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Cumbrian Heavy Horses

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Marvellous doesn't say enough!

What a superb place. Extraordinary horses in a such a gorgeous farm setting. I did the farm and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rebecca G
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cumbrian heavy horses and campsite

Second visit this year to this amazing farm. Lovely tranquil small campsite with views to die for... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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Baystone Bank Farm Nr Millom, Whicham Valley | Cumbria, Millom LA18 5LY, England
+44 7769 588565
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a superb place. Extraordinary horses in a such a gorgeous farm setting. I did the farm and fell rides. Cantering across open fields and climbing to magnificent vantage points on those huge, beautiful horses. What a gift. I will definitely be back for more!

Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Second visit this year to this amazing farm. Lovely tranquil small campsite with views to die for as far as the eye can see. Small shop and cafe on site. The staff are so friendly and knowledgeable nothing is too much trouble, Walks around the...More

Thank fi0nac0le
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my second visit this year to ride Annie’s horses. ( i came March/April time and had an amazing beach ride, very steady, tailored to everyone on the ride, horses marched to riders with perfection)! So i returned today for a farm ride which...More

Thank Helen H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well, what can I say. We were so impressed with our day. First of all it's a fabulous location. Quiet and simply stunning scenery. We were both novices but were treated with patience and Paul took great care to talk to us and find out...More

1  Thank Ted L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic day on the beach with the heavy horses, staff are knowledgeable and friendly and horses well kept and beautiful. A must for horse lovers.

1  Thank Stu J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The whole team is amazing! Annie, the owner is a wonderful and very cheerful person with a colourful personality who is managing the whole company. She is a very busy women but will always have a bit of time to chat with you. When riding,...More

1  Thank Bone15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going for three years now and we cannot fault them! The staff are friendly, understanding and are willing to cater the ride around your needs and abilities. The horses are beautiful, very well looked after and very well behaved. I was very...More

1  Thank hayleysmall1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My 14 year old daughter and I were driving past last week whilst camping nearby and happened to see the sign for the riding school, so we turned around and went in to see what it was like. We spoke with the owner - Annie,...More

3  Thank michaelhorne2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a Fell ride for my mum’s 50th Birthday- both of us are experienced horse owners. Mum rode a lively Belgian Brabant called Belinda, and I rode a beautiful blue roan Clydesdale called Milly. We were joined by another experienced rider on a Shire,...More

1  Thank Sarah_J_B11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic! 4 of us went on a 2 hour farm ride and were mixed ability- all able to ride but different levels of experience and 2 of our party hadn't ridden for some time. The horses stood beautifully for mounting and dismounting. Holly was our...More

Thank Neina M
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8 August 2018|
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Response from Whitecombewalker | Property representative |
Hi there and thanks for asking. It's suitable for any rider we just tailor the experience to suit the riders....for more information on our riding here on our beautiful horses please check out the post pinned to the top of... More
28 October 2017|
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Response from Whitecombewalker | Property representative |
Apologies that you have had such problems getting through to us. We have been suffering a serious staff illness problem which has affected communications quite hard, two folk off with real genuine illness, impossible to... More
Heather M
19 March 2017|
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Response from EssexDeb29 | Reviewed this property |
i think the farm ride would be better for your husband. The longer rides on the beach are for the more experienced. I can recommend the farm rides though, having been on one myself.