The Horse Trust and Home of Rest for Horses lies in the Chiltern Hills between High Wycombe and Aylesbury, just outside Princes Risborough. Set in some 120 acres with purpose-built stables and accommodation for over 125 residents they aim to provide the best of care and retirement.
The Trust is a member of the
National Equine Welfare Council
The Horse Trust Entrance fees:
Vehicle entry fee: £5 per vehicle
OAP/concessions: £3 per vehicle
Concessions include Military personnel and employees, Police Officers and employees and registered disabled (you will be required to show ID on entrance).
12 month pass: £25 OAP/Concessions: £15
The Home is open to the public onThursday - Sunday from 2pm until 4pm, and Bank Holidays from 2pm until 4pm.The Home is be closed during December and January.
No Feeding: carrots or polo mints must not be fed to the horses, ponies or donkeys. The Horse Trust operates a "No Feeding Policy".
Parking: there is limited car parking at The Home. During Summer months (when it is dry enough) an additional car park is opened at the entrance to The Home. Disabled, elderly people who do not feel able to make the walk to the stables (less than a 1/4 of a mile) can still bring their cars up to the stables.
Dogs: are welcome, providing they are kept on a lead at all times and are comfortable with horses. Coaches: by appointment only and on week days.
Visitor Centre: The stable block also includes a Visitors Centre which will give you a flavour of the history of The Home, along with displays aimed at promoting responsible horse ownership. If you have any questions or queries, please feel free to call The Horse Trust on 01494 488464
How to find the Horse Trust
Directions from M40
Leave M40 at junction 4 and follow the A4010 towards Aylesbury.
Stay on this road until you reach the Red Lion public house where you turn right, signposted Walters Ash, (you will see a brown sign for The Home). At the top of the hill turn left, pass RAF High Wycombe on the left, and in approximately half a mile turn right into Slad Lane. The Home is the first right about 100 yards along.
Directions from High Wycombe
Take the A40 towards West Wycombe, turning onto the A4010 signposted Aylesbury at a roundabout. Stay on this road until you reach the Red Lion public house where you turn right, signposted Walters Ash, (you will see a brown sign for The Home). At the top of the hill turn left, pass RAF High Wycombe on the left, and in approximately half a mile turn right into Slad Lane. The Home is the first right about 100 yards along.
Directions from Princes Risborough
Take the A4010 towards High Wycombe. Just on the outskirts of Princes Risborough there is a crossroads. Take the left turn into Woodway, signposted Lacey Green/ Naphill. Follow this road along and up a steep windy hill into Lacey Green. Once through the village the road opens up into a long straight. About 300 yards along there is a crossroads with a bus stop on either side. Turn left into Slad Lane. The Home is the first right about 100 yards along