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Wimbledon Village Stables

#71 of 199 Outdoor Activities in London Features Animals
24 High Street Wimbledon | Wimbledon Village, London SW19 5DX, England
+44 20 8946 8579
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An Oasis of Calm in a Busy Environment

I visited the WVS after severe disappointment from other stables in the nearby locality and was... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2016
MikeAustin67
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Arundel, United Kingdom
Marvellous horses and great instructors and an equine simulator

The equine simulator is a mechanical horse that reacts to all the aids, from hands, legs and seat... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2016
jenny k
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Wimbledon Village Stables is a British Horse Society and ABRS Approved Centre that offers superb horse riding in London. We are ideally located with more than 3,000 acres of beautiful countryside right on our doorstep. As you ride across the tracks Wimbledon Common and Richmond Park you will not believe you are so close to the City! If you want to improve your riding skills then we have a team of professional and qualified riding instructors and 25 happy and well trained horses and ponies. Wimbledon Village Stables is easily assessible by bus, train and underground.
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24 High Street Wimbledon | Wimbledon Village, London SW19 5DX, England
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

I visited the WVS after severe disappointment from other stables in the nearby locality and was amazed at the standard of professionalism and enjoyment of the staff and the owner Carol Andrews. The horses were immaculately turned out and the yard was spotless. Riding on...More

1  Thank MikeAustin67
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The equine simulator is a mechanical horse that reacts to all the aids, from hands, legs and seat. It walks, trots and canters, so that beginners can learn what a horse feels like and more advanced riders can perfect their riding skills. Great fun and...More

Thank jenny k
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

I have ridden in central and greater London stables all my life and absolutely NOWHERE compares. This is a polished business and no mistake. Impeccably trained, healthy, very happy horses. An excellent, expert staff and extremely "client focused" attitude. At all times the rider's comfort...More

Thank drahma
Reviewed 25 June 2016

I signed up for a one hour hack while on holiday in London. I ride regularly at home and like to try to get in a ride or two whenever I travel. WVS is an excellent facility with lots of super horses. They chose perfectly...More

3  Thank Kaspar08
Carol_WVS, Owner at Wimbledon Village Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2016

Thank you for such a lovely review - we really enjoyed meeting you too. Hope we will see you soon.

Reviewed 22 January 2016

Where I come from, Milton Keynes, I struggle to find a good place to ride locally for various reasons. I can thank this place for helping me keep my interest in horse riding alive. Wimbledon Common is simply one of the best places anywhere to...More

Thank Jason W
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

I have been a member at Wimbledon Village Stables for a few years now. Every single ride has been an awesome experience thanks to the amazing team of instructors and ,of course , the beautiful horses. Would highly recommend to anyone who enjoys hacking or...More

Thank Anna B
Reviewed 18 September 2015

What could be better? Nothing! Beautiful, well loved horses, top quality instruction and facilities, welcoming and knowledgable, highly qualified staff. Riding at WVS is the highlight of my week and every time I leave I am looking forward to my next ride. The encouragement ,...More

2  Thank J J
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

I have ridden here maybe 5 times this year and I am always impressed by the friendly and warm staff - instructors and reception - and by how clean and well kept are the stables. It is like being among family. Not the cheapest place...More

Thank Slowloris1964
Reviewed 4 September 2015

My 11 year old daughter was keen to improve her riding and, after extensive research, we discovered this stables. What a find! So friendly and welcoming with instructors who ensured she was learning in a safe and fun environment. She was clearly loving it so...More

3  Thank 25Deborah25
Reviewed 15 August 2015

I was here back in February with my mum and young sister who wanted to start riding. At the time, staff felt like we were bothering them. They seemed to really force being 'nice (friendliness wasn't in their nature) and made us feel uncomfortable asking...More

5  Thank Serena A
Carol_WVS, Owner at Wimbledon Village Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2015

Many of us remember falling in love with riding from our very first ride, so I was sorry to hear your young sister’s experience was not a happy one. It’s so important that the first and indeed every ride should be enjoyable and safe, and...More

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