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Exceptional staff and beautiful horses. Recommend for family. I would go again in an... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2014
Natalia M
A great experience despite the weather

We were dubious about going horse trekking in Dartmoor in January and although the weather was as... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2014
Devon, United Kingdom
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19 Aug 2014
23 Jan 2014
“A great experience despite the weather”
Trekking Stable in the centre of Dartmoor, ride out over history on our sturdy horses and ponies, lovely qualified Staff short and long rides to suit your ability. All ages 4 - 104 as long as you are able to get on (and off) the horse!
Tor Royal Cottage Tor Royal Lane, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park PL20 6SL, England
+44 1822 890189
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

Exceptional staff and beautiful horses. Recommend for family. I would go again in an instant. Guide was very nice and helpful

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Natalia M
Reviewed 23 January 2014

We were dubious about going horse trekking in Dartmoor in January and although the weather was as predicted, it didn't take away from the fun (especially with Harmony!) we had. Looking forward to returning for another outing.

Date of experience: January 2014
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Justine C, Owner at Tor Royal Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2014

Thank you for your review, sorry we could not stop the rain! Really look forward to taking you out in better weather for a more 'harmonious' ride!

Reviewed 16 September 2013

Myself, husband and daughter went out on three wonderfully responsive and calm horses. Our guide was considerate to what we wanted to see and do during the ride and we felt that we were properly riding free across Dartmoor...It was fantastic.

Date of experience: August 2013
3  Thank Phil S
Reviewed 12 September 2013

I wanted to try tor royal as had read on trip advisor that it was very good! I am a nervous novice and get frightened easily if a horse does scary stuff like spook or bolt etc. I was v.tense and nervous before going and...More

Date of experience: September 2013
2  Thank m N
Justine C, Manager at Tor Royal Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2013

We are really sorry that you l fell off, but would like to point out that although the pony spooked, it was not the 'near death' experience that is stated, you became unseated and slipped off. The pony is used by beginners and experience people...More

Reviewed 24 August 2013

My two teenage daughters enjoyed a two hour moorland ride at Tor Royal stables this week. They came back grinning from ear to ear and the younger one even went on to describe the ride as being 'one of the best mornings of my life!"....More

Date of experience: August 2013
1  Thank Adele M
Reviewed 8 August 2013 via mobile

As an experienced rider attending with my non-riding boyfriend I was a tad worried what to expect! Well Tor Royal excelled itself! The hacking was fantastic with my boyfriend being taught whilst we hacked resulting in him joining in with canters with us! The horses...More

Date of experience: August 2013
1  Thank Jadeeaston
Reviewed 5 August 2013

I was due to ride with people who cancelled due to poor weather, sad that they then wrote a bad review. I received lovely hospitality and the staff & manager could not have been more helpful or polite. The Lovely old stone stables are immaculate,...More

Date of experience: August 2013
2  Thank Alison F
Reviewed 4 August 2013

I cancelled our ride this morning and was shocked to receive a verbal slap in the face from the person who answered the phone. For business purposes I recommend you treat your customers as friendly when they decide to come as when they decide not...More

Date of experience: April 2013
4  Thank Goldi H
Justine C, Owner at Tor Royal Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2013

Really sorry you think you received a bad response to your phone call today, we aim to treat all customers with respect, the customer is always right.. did you ask to speak with the manager? Here in Princetown the weather is a law unto itself,...More

Reviewed 22 June 2013

Despite it being a rainy day, had a super 2 hour ride. Very friendly staff and great honest horses. Would highly recommend and would go again.

Date of experience: June 2013
1  Thank Vixvj
Reviewed 22 May 2013

Had a lovely 1 hour ride all the staff were lovely and the views were fantastic. The staff made sure you were always ok and really adapted to your ability. It was a lovely afternoon.

Date of experience: May 2013
1  Thank Vicki H
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