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Burghley Horse Trials

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Very Good Day Out.

Really enjoyed the cross country in the glorious weather on Saturday. General organisation and the... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Derby, United Kingdom
First time, looking forward to the next

A really enjoyable and varied 4 days. I am nothing to do with horses but found the whole setup... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Derek F
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Featuring 80 of the world’s top competitors, the annual Burghley Horse Trials is one of the UK’s top ten sporting events, and boasts a spectacular setting amongst picturesque Elizabethan parkland. Here, dressage, cross-country and showjumping...more
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

Really enjoyed the cross country in the glorious weather on Saturday. General organisation and the facilities on site are excellent. Just a couple of rooms for improvement: 1. No Leaderboards - apart from listening to the very good commentary over the PA, there were no...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

A really enjoyable and varied 4 days. I am nothing to do with horses but found the whole setup, ambiance and activities worth the money. Bought a members package and worth it for the better parking, access to the buffet (rather than just stalls) access...More

Thank Derek F
Reviewed 3 September 2018

The event is now too expensive on all aspects tickets, parking, grandstand tickets, food ,shops Burghley Clothing ( Joules ) And as for being a member all in £500.00 +.

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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

I spent 5 days at Burghley campsite with a friend. We had a great time. The campsite is well organised with good sized pitches, toilets and showers. Evening meals are available at the nearby golf club, but book early as it soon fills up. Had...More

Thank aje1260
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Having been to most of the UK 3 day events, this one is probably the best overall. If you’re going with a non/less horsey person, there is more to do here. The trade stands have an excellent selection of diverse products and services, not all...More

Thank BigAlCumbria
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Too expensive Nearly £50 to get in we were thirsty when we arrived so went to first stall to get a refreshment £4 for a can of Pepsi, £9 for fish n chips. A family of 4 got no chance disgusting.

2  Thank michael b
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We were blessed this year with another fantastic day of sunshine as we enjoyed the show jumping event. As always we enjoyed plenty of prosecco and laughs in Discovery Valley then broke off to look at the shops and get food. The end of the...More

Thank Caroline L
Reviewed 27 June 2018

An absolutely super day out, horses, excellent riding and loads of great shopping. Lots for everyone whether you love horses or not.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

My horse mad wife and daugther had dreamt of visiting Burghley to see the Horse trials in person for ages. 2017 saw them do this and it didnt disappoint. As well as the up close views of the international riders doing some impressive jumping and...More

1  Thank KevFoley
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Our third visit in four years. Burghley probably has the best variety of things to do if you're not particularly into watching the horsey stuff, of all the 3 day events. The shopping is good, lots of interesting traders with a wide range of products....More

2  Thank BigAlCumbria
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Simon W
31 August 2017|
Response from louisebS8158IY |
You park in the grounds so it's a bit of up and down with all parking on the grass. some of the route in is on tarmac and some on grass. generally I'd say you're fine in whatever car you're in. Many a swanky low ride sports... More