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Before visiting the Home of Rest for retired horses please check our opening hours.
Our location is shown on the map below. Travel details are shown below with a Google map.
The Horse Trust, Home of Rest for Horses is set in 200 acres of beautiful Chiltern countryside between High Wycombe and Aylesbury, just outside Princes Risborough. Our Home of Rest for Horses is at the heart of our charity. It is here that we care for over 130 retired and rescued horses, ponies and donkeys. Visit us to see our retired working horses – from the Police and Military who have spent a lifetime serving our country or communities, to the ponies who have helped improve the lives of disabled or disadvantaged children. Meet the rescued horses, ponies and donkeys who have found sanctuary with us after suffering from cruelty or neglect. Visit our museum to find out how we helped War Horses in World War 1, take a walk around the farm to see the horses grazing in their fields or visit our Black Beauty Tea Room and gift shop to enjoy a cream tea. We look forward to meeting you!
We are a charity and rely entirely on the support from the general public to fund our work. We have introduced a small entry fee to help us raise vital funds to care for the 130 horses, ponies and donkeys at our Home of Rest for Horses. We welcome visitors and have kept these charges as low as possible.
- Entrance fee: £5 per vehicle*
- OAP/ Registered Disabled concessions: £3 per vehicle*
If you are a regular visitor, a Season Pass will give you unlimited free entry during our regular opening hours. They are available to buy on your visit or by calling the office on 01494 488464
- Season pass: £35 per vehicle. This can be purchased from the online shop or Tea Room
* Charges for vehicles with 7 or more passengers will be at our discretion based on the size of vehicle. Parking is limited and minibuses and coaches can be admitted by prior arrangement only. Please contact us for further information or to arrange your visit. We reserve the right to change prices and opening times without notice.
Read more about the history of The Horse Trust here
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Public Opening Hours: SORRY, WE ARE STILL CLOSED TO VISITORS
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 2pm – 4pm
Bank Holidays, 2pm – 4pm
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Accessibility and Visitor Information
The Horse Trust operates a “No Feeding Policy”. Our horses, ponies and donkeys are on special diets and feeding them can make them ill.
Toilets are available on the stable yard and next to the Black Beauty Tea Room (including disabled toilets and baby changing facilities).
Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the premises.
Dogs are welcome, providing they are well behaved, are kept on a lead at all times and are comfortable with horses.
Coaches – strictly by appointment and on week days only.
Group Visits: out of hours visits are available to groups by prior arrangement. Please call 01494 488464 to find out more.
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 of Rest for Horses). 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 of Rest for Horses). 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.