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Address: Shilstone Rocks Riding Centre, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 7TF, England
Phone Number:
+44 1364 621281
Description:

-Rides over Dartmoor tailored to YOUR experience

-Specializing in small...

-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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Great riding experience with amazing scenery

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 January 2017
kate3833
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Bristol, United Kingdom

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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 accompanied us, was friendly and interested in us, she pointed out the amazing scenery, told... More 

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Acton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 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.

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Thank Denson493
Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles 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 affected the horses who played up resulting in two riders falling off. We returned early... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 was a very good decision I was lucky I booked an hour I was the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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2 Thank hd_morgan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

Had a great afternoon ride yesterday on the moor. The staff at the riding centre were fantastic and made the experience very memorable.

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Frome, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2014

I'm not normally known to to have a kindred spirit thing with animals that are generally larger than me or that sting or bite or generally could cause me harm,but the experience I witnessed today at the Shilstone Rocks Riding School went a long way to put most of my fears to rest.We had a most thorough induction and an... More 

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Wimborne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2014

This was the 8th time in 11 years we've visited Shilstone Rocks and as ever we were greeted warmly and my pony mad girls had a fabulous time. Both our daughters ride very competantly and were keen to get out onto the moors for a canter. We are well prepared for the rather slow paperwork/ assessment bit [allow 1/2 hour... More 

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