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Gairloch Trekking Center

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3 Croft, Gairloch IV21 2AX, Scotland
+44 7769 838528
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This review is about the company rather than the trekking as we never got to do any and here is the... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Michael M
via mobile
Great experience on the horses

We visited here as part of my wife's birthday celebrations. We were all quite nervous as none of... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
Dundee, Scotland
via mobile
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Come and enjoy pony trekking. Ride our well mannered native ponies along beautiful sandy beaches with stunning scenery all round. suitable for all ages and abilities with friendly knowledgeable qualified staff.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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3 Croft, Gairloch IV21 2AX, Scotland
+44 7769 838528
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

This review is about the company rather than the trekking as we never got to do any and here is the reason why. We visited Gairloch and researched things to do whilst there, we like trekking so booked ourselves in by phone weeks before our...More

Thank Michael M
Danielle W, Owner at Gairloch Trekking Center, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write a comment about your experience. As the owner and person in charge of all safety and welfare for Gairloch Trekking Centre I can not help but feel disappointed with your 1 star rating. I can...More

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We visited here as part of my wife's birthday celebrations. We were all quite nervous as none of us had been on a horse for a number of years. The staff really looked after us and made us feel at ease with the horses. We...More

Thank JoLow
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

When we visited Gairloch Trekking Centre to book a ride on the beach for our 6 year old daughter, the sun was warm, the waters calm and the peace was only broken by the distance cawing of seagulls. All the staff we met were lovely...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 22 August 2017

A welcoming return and it was superb to see the growth in the establish to cater for treks and lessons. The proprietors vision is coming together as she had planned since my last visit 2 years ago. The centre offers some spectacular rides with the...More

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 14 August 2017

My children and niece had a fantastic day with Danielle and her team recently. They had never ridden before but definitely would like to again. They learned about looking after horses and I especially liked this aspect of the day. The horses all looked well...More

Thank JMF52016
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and children enjoyed a nice ride down to the beach. My son was slightly disappointed as the girl leading him didn't really talk to him (she was probably only a couple of years older - he is 7). They were very careful and...More

Thank Androyd55
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This was easy to register for -- staff were very welcoming, helpful and knew their horses well! Ponies were lovely and the trek through dunes and beach is beautiful. My 10 year old son loved it and so did I!

Thank Joanna C
Reviewed 29 July 2017

My 7yr old daughter visited & enjoyed the half day trekking special. Danielle is brilliant with the kids & obviously loves her job and her horses. She took time to explain all the tasks involved with looking after a horse and gave each child responsibility...More

1  Thank skyesmum2017
Reviewed 28 May 2017

My two little ones had a great time. The older one did a couple of hours getting pony ready etc. She had a fantastic experience, the staff were very supportive and informative. The ride was a great positive experience for us all. Great safe approach...More

1  Thank J W
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We took our four and six year old niece and nephew out on a very wet afternoon here for a pony trek. Despite one of them being extremely nervous and unsure beforehand they both had a fantastic experience on their ponies Dora and Lady!

2  Thank Iona W
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