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Blackstone Clydesdales & Dig-a-Day Experience

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Lovely Afternoon

I had a lovely Clydesdale riding experience on Randolph who was so calm and gentle. I had not... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Michelle M
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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
Big horse & digging holes

WE saw Blackstone farm at an agricultural show where wee kids were on a digger and "hoop la-ing... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2018
Iain F
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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...more
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Rigg Road | Blackstone Farm, Cumnock KA18 3JJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I had a lovely Clydesdale riding experience on Randolph who was so calm and gentle. I had not ridden for some time but Bailey who took me out was so helpful, friendly and patient. The farm is in a beautiful peaceful setting and all the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 14 December 2018

WE saw Blackstone farm at an agricultural show where wee kids were on a digger and "hoop la-ing" traffic cones with a tyre on chains. I lined up with a gaggle of weans and waited my turn. What fun. I have wanted to drive a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Iain F
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Horse's were wonderful, farm was beautiful, the 3 ladies that helped us and rode with us were wonderful and patient. The only reason it isnt rated 5 stars is the trail we took was just okay, very little scenery to take in. Staff was perfect!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 1lorrie2014
Reviewed 25 October 2018

It was a tremendous 3 Hour Experience, which was a requested Birthday Treat. I was a much bigger digger than I had expected and a real treat. It was also much more Hands On than some experiences which I particularly liked. After having all the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Peter M
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Such a great experience. My friend and I toured the farm before getting on our trusty steeds! Bailey, our guide, matched us perfectly to a horse that matched our riding ability. Helped us get settled then took us out for a tour. We went out...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kellstrvls
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

My friend and I booked here to celebrate her birthday. We were warmly greeted by John and Magi who were lovely and put us at our ease. I am a nervous rider but was matched up with the very handsome Randolph who looked after me...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jennifer E
Reviewed 7 September 2018

As a family we have always loved Clydesdales and when we found Blackstone Clydesdales on TripAdvisor we just knew we had to visit. We contacted Magi before we travelled to Scotland as we knew we had to pre-book, thanks to reading previous reviews. She was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank LozDuPort
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We came to visit these Horses because we were told that the Pollok House Stables were closed for repair. And their horses were now being cared for at Blackstone Farm. We were expecting around 8 horses what a surprise when we discovered 27 plus a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank SCOTIAN7
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

I went on the 2 hour beach ride this morning and it was an amazingly experience. John and Maddie were lovely and welcoming and the ride was just perfect. Their horses are clearly well loved and looked after , I had the pleasure of riding...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Kirstinroan
Reviewed 1 August 2018

I spent four heavenly hours here, including a fascinating tour of the farm, a hack with a wonderful guide through gorgeous countryside, and delicious bareback riding. The tour (given by the 3rd-generation owner) introduced us to most of the beautiful horses and Highland Coos, and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Carolyn G
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Marion L
9 September 2018|
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Response from BlackstoneFarm | Property representative |
Open all year Tuesday to Sunday. Closed on Mondays March to October 10.00-18.00. November to February 10.00-15.00, November to February, Clydesdale riding and driving only available weather and farm logistics permitting... More
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Sarah M
6 September 2016|
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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
30 August 2016|
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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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