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Northfield Farm Horse Riding and Trekking Centre

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Northfield Farm Flash, Buxton SK17 0SW, England
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Excellent way to see the Countryside!

I did a 2-hour hack on SUN, 5/20/18, and it was absolutely wonderful! The staff are friendly... read more

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Jessica Z
Poor accommodation

Definately below standard accommodation. We did not ride but other local cottages were not... read more

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Northfield Farm Flash, Buxton SK17 0SW, England
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Reviewed today

I did a 2-hour hack on SUN, 5/20/18, and it was absolutely wonderful! The staff are friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable and the horses are well cared for and suited to each rider. The weather was perfect, the ride was leisurely and comfortable, and the views...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definately below standard accommodation. We did not ride but other local cottages were not available that week and we needed some where to stay. The owners were very busy running their farm and doing weekend trecking and had no time for us. The rooms were...More

1  Thank tonyandsusangreen
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Reviewed October 21, 2017

If you love your riding, this is the place for you. I recently completed a two day pack horse trail trek - what a wonderful experience at this first rate establishment. All horses in our group were forward-going, responsive, well mannered and kind making the...More

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Reviewed September 23, 2017

This is a good stables horses are well looked after. The instructors are helpful and friendly. The countryside is lovely and who good views of the local wildlife. It was a 2 hours trek and all rides had minimum experience. You don't need to riding...More

Thank Lesley R
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Elizabeth A, Owner at Northfield Farm Horse Riding and Trekking Centre, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2017

Thank you for the kind comments and taking the time to review your trek out at Northfield. It is not the easiest route for novice riders but the horses and staff are brilliant at looking after you, hope to see you again.

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Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic experience with the group leaders who took us on our 2 hour hack, great support for less experienced riders and a good opportunity for a canter for the more experienced. The ladies who led us out were AMAZING and ensured we enjoyed...More

Thank Donna Y
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Elizabeth A, Owner at Northfield Farm Horse Riding and Trekking Centre, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2017

Glad to hear you all enjoyed yourselves and that you were well looked after. Have a great day at your wedding and hope the weather is kind to you!

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Reviewed September 19, 2017

Today I enjoyed a great ride out along some interesting terrain. There were four riders and two guides Jess and Joan who looked after us and opened and shut gates on route. These horses are sure footed, good tempered and well looked after. We enjoyed...More

1  Thank Kathy M
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Elizabeth A, Owner at Northfield Farm Horse Riding and Trekking Centre, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2017

Many thanks for your lovely comments and am so pleased you enjoyed your ride with us. I will certainly pass your comments on to Jess and Joan. Liz Andrews

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Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Arrived on my own while rest of family at Alton Towers for two hour trek. Five others in the group, most with no riding experience but all matched up to good horses. Staff do a good job catering to your experience. Great horses, guides and...More

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Elizabeth A, Owner at Northfield Farm Horse Riding and Trekking Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your ride with us and delighted to hear you had a good time, just hope you didn't experience the recent wet weather whilst you were out on the ride! Liz

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Reviewed August 17, 2017

None of our family had ridden before but we decided to do the 2 hour trek at Northfield Farm and they didn't let us down. It was everything we had hoped for and more. The staff and horses were friendly and professional and we were...More

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Elizabeth A, Owner at Northfield Farm Horse Riding and Trekking Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

It was great to hear that you all enjoyed your first time on horses, it isn't the easiest ride but a great experience and you all did so well - we even had some good weather! Liz

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Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous horses, super staff. Liz is brilliant - what she doesn't know about her horses (who she clearly loves) isn't worth knowing. Very highly recommended.

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Elizabeth A, Owner at Northfield Farm Horse Riding and Trekking Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

Good to see you again on your annual ride with us and thank you for the lovely comments. Thought you would enjoy your ride on Excelsa! Liz

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Reviewed August 6, 2017

We were a little apprehensive when we arrived - two adults never having ridden before. Was this just for kids? Were we out of our depth? Turns out we had nothing to worry about. After parking up (free - ample parking) it turned out there...More

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Elizabeth A, Owner at Northfield Farm Horse Riding and Trekking Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

What a great informative review! I could do with your help when writing the text for our new web site as you have really made points that I would not perhaps have considered, eg; parking and opening times of the pub. Hope you carry on...More

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Cappy L
December 5, 2017|
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Hi, I am receiving the emails despite it saying otherwise although as I am unsure of your name I cannot say if I have received it! Trip advisor will not allow me to put web links or email address's in this reply but if you... More
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Birties
February 4, 2017|
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Hi, We have 4 self catering properties at the farm which sleep 2, 4 , 5 and 7. Details are on our web site or please give me a call for availability. Liz Andrews
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Bev2705
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There is a campsite at Blackshaw Moor Nr Leek which is approx. 4 miles away. There is also a caravan club site at Ladmanlow on the edge of Buxton, again about 4 miles away. Hope this helps Liz Andrews
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