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Gairloch Trekking Center

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Have used this trekking center for my youngest daughter and have left her there for the full day... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great experience on the horses

We visited here as part of my wife's birthday celebrations. We were all quite nervous as none of... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
Dundee, Scotland
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Come and enjoy pony trekking. Ride our well mannered native ponies along beautiful sandy beaches with stunning scenery all round. suitable for all ages and abilities with friendly knowledgeable qualified staff.
3 Croft, Gairloch IV21 2AX, Scotland
+44 7769 838528
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Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Have used this trekking center for my youngest daughter and have left her there for the full day, to get the full experience of the horses SHE loved it and we felt completely safe to leave her with the staff all very friendly and the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mikeypikey41
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

We spent a substantial amount of time trying to book a trek with this business and never found any indication on the website that they were not operating currently. We actually decided to drive to their location following signs which were never marked as closed...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank outofthebox27
Danielle W, Manager at Gairloch Trekking Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Hi very sorry, yes we have been closed for building work, but all telephone calls and emails where responded to. it is best to book ahead as we are 9 miles from Gairloch to save people the trip. the signs where taken down over the...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

This review is about the company rather than the trekking as we never got to do any and here is the reason why. We visited Gairloch and researched things to do whilst there, we like trekking so booked ourselves in by phone weeks before our...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Michael M
Danielle W, Owner at Gairloch Trekking Center, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write a comment about your experience. As the owner and person in charge of all safety and welfare for Gairloch Trekking Centre I can not help but feel disappointed with your 1 star rating. I can...More

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We visited here as part of my wife's birthday celebrations. We were all quite nervous as none of us had been on a horse for a number of years. The staff really looked after us and made us feel at ease with the horses. We...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank JoLow
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

When we visited Gairloch Trekking Centre to book a ride on the beach for our 6 year old daughter, the sun was warm, the waters calm and the peace was only broken by the distance cawing of seagulls. All the staff we met were lovely...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank David S
Reviewed 22 August 2017

A welcoming return and it was superb to see the growth in the establish to cater for treks and lessons. The proprietors vision is coming together as she had planned since my last visit 2 years ago. The centre offers some spectacular rides with the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Brian R
Reviewed 14 August 2017

My children and niece had a fantastic day with Danielle and her team recently. They had never ridden before but definitely would like to again. They learned about looking after horses and I especially liked this aspect of the day. The horses all looked well...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank JMF52016
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and children enjoyed a nice ride down to the beach. My son was slightly disappointed as the girl leading him didn't really talk to him (she was probably only a couple of years older - he is 7). They were very careful and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Androyd55
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This was easy to register for -- staff were very welcoming, helpful and knew their horses well! Ponies were lovely and the trek through dunes and beach is beautiful. My 10 year old son loved it and so did I!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Joanna C
Reviewed 29 July 2017

My 7yr old daughter visited & enjoyed the half day trekking special. Danielle is brilliant with the kids & obviously loves her job and her horses. She took time to explain all the tasks involved with looking after a horse and gave each child responsibility...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank skyesmum2017
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