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Hill Farm Stables

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Hill Farm Hill Lane, Freshwater PO40 9TQ, England
+44 1983 752502
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Really relaxing and good for beginners. Jess was so helpful and the horses were lovely. Thank you... read more

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hussainsara2300
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Greater London, United Kingdom
Fantastic experience - kids loved it

We had a fantastic time with the team at Hill Farm Stables. This is a family run business and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
woodielisa
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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“horse riding” (18 reviews)
“the owner” (17 reviews)
“family run” (11 reviews)
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Hill Farm Hill Lane, Freshwater PO40 9TQ, England
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+44 1983 752502
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Reviewed yesterday

Really relaxing and good for beginners. Jess was so helpful and the horses were lovely. Thank you so much!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic time with the team at Hill Farm Stables. This is a family run business and everyone was friendly and helpful. We all really enjoyed the riding experience and the stunning views and scenery. Great value for money. Well worth a visit...More

Thank woodielisa
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Jayne B, Owner at Hill Farm Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your great review, really pleased to hear the kids had a good time.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just back from an amazing one hour ride with Jess and Emily. Our very nervous 5 yr son was immediately put at ease by all the staff and our 7yr old daughter was treated with such kindness. We received a warm welcome and were given...More

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Jayne B, Owner at Hill Farm Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I will be sure to pass on the compliments to Jess, Emily and the girls, many thanks and really pleased you all enjoyed it.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked an hour's hack for my daughter and I - my daughter had only ridden once before and I am slightly rusty! Jess led the ride and was engaging and informative throughout - helping my daughter rise to the trot, giving her lots of...More

Thank SarahHand1
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we booked a 90-minute hack for our granddaughter who is an experienced rider. It was a lovely day and she enjoyed her ride through the beautiful local countryside with plenty of cantering. Would thoroughly recommend. The staff were very friendly and competent.

Thank baziow
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly, attentive staff throughout our hour hack, pointing out local views/points of interest. Lovely well behaved horses. Even my husband, a non rider, decided to have a ride despite being apprehensive because of being put off riding years ago by a badly run riding...More

Thank _lisajr26
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked an hour for my twin boys and their friend, all aged 6, on a ride led by Jess and Emily. Their friend was ever so nervous beforehand (tears of fear once he sat on the horse!), but by the end of the ride...More

Thank Matt N
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked an hour horse riding session in which the whole family was pleased with. Upon arrival we were greeted by a few of the workers and their dogs who were all lovely, they instructed us to fill out a form and select a...More

Thank MeganLomas22
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Jayne B, Manager at Hill Farm Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your positive review, I’m pleased you and your family had a good experience here at Hill Farm especially enjoying the dogs and the horses.

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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I booked a 1hr trek session for myself & my partner. Although I'd never been in a horse before. We arrived 10 minutes before our appointment. There was no one in sight & no indication as to what we should do to attract attention. We...More

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Jayne B, Owner at Hill Farm Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

I’m sorry you felt uneasy with our dogs, the majority of people adore them as you will see on this site and many others. They are in no way aggressive and only come out to welcome you. I did offer twice to put your rucksack...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Jess and the lovely handsome gentle giant Lad took me on a lovely 1 hour track ride. Both where so kind and patient as I haven't been riding for a very long time and it took me a while to get back into it. I...More

Thank dids1996
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Masuma R
27 August 2016|
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Response from Jayne B | Property representative |
Hi, we are open 7 days a week, the ride times are 100am, for experienced riders, 11.30am, 2.15pm and 3.30 pm walk and trot rides for beginners/holiday riders. We do advise booking especially in the peak weeks, though we do... More
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Hawk2295
12 August 2016|
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Vicki B
24 July 2016|
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Response from Jayne B | Property representative |
Sorry I didn't realise I could answer questions here. Our weight limit is 16 stone but to be on the safe side best to say 15.5 stone. Many thanks, Jayne
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