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Address: Wheal Buller Riding School | Buller Hill, Redruth, England
Phone Number: +44 1209 211852
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Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Riding Lessons, in dressage, side saddle, showjumping and cross...
Riding Lessons, in dressage, side saddle, showjumping and cross country.Hacking around Carn Brea Castle and along the World Heritage Site of the Mineral Tramways.Riding Holidays for unaccompanied children and families during school holidays and adults during term time. Association of British Riding School, Ofsted, Quality Tourism and Club Mark Approved. All our staff are qualified, CRB checked and 1st Aid trained. All ages and abilities welcome. Shortlisted for Cornwall Tourism Awards for 2012.
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Fantastic horses, great instructors and excellent food!

Really good instruction on truly wonderful horses and a whole week made interesting and entertaining for a group of mixed abilities. My husband was a complete beginner but can now... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
Ellbird
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Northants
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Really good instruction on truly wonderful horses and a whole week made interesting and entertaining for a group of mixed abilities. My husband was a complete beginner but can now boast that he knows how to trot (and rise on the correct diagonal), that he can canter in light seat (and sitting, if he hangs on to the saddle!) and... More 

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review it is very much appreciated. Look forward to having you stay with us again. More 

Redditch, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

We have just spent a fabulous week riding at Wheal Buller. Everything was laid back but very well organised. They put together a great programme to suit our abilities. Most days we did flatwork and jumping lessons and a hack, but we also tried long reining, lunging (on and off the horse), bare back and Western riding. The real highlight... More 

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having such enthusiastic people staying with us. Thank you for your review. More 

Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This was my first encounter with horses, I came from never being on a horse to trotting in 6 days. Everyone was supportive and understood what I wanted to achieve. The trip was easy to arrange and excellent value for money.Beautiful horses, Fantastic instructors, excellent lessons.The hacks were fab! Even got to ride saddle less in a lake! 🐎🐎🐎🐎🐎

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this review

Maria you were incredible we can't believe how much you achieved in such a short time. You were enthusiastic, brave and great fun, it was a pleasure to have you with us. Thank you so much for your recommendation. More 

Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Extremely friendly and knowledgeable - easy to arrange and very well priced. Both teenage girls had a great time and would recommend to everyone, experienced and novices alike.

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the trouble to write this review I can assure you it is very much appreciated. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Brighton
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

My son (13) and daughter (11) have just come back from a fantastic 3 day stay at Wheal Buller. They had a wonderful time with a great bunch of other kids, lovely ponies and really enthusiastic staff. It was their first time staying away without anyone that they knew, but they were so busy enjoying themselves that they didn't even... More 

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. I will pass what you have said onto my staff and look forward to seeing you again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

This is my 7th year at wheal buller. And I can honestly say this my favourite place to be. I ride every week in a lesson and we do arrange of different things. I also do hacks sometimes and they are amazing, the views you see are beautiful and always look great. All of the horses at wheal buller are... More 

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you, it's so nice to know how you feel. I will pass your comments onto the staff. Happy riding. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I have been to many risk schools in cornwall but by a million miles this is the best! I rode there on a Sunday and have been riding there for a little under 10 years! I have ridden many many of the the different horses and ponies that have gone through the riding school! And each and every one is... More 

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you, for your very kind review. Look forward to seeing you again. More 

Irish Lass
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5 reviews 5 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

It's been so hard getting back into work this week and for me that's always the great sign of a fantastic holiday and it so was. Last week was probably the best holiday ever. We were very lucky with our group, sides were sore from laughter for sure, there was nothing to fault in terms of accommodation, food, great teaching... More 

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this review

I will pass your lovely comments onto my staff. It makes all the difference when we have a group like yours and everyone wants to enjoy themselves and get the best out of their time spent with us. We will look forward to seeing you again. More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

At the start of August we called up to see if we could book a hack for that same day, and they very kindly fitted us in. However, we managed to get horribly lost (don't trust your sat-nav!) and turned up about half an hour late to find the ride had left without us. We were thrilled when we were... More 

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you so much I know my staff will always do their best for a customer. Hope to see you again in the future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Perfect beach to ride on, wide open and surprisingly empty. Experienced instructor and willing horses overall couldn't have been better.

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the trouble to write this review, we are so happy you enjoyed it. More 

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