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Snowdonia Riding Stables

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Address: Waunfawr, Caernarfon LL55 4PQ, Wales
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+44 1286 479435
09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00

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Snowdonia + Horses = Wonderful Memories!

I had a fantastic half day hack on a Sunday afternoon whilst on a mini-break in Wales. My guide Tas was friendly and talkative with knowledge about Snowdonia and some history of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a fantastic half day hack on a Sunday afternoon whilst on a mini-break in Wales. My guide Tas was friendly and talkative with knowledge about Snowdonia and some history of Wales. My horse CJ was superb; he walked, trotted and cantered up to the top where we saw breathtaking views and many stunning sceneries along the way without... More 

1 Thank GLP1985
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an hour long introductory ride. We thoroughly enjoyed it. We're barely amateurs when it comes to riding however Mel and the team were extremely professional and helpful. We received good instruction on how to ride the horses. Basic handling was practised before heading out onto the country roads and bridal ways. The ride was well marshalled and at... More 

1 Thank Mark D
Bolton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked in the morning before we went. As beginners we just did the one hour - which was enough for the 'saddle area' to cope with the next day! You ride around the paddock once just to ensure you are all ok and then go for a walk down a long country path. Mel keeps checking you are all... More 

1 Thank RecliningBuddah
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a welcoming and friendly yard! All the horses and ponies are beautifully kept. I went on a full day ride with Tas, it was an amazing experience. He was such a friendly tour guide. I rode Douglas and he made the experience worth wide! He was such a gentleman! Made me feel rather safe up those mountain trails. The... More 

1 Thank charlieepopland2008
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I attended the snowdonia riding stables with my brother-in-law & father-in-law in April 2017 - we found it an excellent experience - the 2 instructors were knowledgable & very patient, which came in handy as we were complete beginners - we had 3 wonderful horses that behaved really well all day - I would highly recommend this stables to anyone... More 

Thank Garreth r
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mel the owner is brilliant! she helped my daughter gain her riding confidence again. Friendly staff, lovely horses well looked after. Well organised, Mel checks the riders capability before heading out for the hack. We will 100% return.

Thank cnbrigby
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5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here this morning to do the half day ride and I am ao glad we did. The ride catered for mixed abilities allowing me to have canters safe in the knowledge my partner, who is a beginner, was being well taken care of. The horses were fantastic and well suited to the rider and I could have happily... More 

Thank philippa h
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We decided to do something different for my birthday .. so we chose a half day trek. ! It was amazing ... we had a great welcome from patch the dog and all the staff were lovely ... we were total beginners and made to feel at ease ... the horses were lovely ! Kazak and Hazel, and I would... More 

Thank CheshireSandyshore
1 review
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

Despite the drizzle, our first ride in the Snowdonian hills was such fun and definitely memorable. An entertaining morning, from the tuition at the stables, to riding the country lanes and negotiating a small group cows - an unexpected and potentially tricky situation that was handled brilliantly by our leader Tash, whose instruction and patience was great throughout the ride.... More 

2 Thank Gemma H
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 March 2017

me and partner decided to go trekking it was horrid day windy ad raining but still had a good time. found Mel nice and polite told her we ride race horses and she matched us to two cobs they were great but slow, tas was our guide had some long canters and made up for the weather.

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