Wolfeton Riding House, Wolfeton

Wolfeton Riding House, Wolfeton, Dorchester, Dorset DT2 9QN View on map

One of the oldest surviving riding schools in England, dating from the late 16th century of considerable architectural importance. The building is currently undergoing repairs, therefore at present public access is only possible on a limited basis.


Opening Arrangements

By prior arrangement.

Admission Charges

  • Other Charges: Groups charged by negotiation (possibly jointly with Wolfeton House)


1½ miles north-west of Dorchester on A37 Dorchester - Yeovil road. Rail: Dorchester (South and West, about 2 miles). Bus: Charminster (1/2 mile walk).

Parking Spaces


Approx. 80 spaces when contractors not on site or weddings or other events take place. Free parking.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: Yes