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Crosswell Riding Stables

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Closes in 26 min: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Charming dedicated riding venue

We've been going here in the holidays for years, from lessons and the excellent fun days for... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2019
susanna a
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Well schooled horses and super friendly staff.

Very impressed. After my first experience, dragging my "poor" partner (inexperienced rider) along... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2019
Dumbarton, United Kingdom
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Crosswell Riding Stables is a Licensed Riding and Trekking Centre which has been established for over 25 years. Nestling in the shadow of the Preseli hills in the heart of the undiscovered Pembrokeshire National Park you will find Crosswell Riding...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
| Ietwen, Velindre, Newport, Crymych SA41 3XF, Wales
+44 1239 891262
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Reviewed March 4, 2019

We've been going here in the holidays for years, from lessons and the excellent fun days for children to a 4 hour hack for adults. The team are always charming and the ponies well looked after. Safety appears well-considered. The hacks are beautiful; from the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

Very impressed. After my first experience, dragging my "poor" partner (inexperienced rider) along, hacking out with Sarah, I had to come back. I thoroughly enjoyed the well gauged and varied trek through country roads, woodlands and hills. This time I was back with further two...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed July 12, 2018

My 4-year-old daughter and I had a fabulous time riding here. It was my daughter's first time on a pony and Carolyn instilled so much confidence in her. She enjoyed a lesson in the sand school and a 30-minute trek which completely captured her imagination...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 16, 2018

My 3 grandchildren stay with me most school holidays and they have been coming here for lessons and hacking over the last 3 years. It is the highlight of their holidays. The tuition is excellent and Carolyn, Sarah and all the helpers are unfailingly friendly...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Janet J
Carolyn M, Owner at Crosswell Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2018

Thank you very much Im glad to hear they enjoy the riding. Its such a good sport for anyone to pick up.

Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

We visited 29th May 2018 and we are a group of 5, the youngest was my daughter who is 4 years old. Carolyn and Sarah were very friendly, cheerful and professional and most of all patient in teaching us how to ride the horse as...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Carolyn M, Owner at Crosswell Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2018

Thank you very much, its great to have feed back

Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic trek out while on holiday in the area. Our horses, Major and Joe, were brilliant and we both felt very comfortable during the ride. Our escort, Amber, was lovely and friendly too. I would recommend booking with Crosswell and we will...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Every holiday my daughter insists I take her riding, even though she has weekly lessons at home and knows I’m not overly keen. We compromised on a 1.5 hr trek, but she still made sure I had jelly legs by trotting / cantering as much...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2017

Booked a hours lesson and then trek for husband for a birthday present, his first time on a horse. Staff were friendly and accomodating and the experience felt safe and fun. Also booked daughter in to have a go (she's 3) so wasn't too sure...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 19, 2017

I have been taking lessons at Crosswell Riding Stables for over 6 months now, and I have found Carolyn to be a magnificently patient and encouraging teacher. Recently, my 6 year old son has just started riding and he absolutely loves it. The stables are...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 2, 2017

My horse was stabled here for two nights as we were competing at the venue. Caroline, the owner was most helpful and friendly. We have ridden from here, several years ago on her well behaved and well cared for ponies.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Carolyn M, Owner at Crosswell Riding Stables, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2017

Hi Felicia, thank you for the feedback and it was a pleasure to house your horse when you were here! Could you let me know what we could have done to turn this into a 5* rating?

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Beverley C
August 18, 2018|
Response from Janet J | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I don't know but there are quite a number of horses/ponies available and Carolyn is expert at matching the size and strength of the horse to the needs of the rider. I'm sure a phone call to the stables would... More