Horseback riding in Dartmoor, England

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Accommodations

7-day trip (stationary option): You will be staying in the same location each night.
8-day trip (progressive option):You will be staying in various hotels, farms, and B&B's during your trip. You will be staying in 4 different locations total.

Description
All accommodations include WIFI. Laundry is not available.

7-day stationary option
The Castle Inn is a traditional 16th century inn of great character resting on the fringes of Dartmoor National Park. They have a total of 8 bedrooms, all ensuite and privately decorated. All the rooms offer tea and coffee making facilities, hair dryers, flat screen television, bath sheets, hand towels and complimentary toiletries. WIFI is available onsite. The Inn has its own restaurant/pub, where you can order dinner. Laundry is available at the farm for an additional fee.

It is also possible to be accommodated a the farm in one of 2 'shepherd hut'. One has a double bed and the other has two singles, (linen provided). Each are very cozy and come with a wood-burning stove (wood provided), table and chairs. Guests staying ‘on farm’ also have use of our lodge's kitchen and bathroom etc.
When staying on the far, we provide the ingredients for your breakfast, bread, cereals, milk.


Accommodation Itinerary (8-day progressive option) - subject to changes based on availability
Night 1 & 2: Castle Inn Lydford
Night 3: Two Bridges Hotel
Night 4 & 5: Dockwell Farm
Night 6: Three Crowns Inn
Night 7: Castle Inn Lydford

Castle Inn Lydford
The Castle Inn is a traditional 16th century inn of great character resting on the fringes of Dartmoor National Park. They have a total of 8 bedrooms, all ensuite and privately decorated. All the rooms offer tea and coffee making facilities, hair dryers, flat screen television, bath sheets, hand towels and complimentary toiletries. The Inn has its own restaurant/pub, where you can order dinner.

Two Bridges Hotel
This historic hotel is located on the banks of the beautiful West Dart River, lovely countryside sceneries in every direction. Step inside and discover a warm Devon welcome, comfortable hotel rooms in which to rest the night, fine restaurant dining, characterful lounges, and a bustling bar. There are 32 uniquely decorated bedrooms, many of which enjoy views of the West Dart River and the moorland beyond. The ensuite rooms are a delightful combination of modern facilities and traditional charm, capturing something of the splendor of Dartmoor. Wi-Fi is available in common areas.

Dockwell Farm
Dockwell farm is a traditional Dartmoor farm with a superb setting and over 400 years of history. This farmhouse accommodation has very friendly hosts, who will transfer guests to local pubs for evening meals. Rooms are private and cozy and facilities are shared. Wi-Fi is available.

Three Crowns Inn
Set in the heart of Chagford, this 13th century coaching station now provides stylish accommodations. The granite façade has an undeniable charm and the decor mixes perfectly history and comfort. The inn has 21 en-suite bedrooms each fitted with a flat-screen TV, internet connectivity and WIFI is access.

Room Occupancy
Single supplement is mandatory if we are unable to find another rider to share.


Meals

Breakfasts, picnic lunches, and a snack after rides (tea and cakes) are included. Dinners are not included, but each accommodation offer restaurants nearby for you to explore and sample the local cuisine.

Dietary Restrictions
We can cater to dietary restrictions given prior notice.

This trip includes and can accommodate special dietary requests.

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The Dartmoor Explorer
Tour Code: IT-ENG01
8 days / 7 nights ~$1,650.00
Dates : May to Sept

Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
ABeginner
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
BNovice
Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
CIntermediate
Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
D Strong Intermediate
Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
EAdvanced
All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
Lodging: Standard
Lodging Level Explained
   
= Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
   
Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
 Accommodations with superior comforts.
   
 = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
   
Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
   
 = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
   
Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

Online Reservation

Check here for details and availability
Season Tour Dates  Min / MaxReserve
B 2020 05/10 - 05/16 7d / 6n 7-day trip, B&B (Stationary ... 2 /8 Reserve
A 2020 05/16 - 05/23 8d / 7n 8-day trip, B&B (Progressive... 2 /8 Sold Out
B 2020 06/07 - 06/13 7d / 6n 7-day trip, B&B (Stationary ... 2 /8 Reserve
B 2020 06/21 - 06/27 7d / 6n 7-day trip, B&B (Stationary ... 2 /8 Reserve
A 2020 06/27 - 07/04 8d / 7n 8-day trip, B&B (Progressive... 2 /8 Sold Out
B 2020 07/05 - 07/11 7d / 6n 7-day trip, B&B (Stationary ... 2 /8 Reserve
B 2020 07/19 - 07/25 7d / 6n 7-day trip, B&B (Stationary ... 2 /8 Reserve
B 2020 07/26 - 08/01 7d / 6n 7-day trip, B&B (Stationary ... 2 /8 Reserve
B 2020 08/02 - 08/08 7d / 6n 7-day trip, B&B (Stationary ... 2 /8 Reserve
A 2020 08/15 - 08/22 8d / 7n 8-day trip, B&B (Progressive... 2 /8 Reserve
A 2020 09/04 - 09/11 8d / 7n 8-day trip, B&B (Progressive... 2 /8 Reserve
B 2020 09/13 - 09/19 7d / 6n 7-day trip, B&B (Stationary ... 2 /8 Reserve
B 2020 09/20 - 09/26 7d / 6n 7-day trip, B&B (Stationary ... 2 /8 Reserve
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Tack: Western
Horses: Quarter horses, quarter horse cross, h...
Pace: Mainly walking/trotting with long cant...
Walk, Trot, Canter,
Airport: Exeter
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