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Woolacombe Riding Stables

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Eastcott Farm Beach Road, Woolacombe EX34 7AE, England
+44 1271 870260
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beach ride

although the 'road' down to the stables was single track and in need of work, it was the only down... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Jacqui R
What a lovely place

We were holidaying and I wanted to try horse riding and have never done it before. The school... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Sue G
Barking, United Kingdom
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“beach ride” (27 reviews)
Eastcott Farm Beach Road, Woolacombe EX34 7AE, England
+44 1271 870260
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

although the 'road' down to the stables was single track and in need of work, it was the only down side to the visit.. the yard itself is undergoing an upgrade. I read some of the less complimentary reviews after I had booked and was...More

Thank Jacqui R
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We were holidaying and I wanted to try horse riding and have never done it before. The school caters for all needs and the staff were very caring and considerate. They didn't make us feel like idiots and the instructor (Tina) was so helpful. She...More

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 29 August 2017

As an experienced rider, I booked myself onto the beach ride and couldn't fault it - it was fantastic. The website does state that you need to be an experienced rider to go on this ride and would be assessed first - after a brief...More

1  Thank jillb6680
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I was a little bit nervous about horse riding for the first time this morning, however the staff at woolacombe riding stables put me at ease with their professional approach to the job. We spent an hour having a basic lesson and I learned a...More

1  Thank LittleTraveller1399
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I really cannot recommend this enough. My children and I (none of whom had ever been on a horse) had half and hour lesson followed by half an hour ride. I was surprised how much we learnt in the time and the ride took in...More

3  Thank christine2904952
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The place is hidden away in the hills but not far from town. The horses are well kept and the tack is in perfect condition. The staff are lovely and if you are shy like me than they make you feel at ease and soon...More

1  Thank Ella121palm
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I visited Woolacombe Riding stables last weekend with my sister and we went for a beach ride. We really enjoyed it and will definitely be going back, it was well worth the 1.5 hour trip to get there! We are experienced riders but not done...More

1  Thank TrebbleJones
Reviewed 31 December 2016

It's a really friendly riding school and holiday makers are definitely welcome. My daughter went on a beach ride and really enjoyed it, the person in the office was friendly and professional and checked my daughter had enough riding experience to do the beach ride....More

1  Thank Weasel B
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

I'm an experienced rider and have always wanted to ride across the beach at Woolacombe. I booked in advance and when I arrived was given a warm welcome by the riding school manager. I was put on a nice well mannered horse and given a...More

1  Thank Honeyblossombg
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I always wanted to ride on the beach and it was even better than I thought it would be. You get to have a horsey paddle and a bit of a gallop. Everyone at the stables is friendly and helpful, they moved the time of...More

1  Thank scb306
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2 September 2016|
Response from carrie534 | Reviewed this property |
You need to contact the stables. I can't answer this question.
Melanie S
27 May 2016|
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Response from carrie534 | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for the delay - I have just seen you question. It was £15 for a half hour beginners lesson.