PLEASE NOTE that Shelford (1) Horse Trials is running on 24th – 26th May 2015.  Newton Cross Country Course will remain open, but please note that the site will be busier than usual. The usual limit on the number of horses allowed on the cross country course will still be in place.

The course is at Newton (Entrance at Shelford Manor post code NG12 1ES) on the outskirts of Nottingham consisting of a comprehensive, established, facility of:  professionally designed, built and maintained fences including:

  • 2 water complexes
  • Various ditches
  • Over 60 fences

Parking and unloading:

All parking for Newton Cross Country Course is at Shelford Manor, NOT at Newton.  Access is via the A6097 turning to Shelford just south of the Trent bridge.  Shelford Manor is the first farm on the left heading toward the village.  Riders do not have to cross a road  to reach the course.

A Courtesy car is available for foot spectators to drive to the course, please ask when booking in.  If you wish to use this vehicle, please bring your licence, we will require a copy for our records.


“The Newton cross country course is an excellent facility. It is well maintained and caters for all standards of riders. I have used it for my clinics and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend it”

Lucinda Green