the cheviots and the coast overlooking Holy Island.

The Centre was established in 2005 by Claire Nixon; registered BHS SM (Stable Manager), BHS II (Intermediate Instructor), BHS Riding & Road Safety Trainer, UKCC Level 3 coach and an NVQ Assessor. She also has an Postgraduate Diploma in Profesional Sports Coaching, an HND in Equine Management, is up todate with her BHS Equine Specific First Aid, Child Protection and has a current CRB Check. Claire is currently on the UKCC Level 4 sports coaching programme, which she is specalising in teaching children.

Swinhoe Farm Riding Centre is the only British Horse Society Approved Riding Establishment in North Northumberland. We are a Pony Club Centre, Clubmarked and British Riding Club Centre (NEW for 2015).


What we offer;


‚ÄčAll riders have an assessment lesson to ensure that they are suited to the horse and competent to go on a hack, (all of our horses are well mannered & professionally schooled). 

 All groups are taught in small sizes so that you can learn in a safe environment and get value for money. Some of our clients travel from as far as Newcastle every week!




“Our aim is to ensure that every rider improves, learns in a safe enviroment and become a more knowledgeable horse owner or rider”


Please Book in advance to avoid disapointment!