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Blackstone Clydesdales & Dig-a-Day Experience

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Rigg Road | Blackstone Farm, Cumnock KA18 3JJ, Scotland
+44 1290 421639
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What an amazing experience. To have the privilege of riding one of these magnificent horses is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tina M
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Amazing experience

My friend and I made a point to go on a farm trek when she visited me from America. She is an... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Karla D
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FUN TIME. Ride our Clydesdale Horses or Jump on a BIG yellow Digger for some operating fun. There is always something to do on the farm enjoy interacting with our Clydesdale Horses, Heilan Coos, Alpacas and Mischievous Donkeys while meeting all the farm animals giving you an insight into their lives. The experience is tailored to suit you. Try your hand at riding or driving our Clydesdale Heavy Horses, grooming, mucking out, tacking up, bareback riding, herding on horseback, walking and feeding all the animals. This is a very individual experience and will vary depending on you requirements and weather.NO EXPERIANCE REQUIRED.WHY NOT try Something Different - the 'BIG TOY' experience at DIG-a-day. Operate a mini to 14Ton digger or big yellow JCB Tractor, putting your coordination skills to the test in challenges set. OR MIX IT UP - Combining DIG-a-Day and Blackstone Clydesdales in one experience.Great for all the family for children and adults alike. NO DRIVING LICENCE REQUIRED.
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Rigg Road | Blackstone Farm, Cumnock KA18 3JJ, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

What an amazing experience. To have the privilege of riding one of these magnificent horses is something I'll never forget. Cantering up the beach on a Heavy Horse has always been a dream and I now just need to get back and do it more....More

Thank Tina M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My friend and I made a point to go on a farm trek when she visited me from America. She is an experienced rider and I am a complete novice. It was honestly such a wonderful day. It's such a privilege to be close to...More

Thank Karla D
Reviewed 2 days ago

Came here for a 3 hour ride with my other half. John matched us with our mounts based on our riding experience and preference and we had a chance to try the horses out in the field before committing to riding them out. Then headed...More

Thank mimnottingham
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a fantastic family day we had recently for my Dad's 70th birthday! Something for all the family of various ages to enjoy. The staff couldn't have been nicer, the farm is beautiful and the best part-the horses and other animals, are obviously thoroughly loved...More

Thank Cas1983
Reviewed 4 days ago

I booked a beach ride for my mother and myself for her birthday. The horses were wonderful, so comfortable which i was not expecting. John was lovely and clearly incredibly devoted to his horses and the breed. We were given so much freedom along the...More

Thank madelene p
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a wonderful visit to Blackstone Farm. The staff were friendly, warm and welcoming. John showed us around and we were able to get up close to all the animals. The Clydesdale horses were our absolute favourites and won our hearts over. Even grumpy...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 5 days ago

A friend bought me a voucher to go and ride one of the Clydesdales around the farm. The staff were brilliant, very welcoming and made me feel right at home. The horses and their environment (both indoor and out) were brilliant, lots of room and...More

Thank Caitlyn C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Took three of my grandchildren for a visit. They saw all the Clydesdales and fed them apples,carrots and mints. The horses are beautiful and very gentle. We also saw the pigs,highland cattle and llamas. The children thoroughly enjoyed it and I am definately going back....More

Thank Carol L
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a FANTASTIC time with Blackstone Clydesdales around the farm tour with John. It is patently obvious how much all the staff care for their charges and are so knowledgeable about ALL their animals. It was so much fun getting up close with them...More

Thank Annette C
Reviewed 6 days ago

We booked a 2 hour ride for our family of four in August and had an amazing time. We are all riders and John worked with us to have an exciting and memorable experience. The farm is beautiful and the Clydesdales even more so. What...More

Thank Erica C
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Sarah M
6 September 2016|
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Response from hd_morgan | Reviewed this property |
Blackstone Clydesdale is suitable for all levels of experience - absolute beginner's to experienced riders. Be honest about your experience level and they will recommend a ride to suit your experience level. Highly... More
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Emily S
30 August 2016|
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Response from BlackstoneFarm | Property representative |
Hi if you are traveling by train or bus we can pick you at at our local village and town, Auchinleck Train Station or Cumnock Bus Station once you are booked just send me your travel schedule and I can arrange from my end... More
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Lucasworks
4 February 2016|
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Response from NinaStanger | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember how much it was for myself and 2 daughters but the website gives very clear pricing. However I do know that it was worth it and a fabulous experience that we will always treasure. We are hoping to do it... More
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