In the only displays of their kind seen regularly in this country, horses return to Bolsover Castle for the first time in over three centuries!
Every weekend until 1st September (exc. August bank holiday) visitors can enjoy breathtaking displays of advanced dressage training techniques - first introduced in England in the 17th century by William Cavendish, first Duke of Newcastle and riding master to King Charles II.
Each weekend expert horsemen in flamboyant 17th century costume put horses through their paces to baroque music in the spectacular surroundings of the Riding House.
Performances take place twice a day:
11am - Exercising the horses
1pm and 3pm - 'Cavendish's Horses Return!' horse display
Please note that flash photography and filming is prohibited during the displays.
The exciting horse displays are included in the price of admission to Bolsover Castle. They are on a first come first served basis, cannot be pre-booked and are limited to 120 seats per show.
Ticket price includes entry to event plus entry to the Castle & Grounds.
Viewing of the Riding House shows are included in the entry fee and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.