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Bigland Hall Equine Group

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| Bigland Hall, Brow Edge, Backbarrow LA12 8PB, England
+44 15395 30333
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2 hour Lake district ride

I took my 2 daughters out for a ride with this group, on a very wet day in the October half term... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
zoeandfish
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Winchester, United Kingdom
Excellent!

Well for a while my daughter and I talked about booking a pony trek and we had looked around but... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
em2281
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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Bigland Hall Equine Group is a horse riding school located in Backbarrow. We offer lessons that are suitable for anyone and all ages. We teach all year round and in a very nice indoor arena, so we can give lessons rain or shine. We do both group and private lessons, and classic dressage lessons for medium to advanced riders. We have a pony club that connects children with ponies for a ride, looking after the horses, or grooming. We also offer trekking lessons and hacking. We do full day, half day, and two hour long hacks in different locations. These rides are held in a variety of different areas.
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  • Very good8%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“hour hack” (6 reviews)
“riding school” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Bigland Hall, Brow Edge, Backbarrow LA12 8PB, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my 2 daughters out for a ride with this group, on a very wet day in the October half term. We are all keen riders, and it was our first trip to the Lakes. Our guide was Charlotte, who was super friendly, knowledgable,...More

Thank zoeandfish
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Well for a while my daughter and I talked about booking a pony trek and we had looked around but was swayed by the reviews at Bigland Hall. We certainly weren't disappointed.. I booked just 2 days before our trip and the member of staff...More

Thank em2281
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

A keen rider but not having had a lesson for more than 30 years. Cath was a brilliant instructor and wanted me to get the most from my lesson. Highly enjoyable and I would recommend in a heartbeat.

Thank Joanna M
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We booked up for the beginners ride, with my three grandsons been on the lead rope. I hadn't rode for over 20 years, but the staff saw I could manage without a lead rope by tucking in behind one of my grandsons. The staff were...More

Thank BizzyBee121
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We decided on a one-hour hack. We were really lucky with the weather and this place is really well set up to cater for families with youngsters and adolescents. Mrs Martin greeted us and after filling out disclaimer forms we met Cookie, Bailey and Ruby-...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I did the three hour hack and had a great time. They checked that we were all safe in the arena before heading out onto the fells. There was a good mix of rugged terrain and country lanes so plenty of trotting and some really...More

Thank Fran W
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Took the kids here for a half hour ride on Figarro and Alfie and they loved it. Staff were really friendly and great with the kids. Would highly recommend if your kids love horses

Thank Kirsten H
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

My daughter booked in for a 3 hour hack had a great time just her and the instructor lots of canter over varied terrain with an excellent horse 'Spirit' out for 3 and 1/2 hours keen to do it again recommend.

Thank Clare P
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We (me and my husband) have ridden on many extended trail rides. In this review, and for the benefit of those who have not been on but would like to do an extended trail ride, I have tried to provide Q&A's which we like to...More

Thank Rattle-pap-Annie
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

I did the 2 hour ride yesterday which was wonderful! Beautiful friendly horses and our guide Zara was really helpful and friendly, the horses obviously have a lot of respect for her as she does for them. Only downfall was the annoying flies which is...More

Thank kirbykcardiff
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