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Cornish Riding Holidays

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Address: Wheal Buller Riding School Buller Hill | Buller Hill, Redruth TR16 6SS, England
Phone Number: +44 1209 211852
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Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Riding Lessons, in dressage, side saddle, showjumping and cross...

Riding Lessons, in dressage, side saddle, showjumping and cross country.Hacking around Carn Brea Castle and along the World Heritage Site of the Mineral Tramways.Riding Holidays for unaccompanied children and families during school holidays and adults during term time. Association of British Riding School, Ofsted, Quality Tourism and Club Mark Approved. All our staff are qualified, CRB checked and 1st Aid trained. All ages and abilities welcome. Shortlisted for Cornwall Tourism Awards for 2012.

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Incredible children's holiday

My 9yo daughter had an excellent week here - even after falling off and getting encouragement to get back on! The 25mile spectacular day ride is a long 5 hour ride but the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Phil T
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Weymouth, England, United Kingdom
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Weymouth, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 9yo daughter had an excellent week here - even after falling off and getting encouragement to get back on! The 25mile spectacular day ride is a long 5 hour ride but the scenery is second to none Staff are very positive, the horses well looked after - it's a very busy place run with great precision daily - requests... More 

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you so much, we look forward to seeing you again. I will pass your comment onto my staff. More 

Camborne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

i have been riding her for around 6 and 1/2 years and i can simply say i wouldn't want to ride anywhere else. When i started here i couldn't walk off the lead rein after a month i was already cantering around the school. I have learnt so much here and the staff are so polite and helpful, the instructors... More 

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the trouble to do this, it's been a pleasure having you ride with us all these years and many more years to come, hopefully. More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

I've always wanted to try side-saddle, and whilst browsing for horsey things to do whilst on holiday in Cornwall I spotted that Wheal Buller offer side saddle lessons. Clicking further through their site I spotted the swimming with horses pictures and I was sold! A couple of e-mails later and I was booked in for a half-hour's sidesaddle lesson followed... More 

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Thank Heather M
janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments, we are so pleased that this was such a good experience for you. Look forward to seeing you again. More 

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

In May/June we once again took a group of 10 secondary school students to Wheal Buller from Cambridgeshire. This year's students were younger and, on the whole, less experienced and less confident than last year's group. They were, nonetheless, given the opportunity to experience the full range of activities - hacking, day ride, swimming in a lake with horses, riding... More 

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you it was a pleasure to have you with us, you worked so hard to make sure the children had a good time. Looking forward to seeing you again. More 

Melbourne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

I spent four days on an adult riding holiday at Wheal Buller in late April. And it was possibly one of the best riding/holiday experiences I've ever had. They no longer do residential holidays for adults (except group bookings) but I stayed at the Old Railway Yard B&B which was excellent and only a 20 minute walk away. The quality... More 

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the trouble to write this review, it's quite moving. My staff do work really hard and always do their best to see everyone gets what they want. I do hope we will see you again. Best wishes. More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Very good mix or riding experiences eg. riding on the beach, cross country and even swimming with the horse in local lake. Done all of it in 4 days! Horses are well looked after and very well trained - pleasure to ride. Coming again soon.

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you so much for doing this review, look forward to seeing you again. More 

London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Like a bit of a madwoman I decided that the best way to celebrate my birthday was three days of intensive riding at Wheal Buller Riding School near Redruth, Cornwall, and honestly it was the best decision ever. I lived out (down the road at Lansdowne Guesthouse) and for mere £90 a day I got around five hours a day... More 

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing such a great review, it was a pleasure to have you with us and we all look forward to seeing you again. More 

Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Wheal Buller has great horses, friendly staff and a great location. I booked an adult riding holiday. As I am a teacher the only time I could do this was during school holidays and there was only one other adult attending (the rest being children). The website made it sound like every day I'd have an extensive menu of things... More 

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this review

Please read the other responses all from adults. We are so sorry you were disappointed with the 3 days riding you did with us unfortunately, it is always difficult when people only come for part of the week and we didn't make it clear to you that we can't provide everything in 3 days that you would definitely do in... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

We took my fourteen year old granddaughter to Wheal Buller Riding School near Redruth, Cornwall, for a six day residential Cornish Riding Holiday for teenagers, then went on to Marazion for a very pleasant short break of our own. I arrived to collect her at the end of her holiday and had the opportunity to go out for a hack... More 

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this review

I am sorry but I have only just seen this review, thank you so much for writing it it is very much appreciated. More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

Loved every minute of it. 5 hours riding each day. Made good friends. I first went in 2013 alone and made friends, despite my worries. There wasn't a single person there who didn't make friends even the young ones. I have since brought friends with me who have all loved it and we all come back together now. I have... More 

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you for your super review, we really appreciate it. Hopefully see you again. Best wishes. More 

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