Project Description

RIDE STEVEN SPIELBERG’S DARTMOOR

The cinematic two-day guided Dartmoor Ride takes in the stunning locations used by Steven Spielberg during the filming of the acclaimed War Horse motion picture.

This is the most rustic of the Liberty Trail rides and gives accomplished riders the chance to explore many of the places featured in Steven Spielberg’s epic film War Horse, inspired by the book written by Michael Morpurgo.

This two-day, three-night guided ride either on hired horses or guest’s own horses, covers varying terrain including open grasslands, woodland, granite tors, rocky outcrops, stone circles and standing stones. You’ll ride past the isolated Grade II-listed building used during filming as the Narracott family’s farmhouse and Sheepstor Village, which was also featured in the film. This ride offers unrivalled galloping country, as well as the chance to soak up the landscape at a more leisurely pace.

This Dartmoor Ride is a great way for a group of friends booking to come together and share three fabulous days in the saddle.  The ride starts and finishes in one of our outposts and includes overnight stays for horses on Dartmoor farms where they are turned out to grass overnight.  Either bring your own horse or hire a forward going hunter hireling through Liberty Trails.

Depending on the time of year, you might also be able to join hill farmers as they muster their cattle across the moor and get a taste of Dartmoor life.

View Michael Morpurgo‘s article about Steven Spielberg’s Dartmoor, in The Telegraph.

Book your Steven Spielberg’s Dartmoor Ride

For more information, or to make your reservation, please contact Elaine 01822 851 463 or email enquiries@liberty-trails.com

DETAILS

Three night stay for you and your horse on farms on Dartmoor

Two days of guided riding across scenery featured by Steven Spielberg in War Horse film

Delicious packed lunches

Suppers in the famous Dartmoor inn featured in the War Horse film

Between 7 -15 miles in the saddle each day

Varied terrain and film locations

Unrivalled galloping country opportunities

Option to join hill farmers cattle mustering

Cost from £750 per person

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AT A GLANCE

War Horse Ride Dartmoor

 WAR HORSE RIDE

A rustic ride to visit many of the places featured in Steven Spielberg’s epic film War Horse, inspired by Michael Morpurgo’s renowned book.

War Horse Ride Dartmoor

 A VARIED LANDSCAPE

Ride across varying terrain including open grassland, woodland, granite tors, rocky outcrops, stone circles and standing stones.

War Horse Ride Dartmoor

FRESH DARTMOOR FOOD

After a day in the saddle, enjoy the very best cuisine made from locally sourced food.

Famous Dartmoor pub

FARMHOUSE HOSPITALITY

Your horse will be looked after on a Dartmoor farm while you enjoy bed and breakfast and suppers, if you choose, in a famous Dartmoor Inn.