Follifoot Park Riding Centre

horseriding centreThe riding centre offers stabling for your own horse, lessons for children and adults, training courses, pony days, children’s holiday activities and riding for the disabled. They have 36 stables including 8 indoor stables, several pony pens, 2 isolation boxes, an indoor arena, paddocks, tack rooms, feed rooms and their own working forge.

The Follifoot Park Disabled Riders Group is often to be seen walking through the village. See:



Follifoot Cricket Club

cricketThere is an active Cricket Club, situated on Pannal Road. They organise junior and senior matches plus training. They arrange social events throughout the year.

“An idyllic setting, the essential character of village cricket but cricket in a top Yorkshire League.” For further details see

Image: Peter Wood

Tennis court

The village has its own tennis court.

Indoor bowls

This takes place on Tuesday evenings in the Village Hall from 8.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m. from October to May.


Follifoot is a popular village with local rambling clubs. Permissive footpaths cross the Rudding Estate and link with local villages.

Harrogate Rugby Club

Harrogate Rugby Club begin the 2015-16 season at their new grounds on Rudding Lane.

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Image: Harrogate Rugby Club


golfRudding Park Golf Club is right next door to the village. There is an 18 hole course, driving range with tuition and a short par 3 course (6 holes), set in parkland and woodland. The courses were designed for seasoned golfers and those new to the sport.

Spofforth and Pannal golf courses are nearby. Spofforth, an attractive parkland pay-and-play course, suits players of all abilities. Pannal is a top class championship course.