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Hyde Park Stables

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Address: 63 Bathurst Mews, London W2 2SB, England
Phone Number: 020 7723 2813
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

Hyde Park Stables is dedicated to providing a high standard of horse...

Hyde Park Stables is dedicated to providing a high standard of horse riding and horse riding instruction for adults and children, from five years of age and older.Hyde Park Stables, built around 1835 is the oldest public stables in Central London. Bathurst Mews, where we are located, is the last remaining working mews. We offer group horse riding for all levels, semi-private riding for couples or small private groups or private one to one tuition.We cater for visitors who want to improve their horse riding ability as well as for regular riders who want to learn from the beginning, or for those who are coming back to the sport to re-learn their skills and regain their fitness levels.We also offer one-off rides for visitors who want to experience beautiful Hyde Park from the back of a horse.Hyde Park Stables have a dedicated team of staff who escort and teach riders on lesson-rides in Hyde Park as well as lessons in our outdoor arena. We teach all levels from complete beginners to advanced dressage and will teach parents and children from five years and older, together in Hyde Park on lesson-rides.The safety of all riders is our highest priority and we will therefore take all reasonable precautions to ensure an enjoyable and safe ride. Please state your experience when making a booking so we can allocate a suitable horse for you.Hyde Park Stables provide horses that are as safe as possible while maintaining an enjoyable and fun attitude to riding and learning equestrianism at all levels.Our weight limit for all riders is 75kg / 12 ½ stone / 175 lbs.We hope all our customers understand that this weight limit is to maintain our horses’ welfare.Horse Riding in Hyde Park is a wonderful experience and we hope you enjoy riding with us.

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Booked a half day camp for 10 year old daughter as special treat. She has lessons every week at home but wanted an extra special treat for completing 11+. She is obsessed with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 NEW

Booked a half day camp for 10 year old daughter as special treat. She has lessons every week at home but wanted an extra special treat for completing 11+. She is obsessed with horses and the afternoon was perfect. She is quiet and shy but as soon as the stable management part started I could see she loved it. All... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Rode with Hyde Park stables on a recent trip to London. I have not been on a horse since childhood. But the girls at the stable could not have been lovlier. We arrived and were greeted very warmly. We booked a hour ride and it was worth every penny. There were three of us and two girls from the stable... More 

Thank Helena C
richard b, Owner at Hyde Park Stables, responded to this review

Dear Helena, We're so glad you enjoyed your ride and we will pass on your kind words to Julia, we caught your review just before Murphy left for holiday so he had half a carrot to say well done as well! Do think of us on your next visit and we hope to see you then! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

For 30 years, a ride in Hyde Park was on my bucket list and I finally made it to London and ticked the box. The ride on a sunny day in the park was sedate but highly enjoyable especially riding through the streets back to the stables and stopping traffic to let the horses through. I am an experienced rider... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

My 6 year old granddaughter asked for a day out with just the two of us which was rather lovely. After much research I booked a kids theatre trip in the morning then Hyde Park riding in the afternoon. Even though she has a pony she is very much a beginner and a bit nervy but mum was happy for... More 

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richard b, Owner at Hyde Park Stables, responded to this review

On behalf of everyone here at Hyde Park Stables, I'd like to thank you for your wonderful review, it's so lovely to hear that your granddaughter enjoyed herself and got a confidence boost from her experience. We very much hope to see you both again soon! More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

The stables are nice and the majority of the staff friendly but they seemed a bit disorganised. It was our first time and they didn't go out of their way to make us feel welcome and acted as if we should know where to go or what to do. One of the staff ( a woman with reddish hair aged... More 

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richard b, Owner at Hyde Park Stables, responded to this review

Dear Sir, We are sorry you were not totally satisfied with your experience with us, as you can see from other trip adviser users, you do appear to be in the minority and we were this year awarded the Trip Adviser Certificate of Excellence. We do try exceptionally hard to give all our customers a good experience and the red... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I have ridden at Hyde Park stables three times. Their regular (non-lesson) hack is a low-key ride through Hyde Park. It's really fun for visitors (they take people of all levels so it's fine if they do not have experience riding) and a great way to see Hyde Park. They provide helmets and boots if you don't have your own.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Lovely ride in Hyde Park again. This was my second time in the Hyde Park Stables. The park is gorgeous in every season, so the ride couldn't be in a better environment. The horse I had was a big cob, absolutely bombproof, did not spook at anything and trotted in a slow steady pace. Horses are well looked after and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Thanks very much to Caroline who escorted my sister and I through Hyde Park a few weeks ago as a birthday treat. We are experienced riders but totally appreciate that they can't believe what you say, so dutifully were led into the park! After a quick trot we were let off and had a great time. Caroline was lovely to... More 

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Had a great time in a private lesson yesterday, I have only ever been on a lead rein and wanted to enjoy the experience of Hyde Park on horseback. Do arrive before time to fill in the necessary form and get kitted out. They have boots and hats and I brought some thick socks as the website suggests. I thought... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I am an experienced rider, have a horse of my own and ride about 5 hours a week. I was allowed to ride next the instructor at a walk/trot through the broad, sweeping paths of Hyde Park. I had no desire to do more, seeing the park on horseback in early spring was a wonderful thing! The instructor, Laura, was... More 

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