Horse Riding Centres & Trekking

Throughout the valleys of Neath Port Talbot there are routes to suit the absolute novice as well as more challenging paths for more competent riders.

Horse Riding

Centres

There are purpose-built centres, ideal for beginners taking their first lessons, and professionally-led treks through the heart of the countryside. Some cater for family riding holidays, with cosy log cabins and award-winning guesthouses.

  • Cimla Equestrian Holiday Centre - a family run business with accommodation. Accredited with the Riding for the Disabled Association.
    Contact 01639 644944.
    www.cimla.co.uk 
  • Afan Forest Park Visitor Centre To pre book for a horse and lorry or 4 x 4 and trailer - £5.00 per half day or full day.
    Contact 01639 850564.
    www.afanforestpark.co.uk 
  • Amman Valley Trotting (Tairgwaith Harness Racing) Club
    Contact 01269 823288.
    www.ammanvalley-trotting.co.uk 
  • Banwen Pony Club
    Contact 01639 701015/700988. www.pcuk.org/output/branches/16/ 
  • Green Farm Livery stables/riding school
    Contact 01792 862947.
  • Primrose Lane Stables
    Contact 01792 830273.

Trails

Afan Forest Park: For trail information and permits to ride in Afan Forest Park, contact the Afan Forest Park Centre in advance of your journey on 01639 850564, alternatively you can contact the Natural Resources Wales Recreation Ranger.
Contact: 0845 6040845

Routes can be ridden in either direction, they are marked with blue arrows with a horse shoe symbol in them. You are advised to take an OS sheet 170 with you and a compass. Wet weather clothing is also advised.

Further information on equestrian trails in Neath Port Talbot can be obtained through specialist equestrian clubs.

Facilities and Services–

Zoars Agricultural Stores
Bridge Street,
Neath,
West Glamorgan,
SA11 1RP,
Tel: 01639 642180
www.zoarsark.co.uk

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Find out about where Neath Port Talbot is located as part of Swansea Bay and The Valleys of South Wales.

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