Witney Accommodation & Directions

Hartsop Farm in Oxfordshire is home to Ian and Sandy Vandenberghe and is where the majority of the IH Courses are held.

The following courses are held at Hartsop Farm:

• 5 Day foundation
• Perfect Manners
• Handling the Untouched Horse
• Leading & Loading
• Feeding For Good Behaviour And Health/Maintaining Your Horses Physical Health For Life With Ian Vandenberghe
• Stud Practice / Handling the Young Foal with Ian Vandenberghe

Hartsop Farm Address:

Hartsop Farm
Finstock
Nr Witney
Oxfordshire
OX73AS

Witney Accommodation

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Directions to Hartsop Farm

Coming from the North, East and South East:

At the Junction of the A34 and A40 (just West of Oxford), join the A40 westbound (signposted Cheltenham). After approximately 9 miles the road becomes dual carriageway. After approximately 1/4 mile on the dual carriageway take the B4022 exit (signposted- Witney East). Follow the road down the hill straight through a set of traffic lights. At the bottom of the hill you will come to a small double roundabout. Continue on the B4022 (now signposted Charlbury). To do this take the 1st exit off the first roundabout on to the second roundabout and take the 2nd exit off the second roundabout. After 500 yrds turn right (2nd exit) at the next small roundabout. Continue on the B4022 out of Witney and through the village of Hailey.

On leaving Hailey you will pass a de-restriction sign. From this sign it is 6/10 mile to the ‘Bird in Hand’ pub (on the right). Hartsop farm is on the left 8/10 mile after the ‘Bird in Hand’ pub. The Farm entrance is marked by two rows of conifers and the gate, bearing the name ‘Hartsop Farm’, is set back from the road with sufficient space to pull a horsebox or trailer off the road prior to opening the gate.

Coming from the West, South West and South Wales:

Travelling East on the A40 toward Oxford, exit the A40 at the Junction with the A415 at Witney. At the end of the exit slip road turn left towards Witney town centre. In little more than 100yrds you will come to set of traffic lights. Get in the right hand lane and turn right at these traffic lights. Continue along this road crossing two small roundabouts. At the T junction turn right at the traffic lights. Continue along this road taking the 2nd exit (straight ahead) at the first roundabout. At the second roundabout take the 1st exit (turn left) heading toward Charlbury on the B4022. After 500 yrds turn right (2nd exit) at the next small roundabout. Continue on the B4022 out of Witney and through the village of Hailey. On leaving Hailey you will pass a de-restriction sign. From this sign it is 6/10 mile to the ‘Bird in Hand’ pub (on the right). Hartsop farm is on the left 8/10 mile after the ‘Bird in Hand’ pub.

The Farm entrance is marked by two rows of conifers and the gate, bearing the name ‘Hartsop Farm’, is set back from the road with sufficient space to pull a horsebox or trailer off the road prior to opening the gate.

Airport:

The closest airport to Witney is Heathrow Airport. If travelling from the airport you can take the bus to Oxford, from Oxford take the number 100 bus to Witney or a Taxi. The distance from Oxford to Witney is a 20-minute car journey, depending on the time of day.

If you get lost please call Ian Vandenberghe on 01993 868914