All are welcome at Mains of Taymouth Stables, from beginners to experienced riders. The trekking and learning centre is situated in the heart of Scotland, close to the shores of Loch Tay in Highland Perthshire, just over the bridge from the picturesque village of Kenmore. The Stables are part of the family owned 120 acre Mains of Taymouth Estate, nestled in magnificent countryside with some of the most spectacular views and scenery in Scotland - a fabulous place to come horse riding!
Horse Trekking & Hacking Trekking and hacking in dramatic Highland Perthshire scenery – for all ages and abilities. Enjoy a very special horse riding experience in Scotland on a myriad of stunning forest tracks amidst spectacular mountain, loch and river views. Our unspoiled native ponies are suitable for all ages and abilities under the supervision of our professional, enthusiastic team.
Pony rides for 30mins – Treks - 1 hour & 2 hours
Pony Rides & Family Rides Mains of Taymouth Stables can take children from the age of 4 years on a pony ride on our very well behaved ponies, whether it is your first time or not, we can cater for all levels. The very popular 'Family Ride' allows both children and their parents to ride together in a family unit, the kids love this one!
All services are offered to the highest standard with customer and horse care our major consideration – and all in superb riding environments.
For the health and well being of our horses we have a rider weight limit of 95kg / 210lbs / 15 st.
Discover walking routes that take you to the heart of our beautiful area, with graded day sections suited to all levels of ability and ambition.
There are four 18-hole and five 9-hole courses in the Breadalbane area, plus a 9-hole par-3 course. All of these beautiful courses enjoy spectacular settings and scenery and lie on the "Ring of Breadalbane" circular tourist route.
The Ring of Breadalbane Golf Trail also forms the backdrop to the 2014 Ryder Cup competition. The 10 courses lie between 10 and 35 miles from the Gleneagles Centenary course where the competition takes place.
The national open season for brown trout fishing runs from 15th March to 6th October. The salmon season varies from river to river. Although there is no national rod licence in Scotland, a permit to fish is generally required.
Within the Breadalbane area you can fish the Tay, Lyon, Earn and Forth river systems plus a number of lochs to the east, south and west.
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