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Hill Farm Riding Stables

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Breath Taking Birthday Beach Ride

I took my wife and nephew for a birthday beach ride at Downhill strand with Hill Farm Riding... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Belfast, United Kingdom
So patient with a nervous beginner

I haven’t rode in 25 years and I was terrified, the team were so lovely and helpful. My daughter... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
County Down, United Kingdom
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3 weeks ago
“Breath Taking Birthday Beach Ride”
18 Jul 2018
“So patient with a nervous beginner”
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47 Altikeeragh Road, Castlerock, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7084 8629
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my wife and nephew for a birthday beach ride at Downhill strand with Hill Farm Riding Stables. It was an utterly brilliant experience from start to finish. The booking process was painless and painstaking, The staff, horses and equipment was excellent AND the...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

I haven’t rode in 25 years and I was terrified, the team were so lovely and helpful. My daughter loved it and her mummy was so nervous but we had a great day out.

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Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

We thought it was going to be a good day for trekking thru the northern Irish country side. However, like predictable Irish weather, the downpour ensued and soaked us head to toe. Even so we had a great time and wonderful guide (Cira) who engaged...More

2  Thank Acselrod
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

I've been at Hill Farm for about 5/6 years now since I was 9 as part of the pony club and it's been an amazing inspirational part of my time growing up. Getting to know the beauty and structure of the horse and creating a...More

1  Thank Maisiemaywin
Reviewed 19 August 2015

I initially emailed Gabrielle to organise a beach ride. She was very helpful and asked about my level of experience and fitness to make sure I could handle the ride. We decided that i would come up and go on shorter hack to see how...More

4  Thank Ashley C
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Hill Farm riding Centre had been recommended to me by a friend back home in Vancouver who had visited the riding centre in 2013. She had raved about the fantastic ride along the coast. I knew that we would be in this part of the...More

3  Thank Deborah219
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

I grew up on the North Coast and now live in Scotland. I brought a friend home to stay with my parents and show her the local area. We both enjoy horse riding so booked in for a beach ride. We were advised that it...More

7  Thank Climber542832
Reviewed 15 July 2015

I've been to Hill Farm twice when visiting NI - July 2015 and 2014 - and did the beach ride both times. I would definitely recommend the beach ride if you are an experienced rider - it includes lots of cantering along the beach and...More

3  Thank Kemper2906
Reviewed 13 June 2015

Would not recommend this place to anyone! On arrival staff unfriendly and not helpful at all but when you meet the owner that does not surprise me. The owners attitude was nothing but obnoxious and actually rude to say the least nothing constructive or positive...More

12  Thank Alfie M
Reviewed 22 July 2014

My wife wanted to go horseback riding while in Ireland and since she is an experienced rider, was hoping to ride on a beach. Hill Farm run by Gabrielle were happy to accommodate. The stables are located near Downhill on the North Coast of Northern...More

9  Thank Brian S
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