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Loose Reins

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Ridgeway Farm Lanchards Lane, Shillingstone, Blandford Forum DT11 0TF England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Loose Reins on 30/09/18 for a 2 hour trail ride. We arrived to a spotless yard and a warm welcome from all of the staff. All the horses were well turned out, healthy and happy. We started our experience in the outside school...More

Thank ksferguson40
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loose Reins is one of the most relaxing, accommodating and well thought out place I have ever been to in England. From the minute you check in the staff are welcoming and friendly. Every little detail has been considered from transporting your bags to your...More

Thank 123TravellingGirl
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

The cabins are lovely, equipped with everything you need and I would definitely stay here again and recommend it. I would however echo some of the other reviews regarding the trail ride. My friends and I are experienced riders and therefore having booked a ride...More

Thank Penny H
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We spent two nights here with a trail ride booked. It is set in some stunning country side with spectacular views. The accommodation is second to none, with everything you could possibly need. It’s beautifully decorated and everything is high speck. The beds were really...More

Thank Joanne L
Response from MarcG3042, Owner at Loose ReinsResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Joanne, and thank you for taking the time to share your comments - we all appreciate your lovely feedback. Thanks also for your note about the trail ride; whilst we'll make sure the pace is made clearer, we're delighted that you had a fabulous...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Wow. Stayed in Ranchers Lodge for 2 nights, returning yesterday, and I don’t think I’ve ever stayed somewhere where every detail has been so brilliantly covered. The level of welcome reminded me of service I’ve only experienced in America. Certainly never in the UK! Every...More

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Response from Marc G, Owner at Loose ReinsResponded 8 September 2018

Wow, what a fabulous review - thank you! We loved having you here and are thrilled that you all had a great time. The Langham Rosé bubbly is a favourite of mine, too :-) Thank you, also, for mentioning toasters; it's a great suggestion and...More

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About
Description
Unique, hand crafted Pioneer Cabins and Canvas Lodges set in a natural Coombe, surrounded by hills and forest and looking out across the Blackmore Vale. Accommodation is luxuriously appointed with private More bathrooms, electricity, hot water, kitchens, bedding and lots of extras to make your stay special. Western riding lessons and trail riding on American Quarter Horses on site. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Refrigerator in room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Also Known As
Loose Reins Shillingstone, Dorset
Location
United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Blandford Forum > Shillingstone
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Also Known As
Loose Reins Shillingstone, Dorset
Location
United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Blandford Forum > Shillingstone
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Traveller (125)
Room & Suite (38)
Dining (1)
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Questions & Answers
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ClaireandHarri
2 January 2018|
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Response from Marc G | Property representative |
Good afternoon, thanks for getting in touch. Unfortunately we are a small yard and it is already full with our Quarter horses so are unable to have guest horses to stay. You are more than welcome to have a lesson or trail... More
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John W
6 March 2017|
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Response from Marc G | Property representative |
Hi John. Yes you can bring a well behaved dog to stay with you. We allow one dog if you stay in a cabin and two if you stay in a lodge. Please have a look at our website or call the office for more information or to book... More
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Room Tips
"The Trappers cabin had an amazing view. And we loved the faux fur theme."
keeneoxford
22 Jul 2018
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"Raunchers is the most secluded of the 4 log cabins"
vanessab537
10 Oct 2017
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"Ranchers is the most secluded cabin, but others may have better views."
916Andrew
10 Sep 2017
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"Lodges spacious and luxurious, enough room for 6. Cabins cosy and great for couples, maybe fitting in a..."
PippaS400
5 Sep 2017
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