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World Horse Welfare

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| Belwade Farm, Aboyne AB34 5BJ, Scotland
+44 1339 885398
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Lovely setting

Had a wonderfull lunch and a nice setting, great selection of food and staff very welcoming and... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
David C
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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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Delicious bistro with extraordinary views

A visit here for lunch is worth it just for the view. Try going on a summers day when you can sit... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
yulifer
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Aberdeen
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Belwade Farm , the Scottish Home for World Horse Welfare . Rehabilitating Horses/Ponies and Donkeys from all over the UK , who have needed to come into our care. Come and see the work that we do to help them to find their forever homes . Apart from this , we are in possibly the most beautiful part of Royal Deeside and there are plenty of walks with your dogs.Enjoy a lovely Lunch or coffee in our scenic Bistro . Or maybe celebrate your special occasion within our Stone Circle , or use our conference facilities . Belwade has so much to offer everyone ... not forgetting our Fairy Garden for the kids young and old .Come and see for yourself . Open Weds through to Sunday 11am - 4.00pm , other times by arrangement . Please see our website for up and coming events at Belwade Farm .
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  • Poor3%
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| Belwade Farm, Aboyne AB34 5BJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderfull lunch and a nice setting, great selection of food and staff very welcoming and friendly, great walks and views seeing the horses in a peaceful setting

Thank David C
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

A visit here for lunch is worth it just for the view. Try going on a summers day when you can sit out on the large dog friendly deck. The staff are always extremely friendly and attentive. The menu is varied and extensive. Standard cafe...More

Thank yulifer
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

This is an amazing facility offering a safe home for horses that have been badly treated. They are rehabilitated and then loaned to homes where the areas field officer ensures their well being. They have a small shop area and a great cafe offering full...More

Thank Julie L
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EDCruden, Manager at World Horse Welfare, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Thank you for your 5* review . Your comments are greatly appreciated by all the Staff at World Horse Welfare /Belwade Farm and hope to see you return soon .

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Excellent farm tour, very informative and it was lovely to be able to get close to the horses. Very interested part of the tour on the role of the farrier. Would recommend as a great 45 mins - lovely guide Fiona and a bonus was...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

I visited here for a wedding . It was a great Venue quite different from you standard hotels. Even a stone circle. The food was good and generous portions to. And the staff were friendly and efficient.

Thank insideeye2017
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Stopped here and although we had missed the tour, we had a lovely walk round by ourselves. Lovely countryside to walk in and enjoyed watching the horses. Unfortunately we had eaten prior to our visit but the food smelt lovely and the next time we...More

Thank BARRY2512
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EDCruden, Manager at World Horse Welfare, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thank you for your comments , very happy to know that you enjoyed your visit . Haste ye back .

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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We decided to visit on a slightly rainy day and it was totally worth it. Because of the weather there were few people there (mainly for the Bistro) so we got a private tour with Fiona who was delightful. They were incredibly accommodating and rearranged...More

Thank Joeri D
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EDCruden, Manager at World Horse Welfare, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thank you for your 5* rating . Have passed on your comments to Fiona and to the rest of the team . It is always encouraging to hear how our visitors enjoy their experience with us .

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

We stopped here for lunch knowing how good the little restaurant is. Lovely hot sunny day so we took to the terrace outside overlooking the fields and horses. We did not have time to take the guided tour but were able to visit some of...More

Thank Ursula B
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EDCruden, Manager at World Horse Welfare, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Thank you for your review and hope to see you again soon .

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

We decided to visit the Restaurant for lunch with our non-horsey friends, who were curious about this unusual attraction.I could write a book about all we found of interest so I shall focus on the restaurant.The menu is good, the prices are not.We were surprised...More

Thank Pauline B
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EDCruden, Manager at World Horse Welfare, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Thank you for your review , we always try to be reasonable on our prices and we do think we are within the range for home produced food . unfortunately we have to go with market prices . Hope that you will visit again though...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

We were passing by on the main road and saw signs for the horse welfare farm and a bistro. The narrow winding road lasts for about a mile and then you're faced with a modern looking building come indoor riding school. At the back is...More

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