Horse Riding

Totally Trekking provide a pony treking service locally.

Many beautiful bridleways are available. This is one of the best ways to discover the countryside. We are able to help with bookings and recommend two local riding schools, both within 15 minutes drive from the cottage.


A popular sport in Gloucestershire with many of the young royals participating at The Beaufort Polo Club. Many matches are held during the summer months making a great spectacle for young and old alike! We are happy to provide details and directions to local matches. Edgeworth, Cirencester, Aston Down is all within 5 minutes by car.

Horse Racing

Situated within half an hour of Cheltenham, Well Close Cottage is an ideal base for the many National Hunt events held, including the famous Cheltenham Festival of Racing, featuring the Cheltenham Gold Cup.

Three Day Events

The Burleigh and Gatcombe Park Horse Trials are both within 10 minutes by car.