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Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre

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What a great afternoon

I booked my tourist hack at 10 a.m. - and was completely lost finding it. I was super desperate and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tanitan159
Fantastic experience

My hubby and I were on a 3 day camping trip to the Cotswolds last week and our horse trek around... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Lisa H
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Halesowen, United Kingdom
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About
Scenic Horseback tours of the villages of Lower and Upper Slaughter. Suitable for all levels of rider
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Contact
| College Farm Barn, Bourton-on-the-Water GL54 2HN, England
Website
+44 7910 138465
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 17 July 2014

Lovely location, great place for both experienced riders and those who have never ridden. Lovely safe ponies for children to ride and great to see their faces when they ride through the river in Lower Slaughter - gorgeous village, with quaint cottages. A must for...More

7  Thank Messj30
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 30 July 2015

We booked to go for a hack at this riding school. Despite having ridden for years, the instructor took us out all around the roads (which is not what you expect in the Cotswolds) and didn't give us the opportunity to have a canter. We...More

1  Thank HotelUserLondon
leannebvec, Owner at Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2015

I'm so sorry you didn't enjoy your ride with us :-( The "tourist rides" specifically go through the villages of Lower and Upper Slaughter as advertised. I appreciate your feedback, and will endeavour to make it clearer to experienced riders of what to expect on...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked for a daytime hack with a friend. The environment was very relaxed and the staff were friendly. The horses they selected for us where great based on the details we gave. The hack was around lower and upper slaughter, such a beautiful location and...More

Thank JodieLCG
leannebvec, Manager at Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review- we really appreciate it! We are pleased you enjoyed your ride and it was a pleasure to take you 😊

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked my tourist hack at 10 a.m. - and was completely lost finding it. I was super desperate and called Leanne, who was so lovely to tell me I can participate in the afternoon tourist hack without a problem. So my first tip is...More

Thank Tanitan159
leannebvec, Manager at Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review- we really appreciate it! We are so glad you enjoyed your ride with us, it was a pleasure taking you 😊

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

That’s a very interesting equestrian park. Do note that it is still in Bourbon on water but located to a different site, but nearby, so double check before you drive there. Very friendly staff who belong to the British society for horses. The horses are...More

Thank Joanna-Saket
leannebvec, Manager at Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us- we really appreciate your feedback. We have been on the other side of the road for 5 years now and still finding some outdated websites are advertising our old postcode unfortunately. We do contact...More

Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

My hubby and I were on a 3 day camping trip to the Cotswolds last week and our horse trek around Lower Slaughter with Bourton Vale was by far the highlight. I was a little nervous when I first got on my horse as I...More

Thank Lisa H
leannebvec, Manager at Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

We are so pleased you enjoyed your first experience and thank you so much for taking the time to review us! It was an absolute pleasure to take you on the tour 😊

Reviewed 2 July 2018

On honeymoon we thought it would be fun to have a go at horseriding. We were complete beginners but felt completely comfortable throughout with our fantastic guide. We took a beautiful route including going in the river! Our horses were very gentle and easy to...More

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leannebvec, General Manager at Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Firstly, Congratulations! Secondly, we are so glad you enjoyed it, and lastly Thank you for taking time out to send us a review! We really do appreciate them 😊

Reviewed 27 May 2018

My young niece and parents came to visit for the weekend and my niece and mum really wanted to go horse riding. We contacted BVEC and asked if they had any room for us so last minute. Leanne contacted us and was really accommodating; managing...More

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leannebvec, Manager at Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us- it is very much appreciated 😊

Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

I came here whilst on holiday in the area as it was just 10 minutes' drive from our accommodation. I went for the hour 'tourist hack' around the villages, which is walking with some trotting. I am an experienced rider but didn't mind just walking...More

Thank runny83
leannebvec, Manager at Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us - we really do appreciate it! We are so pleased you enjoyed the ride 😊

Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

My teenager has just started doing a club there. They offer so much for an amazingly low price. She is loving it and can't wait for the next session

Thank juela s
leannebvec, General Manager at Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review! I’m so glad your daughter is enjoying the heavily subsidised sports club aimed at getting people into, or back into riding. They have great fun along the way!

Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Viewed from trip advisor and booked on high recommendation and peoples reviews. You will not be disappointed. Such a lovely thing today in a beautiful part of the country. Our group was mostly inexperienced and each of us thoroughly enjoyed the whole time

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leannebvec, Owner at Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review! We are pleased you enjoyed your experience with us despite the great British weather!

Reviewed 9 October 2017

Booked this as a surprise birthday present and it didn't disappoint! The staff were great, made us feel completely at ease, especially me as a complete beginner. Lovely ride led by Kat through the pretty villages of Upper & Lower Slaughter. Plus great photo moments...More

1  Thank Michael M
leannebvec, Manager at Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review- even better a positive one! We are so glad you enjoyed your experience and hope the rest of the birthday was great too 😊

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Princess J
21 June 2018|
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Response from leannebvec | Property representative |
Hi, yes we do but you are just within it so are fine to ride
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Princess J
21 June 2018|
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Response from leannebvec | Property representative |
Hi there, yes we do have weight restrictions but you are just within it so are fine to ride
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Nurtles
19 September 2017|
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We have a hack at 10 am and 3pm on Monday. They are an hour and cost Β£40 per person
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