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Wheal Buller Riding School Buller Hill | Buller Hill, Redruth TR16 6SS, England
+44 1209 211852
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Poorly supervised beginners ride

Took some beginners here for a 1 hour hack. The party was of mixed ages but all inexperienced. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John P
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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First time at Cornish riding holidays. What a wonderful holiday I had , hacks through the stunning... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jacqueline H
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Riding Lessons, in dressage, side saddle, showjumping and cross country.Hacking around Carn Brea Castle and along the World Heritage Site of the Mineral Tramways.Riding Holidays for unaccompanied children and families during school holidays and adults during term time. Association of British Riding School, Ofsted, Quality Tourism and Club Mark Approved. All our staff are qualified, CRB checked and 1st Aid trained. All ages and abilities welcome. Shortlisted for Cornwall Tourism Awards for 2012.
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Wheal Buller Riding School Buller Hill | Buller Hill, Redruth TR16 6SS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took some beginners here for a 1 hour hack. The party was of mixed ages but all inexperienced. The group were sent out with the horses being led by very young teenage girls and one only 10. Three people were unseated when the horses reared...More

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry to hear what happened on your ride. Your ride leader was 18 years old and has been with us 12 months, after completing Btec level 2 at the local equestrian college, she has since passed her Association of British Riding Schools level 5 in...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time at Cornish riding holidays. What a wonderful holiday I had , hacks through the stunning country side, brilliant flat lessons with Kate, swimming with horses and the fantastic beach ride. Learnt loads, 100% recommended.

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Jacqueline for taking the time to write your review, I am so pleased to hear you enjoyed yourself while learning. Look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my 14th year here and what a holiday we had…. Wonderful one and two hour hacks through the stunning Cornish Countryside along the old mineral lines around the tin mines of ‘Poldark Country’. Really instructive one hour flat lessons with our very talented...More

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your amazing review. Looking forward to seeing you again, its always a pleasure to have you with us.

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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Our daughter really enjoyed her week at Wheal Buller. She particularly loved being responsible for ‘her’ horse for the week, bringing him in from the field each morning, feeding, grooming, mucking out and tacking up, and learnt a lot about basic care. The packed programme...More

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2018

Thank you for your review it is very much appreciated. The swimming with the ponies is the highlight for most adults and children, the accommodation is fairly new as we decided rather than have the children living in the house as we had for the...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

Laura took myself and my daughter out on a 2 hour hack and it was well organised from the start to the end and karen was very helpful when my husband organised this for us both on the phone. Best riding school yet

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Thank you so much for your brilliant review, look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Seven of us stayed here for a weekend of riding and had a lovely time. On arrival, we were warmly welcomed and asked if we wanted to try side saddle, western and bareback riding as we had time before our assessment and day ride. This...More

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thank you for your lovely review I will pass on your comments to my staff, which will be very much appreciated. I was very surprised that you felt Kayleigh didn’t know the way and lacked experience. We sent Kayleigh with you on the day ride...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

I visited the stables over the Easter weekend and had a private first ever side saddle lesson and a five hour day ride. I am an experienced rider. I enjoyed the side saddle experience and was made to feel very comfortable given I had never...More

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Thank you, it was lovely meeting you. Hope to see you again next time you are down.

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

My granddaughter, 7, and myself, 52 and not ridden for 30 years, decided to have a riding lesson here. We were warmly met and questioned thoroughly about our ability. We filled in the relevant paperwork- nothing i have ever had to do at a stable...More

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Thank you so much for your response, I am glad your experience was such a positive one. I will pass on to the staff what you have said. Hope to see you again. Best wishes.

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

I'm still living off the memories of a wonderful 3-day riding holiday in January. The horses were so happy, healthy and interested in life, and the staff were all friendly, accommodating, patient (I was very rusty) and fun. I couldn't stop smiling. I've never had...More

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2018

Thank you so much for your review. Josephine is is very happy and sends her love. Hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

We went here for a holiday hack, on the phone I made it clear that most of our party were non-riders. However when we turned up we were only given one leader between two horses. The girls taking us out were young and when it...More

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janetalison, Owner at Cornish Riding Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

I am so sorry to hear you did not enjoy your hack, this as you can see from previous reviews is very unusual and I wished you had expressed your disappointment and concerns at the time then hopefully we could have rectified the matter. Please...More

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AngieGem
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Response from janetalison | Property representative |
We no longer provide accommodation for adults for children it is 4 to a room with en -suite facilities. Aults stay mat local B&B's and cottages all within easy walking distance.
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