Liberty Trails specialises in providing luxury holidays on Dartmoor with unrivalled riding, luxurious accommodation and sumptuous food its speciality.
It has partnered with some of Dartmoor’s most idyllic and well known places to stay and eat to offer a range of horseback riding holidays tailor made to the finest detail to meet individual needs.
Passionate about everything Dartmoor has to offer, founder Elaine Prior explained: “Dartmoor is a magnificent area in Great Britain and there to be savoured and enjoyed. We’ve found that by creating individual itineraries and taking care of every single detail our guests really get the best out of Dartmoor“ As a team we’ve focused on providing guests with the riding holiday of a lifetime and we are gradually proving that Dartmoor can compete world wide as a destination for horse riding holidays. We’ve hand picked some exceptional local guides and are partnering with the very best hotels in the region.
Stabling is another priority and for people wishing to bring their own horses it is top class, while those wishing to ride hired horses, can relax on high quality, foot-sure and experienced horses.
Liberty Trails has five very different packages to suit every horse rider’s dream of riding across magnificent landscapes in the company of their horses.
The ultimate gastronomic and equine indulgence is the company’s Horseback Safari and Gastronomic Adventure. Staying at the world-renowned Gidleigh Park, this superb package is for seasoned riders who adore great riding, love fantastic food and understand the importance of luxury.
Horse Parties at Saddletor Cottage are the perfect escape for small groups of friends who want to combine riding on Dartmoor with luxurious accommodation and food prepared by an in-house chef. Horses are stabled just a stone’s throw from the cottage which is situated in the heart of Dartmoor.
Dartmoor Riding Adventures are for those wishing to fulfil a dream of riding like a cowboy. western style. These trail rides explore Dartmoor’s mesmerising scenery, with delicious food and wonderful accommodation to be enjoyed at the end of a long day in the saddle.
For those who opt for Horseback Safaris, riders will cover a reasonable distance each day to discover remote and unspoiled parts of Dartmoor. Accommodation is anything from an ultra-comfortable hotel to a delightful holiday cottage and while you return to the same luxurious place every night, your horse stays at a comfortable outpost so you can pick up where you left off, continuing your adventure the next day.
This year the company has added a new Liberty Trails Dartmoor Challenge to its offering with the Inured Jockeys Fund its nominated charity. Liberty Trails supports paralysed former jockey Sarah Gaisford who has received ongoing rehabilitation through the IJF. Those wishing to support the charity can embark on a horse riding challenge by raising sponsorship and then committing to a two-day ride across Dartmoor with Liberty Trails taking care of the logistics for horses and riders.
Liberty Trails excels in providing bespoke Dartmoor Horseback Adventures and is perfect for those wishing to discover a magnificent part of the UK, while enjoying stunning food and accommodation.