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Hallagenna Farm

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St Breward, Bodmin PL30 4NS, England
+44 1208 851500
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Worst riding experience ever!!

The owners were totally unfriendly!! The woman who took us on the moor was miserable throughout the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Marcus S
Family of four first time riding

I booked an hours hack for the four of us including my 6 & 9 year old children. We are all complete... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
Helen J
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Hallagenna Riding is located in the heart of Bodmin Moor, easily accessible from the A30. We offer riding for all ages and abilities from 5 years up. Riders can choose from a gentle hour long hack to a longer trail ride for more experienced riders. Our qualified instructors will ensure you have the right horse in order to be able to enjoy the wonderful traffic-free moorland riding here at Hallagenna. We also offer accommodation in our converted stables for riders and non-riders. You can bring your own horse too for a guided trail ride or a horse holiday, with livery in our private livery yard also available on site.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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St Breward, Bodmin PL30 4NS, England
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+44 1208 851500
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The owners were totally unfriendly!! The woman who took us on the moor was miserable throughout the ride! We were told a price on the phone but when we arrived they said it would be more than we were quoted. We paid it anyway and...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

I booked an hours hack for the four of us including my 6 & 9 year old children. We are all complete beginers and I was nervous about how we would all get on with riding. I have to say that I was very impressed...More

2  Thank Helen J
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Melanie B, Public Relations Manager at Hallagenna Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Helen We're so pleased that you enjoyed your ride with us and we hope to welcome you again to Hallagenna in the near future! Kind regards The Hallagenna Team

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Thank you to Anne and Alex for accompanying us on our ride. The horses were beautiful and very well cared for. Fell in love with mine, Kia, who looked after me very well on our Moor hack,as did my daughter's pony Skye, and my husband's...More

3  Thank basilgermany
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Melanie B, Public Relations Manager at Hallagenna Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review - we're delighted that you enjoyed your riding experience. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

I'm sorry but whilst I realise sometimes things like this happen it is not good enough that a 50% deposit can be taken to ensure customers show up, but for then for customers to have their activity cancelled at 2.5 hours notice due to staffing...More

2  Thank Princess_Buffy
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Melanie B, Public Relations Manager at Hallagenna Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

We're disappointed to read that you felt the need to post this review when we telephoned as early as possible to advise that due to unforeseen circumstances we had to cancel the ride. We also gave you a full refund – which you don't make...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

5 days riding on Bodmin Moor; a very good time thanks to Jen,Tom, Alex, Harley, Helen and so many more! We were welcomed and treated like family, enjoyed lovely B&B quarters and rode out daily on fine horses. Jen was consistently cheery, upbeat, helpful, kind...More

1  Thank mm3MTSV
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Melanie B, Public Relations Manager at Hallagenna Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us such a wonderful review! We're delighted you enjoyed your stay - despite Cornwall throwing everything at you! It's a real pleasure to host fellow riders who appreciate what we do and we do hope...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

Just experienced a real horseman’s holiday on the Bodmin Moor. I recommend it to anyone who wants to get the feel of England as it was. The cottage was welcoming and friendly and we settled right in. Recently redone in a contemporary style there are...More

1  Thank longballgolf
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Melanie B, Public Relations Manager at Hallagenna Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thank you for this wonderful review - it's great to be able to host such fantastic guests! We're delighted you enjoyed your stay with us in this beautiful part of the world and we really hope you will return again so that we can show...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2017

My 9 year old loves riding (she's had regular lessons for five years and been on several riding holidays) and was very keen to do some hacking on Bodmin moor while we were in Cornwall last week. The stables were welcoming on the phone and...More

2  Thank Sarah W
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Melanie B, Public Relations Manager at Hallagenna Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Sorry that you didn't enjoy your ride. We endeavour to always give riders a safe and enjoyable ride and will never compromise rider safety, even if that leads to a difference of opinion and unpleasant reviews on Tripadvisor!

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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed was totally misleading information given.No public toilets on site.No way this is value for hard earned money will not be recommended by us to other friends or Family.More

2  Thank jan3tfranc3s207
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Melanie B, Public Relations Manager at Hallagenna Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

We're sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your ride. Unfortunately we have no record of any complaints received from any riders regarding their ride or the toilet facilities. We'd much rather customers raised their concerns with us at the time so that we can...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2017

I visited with my mother as we are both riders, she treated me to a fantastic vacation. We booked through Equitours and stayed 5 days, rides varied in length from 3-7 hours on horseback. We always had breaks and were very able to voice opinions...More

Thank Catherine S
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Melanie B, Public Relations Manager at Hallagenna Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to host you both and we look forward to welcoming you again to Hallagenna!

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Reviewed 30 March 2017

Four of us booked for the 2 hour gallop hack, surefooted forward going horses and ponies all in lovely condition. Friendly knowlegable staff. Bodmin moor is such a fantastic place to ride, wild ponies and cattle.

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Melanie B, Public Relations Manager at Hallagenna Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Thank you so much Angela for your lovely review - we're very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your ride and look forward to welcoming you again to Hallagenna!

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Jay H
7 May 2018|
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Response from Melanie B | Property representative |
Hi - Please call us on 01208 851500 and we'll be able to find out more about what sort of riding experience you have etc. Please visit our website also for more details of lessons and trails. We look forward to seeing you... More
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Gracie231204
26 August 2016|
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Response from Melanie B | Property representative |
Hi Mark Apologies for the delay in replying - just happened on this as we didn't see any alert come through. Please call us on 01208 851500 for more information
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