01929 450 273 info@studlandstables.com
DUE TO RESTRICTIONS IMPOSED BY THE NATIONAL TRUST WE ARE UNABLE TO RIDE ON THE BEACH DURING JULY, AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER. THE NEXT SEASON WILL COMMENCE FROM 01/10/21

Beach Ride

The minimum age is 12 years old for this ride.

Minimum Level Required:

“Established and confident in all paces (walk, rising trot and canter). Able to maintain a light seat in canter without hindering your horse. Used to hacking in open spaces on forward going horses and ride regularly”

The aristocratic Bankes family, who once owned Corfe Castle and Kingston Lacy near Wimborne, spent summers at their Studland residence, now the Pig on the Beach hotel.

They knew there’s nothing like fresh sea air for invigorating mind and body, and nowhere better than four miles of golden sand for letting your hair down and enjoying the outdoors.

On his death in 1981, Ralph Bankes bequeathed the Bankes estate, including Studland, Corfe Castle and Kingston Lacy, to the National Trust.

As our most popular ride, the beach ride has given so many riders an amazing experience for many years.  With 3 miles of sandy beach along Studland Bay, the beach ride is a spectacular ride with views of Old Harry Rocks, Bournemouth Beach and Sandbanks and Poole Bay.

The group beach ride is for intermediate > experienced riders who must be established and confident at all paces hacking out in open spaces, throughout the ride we will go for a few long stretches of trot and canter, and depending on the quality of sand we may go on for a short gallop.

CLOSED
NO BEACH RIDE AVAILABLE
FULL
9AM RIDE
10AM RIDE
2PM RIDE
6:30PM RIDE
MTWTFSS
01 October 2021FULL
1
02 October 2021NO BEACH RIDING AVAILABLE
2
03 October 2021NO BEACH RIDING AVAILABLE
3
04 October 2021CLOSED
4
05 October 2021FULL
5
06 October 2021FULL
6
07 October 20212 SPACES AVAILABLE
7
08 October 2021FULL
8
09 October 2021NO BEACH RIDING AVAILABLE
9
10 October 2021FULL
10
11 October 2021CLOSED
11
12 October 2021FULL
12
13 October 20211 SPACE AVAILABLE
13
14 October 2021FULL
14
15 October 2021FULL
15
16 October 2021FULL
16
17 October 2021FULL
17
18 October 2021CLOSED
18
19 October 2021FULL
19
20 October 2021FULL
20
21 October 2021FULL
21
22 October 2021FULL
22
23 October 2021FULL
23
24 October 2021NO BEACH RIDING AVAILABLE
24
25 October 2021CLOSED
25
26 October 2021NO BEACH RIDING AVAILABLE
26
27 October 2021NO BEACH RIDING AVAILABLE
27
28 October 2021FULL
28
29 October 2021FULL
29
30 October 2021FULL
30
31 October 2021FULL
31
November 2021
MTWTFSS
01 November 2021CLOSED
1
02 November 20214 SPACES AVAILABLE
2
03 November 20214 SPACES AVAILABLE
3
04 November 20212 SPACES AVAILABLE
4
05 November 2021FULL
5
06 November 2021NO BEACH RIDING AVAILABLE
6
07 November 2021NO BEACH RIDING AVAILABLE
7
08 November 2021CLOSED
8
09 November 20212 SPACES AVAILABLE
9
10 November 2021NO BEACH RIDING AVAILABLE
10
11 November 20214 SPACES AVAILABLE
11
12 November 2021FULL
12
13 November 2021FULL
13
14 November 2021FULL
14
15 November 2021CLOSED
15
16 November 2021FULL
16
17 November 20214 SPACES AVAILABLE
17
18 November 20213 SPACES AVAILABLE
18
19 November 20212 SPACES AVAILABLE
19
20 November 2021NO BEACH RIDING AVAILABLE
20
21 November 2021NO BEACH RIDING AVAILABLE
21
22 November 2021CLOSED
22
23 November 2021CLOSED
23
24 November 2021CLOSED
24
25 November 2021CLOSED
25
26 November 20214 SPACES AVAILABLE
26
27 November 2021FULL
27
28
29 November 2021CLOSED
29
30 November 20214 SPACES AVAILABLE
30
December 2021
MTWTFSS
01 December 20214 SPACES AVAILABLE
1
02 December 20214 SPACES AVAILABLE
2
03 December 20214 SPACES AVAILABLE
3
4
5
06 December 2021CLOSED
6
07 December 20214 SPACES AVAILABLE
7
08 December 20214 SPACES AVAILABLE
8
9
10 December 20214 SPACES AVAILABLE
10
11
12 December 20213 SPACES AVAILABLE
12
13 December 2021CLOSED
13
14 December 20214 SPACES AVAILABLE
14
15 December 20214 SPACES AVAILABLE
15
16 December 20214 SPACES AVAILABLE
16
17 December 20214 SPACES AVAILABLE
17
18
19
20 December 2021CLOSED
20
21 December 2021CLOSED
21
22 December 2021CLOSED
22
23 December 2021CLOSED
23
24 December 2021CLOSED
24
25 December 2021CLOSED
25
26 December 2021CLOSED
26
27 December 2021CLOSED
27
28 December 2021CLOSED
28
29 December 2021CLOSED
29
30
31
January 2022
MTWTFSS
1
2
3
04 January 20224 SPACES AVAILABLE
4
05 January 20224 SPACES AVAILABLE
5
06 January 2022NO BEACH RIDING AVAILABLE
6
07 January 2022NO BEACH RIDING AVAILABLE
7
08 January 2022NO BEACH RIDING AVAILABLE
8
09 January 20223 SPACES AVAILABLE
9
10
11 January 20224 SPACES AVAILABLE
11
12 January 20224 SPACES AVAILABLE
12
13 January 20224 SPACES AVAILABLE
13
14 January 20224 SPACES AVAILABLE
14
15 January 2022NO BEACH RIDING AVAILABLE
15
16 January 2022NO BEACH RIDING AVAILABLE
16
17
18 January 20224 SPACES AVAILABLE
18
19 January 20224 SPACES AVAILABLE
19
20 January 20224 SPACES AVAILABLE
20
21 January 20224 SPACES AVAILABLE
21
22 January 2022NO BEACH RIDING AVAILABLE
22
23 January 2022NO BEACH RIDING AVAILABLE
23
24
25 January 20224 SPACES AVAILABLE
25
26 January 2022NO BEACH RIDING AVAILABLE
26
27 January 20224 SPACES AVAILABLE
27
28 January 20224 SPACES AVAILABLE
28
29 January 20224 SPACES AVAILABLE
29
30 January 2022NO BEACH RIDING AVAILABLE
30
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You’re not able to book via the website, to book email the yard via the CONTACT page

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What to wear

  • Jodhpurs or full-length trousers/leggings must be worn for your ride
  • Boots with a slight heel should be worn, we can provide boots if needed.
  • Current standard riding hats must also be worn for the duration of your ride, hats are provided if you need to use one
  • For our gentleman riders, it is advisable to wear tight fitting underwear (eg, briefs)

Extra Information

  • If you are coming via Wareham and Corfe Castle please drive with care on the country roads, any road closures can be found here
  • If you are coming via Poole or Bournemouth and plan on using the Sandbanks Ferry please check their website for service updates: here
  • If you require public transport the Purbeck Breezer passes through Studland, click here to find the timetable.