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Pony Trekking at Bwlchgwyn Farm

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Experienced beach ride

Fulfilled one of my dreams today. I have done lots of riding over the years but have never ridden... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Birmingham, United Kingdom
via mobile
A thoroughly enjoyable experience

I have no hesitation in recommending the time spent pony trekking at Bwlchgwyn. It was well... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Market Drayton, United Kingdom
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Pony Trekking centre offers rides along beautiful Mawddach Estuary, Fairbourne's sandy beach and up to the foot hills of the panoramic Cregennan Lakes and Cader Idris mountain Range. All riders are subject to assessment; weight limit is...more
Bwlchgwyn Farm, Arthog LL39 1BX, Wales
+44 1341 250107
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Fulfilled one of my dreams today. I have done lots of riding over the years but have never ridden on the beach. I had a lovely little pony, who didn’t disappoint, giving me fantastic canters along the beach with my guide riding ahead. I found...More

Thank cms1971
Reviewed 17 August 2018

I have no hesitation in recommending the time spent pony trekking at Bwlchgwyn. It was well organised and the staff were so professional and friendly. I was a little apprehensive at first following an incident when I was a child. I needn’t have worried as...More

Thank jwhitfield24601
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Me, my mother and my uncle went on a 2 hour hack on my birthday. I can honestly say that it was the best birthday ever. We went hacking all through the estuary then finally ended up at the beach, it was amazing. My mother...More

Thank Ocean T
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely thing to do if you like horses. The farm is very well organised and the horses well cared for. The scenery is beautiful. The horses are very calm an suitable for total beginners. There is a good beach canter for the...More

Thank mharic2015
Reviewed 7 August 2018

My daughters have been desperate to gallop on a beach so, we decided to take them on our holiday in North Wales. Because my youngest daughter is only 10 she had to have an assessment for her riding skills before being allowed to gallop which...More

Thank DarceyDancer
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We took the opportunity on holiday to try my son on a pony riding lesson. We booked an hour long one to one lesson in the school. He had Lucy as his instructor and rode Candy-Man. My impression was of a well run and maintained...More

Thank Megan H
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

I booked a 1 hour estuary ride for myself and my partner who has never ridden before. I ride regularly and hoped this would be a positive experience for him to have as a taster. The staff were so friendly and helpful and the horses...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I went on a ride from these stables. We arrived at 10am having traveled for 2 hours. We were finally approached by a member of staff after 10.30. We had already found the forms on the table and filled them in, although we hadn’t been...More

Thank Glyn P
Bwlchgwynfarm, Manager at Pony Trekking at Bwlchgwyn Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

The ride you are referring to took place in July from what I can see. We have many temporary staff during the summer months to ensure our clients safety. The temporary summer staff have now left and i was not made aware of your feedback...More

Reviewed 15 April 2018

I was desperate to take my family pony trekking as my 2 children had never been before - my husband and I have been many times before but not to this stable (one up the road to this one but has now closed). Booking in...More

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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

My partner had never been camping so we decided to borrow my friends camping stuff and we just booked something very last minute! We paid £42 to pitch a tent for 3 nights with no electricity but do you know what it was the best...More

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11 August 2018|
Response from Trancy27 |
For first time riders, we recommend the one hour estuary ride. This is £25 I believe, and is a good opportunity to allow younger children to get used to the feel of riding. Young children will be led by a member of staff to... More