Time: 10.30am until 4pm (2pm in the Winter).
Park up, take a map and follow either the 8 mile or 15 mile routes through the new Hartwood Forest to Harpenden Common. (Please note both routes include some riding around and across golf courses. The longer ride also has two busy road crossings and a short section of roadside verge riding). Or follow the new 8 mile route to Symondshyde Great Wood and back by the John Bunyan pub or extend the ride by crossing the Marford Road and riding another 8 miles to Ayot St Lawrence and back. 13 mile route to Ayot St Lawrence via the John Bunyan pub also available.
To make sure there are not more people than parking, please email / call Dawn Grocock with the following details by the Wednesday before the ride date:
- If you will be in a horse box or trailer and the registration
- Number of horses / riders
- A mobile phone number for you on the day
- An e-mail or postal address to send parking directions, plans and suggested ride route details to
Parking fee: £5 per horse / rider in an envelope on the day. Walkers and Cyclists are also welcome, but must pay £5 per person for parking.
Organised by HCC Public Rights of Way Service and The British Horse Society.
Please Note: the parking area is West End Farm, Nomansland, Wheathampstead, Herts AL4 8EG
Download a poster (pdf)