We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

West Anstey Riding Stables

Features Animals
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Birthday treat

Very friendly people and lovely horses. The ride was excellent and the girls really enjoyed it... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2018
anitah0ward
,
Taunton, United Kingdom
via mobile
Fantastic!

What a brilliant riding stables. We had four very excited children ranging from 2yrs to 6yrs who... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2017
Jules987163
,
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 23 reviews
7
All photos (7)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good13%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“hour hack”(3 reviews)
“lovely horses”(3 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
64°
52°
Jul
65°
52°
Aug
61°
50°
Sep
Contact
West Anstey Farm, Dulverton, Exmoor National Park TA22 9RY, England
Website
+44 1398 341354
Reviews (23)
Filter reviews
23 results
Traveler rating
20
3
0
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
20
3
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewshour hacklovely horsesexperienced ridersexmoor poniesmy daughteremmaearlescortwildlifeabilitiesguidebootsbeginnersstablesagesleadowner
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 23 reviews
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

Very friendly people and lovely horses. The ride was excellent and the girls really enjoyed it. Fantastic scenery and overall a very enjoyable experience. Thank you Earl, Emma and Jo.

Thank anitah0ward
Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

What a brilliant riding stables. We had four very excited children ranging from 2yrs to 6yrs who were desperate to ride a pony. The staff were lovely with the children and very friendly. The ponies were great. We had a perfect lead led walk up...More

Thank Jules987163
Reviewed November 8, 2017

My daughter has ridden here, and said that the owners, staff were kind, considerate, very aware of H&S of their customers, staff and most importantly horses! . Horse riding isn’t cheap, but nor is keeping them, staff hire, feed etc....but the chance to ride Mother...More

Thank countrygirlSomerset
Reviewed October 27, 2017

I never thought i would see my three non-riding children trotting on the wild open moorland within an hour of being on the back of a horse. When we got back they were all saying "Wow, that was amazing!", "Did you see the Exmoor ponies?",...More

Thank 50cab50
Reviewed August 10, 2017

I would totally recommend a hack with West Anstey. I have not ridden for years but felt totally at ease and even the rain did not dampen our enjoyment. Thank you Earl and team. Thoroughly recommended. Damian and Jane

Thank Damian B
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

Exmoor is fantastic riding country so it was great for the children to experience it on horseback, even though they are not riders. The stables are really friendly and are very careful to match children and horses and skill level. Well worth a session, even...More

Thank Donna L
Reviewed July 3, 2017

What a well organised and professional establishment, catering for riders of all abilities and ages.Easy to find if you can use a map. We were made welcome from start to finish. Emma and Jenny (Our Escorts) were extremely diligent and explained everything in easy to...More

Thank Steve E
Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

I ride weekly at home & booked in for a full day ride here while on holiday. It was brilliant! The horse was kind and willing & had enough about him to be a fun ride and the guide tailored the ride to my ability...More

Thank Natalie A
Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

I booked in advance for our family to ride over the moor with west anstey. The booking procedure was a little vague, but all was fine when we arrived. We were kitted out with riding boots and hats. We met our horses and we're off....More

Thank penny6666
Reviewed March 30, 2016

I went riding at West Anstey today and would thoroughly recommend it. I am a rusty rider and my twin 8 year old boys complete novices. We went out all together for about 20 minutes as they were on lead reigns and then I went...More

1  Thank lydia110
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Nicki B
April 15, 2018|
Answer
Response from countrygirlSomerset | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes there’s plenty of B & B ‘s to fit most budgets just look for Dulverton, Anstey, knowlestone, hawkridge, all within 10/15 minuets from the stable. Beautiful Exmoor, I live locally and never tire of our countryside.
0
Votes
Michelle S
April 2, 2018|
Answer
Response from 50cab50 | Reviewed this property |
I think there are different options, but when we went for one hour on the moors, it was £30pp. Worth every penny for the views.
0
Votes