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Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre

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Fantastic experience

My hubby and I were on a 3 day camping trip to the Cotswolds last week and our horse trek around... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Lisa H
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Halesowen, United Kingdom
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Great holiday hack

On honeymoon we thought it would be fun to have a go at horseriding. We were complete beginners but... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
supercoolcarl
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Scenic Horseback tours of the villages of Lower and Upper Slaughter. Suitable for all levels of rider
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| College Farm Barn, Bourton-on-the-Water GL54 2HN, England
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+44 7910 138465
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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

That’s a very interesting equestrian park. Do note that it is still in Bourbon on water but located to a different site, but nearby, so double check before you drive there. Very friendly staff who belong to the British society for horses. The horses are...More

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leannebvec, Manager at Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us- we really appreciate your feedback. We have been on the other side of the road for 5 years now and still finding some outdated websites are advertising our old postcode unfortunately. We do contact...More

Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

My hubby and I were on a 3 day camping trip to the Cotswolds last week and our horse trek around Lower Slaughter with Bourton Vale was by far the highlight. I was a little nervous when I first got on my horse as I...More

Thank Lisa H
leannebvec, Manager at Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

We are so pleased you enjoyed your first experience and thank you so much for taking the time to review us! It was an absolute pleasure to take you on the tour 😊

Reviewed 2 July 2018

On honeymoon we thought it would be fun to have a go at horseriding. We were complete beginners but felt completely comfortable throughout with our fantastic guide. We took a beautiful route including going in the river! Our horses were very gentle and easy to...More

Thank supercoolcarl
leannebvec, General Manager at Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Firstly, Congratulations! Secondly, we are so glad you enjoyed it, and lastly Thank you for taking time out to send us a review! We really do appreciate them 😊

Reviewed 27 May 2018

My young niece and parents came to visit for the weekend and my niece and mum really wanted to go horse riding. We contacted BVEC and asked if they had any room for us so last minute. Leanne contacted us and was really accommodating; managing...More

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leannebvec, Manager at Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us- it is very much appreciated 😊

Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

I came here whilst on holiday in the area as it was just 10 minutes' drive from our accommodation. I went for the hour 'tourist hack' around the villages, which is walking with some trotting. I am an experienced rider but didn't mind just walking...More

Thank runny83
leannebvec, Manager at Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us - we really do appreciate it! We are so pleased you enjoyed the ride 😊

Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

My teenager has just started doing a club there. They offer so much for an amazingly low price. She is loving it and can't wait for the next session

Thank juela s
leannebvec, General Manager at Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review! I’m so glad your daughter is enjoying the heavily subsidised sports club aimed at getting people into, or back into riding. They have great fun along the way!

Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Viewed from trip advisor and booked on high recommendation and peoples reviews. You will not be disappointed. Such a lovely thing today in a beautiful part of the country. Our group was mostly inexperienced and each of us thoroughly enjoyed the whole time

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leannebvec, Owner at Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review! We are pleased you enjoyed your experience with us despite the great British weather!

Reviewed 9 October 2017

Booked this as a surprise birthday present and it didn't disappoint! The staff were great, made us feel completely at ease, especially me as a complete beginner. Lovely ride led by Kat through the pretty villages of Upper & Lower Slaughter. Plus great photo moments...More

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leannebvec, Manager at Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review- even better a positive one! We are so glad you enjoyed your experience and hope the rest of the birthday was great too 😊

Reviewed 7 October 2017

I took a break from riding for a couple of years and wanted to find a place to start up again. A quick google search brought up Bourton Vale and the reviews were outstanding. I can easily say they exceeded all expectations. From the attentive...More

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leannebvec, Manager at Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Thank you so much for your review! We are so pleased you enjoyed your ride with us and look forward to welcoming you back with your husband! 😊 You might also enjoy our hacking club soon to start in November now you're back in the...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017

It was so plaisant to walk the pediestrian path in the Cotswold but it was nothing compared to the horse ride we had. Although it rained, it was wonderful. Nice stroll through the slaughters. Our guide, Julia, was just great. Best part of our vacation...More

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leannebvec, Manager at Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! We are so pleased you had such a great time and enjoyed our lovely horses as much as we do 😊

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Princess J
21 June 2018|
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Response from leannebvec | Property representative |
Hi, yes we do but you are just within it so are fine to ride
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Princess J
21 June 2018|
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Response from leannebvec | Property representative |
Hi there, yes we do have weight restrictions but you are just within it so are fine to ride
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Nurtles
19 September 2017|
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We have a hack at 10 am and 3pm on Monday. They are an hour and cost Β£40 per person
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