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Hyde Park Stables

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Hyde Park Stables is dedicated to providing a high standard of horse riding and horse riding instruction for adults and children, from five years of age and older. Hyde Park Stables, built around 1835 is the oldest public stables in Central London...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
63 Bathurst Mews, London W2 2SB, England
+44 20 7723 2813
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Reviewed 21 January 2016

Hyde Park is an historic place and its more unique when riding through it on a horse. After hearing so much about Hyde Park Stables, I just had to visit. I am fortunate to have gone there twice now. First time was in July 2015,...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Jason W
richard b, Manager at Hyde Park Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2016

Dear Jason, Glad you enjoyed your ride. James can be a bit grumpy but its fun grumpy not nasty grumpy! And he is just the same with the staff. Last week he wouldn't let a new girl get to the cupboard that's situated in his...More

Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

I am a very novice rider but my 2 friends are advanced. Our guides were able to access our abilities and we all had a fabulous ride chatting and enjoying the sites. A perfect adventure! Thanks to everyone at Hyde Park Stables.

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank LoveLes2269
Reviewed 28 December 2015

As an experienced rider, I feel I should have known better. We rang up requesting an experienced hack, not wanting usual stable type horses that just follow one another and were assured that we would have a great hack. Wrong. Whilst the hack was a...More

Date of experience: December 2015
4  Thank Brucie2013
richard b, Manager at Hyde Park Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2015

It is always very disappointing when ignorant people write lies about the way our stables are kept and do this anonymously, hiding behind TripAdvisor, knowing that if they made this complaint publicly we would take action against them for liable.The horses at Hyde Park Stables...More

Reviewed 15 October 2015

I had heard such great things about this company that I booked an hour private ride for my sister's visit recently. Note: HOUR. PRIVATE. I have nothing but the highest opinion of our Irish guide. He was attentive (my sister hadn't ridden for a long...More

Date of experience: October 2015
5  Thank hsinhsin
richard b, Manager at Hyde Park Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2015

We are sorry that this lady did not enjoy her ride, but in these days of health and safety protocols we have a policy that if anyone falls off on a ride the rest of the ride for everyone is conducted at a walk. But...More

Reviewed 9 October 2015

This is absolutly a fantastic way to combine riding with sightseeing. My daughter who is an experienced rider and myself (the mother) who has no experience both enjoyed the trip. The instructor where very good to make us feel safe and relaxed. I would recommend...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank liseb72
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Two years ago, my daughter saw people riding horses on Rotten Row while we walked through Hyde Park. She put it on her "must list" of things to do. Last month, she checked it off her list. Great things included 1) getting to ride on...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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richard b, Manager at Hyde Park Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2015

Thank you for you kind review of our stables.Just to clarify one point about our weight restrictions on our horses it is not because they are smaller than the horses in other local stables but we restrict the weight as we are busier than other...More

Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Booked a half day camp for 10 year old daughter as special treat. She has lessons every week at home but wanted an extra special treat for completing 11+. She is obsessed with horses and the afternoon was perfect. She is quiet and shy but...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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richard b, Owner at Hyde Park Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2015

Thank you so much for the wonderful review, we're really glad that Amelie enjoyed herself and felt like we'd worked her hard! Do think of us next time you're in London or bored during the school holidays and we'd be delighted to have her ride...More

Reviewed 26 September 2015

Rode with Hyde Park stables on a recent trip to London. I have not been on a horse since childhood. But the girls at the stable could not have been lovlier. We arrived and were greeted very warmly. We booked a hour ride and it...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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richard b, Owner at Hyde Park Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2015

Dear Helena, We're so glad you enjoyed your ride and we will pass on your kind words to Julia, we caught your review just before Murphy left for holiday so he had half a carrot to say well done as well! Do think of us...More

Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

For 30 years, a ride in Hyde Park was on my bucket list and I finally made it to London and ticked the box. The ride on a sunny day in the park was sedate but highly enjoyable especially riding through the streets back to...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 30 August 2015

My 6 year old granddaughter asked for a day out with just the two of us which was rather lovely. After much research I booked a kids theatre trip in the morning then Hyde Park riding in the afternoon. Even though she has a pony...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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richard b, Owner at Hyde Park Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2015

On behalf of everyone here at Hyde Park Stables, I'd like to thank you for your wonderful review, it's so lovely to hear that your granddaughter enjoyed herself and got a confidence boost from her experience. We very much hope to see you both again...More

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Janice M
5 October 2018|
Response from Sunny B | Reviewed this property |
It was 125 pounds/hour. Well worth the $$
Paige M
4 May 2017|
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Response from lyco12 | Reviewed this property |
Let them know and they will be able to respond accordingly. They can keep them on lead rein and choose the right horses and the best route in the park. It's a fantastic experience to ride in Hyde Park for people of all... More