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Shilstone Rocks

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Went for a 1 hour journey over Dartmoor with guide Maria. Myself and my husband are beginners and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sydney A
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Great day out

My daughter and I went for a one hour ride , after not having ridden for a couple of years my knees... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 7TF, England
+44 1364 621281
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a 1 hour journey over Dartmoor with guide Maria. Myself and my husband are beginners and we’re given the appropriate horses for our levels. Maria was exceptionally lovely, and made the experience even better. Highly Recommend for beginners. Keith and Angela

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I went for a one hour ride , after not having ridden for a couple of years my knees are not great these days and my daughter had a bad experience on an ex army horse , so we were both a...More

Thank small114
Reviewed August 27, 2018

My daughter and I were on holiday in Exeter and as horse owners wanted to go up on the moors for a nice hack and to explore the countryside.The stables we found in Widecombe although in a rather narrow road were amazing..The people who ran...More

Thank sharonsimpsonswim
Reviewed June 19, 2018

I do not ride anymore but have done in the past. Guided pony trecking always worth considering if you are youg enough and have the skill . You will certainly see more of the Moor than in a car.

Thank John G
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

Staff were superb. Very safe and informative with info about the horses, how to ride for beginners and about the area. Well worth a visit.

Thank Phil J
Reviewed August 29, 2017

I took my daughter for a beginners riding session which in total lasted approx 90 minutes. From arrival staff were really friendly helping my daughter with kit fitting + hire. She said the ride was excellent with amazing views and that more importantly the instructor...More

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Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed our first ride out together. My husband had never sat on a horse before, but was perfectly taken care of, given great instruction and put on a lovely horse that calmly followed the route and behaved very well! The...More

Thank Corinne D
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

What a find and two fantastic afternoon rides thoroughly enjoyed by both Mum and 7 yr old daughter. Ponies picked for you by ability and really liked that they watched us ride in the ménage before setting off to make sure we were happy and...More

Thank Experience608364
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

Rode with my 9 year old son. Both of us are inexperienced riders and this couldn't have been better. Stunning scenery and great weather certainly helped the enjoyment, however the staff, care and horses at Shilstone have all been great. Cannot recommend it enough

Thank PWG63
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

My niece and wife had a great time riding in the moors. Lively horses that had nice canters. Didn't fall off.

Thank Ted M
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