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Quantock Trekking

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Took a group of teenagers for birthday treat. Mixed experience on horseback which wasn't a problem... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2019
Taunton, United Kingdom
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What an experience!!

This is a must! My sister and I have never been on a horse and we felt so well looked after and... read more

Reviewed February 22, 2019
Basildon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Took a group of teenagers for birthday treat. Mixed experience on horseback which wasn't a problem. The stables are nestled in the foot of the Quantock's in a beautiful village. The yard was clean, well staffed and run. There was a healthy respect for the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed February 22, 2019 via mobile

This is a must! My sister and I have never been on a horse and we felt so well looked after and prepared! The whole morning was truly amazing! Our leaders and instructors were very kind, considerate, calming and knowledgable! You made our whole experience...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

I had an AMAZING ride this morning. I went on the experienced ride and cantered through the hills. The staff was very kind and accommodating, the horses are well cared for and were very disciplined. I can’t imagine a better way of visiting the countryside....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank chloec196
Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

I booked a day ride (to the pub and back!) for a group of friends. The whole day was fabulous! We were incredibly lucky with the weather, the horses were superb - rock steady, but also so much fun! We had some great canters. By...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Karen W
Reviewed September 27, 2018

I absolutely loved my trek with Quantock Trekking. I did the 2 hour advanced rider trek and was so impressed with the beautiful route we took, not once did we have to touch a road. The scenery was breathtaking and there was plenty of opportunity...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Jo_Pro_Dive
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic views, really amazing. Guides were great, super patient and helpful and very willing to cater to all riding levels. Would definitely go again.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic riding experience for my friends hen do, great ride, the horses really well looked after, staff knowledgeable, the cream tea after was amazing. Really couldn’t fault the weekend was amazing and definitely would come again. Well we are coming again after the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank charliewright1990
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Birthday present for partner who loved it. Positives - friendly welcome and lovely horses Negatives - refresh of basics would have been helpful

Date of experience: May 2018
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

A good yard in beautiful surroundings. The staff are lovely, the horses are well looked after and appropriately matched to the the riders abilities (on honest declaration!!!). The views out on the ride ..... WoW Will definitely be returning & might even be booking one...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank G8037YJchrisc
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely stay at Bashford Lodge last week. From the first communication with Gill (who is a great host) to our departure we were made to feel very welcome & the gorgeous strawberry and cream cake, milk & a bottle of fizz on...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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June 20, 2017|
Response from 56GILL64 |
Hi, it is £45 per person for a two hour trek. Children must be over 12 years old for our insurance.
April 7, 2017|
Response from Dom C | Reviewed this property |
£40 for any two hour ride £50 for 3 hour and £75 for a day ride