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Gwydyr Stables

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Ty Coch | Penmachno, Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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GWYDYR STABLES

Location of the stables is beautiful and the lady that took the group out was lovely. Our only... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2018
Andrea B
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Gentle horses and a beautiful location. Absolutely fine for people with no riding experience!

We booked a one hour ride for 2 adults and 5 children (aged 7 to 13). We are all either... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2018
Devonmumoftwo
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Ty Coch | Penmachno, Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Location of the stables is beautiful and the lady that took the group out was lovely. Our only disappointment was that there was mixed ability of riders (total beginners to those that could ride) which meant we only got 3 small cantor's on an hour...More

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Reviewed April 8, 2018

We booked a one hour ride for 2 adults and 5 children (aged 7 to 13). We are all either inexperienced riders or beginners. We arranged the outing by email and this was straightforward and we were sent helpful directions. On arrival the stables looked...More

1  Thank Devonmumoftwo
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

We had an afternoon hack which we had booked as a couple which turned out to be a party of six (our guide had not bothered to turn up!). Not great - we are experienced riders and the others in the group were beginners so...More

1  Thank Martymusmaximus
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Reviewed June 27, 2017

Not the easiest of places to find but well worth the trip, my two teenage grandchildren had not been horse riding before and my granddaughter was rather nervous, Alana was absolutely wonderful and so patient with us which made our afternoon very enjoyable. Would definitely...More

3  Thank Wander22
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Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

I booked in the B&B for 2 nights. The bedroom was lovely comfortable and clean, breakfast was filling with pastry's yoghurt a cereals and a full freshly cooked full English breakfast at hand. Not being a big lover of fried eggs I asked for poached.....I...More

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Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

Very welcoming and relaxing experience especially as haven't been near a horse for 30 years. Lovely family Sunday morning spent riding.

2  Thank Mabesbo
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Reviewed April 20, 2017

Just got home from a 3 day stay at Gwydir stables having stayed for a few days last summer and I'm looking for a return date already! The staff are all amazing, going out of their way to make me feel welcome and make sure...More

3  Thank KarenForrest
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Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

Had one of the best treks any one could wish for!! Beautiful scenery fantastic staff amd amazing horses. After reading about the horses turning back etc etc in a previous post I can only imagine they weren't at the same trekking centre as I went...More

4  Thank Dan I
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Reviewed April 18, 2017

Terrible stable, old, dirty and smelly. Old dirty horses not even looked after properly. The 3 hours ride which should have been a half day riding up in the mountains turned up to be a 3 long hours sitting in some horses which only wanted...More

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Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

We didn't book and just came there to ride and paid in cash. It's ok. But calling in advance to ask if it's available is better. We took an hour ride and a guide had been with us for the whole time. Your guide would...More

1  Thank Dee Y
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LondonBexley
February 13, 2018|
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Response from Martymusmaximus | Reviewed this property |
The area in which the stables are lacted is beautiful, pity about the stables themselves. We wouldn't go here again, Wales is full of great views.
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MaddieV1997
June 9, 2016|
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Response from paulaR5200EM |
Hi, most definately x
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