The Northcote Heavy Horse Centre is a visitors attraction & equestrian sanctuary providing a forever home to horses & animals in need. The Centre hosts several major fundraising events throughout the year including popular Medieval Tournaments and Medieval Banquets. To find out more about visiting the centre and our opening dates & events please see our visiting page.
For over 25 years the Northcote Heavy Horse Centre has been caring for horses of all sizes from all different backgrounds. Our Sanctuary is funded solely by donations, but we need your help to keep carrying on being able to care for them. Please see our help page for ways you can help the horses and animals. Find out more ways to help here or meet the Northcote Horses!
About the Horse Centre
The Northcote Heavy Horse Centre is an equine rescue centre (registered charity no 1137340) and a visitor’s attraction offering truly hands on experiences unlike anywhere else. We have been operating for over 25 years helping horses of all sizes from various backgrounds. The Centre runs entirely on donations from the general public and cannot operate without your help. Browse our website to find out more information about us. Help - Donate - Blog
Meet all the Northcote Horses
The Northcote Heavy Horse Centre is home to horses of all sizes, from heavy horses, shire horses, percheron's, Belgian draft horses, shetland ponies and even a Suffolk Punch! You can meet all the horses (big and small) on our horses page. Each horse has lots of pictures and some brief information on their breed, history and life. Visit the horses page now!
Medieval Banquet Tickets Now On Sale!
We're pleased to announce our very popular Medieval Banquet Evening will be returning for it's third year! Saturday Evening 26th July.
The evening will feature a full hog roast dinner and entertainment with birds of prey, medieval skill at arms, jesters and more! We'll also have a licensed bar. You don't have to dress up but it would be fun if you did!
Tickets are on sale now, please see our events page for more details.
Help & Shop with EasyFundRaising
Do you shop online on sites like Amazon, eBay etc? Well, the folks at Easyfundraising offer a completely free service where you create an account with them, then select Northcote Heavy Horse Centre as your charity and each time you visit the shopping site (like Amazon) you go to Easyfundraising first and click 'Go Shopping' and just shop like you normally do. Each site will then give a donation (based on a percentage) and then we will get 100% of that donation! Find out more on their site!
Medieval Tournament Sunday 17th August 2014
Since holding our first Medieval Tournament over 10 years ago we've got bigger & better than ever, with fun from birds of prey, archery, a bouncy castle, licensed bar, food and of course the Medieval Skill at Arms! Check out our Medieval Page for lots of pictures and information. (17th August '14)
Check our events page for more dates and information!
Heavy Horse Experience Days
We're now holding special 'Heavy Horse Experience Days'. You can get to come and spend some hands on time with the Northcote Heavy Horses, you'll also get a chance to learn many valuable skills including plaiting, grooming & bathing horses. See our new' Heavy Horse Experience Days' page for more information!
Adopt a Horse
We're very pleased to announce that the three newest horses here at the centre are now available for adoption. By adopting a Northcote Horse you get the chance to support your favorite horse throughout the year and help keep them here in their forever home. Find out more on our adoption page. Also meet Rosie, Moose & Charity on their very special own horse pages.
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Also don't forget to check out our blog at our news page!
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