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Springbrook Farms Horsedrawn Tours

#5 of 32 Outdoor Activities in Wilmington Features Animals
Market Street, Wilmington, NC 28405
+1 910-251-8889
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Neat Tour; Dog Friendly

This is a cute tour of downtown Wilmington, in an open, horse drawn carriage. Apparently, they... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
Raleigh, North Carolina
Love that they rescue the horses

Spent a beautiful day in Wilmington. The guide was a nice elderly gentleman. The tour lasted about... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Market Street, Wilmington, NC 28405
+1 910-251-8889
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is a cute tour of downtown Wilmington, in an open, horse drawn carriage. Apparently, they have several different routes they can take. The tour I went on took us through the neighborhoods, past historic mansions, churches and synagogues and various restaurants/shops. It was a...More

Thank K R
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Spent a beautiful day in Wilmington. The guide was a nice elderly gentleman. The tour lasted about 40 or so minutes. For the first 20 min, the guide talked about the horses and how they are saved while we sat stationary on the buggy at...More

1  Thank 197christinem
Reviewed 27 March 2017

First of all, this tour is a great cause because all of the horses are rescued and taken very good care of! The tour itself is very interesting as well. The guides are funny and they make sure to put an interesting spin on all...More

1  Thank trushekl
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

I loved the fact that they use rescue horses for the tour. The driver was friendly and entertaining, and the price of the tour was fair. The only draw back is the lack of information you receive on the tour. I am use to taking...More

3  Thank Phillip C
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We decided to take an overnight trip to Wilmington since we had never been here. what better way to get a great overview of the town including some historical points. Our guide (John) was fantastic!!! Great personality and full of information/history!! Loved hearing the horses...More

Thank KIM P
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

I love that they used rescue horses for this tour but otherwise it was a waste of money. I would not do this again. I wanted a lot more historical info about the city. The info he gave was very general and when we ask...More

2  Thank Kate N
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Interesting story about how the owner came to rescue Percheron horses. The carriage rides give the horses exercise, plus raise money to support their care and continue the rescue effort. A very good cause. Our driver gave us a good, informal tour of the historic...More

1  Thank hold_the_meat_please
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

A sunset ride through the quiet town of Wilmington is wonderful in a horse drawn carriage ride by Springbrook Farms. They were courteous and even had a rose and chocolates for us on Valentine Day that made the experience that much more special.

Thank Rob L
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We went on this tour on a chilly day..but they give you blankets to coverup. The tour driver was so full of knowledge about the properties we passed and the history of the town. He was just a delight. We were on version 2 of...More

Thank lovetoeatout75
Reviewed 21 December 2016

My wife and I took a private carriage ride on a beautiful 70 F day in early December. Don was our drive and he made it an enjoyable, entertaining, and educational hour long trip through the historic district. Been coming to Wilmington for 40 years,...More

Thank Rick B
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