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Cornwall Riding Academy

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Following our 1st visit in September which we enjoyed so much (my partner had only ridden once... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
HeleP360
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Fareham, United Kingdom
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Wheal Buller adult riding holiday

I spent a week riding with Wheal Buller this year, having previously visited with school parties... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2018
Ann F
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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Wheal Buller Riding School Buller Hill | Buller Hill, Redruth TR16 6SS, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Following our 1st visit in September which we enjoyed so much (my partner had only ridden once before). We decided to return to further our knowledge and experience (3/4 hr each a week at home is proving to be slow progress) so had another 3...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 17 November 2018

I spent a week riding with Wheal Buller this year, having previously visited with school parties, and once again had a fabulous time. The horses are all safe and well schooled, and I generally had a choice in terms of who I rode. I am...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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janetalison, Owner at Cornwall Riding Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

My staff are always delighted to have customers as enthusiastic, energetic , happy and contented as you. I am sorry I missed you and look forward to seeing you next year.

Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Highly Recommend Holidays, lessons and Riding at Wheal Buller. The Horses are fantastic. The stables cater for all abilities. I love the fact you can take ABRS exams to improve your riding and star management. The opportunity to learn Dressage, Show Jumping and Cross Country....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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janetalison, Owner at Cornwall Riding Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

I am so pleased you enjoyed yourself and I will pass onto my staff, the lovely review you have given us. Thank you so much , hoping to see you again.

Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

We have been taking our 3yo for riding lessons now for about a month and this place is great. All the horses are very well cared for and the staff are very helpful. They have horses for all ages and they are calm and easy...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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janetalison, Owner at Cornwall Riding Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Thank you so much for your review. I will pass your comments onto the staff. Look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

My partner and I have spent this week completing 3 x intensive days here. It has been an amazing experience. (I was very rusty having not ridden much in the last 30/35 years and my partner has in the past only sat on a horse...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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janetalison, Owner at Cornwall Riding Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Your wonderful review is very much appreciated, thank you. I have got to say we find it very satisfying when we have customer who appreciate the staff and horses in the way you do and are full of enthusiasm. We will look forward to your...More

Reviewed 4 September 2018

We had a lovely hour riding Folly and Colin, thoroughly enjoyed it. Mixed ability group that was well managed by the two girls who came out with us. The 8 year old in our party also had a ball riding Tinker, a lovely natured pony....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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janetalison, Owner at Cornwall Riding Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

So pleased that you enjoyed your ride, thank you so much for your lovely review I will pass it on to my staff. It’s always a pleasure to have customers who appreciate what we offer. Look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 27 August 2018

My wife & I chose to ride here for three days last week - what a wonderful time we had!!! We thoroughly enjoyed every minute with the knowledgable trainers whose ages ranged from 18 - 54 who were so friendly,helpful & fun to be with!!!...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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janetalison, Owner at Cornwall Riding Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Thank you so much on behalf of us all your comments are very appreciated. You were so keen and full of enthusiasm I am sure such optimistic people like you will always look for the positive in whatever activity you do. I can assure you...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

We were made very welcome when we arrived and our reminder that we had wanted a very gently ride out (as we had both not been in the saddle for many years!) was met with a smile and great understanding. After filling out the forms...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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janetalison, Owner at Cornwall Riding Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

What can I say, it's lovely to here that a member of my staff looked after you so well and we really appreciate your kind comments. Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review, we look forward to seeing you again...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Took some beginners here for a 1 hour hack. The party was of mixed ages but all inexperienced. The group were sent out with the horses being led by very young teenage girls and one only 10. Three people were unseated when the horses reared...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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janetalison, Owner at Cornwall Riding Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Sorry to hear what happened on your ride. Your ride leader was 18 years old and has been with us 12 months, after completing Btec level 2 at the local equestrian college, she has since passed her Association of British Riding Schools level 5 in...More

Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

First time at Cornish riding holidays. What a wonderful holiday I had , hacks through the stunning country side, brilliant flat lessons with Kate, swimming with horses and the fantastic beach ride. Learnt loads, 100% recommended.

Date of experience: July 2018
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janetalison, Owner at Cornwall Riding Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

Thank you Jacqueline for taking the time to write your review, I am so pleased to hear you enjoyed yourself while learning. Look forward to seeing you again.

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AngieGem
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Response from janetalison | Property representative |
We no longer provide accommodation for adults for children it is 4 to a room with en -suite facilities. Aults stay mat local B&B's and cottages all within easy walking distance.
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