Lambourn - at the heart of the valley of the racehorse
This is the definitive website for the Parish of Lambourn. The parish is made up of Lambourn, Upper Lambourn, Eastbury, Woodlands St Mary and Lambourn Woodlands. The village of Lambourn is located near the source of the river Lambourn on the beautiful chalk downlands of England.
The village is famous for its association with the training of the world's finest race horses. There are over 2000 horses in training in the Lambourn valley with over 50 Racing Yards. The springy downland turf make the perfect gallops and the large uninterrupted open spaces create an ideal environment to breed and train horses. The Lambourn Open Day held on Good Friday every year is a great opportunity to experience the horses close up. Another major event in the valley is the Lambourn Festival comprising of many events in the summer.
What are the views of the residents of the Lambourn valley? You can read them and join in the debate by visiting the Lambourn Discussion Forum.