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Exmoor Pony Centre

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Visited special day

Visited one of their activity days. Beautiful day out with lots of little things to do including... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
Greater London, United Kingdom
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A special place

A very informative centre with friendly staff, many of whom are volunteers. It was lovely to meet... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Julie C
Winchester, United Kingdom
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The Exmoor pony is one of the oldest native pony breeds in Britain and yet is currently listed as an endangered rare breed. Around 3,500 ponies survive worldwide, of which about 350 still live free on Exmoor. The Moorland Mousie Trust, based at the...more
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Ashwick, Dulverton, Exmoor National Park TA22 9QE, England
+44 1398 323093
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All reviews pony centre cakes well worth a visit friendly staff activity days rare breed wonderful experience lovely place wonderful family shop ponies volunteers donation girls charity exmoor trek
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

not enough staff to show/tell the grandchildren about the ponies o we spent about an hour there but intended to spend longer but no pony patting, disappointedMore

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank DulvertonvVisitor
ExmoorPony C, Manager at Exmoor Pony Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate your feedback and can assure you that the experience of every visitor is important to us. As you state that you visited nearly a year ago I am pleased to say that we have upgraded our petting pen facilities over this winter and...More

Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Visited one of their activity days. Beautiful day out with lots of little things to do including pony rides. All money goes to a very good cause so we were happy to keep paying for bits and bobs like grooming the ponies. The drive here...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

A very informative centre with friendly staff, many of whom are volunteers. It was lovely to meet the beautiful Exmoor ponies and hear about the centre's work. We had pre-arranged a 'walk and trot the lanes' trek which was great fun and the highlight of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Julie C
Reviewed June 15, 2018

Travelled from Woolacombe to visit Centre Before leaving checked website open on Fridays 10-o-clock Lovely journey loved the scenery Arrived at the Centre sign said open 10-o-clock parked the car to be told closed! !! On my part maybe I should have phoned ahead given...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

My fiancé and I were passing through the area and decided to pay the centre a visit. The centre is relatively small but we had plenty of opportunities to meet the ponies. The member of staff we bumped into was very friendly and offered information...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed February 20, 2018

We took our 3 children for a trek and introduction to the Exmoor Ponies in Feb Half-term. The staff were very friendly and informative about the Ponies, and the work they do there is commendable. The children really enjoyed the experience too!

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank justinl65
Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

We drove from minehead to duverton which provides great scenery and views of exmoor. Worth it for the journey alone! The children loved their riding experience on the exmoor ponies. The staff were full of enthusiasm and very informative. This centre is a charity and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank FellowTraveler551198
Reviewed October 11, 2017

This pony centre is run on charitable funding, everyone works for the good of these beautiful ponies, well worth a visit, talk to the staff they are so knowledgeable and helpful, Sponser a pony , ask if you can help, if they can they will...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed September 25, 2017

We were only hear for around 20 minutes, reading the story, visiting and fussing the ponies and hearing a bit about the work that is done to preserve the heritage of these beautiful ponies. Well worth a visit if you are near by and they...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 20, 2017

This is a fantastic place to visit really super ponies and friendly staff who are so knowledgeable and informative

Date of experience: September 2017
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ExmoorPony C, Manager at Exmoor Pony Centre, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2017

Thank you for a lovely review. Whilst we know we are not the biggest attraction we do pride ourselves on our happy ponies and our friendly staff and volunteers , so your feedback is greatly appreciated. Thank you

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