Horseback riding in Noordwijk
It is also good to stay in Noordwijk for the horse lover. The beach, the woods and the agricultural hinterland are just perfect for horse rides. In the surroundings there are different equestrian routes defined which are taking you along the meadows, woods and the beach.
Do you want to get horseback riding with your own horse in and around Noordwijk? In the surroundings there are different parking facilities for horses. There are also riding schools which are renting horses.
In the riding schools horses are ready for you to go into nature for a couple of days. You come through woods, dunes and along the beach. Every day a guided ride outside is made. A ride in daytime is nicely relaxing, but exciting evening- or even night rides are organized as well.
Horseback riding at the beach relaxes you completely. Feel the wind through your hair when your horse drives in galops through the breakers. Are you going yourself horseback riding at the beach? Then there are two important things to take into account: de times that you are allowed at the beach and the tides.
Op het strand van Noordwijk is het verboden zich met paarden (rij- en trekdieren) op te houden gedurende:
a. het gehele jaar op het strand tussen de rijksstrandpalen 83.000 en 80.750 (zijnde globaal genomen het strand gelegen voor de beide boulevards) en;
b. gedurende de periode van 1 juni tot 1 september op het strand tussen de rijksstrandpalen 75.000 en 74.000 (zijnde globaal genomen het strand ter hoogte van de Langevelderslag. Buitenom deze periode is paardrijden op dit strand gedeelte wel toegestaan.
Horseback riding at the beach is the most beautiful at low tide, one could gallop to his heart’s content over the wide beach. Please watch carefully at the information signs which are at each beach(entrance) for eventual (temporary) rules.