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Cholwell Riding Stables

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Amazing ride across the moor . Brilliant as husband needed more tuition and the ride allowed for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
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A big thank you for a brilliant experience!

My daughters have ridden here on longer and very active rides (which they have loved) and it was... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Shirley M
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Mary Tavy, Dartmoor National Park PL19 9QG, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing ride across the moor . Brilliant as husband needed more tuition and the ride allowed for both novice and more experience. The horses were fantastic as are the staff . Many thanks . Jane and Nigel

1  Thank Getaway171362
Reviewed 2 September 2018

My daughters have ridden here on longer and very active rides (which they have loved) and it was with some trepidation that I booked a for myself, not least as I haven't ridden for many years. However on booking I was assured that I could...More

Thank Shirley M
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Visited these stables for a ride whilst on a holiday to the area. My sister and I are chose to go on a 1.5 hour ride and were accompanied by Lynsey - she was friendly and knowledgeable about the area. The horses were all well...More

Thank Monty0
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Myself and my Granddaughter arrived at the stables in glorious sunshine and that set the scene for the rest of the hack!Excellent friendly staff and brilliant well trained horses, we rode lovely Jay Jay & Breezy who definitely knew how to behave and look after...More

Thank cornishmaids2018
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic ride today at the stables. I haven't been riding for about 5 years and before than when I was a kid. Had a great ride, Jay Jay my pony was so sweet and gentle, my partner had never ridden before and he...More

Thank mikamilly
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Ok so I decided to take my partner on a hack To say he was nervous was an understatement We arrived at the stables and got kitted out in the proper gear all supplied by the stables My partner got introduced to Kerri’s who unknowingly...More

Thank John James S
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Myself, my wife and my two young children had absolutely no riding experience but went here on our holiday to have a go, and what an experience we had. I read a review on here saying the horses weren’t looked after, I couldn’t disagree more....More

Thank GarethThomson
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Last year, I had wanted to try horse riding for a long long time. We were in Devon for a break and booked an hour led ride with Cholwell. We enjoyed it so much, while in Devon this year we booked again and weren't disappointed!...More

Thank Lee T
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

A lovely unique experience where me and my partner felt comfortable and safe throughout even as complete beginners. My boyfriend had never been on a horse before and was quite nervous beforehand, but felt at ease straight away thanks to the staff. Staff are really...More

1  Thank Hollie J
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

First of all these stables have direct access onto the moors, no lanes or roads (& the associated car hazards!) Donna the owner is very experienced as are the stable girls working there. Very well organised, rides for all ages & capability’s I have now...More

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22 July 2018|
Response from 1980dlp | Property representative |
Hello, Yes we do cater for all abilities of riders and very happy to take out adults and children for their first ever rides. We help you out and teach you as we go along on the rides.
12 March 2018|
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Response from Karen H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no idea either! Give them a ring. It's perfect riding country, right in the middle of the moor.
1 September 2016|
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Response from 1980dlp | Property representative |
Hello We charge £22 for 1hour ride, £31 for 1and half hour and £40 for 2hours. Thank you