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Cumbrian Heavy Horses

#1 of 12 things to do in Millom Features Animals
Baystone Bank Farm Nr Millom, Whicham Valley | Cumbria, Millom LA18 5LY, England
+44 7769 588565
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Another amazing day on the beach

Our third visit to Cumbrian Heavy Horses and already planning our next. Absolutely amazing... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Clare S
via mobile

Loved loved loved it I cannot recommend more. Horses matched perfectly to both riders. Best... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Danni C
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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“ride leader” (22 reviews)
“gentle giants” (24 reviews)
Baystone Bank Farm Nr Millom, Whicham Valley | Cumbria, Millom LA18 5LY, England
+44 7769 588565
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our third visit to Cumbrian Heavy Horses and already planning our next. Absolutely amazing horses,great staff, breathtaking scenery and simply a privilege to be able to ride these gentle giants. Annie paired me with the beautiful Fred, and l have to say he was the...More

Thank Clare S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved loved loved it I cannot recommend more. Horses matched perfectly to both riders. Best experience of my life. Can't wait to come back

Thank Danni C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband booked me on a 3day Western Lakes weekend as a surprise Xmas present, can't recommend it enough!! I rode the magnificent Thor, he is built like a tank but the most responsive horse I've ever ridden, and as honest as the day is...More

Thank Wardys21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I absolutely loved visiting the Cumbrian Heavy Horses! I came for a beach ride, the weather wasn't quite agreeing with my plans so Annie contacted me to move my ride to the next day which I really appreciated. When I finally got there I could...More

Thank HeyYoShell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just me and hubby this time on our field ride escorted by the lovely Sian. I started off the ride on Shadowfax, hubby on Miracle. However, due to a minor confidence blip at the start of the ride (during the assessment stage!!) I opted to...More

Thank jo052015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been very lucky with the weather every time I've been to the beach and equally lucky with the horses. They are all fantastic, but when they enjoy being on the beach as much as you do, it forms a special bond. This time I...More

Thank lovemacaws
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited for the second year on Sat 27th May and it was just as fabulous as the first time! Words cannot express just how gentle these majestic horses are. It's truly a privelige to be able to ride them. As a slightly nervous rider...More

Thank Polly W
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Have just come back from another visit from a 'Wet & Wild Weekend' experience. Words cannot explain how much fun, laughter & of course fabulous horsey experience we (7 'ladies' from Cannock Chase) had. Annie, you are a complete riot! Wonderfully irreverent, brilliantly funny and...More

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 5 May 2017

My friend and I visited for the weekend after m y riding instructor mentioned it to me. The horses were gorgeous and well looked after. I had a lot of trouble contacting them to make the booking but was well worth persisting with. Once there...More

Thank MAZ129
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Where to start?! The Cumbrian Heavy Horses have fulfilled a lifelong dream for me, and the experience itself far surpassed everything I dreamt it would be! I have been riding for approx. 35 years, but of late my confidence has been pretty poor. Annie listened...More

Thank Nickyjrushton
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Heather M
My husband loves shire horses and as we have our golden wedding this year I would like him to experience time with them as a surprise He is very fit (cycles 30+miles) although is 74. I wonder if it is suitable for him to have half a days ride, he has not got any 'gear' however apart from waterproofs and short boots as he has not done any horse riding (but rode a camel in Australia!). Plenty of casual and walking gear. Heather
18 March 2017|
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Response from EssexDeb29 | Reviewed this property |
i think the farm ride would be better for your husband. The longer rides on the beach are for the more experienced. I can recommend the farm rides though, having been on one myself.
Angela C
Can we visit without riding? What are opening hours and cost.
16 June 2016|
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Response from Whitecombewalker | Property representative |
Hi, we are primarily a Riding Centre showcasing the versatility of the six different breeds of heavy horse we have here. We will always enable folk to see the horses -you can see them in the fields and they are out working... More
Hi im thinking about saving up to come here one day. I would like to know the weight limit please ?? Its just so that when i do come i would have lost some. I do have some experience as i havs a horse to loan. I can walk and do rising trot comfortably. Ive not yet had enough lessons for canter but i have done it a couple of times. Thanks in advance.
4 December 2015|
Response from Margaret R | Reviewed this property |
Cambrian Heavy Horses have very large horses. Their name is self explanatory. Please use your common sense and contact the owner through their website NOT Trip Advisor.