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The Dartmoor Cattle Drive

Accommodations for The Dartmoor Cattle Drive


This is a stationary ride, so all nights are spent at the same location.

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.

**Camp-outs are possible upon request for an additional fee. Please inquire

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

Breakfasts, picnic lunches, and a snack after rides (tea and cakes) are included. Dinners are not included, but guests are free to make use of the Castle’s excellent restaurant or eat out elsewhere in the evening. Breakfast will either be at the Inn or the farm while lunch will either be at the farm, a packed lunch, or en-route at one of many fabulous local pubs.

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 Cattle Drive
Tour Code: IT-ENG02
7 days / 6 nights ~$1,890.00
Dates : May to Oct

Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
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.
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.
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.

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Season Tour Dates  Min / MaxReserve
A 2021 08/22 - 08/28 7d / 6n 7-day trip 2 /8 Expired
B 2021 08/22 - 08/25 4d / 3n 4-day trip 2 /8 Expired
A 2021 09/26 - 10/02 7d / 6n 7-day trip 2 /8 Expired
B 2021 09/26 - 09/29 4d / 3n 4-day trip 2 /8 Expired
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Rates | Dates
Tack: Western
Horses: Quarter horses, quarter horse cross, h...
Pace: 4-5 hours riding per day

Airport: Exeter
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