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Edinburgh University Exmoor Pony Trekking

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Beautiful Views With Great People

Perfect place to see the country side and the city of Edinburgh from above the city noise! The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kayla B
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What a fantastic experience! The trek helpers Victoria, Hannah and Imber were so friendly. They... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
213lyn
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The University of Edinburgh Exmoor Pony Trekking is a student-run non-profit making organisation. We own 15 ponies at present. We cater for all levels of rider - whether you've never sat on a horse or whether you have ridden all your life, we...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect place to see the country side and the city of Edinburgh from above the city noise! The ponies are sweet! The trek leaders are very kind and helpful! It was a perfect end to my trip!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic experience! The trek helpers Victoria, Hannah and Imber were so friendly. They allowed my 8 year old daughter to brush her pony and help tack up. The ponies were gorgeous, very friendly and good to handle. The trek was great fun and...More

Thank 213lyn
EUEPTS, Manager at Edinburgh University Exmoor Pony Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review! We will pass on your comments to Victoria, Hannah and Imber as I'm sure they'll be very glad to hear them. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 18 August 2018

I booked by text/phone 8 weeks in advance for 3, potentially 4 people. This was quickly confirmed by them. The day before the actual event they first said they had booked only two ponies for us, later none at all. They got the name I...More

Thank Elena B
EUEPTS, Manager at Edinburgh University Exmoor Pony Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Hi Elena, Thank you for your review and your thoughts on your experience with us. As you have been with us before I hope you can appreciate that as a student run society, with changeovers happening every week, on occasion mistakes happen. Fortunately these are...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Although booking this trek is somewhat of a challenge for overseas visitors, it is well worth the momentary frustration in communications! The scenery is breathtaking and the rides are perfectly fitted to one's skill level and experience! The tour guides are friendly and fun. I...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

I have tried to book this trek for months! I have sent e-mails,texted and tried calling. I get no response whatsoever.More

Thank Sharon G
EUEPTS, Manager at Edinburgh University Exmoor Pony Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Hi Sharon, I am very sorry that you have had a difficult time booking with us. We do try our best to stay on top of our communications but as a non-for profit society run entirely of student volunteers we sometimes find it difficult to...More

Reviewed 18 March 2018

My daughter (4yo) had her first ever experience of pony trekking with EUEPTS. The trek leaders were great and really helped put her nerves at ease. The pony was great, very understanding and calm with a novice. I can't recommend these guys highly enough.

Thank C0lin_Campbell
EUEPTS, Manager at Edinburgh University Exmoor Pony Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Thank you for your review! I'm glad your daughter enjoyed her first trek!

Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Went with daughter to the open day as she is considering Edinburgh for her University studies. Took me back to when I was a student at Edinburgh. Lots of history with buildings where world famous discoveries were made. The revamp of the McEwan Hall is...More

Thank Ron I
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Finding Glendevon is quite a challenge, but its well worth it, especially if you combine it with a visit to the Tormaukin Inn - which is more easily to find - for a meal. A pony trek was to be a birthday treat for a...More

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EUEPTS, Owner at Edinburgh University Exmoor Pony Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Thank you for your review! I am glad you enjoyed Glendevon :)

Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

A fantastic riding experience whether going for a morning ride or reservoir day trek. Millie and the team of trek leaders are fantastic and go out of their way to make sure you have a safe and enjoyable time. Definitely the best place I have...More

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EUEPTS, Owner at Edinburgh University Exmoor Pony Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Thank you for your review and we are glad you had a great time on our reservoir trek!

Reviewed 13 March 2017

The trek leaders are very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. We did a morning ride which took us through some beautiful scenery with magnificent views over Edinburgh. The ponies are fit and well mannered and we had some fabulous canters. We have also ridden with them...More

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EUEPTS, Owner at Edinburgh University Exmoor Pony Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Thank you for your review!

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