We are very fortunate to have the use of various venues throughout our "area" at different times. Most are privately owned by our members or trainers, a couple are equestrian venues. Here are directions to help you find them.
The Paxton's Field, Rackenford, (by kind permission of the Paxton family) Grid ref: SS851200
From Tiverton - Take the A361 (North Devon Link Road) and turn left at the turning for “Rackenford, Templeton & Loxbeare” (Stonelands Cross), approximately 7 miles from Tiverton. Turn right at T junction and continue for approx. 2.5 miles, past village of Rackenford on your left. Turn right for Knowstone and Molland and field is ahead.
From South Molton – Take the A361 and turn right at Knowstone Picnic Area (Moortown Cross), turn immediately left for Rackenford and follow this road for 2 miles, the show site is on the left, on a sharp right hand bend.From Rackenford village, take the road towards Rose Ash past the Rackenford Club. Turn right for Knowstone and Molland and field is ahead.
Nearest postcode is EX16 8EF (it is approximate and ends up half a mile from the field).
Beechdale, West Anstey, EX36 3P
Turn off B3227 at The Jubilee Inn towards West Anstey. Turn left at T junction then right. Go through Yeo Mill and as you start to climb, turn left (signed Molland?). At the end of this lane turn left and Beechdale is 1/2 a mile along here on the right.
Coxleigh Barton, Barnstaple, EX31 4JL
Take A39 north out of Barnstaple (towards Lynton etc. and Hospital) Continue out of the town (past hospital on your right) and climb hill, go past left turn to B3230 and Muddiford. Look out for large purple venue sign on the right and turn here following track up and then down to the buildings / arena.
Downe Farm, Witheridge, EX16 8QF
Follow directions to Willicroft BUT take turning opposite the farm signposted Nomansland. Continue for approx. 2 miles and take the 3rd turning right as you reach the top of the hill, signed Witheridge. Continue for .just under 1 mile and turn right at Down Cross, Downe Farm is down here on the right along a track.
Little Mogworthy Farm, Rackenford, EX16 8DX
Follow directions to Willicroft, take turning opposite signed Nomansland. Once you have gone over the cross road (Tidderson Cross), where it is signed right to the Ansteys, the road narrows then bends left. On this bend there is a big hand painted 'logs for sale' sign to the right. Go down this concrete track to the right. Do not try to access from any other direction - sat navs can be very misleading!
Mill Barton, Witheridge, EX16 8NU
These directions are better than satnav. From the Link Road A361: Driving towards Barnstaple, 5 miles west of the Tiverton roundabout, take the first turning LEFT (signed Rackenford, Loxbeare and Templeton). After 100 yards turn RIGHT (Rackenford), 250 yards LEFT (Nomansland 3 miles). In Nomansland (not before) fork RIGHT (Witheridge) then RIGHT onto B3137 (Witheridge). After 1 mile, fork LEFT at ivy-covered oak tree (sign broken off), 800 yards turn LEFT at Millbarn crossroads (Puddington). Go down hill then up; on a blind left bend fork RIGHT up Mill Barton drive. (NB Mobiles do not get a signal after the crossroads.)
Moortown Cross, Knowstone, EX36 4RZ
Springfield, Drayford, Witheridge EX17 4SL
Follow the B3137 out of Witheridge towards South Molton. The Drayford turn is on the left about 1 mile from the village just before the top of the hill. Follow the road down to the bottom and park where you can. Irene’s yard is on the right as you come down the hill up a steep drive.
West Wilson Farm, Rackenford, EX16 8ED
From grass triangle in Rackenford village, take road to Queen Dart, Bradford, Witheridge. Take 5th driveway on right and continue for approx. 1/2 a mile to the farm.