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“We loved this place” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lawton Stables

Lawton Stables
190 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head, SC 29928
843.671.2586
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Ranked #30 of 164 Activities in Hilton Head
Type: Horseback Riding Stables, Sports
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Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“We loved this place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Great place for kids. They have a variety of farm animals - goats, pigs, donkeys, chickens, sheep and horses. Our 3 yr old son loved the pony ride ($8). Take along quarters to buy animal feed ($0.50).

Visited September 2012
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Rochester, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Best stables ever.....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

Very nice, relaxing ride. Very clean stable and nice to have things for all ages. My 2 year old decided not to ride the pony and it was a easy refund. It was great we brought apples and carrots and fed the horses. You can tell they take great care of the horses.

Visited September 2012
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Savannah, Georgia
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“could have been better”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

My wife, 11month old, and I took a trip to Hilton head to see some of the animals at Lawton Stables, when we arrived we were really excited but that soon faded. We wanted pictures of our son petting animals up close. The staff would not let you in the pens with the animals. You had to remain on the outside and look in. The horses were neat but they were not very nice or welcoming. We were under the impression, from reading online, that feeding the animals was free of charge. When we asked if we could feed them, since it was almost feeding time, they told us it would be a dollar fifty. They were putting food into the trough right in front of us but wanted to charge for a handful. The attitude from the staff was one of inconvenience that we were there. Only great part was I was able to get a few pictures of my son.

Visited September 2012
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Richmond, VA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Late Afternoon Horse Back Riding”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

It was a rainy day on Hilton Head Island and we were trying to find something to do. We checked with the Lawton Stables and they open for a late afternoon ride. We were taken care of quickly and assigned horses. We rode through a scenic horse trail for an hour. The horses were easily handled. There were several people to make sure the horses stayed on trail and were controlled well. Even though it was drizzling it was an enjoyable ride. The attendants were nice enough to take pictures of us on our horses at the end. After the horse back riding we stayed and fed animals, deer, pig, ram, which was a lot of fun.

Visited August 2012
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Columbus, Ohio
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Nice Horses”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

Lawton Stables has a nice atmosphere, but the first bad sign was when the guides didn't share a lot of information about horse body language and how to ride a horse period. Our guide Katie was a nice woman, but she told us hardly any facts about the island and talked on her cell phone twice. On the plus side, our horses, Petunia, Bubbles, and Cinnamon were great and the petting zoo was very cute. Nice place, but guides need to step it up a little bit.

Visited August 2012
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