Horse riding, fishing & livestock

Horse riding through the woods

Essential information on horse riding in the parkland, fishing permits and helpful dates for dog walkers on livestock movements throughout the year.

Horse riding permits

Permits are issued annually and are valid from 1 July until 30 June. Fees are £25 per year for adults, £10 a year for children under 18, or £35 for a combined license. Applicants must provide evidence of public liability insurance. For an application form, please contact the Lanhydrock property office on or phone 01208 265950.


Fishing permits - Lanhydrock Angling Association

Daily tickets are £17 each, a weekly ticket is £35. These can only be issued Monday - Friday from the Lanhydrock property office. A legal license must be presented at the time of purchase. Daily and weekly tickets are only available from;

1 April - 31 August for sea trout

1 April - 30 September for salmon

Annual permits are not currently available. To add your details to the waiting list, please contact the Lanhydrock property office.

A parking pass must be displayed by annual permit holders for parking at Respryn.


Livestock movements calendar

The historic parkland is grazed by both sheep and cattle to maintain a tidy appearance and encourage species diversity. Below are the dates when livestock will be present in the parkland, which visitors with dogs may wish to be aware of.


Cattle will be returned to the parkland on 1 April 2020.

Easter weekend; removed from Higher park 09 April, returned 14 April 2020.

Horse trials- 17 May; moved from Higher park and Jump field into Duck Pond field. 12 May, returned 18 May 2020.

Pony trials- ; removed from Higher park and Jump field into Duck Pond field 12 June, returned 15 June 2020.

Dilly Cart race- 28 June; removed from Higher park 26 June, returned 29 June 2020.
Summer holidays- 15 July to 1 September; removed from Higher park 14 July, returned 2 September 2020.

Cattle removed for winter 31 October 2020, returned 1 April 2021.


Sheep returned to parkland 1 November 2020 and removed 31 December 2020.