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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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Superb confidence boost

To check the place out myself having booked a half hour refresher lesson then a field hack I can... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
stablecottage39
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Exeter, United Kingdom
Great little find!

After visiting the area for 30 yrs and as an experienced rider I can’t believe I’ve never visited... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Flora D
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Eastcott Farm Beach Road, Woolacombe EX34 7AE, England
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"experienced riders"
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"sand dunes"
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"wished we lived closer"
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"coastal views"
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"amazing experience"
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"amazing beach"
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"lovely place"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To check the place out myself having booked a half hour refresher lesson then a field hack I can say that I enjoyed myself very much indeed. I was impressed with the call from Hannah in answer to my telephone message then the instruction from...More

Thank stablecottage39
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting the area for 30 yrs and as an experienced rider I can’t believe I’ve never visited here before! A great find! Lovely stables, horses and friendly staff who are very accommodating. Sophie took me for a lovely beach ride on Bridie/Bridey(!) which was...More

Thank Flora D
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

A great morning spent with a refresher lesson and a great hack along the hills with fabulous coastal views! We even got a couple of chances to canter! Very friendly and accommodating! Planning our next trip for a beach ride!

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Response from carrie534 | Reviewed this property |
You need to contact the stables. I can't answer this question.
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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.
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