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Cholwell Riding Stables

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Mary Tavy, Dartmoor National Park PL19 9QG, England
+44 1822 810526
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Excellent morning out & very helpful and welcoming

Hadn't ridden for many years, with my wife being more experienced with me. This didn't put them off... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Andrew R
Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
via mobile
Beautiful horses & scenery

Myself and my boyfriend visited the stables this weekend. We went for a 90 min ride across the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Mary Tavy, Dartmoor National Park PL19 9QG, England
+44 1822 810526
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Hadn't ridden for many years, with my wife being more experienced with me. This didn't put them off and all the people at Cholwell were very helpful and encouraging. It's a lovely setting and the ride out has some great scenery - we were also...More

1  Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and my boyfriend visited the stables this weekend. We went for a 90 min ride across the Moors on a beautiful sunny day. The horses are well looked after, the stable yard organised and clean. I advise getting there early if you need hats/boots,...More

Thank Katie-Mcallister
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I visited here with my two teenage daughters, all of us novice riders. The staff were lovely, friendly and patient. We did a one hour hack over Dartmoor with some trotting and took in some beautiful views. The staff really made us feel at ease...More

1  Thank Julie P
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Loved the 1 hour ride with a group of friends from Plymouth. We were a group of mixed abilities. Donna and her staff were fantastic and professional as I was a complete novice, having only been on a horse once before and quite nervous. By...More

1  Thank hill_k8
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I booked on a 2-hour ride when I was in the area for a long weekend as a rusty rider (rode a lot when I was considerably younger!). It was fanastic and I can't fault anything, I was very impressed with the stables, the quality...More

2  Thank Caroline P
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Loved the 1 hour ride a group of 11 friends did. The staff were fantastic - both friendly, relaxed and helpful. Complete novices on the ride felt comfortable and were lead whilst more experienced riders got taken to the side for a few long canters...More

2  Thank Steph C
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Although we both ride my daughter is very nervous and wasn't really looking forward to hacking out on the moors. However the staff were so friendly and warm despite being very busy. She loved it . The yard and horses were beautifully kept. It was...More

2  Thank Erika W
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

As an experienced rider with my own horses it is always difficult to go to riding stables as they generally don't deliver...I was therefore concerned it would be boring. On the contrary it was absolutely brilliant. Professional and helpful staff and ride leaders. Horses that...More

3  Thank DMVEAL
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Thank you again for a great time today. My daughter wanted to go back for a birthday treat- Donna and her team looked after us so well - we rode Rosie & Lady who we loved. Even in a mixed ability group we had a...More

1  Thank TazBooth
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Donna looked after everyone very well, (while dealing with a minor emergency of a car nearly tipping over!) Everyone was asked about their experience, horsed accordingly and split into appropriate levels and sent out in their separate groups. I was given the most wonderful horse...More

1  Thank 825abigaild
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2 September 2016|
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Response from Donna P | Property representative |
Hello We charge £22 for 1hour ride, £31 for 1and half hour and £40 for 2hours. Thank you
3 August 2015|
Response from Donna P | Property representative |
Hello. Our horses will go at the speed asked of them, We have faster horses and ponies for more experienced riders and we have slow and steady horses for novices We have lots of horses for various abilities inbetween aswell