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Highlands Unbridled Trail Riding & Trekking Centre

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| Northwilds, IV19 1PE, Scotland
+44 1862 735007
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This amazing family-run company shows you Scotland in an unforgettable way

My wife and I were looking to take a riding vacation in Scotland that would give us an authentic... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Alexander B
Just beautiful :0)

I didn't know what to expect but I went because of the great reviews. I am thrilled to say the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Here at Highlands Unbridled we have riding to suit everyone, from Pony Trekking for complete beginners and exhilerating beach gallops for experienced riders,long distance trail riding holidays including the longest trail ride in the UK visiting all 3 of Scotlands coasts. Specialising in coast to coast riding holidays across the wild and beautiful far North of Scotland, we offer a variety of holidays to suit all budgets Our Trail Riding holidays cover the Highlands of Scotland, with several different Coast to Coast options, rides along the Great Glen Way, rides through the Wild West Highlands and the Cairngorms too. From our new riding centre in Northwilds, just outside Tain, in Ross-shire we offer pony trekking, and we can offer rides tailored to your ability and requirements - a walk along the beach, a gentle loch-side hack, a trek through heather clad hills, beach gallop or tranquil forest ride, the choice is yours. Riding in small friendly groups and booking is essential We also offer riding lessons for all ages and abilities at Northwilds too. We're sure you'll find what you are looking for at Highlands Unbridled and pride ourself on trying to make peoples riding dreams come true....
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I were looking to take a riding vacation in Scotland that would give us an authentic, intimate, adventurous ride across the country (avoiding big group, mass-produced touristy trail rides) while still taking care of the logistics of a successful one-week trip on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn't know what to expect but I went because of the great reviews. I am thrilled to say the reviews were spot on! I had the best couple of days! I rode 2 separate horses over the 2 days but little Joe left a...More

Thank Jenny C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jan, Dominique and Graham, You are taking so good care of your horses and your guests. I've saw en felt Scotland. Great views, good food, nice hotels. Brooke is a great horse to ride on. Afther 6 days of riding...i miss her. Thanks for this...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are not enough words to thank Jan, Graham, Dom, and Tess for what was singularly the most exhilarating travel experience of a lifetime. To be on horseback in a vast glen surrounded by miles of nature with not a soul, but us was absolutely...More

Thank Claire B
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

My daughter and I just came back from a Working Holiday - it was absolutely fabulous. The horses are all good school horses, and we particularly loved Lexi, Magic, Ginny, and Stan. Rides varied every day by location, and we rode at minimum two hours...More

2  Thank mac1107a
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Highlands Unbridled is a completely uncomparable stable, the staff is absolutely knowledgeable, personable, passionate and professional and really tried their best to provide me with the most enjoyable experience, although this was quite a challenging job due to dificult weather conditions. My horse was absolutely...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We have horses at home and wanted to explore the nature of the Highlands from the horseback. Half of our family is experienced riders and the other half beginners. To be honest I was a bit worried that I would get a difficult horse, but...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

A trail of 1h30, only my mum and I and Jan the guide, It was a very nice moment, Horses were great for begginers, and Jan was an excellent guide nice views, she permitted me to canter as more as i wished on the beach,!!...More

1  Thank Eva P
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

I hardly ever leave a bad review unless it is to serve as a warning to future guests, and in this case, a warning is necessary. My husband and I are experienced riders and own and train our own horses. I've spent many years as...More

5  Thank Tanya K. L
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HighlandsUnbridled, Owner at Highlands Unbridled Trail Riding & Trekking Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

I am so sorry that you did not enjoy your ride with us. The horses you rode, Brooke and Maverick are two of our most requested horses from people who ride with us regularly, so I am suprised that you had such a problem with...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

I spent two amazing days hacking out with Jan up the Hill of Tain, grass roads and beaches. Impeccably behaved, sure footed, confident highland pony; charming and knowledgeable guide; magical scenery...what more can one ask! I would highly recommend to experienced riders who want to...More

Thank Leslie T
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Carol G
1 February 2018|
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Response from HighlandsUnbridled | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. An hour and a half ride is £30. No problem if you need help mounting, We have several heights of mounting blocks, including a very high one where you should just be able to swing your leg over... More
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Blomk
21 February 2017|
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Response from HighlandsUnbridled | Property representative |
Thank you! I think you are right - sometimes people on our tougher trails feel they are a bit out of their comfort zone - but that's what riding on wild trails in the Highlands is all about. If they have also... More
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