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Belfairs Riding School

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Opens in 20 min: 9:00 AM - 9:45 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 9:45 PM
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Taster lesson

Just moved to area, and I wanted to check out local riding schools . I booked a half hour taster... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
via mobile
Pony Riding

Took my 4 year old, Pony Riding here. It only lasts 5 minutes at most but she absolutely loved it... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2016
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Terrible19%
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We are located in Belfairs Park in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex where the surrounding woods are the ideal place to enjoy horse riding. We have horses and ponies to suit everyone from beginners to more experienced riders. Regular riders can become a member...more
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Belfairs Park, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 4LR, England
+44 1702 525571
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been here for just over a year now. Amazing place to learn to ride. Beautifully cared for horses, each with their own rider ability. Really does offer something for all- from novice to experienced. Really knowledgable staff, who are clearly dedicated to the horses....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

I’ve been learning here for around 5 months now and just love it!! I had done a little horse riding when I was younger but would definitely class myself as a beginner. They started me off with half hour lessons and ive now progressed to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lauren R
Reviewed 6 May 2018

I have been riding at Belfairs for a few years now. I honestly don't think I wood be as good a rider of I had learned in a school. Riding in the woods is brilliant and the horses are all wonderful. Riding in the woods...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Faye E
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Belfairs Riding School is unparalleled in the work it does for the community. Where else can you go to take children for inexpensive pony rides in the area, in the serene surroundings of Belfairs woods? Then there's the lessons it offers through the charity Riding...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Just moved to area, and I wanted to check out local riding schools . I booked a half hour taster lesson/assessment with the view of getting a membership. I rode a lovely cob called Saffron around the woods with a lovely instructor called Tilly who...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I rode at Belfairs very regularly for a lot of years in the nineties and only stopped for personal reasons. I always found the horses very well cared for and content, the hacking lovely and the community atmosphere pleasant. I went on exciting long pub...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Deborah P
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Bellaire Riding School is a special community of dedicated volunteers helping to care for all the horses giving time to ensure all riders enjoy the lessons and welfare of horses is paramount. They also have riding for the disabled which I help with which is...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 31 May 2016

This place gave me so much pleasure in my youth. Not sure if still owned by the same family but I would be surprised if the horses were ill treated or looked after. Placing this as upset to hear bad reports and as I need...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank MARLIN3
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Took my 4 year old, Pony Riding here. It only lasts 5 minutes at most but she absolutely loved it and wants to go back every Sunday. I found the staff for the ponies excellent. I will definitely return as if my daughter is happy...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank wayneh826
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Found them to be rather rude and unfriendly. More like a 'private members club' only! OK if your an uptight snob

Date of experience: May 2016
6  Thank julie u
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