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Dam Top Riding Centre

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Dam Top, Rossendale BB4 7PZ, England
+44 7534 492873
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lovely horsey oasis in Rawtenstall

as you approach the gate it's horses all the way...the smell!, the sounds of whinnying, snickering... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2015
brynner3
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Haslingden, United Kingdom
A great place to ride

I have ridden out from Dam Top on several occasions, I am a novice rider in my late 70s I have... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2015
Walter P
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Burnley, United Kingdom
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Dam Top Riding Centre is a friendly, welcoming riding school, nestled in the picturesque Rossendale Valley amongst 60 acres of our fields.
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14 Oct 2015
“lovely horsey oasis in Rawtenstall”
10 Aug 2015
“A great place to ride”
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Dam Top, Rossendale BB4 7PZ, England
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Reviewed 14 October 2015

as you approach the gate it's horses all the way...the smell!, the sounds of whinnying, snickering, doors being kicked...probably by Sultan.., friendly horses and friendly owners and staff, very knowledgeable and helpful...you're in safe hands, it's a brill place to be.....thoroughly enjoyed my lessons and...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2015

I have ridden out from Dam Top on several occasions, I am a novice rider in my late 70s I have always been treated well by Paul and his staff, I am amazed at the wonderful scenery in and around Rossendale. Long may it continue.

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Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

Really really enjoyed the experience for the first time. Will defo return and share with others to visit. Knowledgeable staff and very welcoming. Especially Fran and Norton .. See you again soon!

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Reviewed 11 July 2015

Horse stables and yards can seem elitist and prohibitive but not so Dam Top. Excellent horses, wide choice of lessons, clean environment ( well as clean as a yard can be) friendly staff, led well by Paul Heapy. Informal but professional. My son who is...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2015

Dam Top must be the very best riding school in the whole of England As soon as I arrived on the clean and tidy yard, I noticed lots of cheerful young children grooming a horse. The horse was clearly loving it. There was plenty of...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2015

My daughter has been riding here for two years, having had lessons with Hannah and Paul. They are both fantastic and so knowledgeable and supportive. The horses are incredibly well looked after and appear very well behaved. There are half day hacks, full days hacks...More

2  Thank Noel S
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DamTopRC, Proprietor at Dam Top Riding Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2015

Thank you for your review! We are glad to be of assistance with your family and friends - no matter what the occasion we can usually find the right solution to fit! Paul

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Reviewed 26 January 2015

my daughter started there in summer and has developed her skills with the great guidance from Paul and the other teachers here. She looks forward to her lessons and even wants to stay and help out if there is a chance! Paul is a great...More

3  Thank Anne-Marie P
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DamTopRC, Proprietor at Dam Top Riding Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2015

Thank you for your review! We are so glad to hear your daughter is doing well in her riding - we always try to make the correct approach with each rider, and so its nice to know we've got it right! Paul

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Reviewed 24 January 2015 via mobile

My daughter and wife have lessons here every Sunday morning. Both are enjoying it a lot and staff are very friendly. Horses appear to be very well looked after as well.

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DamTopRC, Proprietor at Dam Top Riding Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2015

Thank you for your review! We are glad to hear your daughter is enjoying her sessions! Paul

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Reviewed 23 January 2015 via mobile

Great riding lesson despite the snow. Happy horses and friendly faces. Kids always come back from Dam Top with smiles in their faces having learnt something new.

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DamTopRC, Proprietor at Dam Top Riding Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2015

Thank you for your review! We are glad that the snowy lesson was enjoyed, we like to see our riders out in all weathers, the horses don't mind a bit of snow! Paul

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Reviewed 22 January 2015

Damtop has a lot to offer for young and older riders, my daughter has been riding here for 2years and can't wait for weekends to come round,for badge club , around the yard and pony club on Sunday, damtop is the place to visit if...More

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DamTopRC, Proprietor at Dam Top Riding Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2015

Thank you for your review! It is lovely to know your daughter is making the most of all we offer at Dam Top, and we are glad to know it is paying off in her riding! Paul

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