Horse Holidays Peak District, Cheshire

Magpie Cottages provide accommodation for horse holidays in Peak District, Cheshire. We are located on the river banks of the river Goyt and are integral to Lower Dale Farm Equestrian Centre.

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Equestrian Holidays Peak District, Cheshire

We are in an ideal location for you and your horse. Bring your 4 legged friends on holiday with you to the Peak District/Cheshire and enjoy the luxury of our human accommodation whilst you and your horse  use our 5 star highly commended, BHS approved livery establishment.

Our stables are stone built with automatic water feeders and rubber matting; and a lockable tack room. We have separate dedicated paddocks for visiting horses and the centre sits in over 100 acres of excellent grazing and woodland.

We have a full sized, all-weather floodlit managed with dressage mirrors (sand/combie-ride/ rubber chip surface), a five station horse walker, hot horse shower, dedicated farrier/clipping area, solarium and rug washing/re-proofing service. The centre also boasts a combie-grass, all-weather express eventing arena which includes a full set competition, show jumps and a set of WH/XC obstacles. Plus purpose built lunge pen.

Plenty of off-road hacking and bridleways are within easy reach (maps provided). We can also organise a hack lead or lessons (flat work or jumping). There is free parking available for trailers and horse boxes.

Included in you stay price (£20 per horse per night) is stable and bedding, grazing and haylage on a DIY LIVERY basis, one half hour session per day per horse (flatwork arena) and one hour session per day per horse (express event arena). Hard feed is not included. FULL LIVERY includes the above plus mucking out, nets etc/in or out as required (£30 per horse per night).

With the facilities and staff on hand you won’t need to worry about leaving your horse on occasions allowing you time to relax and unwind in our Spa and treatment rooms.

If you wish for any more information in regards to our equestrian holiday option then please contact us on 07718 341 193, email us at or use the enquiry form below and we will get back to you as soon as possible for assistance.

  • Our working team is headed by ourselves (live on site).
  • Our managers and staff are qualified level 2, 3 and BHS stages.
  • We also employ a BHS Stage 4 senior coach for lessons.
  • There are 3 stables available for horses, 3 paddocks and extra tethering areas for more horses.