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Exmoor Pony Centre

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Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Visited special day

Visited one of their activity days. Beautiful day out with lots of little things to do including... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Greater London, United Kingdom
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A special place

A very informative centre with friendly staff, many of whom are volunteers. It was lovely to meet... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Julie C
Winchester, United Kingdom
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The Exmoor pony is one of the oldest native pony breeds in Britain and yet is currently listed as an endangered rare breed. Around 3,500 ponies survive worldwide, of which about 350 still live free on Exmoor. The Moorland Mousie Trust, based at the...more
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Ashwick, Dulverton, Exmoor National Park TA22 9QE, England
+44 1398 323093
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All reviews taster session pony centre cakes well worth a visit my daughter friendly staff nice ride activity days rare breed wonderful experience lovely place laid back beautiful animals shop ponies girls volunteers
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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Visited one of their activity days. Beautiful day out with lots of little things to do including pony rides. All money goes to a very good cause so we were happy to keep paying for bits and bobs like grooming the ponies. The drive here...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

A very informative centre with friendly staff, many of whom are volunteers. It was lovely to meet the beautiful Exmoor ponies and hear about the centre's work. We had pre-arranged a 'walk and trot the lanes' trek which was great fun and the highlight of...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Travelled from Woolacombe to visit Centre Before leaving checked website open on Fridays 10-o-clock Lovely journey loved the scenery Arrived at the Centre sign said open 10-o-clock parked the car to be told closed! !! On my part maybe I should have phoned ahead given...More

Thank hils2000
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

My fiancé and I were passing through the area and decided to pay the centre a visit. The centre is relatively small but we had plenty of opportunities to meet the ponies. The member of staff we bumped into was very friendly and offered information...More

Thank Angela B
Reviewed 20 February 2018

We took our 3 children for a trek and introduction to the Exmoor Ponies in Feb Half-term. The staff were very friendly and informative about the Ponies, and the work they do there is commendable. The children really enjoyed the experience too!

1  Thank justinl65
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

We drove from minehead to duverton which provides great scenery and views of exmoor. Worth it for the journey alone! The children loved their riding experience on the exmoor ponies. The staff were full of enthusiasm and very informative. This centre is a charity and...More

2  Thank FellowTraveler551198
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This pony centre is run on charitable funding, everyone works for the good of these beautiful ponies, well worth a visit, talk to the staff they are so knowledgeable and helpful, Sponser a pony , ask if you can help, if they can they will...More

Thank countrygirlSomerset
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We were only hear for around 20 minutes, reading the story, visiting and fussing the ponies and hearing a bit about the work that is done to preserve the heritage of these beautiful ponies. Well worth a visit if you are near by and they...More

Thank fortonbear
Reviewed 20 September 2017

This is a fantastic place to visit really super ponies and friendly staff who are so knowledgeable and informative

1  Thank stephen r
ExmoorPony C, Manager at Exmoor Pony Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Thank you for a lovely review. Whilst we know we are not the biggest attraction we do pride ourselves on our happy ponies and our friendly staff and volunteers , so your feedback is greatly appreciated. Thank you

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

This is not very big but well worth a visit. Lots of information and great to see them up close. Look for the fun days or afternoons as extra things to see and do. A lovely little shop a lovely set up and lovely staff!!

1  Thank Lucybuck1982
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