Pony Club activity in the area hinges around the old Berkeley Hunt-Chilterns with a full programme of competitive and non- competitive activities throughout the year. branches.pcuk.org/obhchilterns.
Patchett’s Equestrian Centre near Watford has an excellent reputation. patchettstackshop.co.uk
At Addington Manor Equestrian north of Aylesbury, you might even see the occasional olympian in training. addingtonmanor.co.uk
For those in search of the outdoorsy life, Longridge Activity Centre close to marlow has sailing, canoeing, kayaking, plus a whole host of other outdoor activities – great for children’s summer camps (day and Longridge Activity Centre residential) longridge.org.uk while Tring and Wilstone Reservoirs are great for nature lovers, particularly bird watching.
Slightly north of the Chilterns but still within easy reach, Aylesbury Sailing Club at Weston Turville Reservoir offers a programme suitable for all levels of experience. aylesburysailingclub.org.uk
Activate Sports run excellent sports summer camps at Berkhamsted School and Redgrave Spot Centre, including their well-known Andrew Flintoff Cricket Academy, netball Roadshow, ultimate Lacrosse and Louis Smith gymnastics Academy activatesport.co.uk/summer-camps/ Buckinghamshire.