Bennington Carriage Driving Academy

Bennington Carriages, Moor Lane, Long Bennington, Newark, NG23 5GA

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Take the reins and develop your carriage driving skills in picturesque countryside, along the route of the old Explorer’s Road.

Bennington Carriage Driving Academy focuses on making the skill of driving a horse-drawn carriage enjoyable and accessible to all. Visitors can enjoy relaxing rides in charming rural scenery where the original Great North Road would have been found. Alternatively, challenge yourself with the thrills and excitement of more technical training. Whatever your carriage driving needs, Bennington has the answer.

Set in ten acres of picturesque countryside, the Carriage Driving Academy offers a range of purpose built facilities, extensively equipped to help maximise your enjoyment of equestrian sport.

All levels of driver are catered for with a wide range of offers, from Try Carriage Driving experiences available for first-time drivers, to a variety of courses to help more advanced drivers develop their skills. No matter what your ability, the staff at Bennington will always be on hand to provide friendly advice.

Tours of the on-site carriage factory are available, and the Academy is also the home of a showroom where an extensive range of carriages and accessories are displayed.