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Hyde Park Stables

#42 of 199 Outdoor Activities in London Features Animals
63 Bathurst Mews, London W2 2SB, England
+44 20 7723 2813
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Hyde Park Stables is dedicated to providing a high standard of horse riding and horse riding instruction for adults and children, from five years of age and older.Hyde Park Stables, built around 1835 is the oldest public stables in Central London. Bathurst Mews, where we are located, is the last remaining working mews. We offer group horse riding for all levels, semi-private riding for couples or small private groups or private one to one tuition.We cater for visitors who want to improve their horse riding ability as well as for regular riders who want to learn from the beginning, or for those who are coming back to the sport to re-learn their skills and regain their fitness levels.We also offer one-off rides for visitors who want to experience beautiful Hyde Park from the back of a horse.Hyde Park Stables have a dedicated team of staff who escort and teach riders on lesson-rides in Hyde Park as well as lessons in our outdoor arena. We teach all levels from complete beginners to advanced dressage and will teach parents and children from five years and older, together in Hyde Park on lesson-rides.The safety of all riders is our highest priority and we will therefore take all reasonable precautions to ensure an enjoyable and safe ride. Please state your experience when making a booking so we can allocate a suitable horse for you.Hyde Park Stables provide horses that are as safe as possible while maintaining an enjoyable and fun attitude to riding and learning equestrianism at all levels.Our weight limit for all riders is 75kg / 12 ½ stone / 175 lbs.We hope all our customers understand that this weight limit is to maintain our horses’ welfare.Horse Riding in Hyde Park is a wonderful experience and we hope you enjoy riding with us.
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63 Bathurst Mews, London W2 2SB, England
+44 20 7723 2813
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bought an hours private ride with an instructor for my wife and have to say I was very impressed. My wife's an experienced rider and has her own horse but she had the ride of her life through Hyde Park and came back with the...More

Thank cutebluekitty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were so excited to go horseback riding in Hyde Park. Our daughters (each 10 years old) have been taking English riding lessons for 3 years. My nieces (20 & 24 years old) and myself have ride Western but are experienced. We were happy they...More

Thank stltwinmom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our hack around the park, appreciating our unflappable horses in the crowds and traffic. The three of us are experienced horsewoman, and understand the necessity of the lead reins up to the park as health and safety is paramount. Our escorts, after...More

Thank lucyjalex
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Riding in Hyde Park is something I have always wanted to do and Hyde Park Stables did not disappoint.The staff were lovely and my escort Helena was exceptional. The horse I rode was well looked after and gave me a lovely ride. The experience of...More

Thank ceri h
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This is where I went to ride while living in London. The service is excellent as they help you choose the helmet and horse just for you. I was pleased that the drivers were very patient as we crossed the High Street. I had a...More

Thank Janice K
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Hidden away in a lovely cobbled Mews, this is a well managed and friendly stables. We had a semi private session for an hour in Hyde Park and were very impressed with the staff and the route. It's not a cheap option for an activity...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2017

Big weekend birthday outing for my partner. Walked round corner here and thought we had fallen through a gap in time and landed in 1850. It was a really cold day and as was a surprise husband not quite prepared but staff were great and...More

1  Thank pbzeb1
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Beautiful winters day ride in the park, frost still on the grass. Staff were friendly and helpful. Don't get the negative comments about being led round as we still can't ride and had to be taken round also. Went on a weekday so didn't get...More

Thank Sara T
Reviewed 8 January 2017

PLEASE AVOID THIS STABLE. I was shocked that the ride around Hyde park involved three horses tied very closely together in parallel so that the middle horse became high agitated and kept trying to kick. I repeatedly asked why we were in this ridiculous formation...More

Thank thebric01
Katie G, Front Office Manager at Hyde Park Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2017

We are very sorry that you have not enjoyed your experience with us. Unfortunately with Hyde Park being a public space we have to take into consideration any factors beyond our control that may pose a risk, such as events like Winter Wonderland. As a...More

Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

What a great ride must be done . Will be doing it again . The instructor was great and lovely . Never thought you would have a place like that in the middle of London

Thank Lydia C
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Paige M
Hello, I'm looking to ride this weekend, having recently seen the horses in Hyde park I can't think of a better way to celebrate my birthday with my mum and sister. One small thing two of the riders have never been on horseback before ? What lesson would you recommend ?
4 May 2017|
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Response from lyco12 | Reviewed this property |
Let them know and they will be able to respond accordingly. They can keep them on lead rein and choose the right horses and the best route in the park. It's a fantastic experience to ride in Hyde Park for people of all... More
hi there im not too sure of my schedule of my trip im coming from los angeles, would I still be able to get a ride in if I did a walk in? thank you !
22 May 2016|
Response from Jonathan1964 |
I am not sure, it'd best to call them and speak to one of the team. Sorry JW
Myself and 2 adult daughters are very experienced riders. I want to treat my daughter for her 30th birthday with a ride in rotten row. If we have an arena assessment first then a hack with canter in hyde park how much will that cost?
21 October 2015|
Response from Katie G | Property representative |
Thank you very much for your enquiry. Initially all customers are on a lead rope in order to cross the road to enter the park. Once the customer and instructor have had a trot in order to assess the riders ability they will... More