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Cornish Riding Holidays

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Address: Wheal Buller Riding School Buller Hill | Buller Hill, Redruth TR16 6SS, England
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+44 1209 211852
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09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Thu 09:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sun 09:00 - 17:00
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Riding Lessons, in dressage, side saddle, showjumping and cross...

Riding Lessons, in dressage, side saddle, showjumping and cross country.Hacking around Carn Brea Castle and along the World Heritage Site of the Mineral Tramways.Riding Holidays for unaccompanied children and families during school holidays and adults during term time. Association of British Riding School, Ofsted, Quality Tourism and Club Mark Approved. All our staff are qualified, CRB checked and 1st Aid trained. All ages and abilities welcome. Shortlisted for Cornwall Tourism Awards for 2012.

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Brilliant Riding Holiday

I have been to Wheal Buller twice now, both for riding holidays over the summer. The staff are all lovely and always do their best to keep everyone happy, whilst maintaining a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 February 2017
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

I have been to Wheal Buller twice now, both for riding holidays over the summer. The staff are all lovely and always do their best to keep everyone happy, whilst maintaining a high level of safety. The activities available to participate in are a once in a lifetime experience... where else would you get the opportunity to swim on a... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

I travelled with my friend for a week's children's riding holiday in summer. The horses were fantastic- any swaps requested were allowed ( I think I rode 6 horses!) and everyone can fin a horse to suit them. We crammed in so much riding each day, which was great, and did all sorts of cool activities such as the beach-... More 

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We do try and make sure everyone has a good time. We think it is important for the horses to participate in a variety of activities and to be turned out to socialise each day and I think this keeps them interested in their work and therefore nicer to ride. We look... More 

Bournemouth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

It has been over 20 years since I last rode a horse and decided on my holiday to Cornwall that it was about time I had another go. On suggestion, I took my first ever lesson prior to going on a two hour hack which was definitely worth the extra cost It doesn't matter whether you are experienced or have... More 

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this review

I have just seen your comments. We are so pleased you enjoyed yourself, thank you for writing the review. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I travelled with friends for a weeks adult riding holiday during the first week of September 2016. The week was fantastic throughout, with a brilliant range of activities and horses. The facilities at the yard are great, with separate indoor and outdoor schools, as well as extensive stabling and cross country jumps. All of the horses were well looked after... More 

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, it always helps when you have an enthusiastic group of people willing to have a go like you. Look forward to seeing you again. More 

Jersey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

My 9yo daughter had an excellent week here - even after falling off and getting encouragement to get back on! The 25mile spectacular day ride is a long 5 hour ride but the scenery is second to none Staff are very positive, the horses well looked after - it's a very busy place run with great precision daily - requests... More 

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Thank Phil T
janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you so much, we look forward to seeing you again. I will pass your comment onto my staff. More 

Camborne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

i have been riding her for around 6 and 1/2 years and i can simply say i wouldn't want to ride anywhere else. When i started here i couldn't walk off the lead rein after a month i was already cantering around the school. I have learnt so much here and the staff are so polite and helpful, the instructors... More 

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the trouble to do this, it's been a pleasure having you ride with us all these years and many more years to come, hopefully. More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

I've always wanted to try side-saddle, and whilst browsing for horsey things to do whilst on holiday in Cornwall I spotted that Wheal Buller offer side saddle lessons. Clicking further through their site I spotted the swimming with horses pictures and I was sold! A couple of e-mails later and I was booked in for a half-hour's sidesaddle lesson followed... More 

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Thank Heather M
janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments, we are so pleased that this was such a good experience for you. Look forward to seeing you again. More 

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

In May/June we once again took a group of 10 secondary school students to Wheal Buller from Cambridgeshire. This year's students were younger and, on the whole, less experienced and less confident than last year's group. They were, nonetheless, given the opportunity to experience the full range of activities - hacking, day ride, swimming in a lake with horses, riding... More 

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you it was a pleasure to have you with us, you worked so hard to make sure the children had a good time. Looking forward to seeing you again. More 

Melbourne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

I spent four days on an adult riding holiday at Wheal Buller in late April. And it was possibly one of the best riding/holiday experiences I've ever had. They no longer do residential holidays for adults (except group bookings) but I stayed at the Old Railway Yard B&B which was excellent and only a 20 minute walk away. The quality... More 

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Thank KateE006
janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the trouble to write this review, it's quite moving. My staff do work really hard and always do their best to see everyone gets what they want. I do hope we will see you again. Best wishes. More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Very good mix or riding experiences eg. riding on the beach, cross country and even swimming with the horse in local lake. Done all of it in 4 days! Horses are well looked after and very well trained - pleasure to ride. Coming again soon.

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you so much for doing this review, look forward to seeing you again. More 

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