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Dartmoor Riding and Trekking

#3 of 4 things to do in Widecombe in the Moor Features Animals
Shilstone Rocks Riding Centre, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 7TF, England
+44 1364 621281
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Hack out

Once again my visit hit the spot for friendliness great horses and fabulous scenery .. 2 hrs hack... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
epwparryW
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Fleetwood, United Kingdom
via mobile
2 hour hack

Very impressive! This afternoon I went on a two hour hack at shilstone Rock Riding stables. The... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
sarbears69
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Bristol, United Kingdom
via mobile
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-Rides over Dartmoor tailored to YOUR experience -Specializing in small groups and personal service -For total beginners to advanced riders "A great way to see Dartmoor" Est. 1962. British Horse Society Approved
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  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Shilstone Rocks Riding Centre, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 7TF, England
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+44 1364 621281
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Once again my visit hit the spot for friendliness great horses and fabulous scenery .. 2 hrs hack out not long enough for me I always want more .. great place x

Thank epwparryW
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Very impressive! This afternoon I went on a two hour hack at shilstone Rock Riding stables. The stables were incredible tidy and the staff ( two sister) were very friendly and helpful. Horses and ponies were in immaculate condition. I ve been to many riding...More

Thank sarbears69
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely valley, farm fields and moorland trails with grazing ponies and sheep. Combine your route with a tea room or pub. Had some very useful advice on directions from locals.

1  Thank Harry M
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Wow, have ridden at many stables, but the organisation of this one was first class, the immaculate hat hire, even down to the hair net provided was exceptional, the tack room was the most tidy, organised tack room I have ever seen. The instructor who...More

1  Thank kate3833
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Nothing could be better than pony trekking across the Moors. Did this as a teenager, many years ago and will return some day.

Thank Denson493
Reviewed 9 March 2016

I visited Shilstone Rock for a hen party ride, our group had mixed ability although 4 out of the group own or have owned horses and would consider themselves experienced riders. The weather was unfortunately against us being a very windy and wet day which...More

3  Thank EJ1706
Reviewed 28 October 2015

My two daughters ages 11 and 14 years had a wonderful 2 hour ride on the moors. Alona and Corina ensure that the horses are suited to your ability so that you have an enjoyable experience. We will be back again!

Thank Olivia A
Reviewed 5 October 2015

A heartfelt thank you...After heart surgery I was not going to ride anymore, I was very nervous I asked my doctor if I would be able to ride he said I should. so I decided on my holiday I would go trekking on the moors.It...More

1  Thank tracy m
Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

Stunning area. A lovely family day out dartmoor pony watching, walking, bike riding. There is also a lovely pub nearby as an ideal stop for lunch.

1  Thank AnastM-S
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Good horses, friendly lead riders but it's a long and steep trek by road to the open moor if only booked on an hour ride.

2  Thank hd_morgan
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