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Ty Coch | Penmachno, Snowdonia National Park, Betws-y-Coed, Wales
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My friend and me had our 2nd visit of the year, April and October, Cant compliment this place enough, Cindy, Danni, Kev, so welcoming, 3 nights B&B, 2 days riding, food lovely, lots of it and choice, accommodation was beautiful, very cosy, unbelievable value, nothing...More

Thank Dena D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We eat here at least once every holiday and again it didn’t disappoint. Menu is incredibly varied, portions generous, service friendly and efficient. Whilst I had (as I usually do) the pasta, I later spotted a ploughmans on the menu which I plan to have...More

Thank LondonLover99
Reviewed 31 August 2018

The stables are along a fantastically winding Welsh mountain road, easily accessible from the main road, unless your satnav has a sense of humour and takes you on a massive loop through what is apparently a rally stage . Still easy enough to find. The...More

1  Thank SimonB1059
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Had a lovely hour and a half canter hack through the mountains on a very springy pony and saw some amazing views. The stables are rather unconventional and they are run by two girls who seem relatively experienced and were quite friendly. The horses seem...More

Thank Katie C
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our trek with lunchtime cafe stop. Fantastic scenery cross forest to mountains. Staff were really helpful and encouraging.

Thank Eleanor C
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Dirty stables...tired and worn out looking horses. Tack all worn out and unravelling. Two of what seemed like stable girls who were very young made my daughter feel unwelcome and constantly trying to make her feel like they were so much better at riding than...More

Thank wingyella
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Took my relatively experienced 12 yr old for a one hour ride. She had a great time with friendly companion Winnie from the stables. Meanwhile i had a walk around the beautiful valley, ending up at small national trust place tyr mawr. Win win!

Thank Richie97
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Yes the stables are looking shabby. But the girl who led us for an hour and half ride was lovely, the horses were brilliant as me and my girls were absolute beginners. Hard to find but worth a visit

Thank dave12312
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Location of the stables is beautiful and the lady that took the group out was lovely. Our only disappointment was that there was mixed ability of riders (total beginners to those that could ride) which meant we only got 3 small cantor's on an hour...More

2  Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 8 April 2018

We booked a one hour ride for 2 adults and 5 children (aged 7 to 13). We are all either inexperienced riders or beginners. We arranged the outing by email and this was straightforward and we were sent helpful directions. On arrival the stables looked...More

1  Thank Devonmumoftwo
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14 February 2018|
Response from Martymusmaximus | Reviewed this property |
The area in which the stables are lacted is beautiful, pity about the stables themselves. We wouldn't go here again, Wales is full of great views.
10 June 2016|
Response from paulaR5200EM |
Hi, most definately x