Horse Riding & Pony Trekking in Snowdonia, North Wales

The riding centre at Gwydyr Stables, Ty Coch Farm was established in 1973 and offers a wonderful location for horse riding, pony trekking or extended day trail rides. We are situated 4 miles from Betws y Coed and surrounded by National Trust and Forestry Commission land. It provides breath taking scenery in which to enjoy the excellent views across the Snowdonia Mountains.

Individuals or groups are catered for by a team of experienced staff conducting rides on a variety of over 30 horses that range in size and ability from novice treks to experienced rides. The staff have to undergo continuous development especially on safety issues including first aid and riding qualifications. Radio contact is maintained with the centre during treks.

Price List 2024

Rides are available throughout the year from a half-hour to full day, including summer evenings.

  • Half hour – £20
  • One hour – £28
  • One & half hour – £40
  • Two hours – £50
  • Half day (3 hours) – £60

Riding hats are provided. Riding footwear or suitable boots with a heel are recommended with Jodhpurs, breeches or trousers without an inseam.

A small rucksack is useful to carry waterproofs, spare warm clothing, lunches and a flask on the longer rides.

Advance booking is always advisable. Group rates available for 10 or more, ask for details. Limited disabled facilities, please call to discuss.


Bed & Breakfast en-suite accommodation is available in the farmhouse from £25 per person. Betws y Coed and Penmachno offer a variety of accommodation and other activity options.