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Cumbrian Heavy Horses

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Address: Baystone Bank Farm, Nr Millom, Whicham Valley | Cumbria, Millom LA18 5 LY, England (Formerly West Highland Heavy Horses)
Phone Number: 7769 588565
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I came as a complete novice and left completely hooked. I would like to say a massive big thank you to Hollie and all the staff at the riding centre.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

I came as a complete novice and left completely hooked. I would like to say a massive big thank you to Hollie and all the staff at the riding centre.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

We went and had a super time at the Cumbrian Heavy Horses, the horses were excellent and the staff were excellent to. They have a lot of work to do on the farm but making fantastic progress. Also would do the Beach Ride with Annie - absolutely fantastic. Stayed at the local B&B and ate at the local pub -... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I would highly recommend this place! the staff (Pete and Annie) are very very friendly and helpful. The horses are gentle giants and perfect for novices! My husband had never ridden before and this was the best introduction he could have. the small groups make it more of a lesson not just a ride and pete was very enthusiastic and... More 

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Arbroath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I would highly recommend this place to anyone wanting a lovely experience with well behaved horses. Annie and her team do a great job with their beautiful heavy horses. Myself and three friends booked a beach ride and were escorted by Peter who made our day all the more enjoyable. My friends and I are all fairly experienced riders and... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I'm new to horse riding and my partner is a good rider. I booked this as we both love heavy horses and my partner has a Clydesdale but she was left at home. The place has just relocated to new premises (its updated on their website). Parking was basic. The horses looked healthy and happy. We booked a 90min Fells... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We had booked a three hour fell ride for a special birthday present and really didn't know what to expect! On arrival we were greeted by the lovely Peter who was to be our guide and after a bit of paperwork we were introduced to our beautiful horses, a Suffolk Punch, a Shire and an Ardennes. What an amazing experience... More 

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Holywell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I arranged a half day beach ride for my wife for a surprise birthday present. We had seen the feature on Country File a few years ago. We arrived at their new premises at 10am on Saturday 28th February and my wife hasn`t stopped smiling and talking about it since!!! The new premises are in an early stage of development,... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Fantastic to days with the people and horses at Cumbrian Heavy Horses. Day one was a 2 hour tour of the farm and surrounding area, great staff and lovely horses. Day two was a half day trotting through the valley and cantering through the fields. I would recommend Cumbrian Heavy Horses to anyone who loves horses, just like my girl... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My grandson went for his first 90 minute farm ride with cumbrian heavy horses at the weekend and enjoyed every minute of it. Annie was very helpful arranging this and the young man who took him out was both friendly and professional,assessing his capabilities and allowing him to gain confidence and enjoy a canter on miracle a beautiful shire. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I don't ride any more but love being around these big guys. Gentle giants and so well cared for. We first met them during their "Migration" from Skye to Cumbria. Annie and gang work so hard to keep them tip-top and everything right at the stables. I treasure the painted horseshoe I have from them. Big 'boots' and hearts.

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