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Brantome Police Horses & Friends

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"HORSESome Event" whether a horse lover or not.

Absolutely superb day and superb hosts. The horses are fabulous, even though some of the stories... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2018
steve124bamford
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
A feel good experience that will stay with you forever

We were welcomed by Roland and Alison who told us about their charity and what they did to ensure... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2018
Hemeloid
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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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Providing a loving and final home for retired British Police horses. Brantome Police Horses provides care and rehabilitation for many horses and ponies alongside donkeys, dogs, cats, sheep, goats and chickens. We are situated in the heart of the...more
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La Grange | St Pancrace, Near Brantome, 24530 Brantome, France
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Reviewed May 23, 2018

Absolutely superb day and superb hosts. The horses are fabulous, even though some of the stories and traumas are not easy to hear, but now at least they have Roland and Alison who have given them a fantastic 5star retirement home/life in a beautiful part...More

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Reviewed May 21, 2018

We were welcomed by Roland and Alison who told us about their charity and what they did to ensure that the ex-Police horses, rescue lambs/dogs/cats/goats and donkeys had a happy life. We saw a couple of videos in a comfortable cinema setting which showed a...More

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Alison P, Owner at Brantome Police Horses & Friends, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2018

Many thanks for your comments and review, it was a real pleasure to meet you and your lovely family. It's thanks to people like yourselves that we can give these deserving animals such a good home. Hope to see you again one day. Best wishes...More

Reviewed May 21, 2018

We spent a most enjoyable afternoon meeting the horses, hearing their stories and filling up with tea and cake. It was also good to know that we were contributing to a very worthy endeavour.

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Alison P, Owner at Brantome Police Horses & Friends, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2018

Thank you for the five stars and lovely comments hope to see you again one day. Our best wishes Roland and Alison

Reviewed May 20, 2018

We happened upon this attraction whilst looking for interesting things to visit near Brantome. Luckily, our trip coincided with one of the regular quiz nights. A fun evening in a lovely location with a tasty supper, preceded by a glass of fizz on the pretty...More

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Alison P, Owner at Brantome Police Horses & Friends, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2018

Thank you for your very kind comments, it was a pleasure to meet you and we are glad that you enjoyed the quiz night it was really good fun and raised some much-needed funds for the charity. We would be pleased to welcome you in...More

Reviewed May 18, 2018

Whether you are a horse/animal lover or not you cannot help but to enjoy this experience and the very warm welcome by your hosts. All topped off by a delicious home-made cream tea in a delightful environment. The sense of community that Alison and Roland...More

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Alison P, Owner at Brantome Police Horses & Friends, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2018

We are always very pleased to know that someone has left here feeling that warmth that the horses give people,(although the cakes help). Thank you for your review and will be pleased to welcome you again one day. Best wishes Roland and Alison

Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

8 of us descended onto BPH not really knowing what to expect. Thinking maybe itโ€™d be a few horses in a field and a good cause. Well from the moment we turned up we were greeted like old friends. Welcomed individually by Roland. He gave...More

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Alison P, Owner at Brantome Police Horses & Friends, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2018

Wow, what a lovely review, it was really good to meet you all and you seemed to have a really good time and you have just confirmed it, makes it all worthwhile. These reviews are so important to the charity and the visitors keep the...More

Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

When holidaying in the area, our villa host recommended the brantome police horses and friends, expecting a rustic type of simple sanctuary, how wrong we were! The location was stunning with lots of grounds and easy parking. What a lovely place to hear about our...More

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Alison P, Owner at Brantome Police Horses & Friends, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2018

Many thanks to the Rosie Powells! What a lovely group you were, it was a pleasure to welcome you to BPH and I know the horses enjoyed the experience. What a wonderful review and we are so pleased that you enjoyed the whole experience, we...More

Reviewed May 14, 2018

Visited with local car and bike event and had cream tea and a visit round the stables. Informative and enthusiastic tour given by Roland, worth a visit and a great many do!

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Alison P, Owner at Brantome Police Horses & Friends, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2018

Many thanks for your review, it all helps, Trip Advisor is so important to us. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again one day. Best wishes Roland

Reviewed May 9, 2018

Very pinteresting visit to the police horses. Lovely place which is run by the family and volenteers, definately worth a visit. Only negative and not really a big deal, but the afternoon cream tea was a bit of a shambles - hard to work out...More

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Alison P, Owner at Brantome Police Horses & Friends, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

Thank you for your review and your visit. In response to your comment, I am sorry to say, that due to the weather we had to have 70 people in the house instead of outside in the gardens and had not expected such a big...More

Reviewed May 8, 2018

I'm not at all 'horsey' but thoroughly enjoyed the visit. The people are dedicated to what they do and the horses are amazing!

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Alison P, Owner at Brantome Police Horses & Friends, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2018

Thank you for the five stars it is so important to the charity, our lovely visitors keep the horses fed and well so thank you again and please come and see us again if you can in the future. Best wishes Roland and Alison

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MissChar1940
August 27, 2017|
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Response from Alison P | Property representative |
Hi. Thank you for your question and sorry it has taken so long to respond. It never appeared on our newsfeed and so didn't know that you had asked. The answer to your question is that we make up sponsorship/adoption packs... More
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No afraid not, But you can cuddle them they love it, you can also watch the videos which tell you the story of their life's they have lived really interesting lives,
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