Shire Horse Driving Experience 2019

Learn how to harness, long rein and manoeuver your horse around obstacles.

  • Booking essential

The day includes an introduction to the horses, then learn how to harness your horse. Moving out into the field you will work your horse on long reins, as well as maneuvering around obstacles. In the afternoon you will progress to driving the carriage alongside other participants through the Estate. At the end of the day you can help turn the horses out into their fields.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Adult £150.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 2491895
Suitability
Not suitable for children under 16 years old
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Park and meet at Wimpole Home Farm, park in the farm staff car park.
What to bring and wear
Wear sturdy footwear and warm practical clothing. Tea and coffee will be provided, bring a pack lunch.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
17 August 2019 10:00 - 16:00 Sold out
8 September 2019 10:00 - 16:00 Sold out
12 September 2019 10:00 - 16:00 Sold out
18 September 2019 10:00 - 16:00 Sold out
29 September 2019 10:00 - 16:00 Sold out
2 October 2019 10:00 - 16:00 Sold out
12 October 2019 10:00 - 16:00 Sold out
16 October 2019 10:00 - 16:00 Sold out

Contact Info

Name
Emma Warner
Email
emma.warner@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01223 208987

Upcoming events

New Shire horse stabling tour

Sun 21 Jul 2019
14:00-15:00
The Wimpole Heavy Horse project is finished so come and take a guided tour to find out what we've been up to.

Farming, Food & Forgotten Folk

Tue 23 Jul 2019
11:00-12:00
Learn more about the arable land farmed at Wimpole on this guided walk.

Wimpole Renewable Energy - Plant Room Open Days

Tue 23 Jul 2019
11:00-15:00
An opportunity to find out more about how our recently installed ground source heat pump is keeping our visitors warm

Wimpole's Wednesday Walk

Wed 24 Jul 2019
11:00-12:30
Join us for a different walk each week, showing off some of the best views, woodland paths and secret seats in and around Wimpole's parkland.

Wimpole Renewables Ground Source Heat Pump Tour

Wed 24 Jul 2019
15:00-16:00
An opportunity to find out more about our recently installed heating system

Sunday Stroll - A Brief Walk in History

Sun 28 Jul 2019
11:00-12:00
Join us on a 1.2 mile parkland walk and uncover the stories at the heart of Wimpole