Explore the Broads by horseback

The Broads National Park offers equestrians a unique and unforgettable experience within one of the UK’s most ecologically diverse landscapes. Horse riding is also an excellent way to keep yourself fit and enjoy the great outdoors.

horse riding near beccles © Julian Claxton
There's plenty of choice when it comes to horse-friendly routes in the Broads National Park

You can read more about horsing about in the Broads on our blog, which has some ideas for riding schools and horse riding experiences that are well worth a visit.

With 20 bridleways located within the National Park, there should be a route to suit you and your horse. For full details on all the bridleways you can access, we recommend you refer to The Broads - OS Explorer map series. For more information on access and bridleways, visit the British Horse Society website.

A few of our favourite routes are listed below:

  • Ellingham - Bridleway number BR4
  • Filby - Bridleway number RB4
  • Fritton & St OIaves - Bridleway number BR7
  • Geldeston - Bridleway number BR11
  • Halvergate - Bridleway number BR9
  • Horning - Bridleway number RB19
  • Horstead - Bridleway number BR9
  • Ludham - Bridleway number RB24
  • Mautby - Bridleway number RB8
  • West Caister - Bridleway number BR7

As well as bridleways, there are also riding schools for those new to the sport or who want to enhance their riding skills.