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Loose Reins

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely corner of Dorset,nestled in the hills with great views from the top. The staff were so welcoming and helpful. The delightful goldpanners cabin we stayed in was spotless, well equipped and thought out with everything you think you might need to take on...More

Thank Janice G
Reviewed October 15, 2018

We visited Loose Reins on 30/09/18 for a 2 hour trail ride. We arrived to a spotless yard and a warm welcome from all of the staff. All the horses were well turned out, healthy and happy. We started our experience in the outside school...More

Thank ksferguson40
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Loose Reins is one of the most relaxing, accommodating and well thought out place I have ever been to in England. From the minute you check in the staff are welcoming and friendly. Every little detail has been considered from transporting your bags to your...More

Thank 123TravellingGirl
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

The cabins are lovely, equipped with everything you need and I would definitely stay here again and recommend it. I would however echo some of the other reviews regarding the trail ride. My friends and I are experienced riders and therefore having booked a ride...More

Thank Penny H
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

We spent two nights here with a trail ride booked. It is set in some stunning country side with spectacular views. The accommodation is second to none, with everything you could possibly need. It’s beautifully decorated and everything is high speck. The beds were really...More

Thank Joanne L
Response from MarcG3042, Owner at Loose ReinsResponded September 30, 2018

Hi Joanne, and thank you for taking the time to share your comments - we all appreciate your lovely feedback. Thanks also for your note about the trail ride; whilst we'll make sure the pace is made clearer, we're delighted that you had a fabulous...More

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About
Description
Unique, hand crafted Pioneer Cabins and Canvas Lodges set in a natural Coombe, surrounded by hills and forest and looking out across the Blackmore Vale. Accommodation is luxuriously appointed with private More bathrooms, electricity, hot water, kitchens, bedding and lots of extras to make your stay special. Western riding lessons and trail riding on American Quarter Horses on site. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Refrigerator in room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Location
United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Blandford Forum > Shillingstone
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Location
United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Blandford Forum > Shillingstone
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Room & Suite (38)
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Questions & Answers
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ClaireandHarri
January 2, 2018|
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Response from MarcG3042 | Property representative |
Good afternoon, thanks for getting in touch. Unfortunately we are a small yard and it is already full with our Quarter horses so are unable to have guest horses to stay. You are more than welcome to have a lesson or trail... More
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John W
March 6, 2017|
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Response from MarcG3042 | Property representative |
Hi John. Yes you can bring a well behaved dog to stay with you. We allow one dog if you stay in a cabin and two if you stay in a lodge. Please have a look at our website or call the office for more information or to book... More
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Room Tips
"Quiet,good view from Goldpanners cabin."
janicegQ3779CJ
3 weeks ago
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"The Trappers cabin had an amazing view. And we loved the faux fur theme."
keeneoxford
Jul 22, 2018
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"Raunchers is the most secluded of the 4 log cabins"
vanessab537
Oct 10, 2017
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"Ranchers is the most secluded cabin, but others may have better views."
916Andrew
Sep 10, 2017
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