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Blackstone Clydesdales & Dig-a-Day Experience

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Rigg Road | Blackstone Farm, Cumnock KA18 3JJ, Scotland
+44 1290 421639
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BEING ESCORTED TO THE PROM IN STYLE - JUNE 2018

Last Thursday , my daughter & her 2 friends were taken to their 5th year prom at Dumfries House in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
FionaShankland01
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New Cumnock, United Kingdom
Excellent fun. Great day out.

Exceeded all expectations and was straight on the big digger. Instruction was excellent and then I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul H
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FUN TIME. Ride our Clydesdale Horses or Jump on a BIG yellow Digger for some operating fun. There is always something to do on the farm enjoy interacting with our Clydesdale Horses, Heilan Coos, Alpacas and Mischievous Donkeys while meeting all the farm animals giving you an insight into their lives. The experience is tailored to suit you. Try your hand at riding or driving our Clydesdale Heavy Horses, grooming, mucking out, tacking up, bareback riding, herding on horseback, walking and feeding all the animals. This is a very individual experience and will vary depending on you requirements and weather.NO EXPERIANCE REQUIRED.WHY NOT try Something Different - the 'BIG TOY' experience at DIG-a-day. Operate a mini to 14Ton digger or big yellow JCB Tractor, putting your coordination skills to the test in challenges set. OR MIX IT UP - Combining DIG-a-Day and Blackstone Clydesdales in one experience.Great for all the family for children and adults alike. NO DRIVING LICENCE REQUIRED.
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Rigg Road | Blackstone Farm, Cumnock KA18 3JJ, Scotland
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+44 1290 421639
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Last Thursday , my daughter & her 2 friends were taken to their 5th year prom at Dumfries House in Cumnock by Alfie & Randolph. The 2 boys were absolutely stunning, as was the carriage they pulled. Everything was simply perfect & the Clydesdales put...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Exceeded all expectations and was straight on the big digger. Instruction was excellent and then I was left to play! John kept an eye on me and as I got the hang of things, he would explain the next challenge. After digging a trench and...More

Thank Paul H
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BlackstoneFarm, Owner at Blackstone Clydesdales & Dig-a-Day Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Paul, fantastic that you throughly enjoyed your time with us on your experience, sorry Lynn didn't get to ride the Clydesdales but maybe on your next visit to Ayrshire. Thank you for the fab review, Magi & John

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I just want to say thank you to all at blackstone , from start to finish everyone was so welcoming, the horses are absolutely gorgeous and an absolute credit to magi and John, the only thing that spoilt it for me was I felt so...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

Magi, John and all of Blackstone Family were incredibly welcoming and amazing. The experience was so beautiful, you can tell they LOVE their animals and that they LOVE what they do. We had such an amazing time even in the rain it was something we...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Thank you for a fantastic ride out with your Clydesdales on Monday. Both myself and my children had a fantastic time both on the horses and walking around the yard feeding carrots to the residents. We will definitely be visiting again.

Thank Beth P
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

From being met by some whiter than white geese, then a full tour of the big gentle Clydesdales , followed by the beautiful highland cows and babies, then finally the 3 alpaca boys running over to greet us, the hour soon flew by. We were...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Thank you for a fantastic day, we got to meet animals and pet them. Im visiting from Newcastle with my husband and youngest son. Will definitely be visiting again when we are back up north

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic time we had yesterday, I booked this experience (and what an excellent experience it is) for my girlfriends birthday, we both loved it very much, John and Magi are amazing hosts, a beautifully kept farm, the horses are simply put amazing, the...More

Thank James H
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing day, staff were amazing.. had a friend that had never ridden before and she had the best time horses were amazing.. will definitely be back.

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Fantastic Visit. We really enjoyed it. Your horses and other animals are so beautiful and you do such a good job with them all. John and Maggi were absolutely lovely. We felt very welcomed so thank you 😊

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Sarah M
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Response from Karen T | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can !! They are gentle giants, you will be paired up with a horse to suit your ability, you will also have someone with you on the day
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Emily S
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Response from BlackstoneFarm | Property representative |
Hi if you are traveling by train or bus we can pick you at at our local village and town, Auchinleck Train Station or Cumnock Bus Station once you are booked just send me your travel schedule and I can arrange from my end... More
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I can't remember how much it was for myself and 2 daughters but the website gives very clear pricing. However I do know that it was worth it and a fabulous experience that we will always treasure. We are hoping to do it... More
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