Horsemen turn back the clock at Bolsover Castle

Bolsover Castle horses. Photo by Glen Burrow for English Heritage.
Bolsover Castle horses. Photo by Glen Burrow for English Heritage.

Watch expert horsemen in flamboyant 17th century costume, training for art and battle to baroque music in the spectacular surroundings of the Riding School at Bolsover Castle.

The Atkinson Action Horses will be demonstrating skilled horsemanship on July 14 and 15. Their show will display the complicated moves beloved of William Cavendish who built the riding school buildings in the 1630s to accommodate, train and show off his horses.

Admission is £14.80 (adult), £8.70 (child). Call 01246 822844.