Reviews

Take a look at what our visitors and liveries have to say…

Highly recommended for anyone looking for something fun to do with their horse! We’ve done 2-hr rides both times we’ve been, but Lucy will take you on a guided ride of any duration. Such a great learning experience for my young cob (Mary), and as a rider it is fabulous to have the opportunity to ride in such beautiful and varied surroundings!’

l harris 08/2021

3 of us returned to Arkle moor this year for 6 nights with our horses after an amazing 4 night stay last year – we had to come for longer this time! Can’t recommend the care our horses received highly enough, Lucy is a very experienced horsewoman and very knowledgeable of the area and the local riding. The horses settled in straight away and were very relaxed and happy in their stables. Maps and route guidance provided by Lucy was very easy to follow and tailored to exactly what we wanted for each days riding, the weather was great and the scenery over the moors is just breathtaking. We stayed locally in Turbine house which is one of Reeth Holiday Cottages beautiful self catering cottages which are next to the river and a 2 minute walk to the village center and close to all amenities. Such a fantastic place to be we have already booked for 6 nights next year!’

N Dawson 08/2021

Had a fantastic 1-2-1 ride over the moors on Wally with Lucy and Hector as guides. Wally is a dream to ride and I fell in love with him. This experience is not to be missed and when I am back this way I will be coming back for another visit 10/10.’

k & m purton 08/2021

Lovely 3 hour ride, suited to myself and my horse. Well organised. Our guide Lucy was very helpful, Lucy’s cob Wally was traffic proof, great at gates and went in front or behind. The views were spectacular. Nice going canter tracks. Nice clean human toilet and wash area for your horse. I would recommend Arkle Moor Riding Centre 100%. Myself and Ike will come back for another guided ride in the future. I wish you the very best with your business, its fantastic 🐴👍

j fawbert 08/2021

I can’t recommend these stables enough. If you want to take your horse to a friendly yard, where your horse is well cared for, combined with the most spectacular riding from the doorstep, with the most friendly guide, then Arkle Moor Riding Centre is worth a visit

We stayed in nearby Reeth which is a lovely area just down the road from the stables.’

j dubbin 07/2021

Thank you for a lovely guided ride out today. Weather far better than forecast, unpredictable horse behaved (in hackamore) horses requirements met and riders entertained. Would definitely recommend, will be back, thank you .’

L WOOD 07/2021

I had such an amazing day today with our guide Lucy over varying terrain across the North Yorkshire Moors, 5* from me and Peppe. Would definitely come back to try a different route.’

K BROWN 07/2021

Think this photo sums up our day 🦄🥰💖

Thanks so much for the guided ride day well spent!

5* service

See you again xxx’

r unwin 07/2021

Spent a wonderful three days here last weekend. Nothing was too much trouble. The horses had a five 🌟 treatment and Lucy was extremely helpful when my horse pulled a shoe on the first day. Wonderful riding, breathtaking scenery and amazing weather. I would definitely recommend it. Rides tailored to suit horse/rider ability. 👍👍👍👍👍 ….Take a guided ride for that extra wow factor xxx

K STURGESS 07/2021

Our horses have just had an amazing 3 nights staying at Arkle Moor – they settled really well and were very well looked after. Fabulous riding straight from the stable yard for miles – breathtaking scenery with some lovely coffee shops along the way. Nothing was too much trouble and I would recommend them to look after your horse on your next trekking holiday ‘

J BOWES 07/2021

Fabulous Equine B & B with the most fantastic riding routes from the stable door. Really nice team of people who looked after my horse very well on full livery after a long days riding. Thanks again!’

A STAMPER 06/2021

‘Arkle Moor Riding Centre is one of the Yorkshire Dales hidden gems, very professional service and wonderful experience from booking to riding. The day was fully planned by the centre, and with the guidance of Lucy and Wally we had a fun packed 3 hour ride around some of the most picturesque scenery from the dales. Already planning our next trip. Thank you to all at Arkle Moor!’

L aTKINSON 06/2021

Top of the world today with Bob, thanks so much Lucy and Wally for guiding us perfectly around the fells. We’ll be back!’

J Bradley 04/2021

‘I had a very lovey 3 hour ride on the fabulous Wally. Fab horses and Lucy was so knowledgeable about the area. Looking forward to coming back in the Summer!xx’

D Dexter 11/2020

‘Absolutely loving our holiday! The horses are so well cared for and our accommodation is truly amazing! We won’t want to go home and will definitely be back next year for a full week!’

‘Cant believe we have to wait a full year :-(.. it’ll be worth it though.. can’t recommend your horse care and hospitality highly enough *****’

n dawson 08/2020

 ‘I can highly recommend, best place in the world’ 😍

‘The best EVER, can’t wait to come back next year!’

L KEANE 08/2020

‘We’ve just returned from a lovely stay with our ponies and would highly recommend. Lovely yard with large stables and full livery provided. Miles of gorgeous off road hacking plus use of the arena. Our ponies were very well cared for, we will definitely be back!’

h freear 08/2020

‘I’m just back from a fabulous 5 days spent exploring the stunning moors around Arkle Moor Riding Centre. My horse Barney settled in well and was really looked after by Lucy and Jane … I’ll be back!’

l roskell 07/2020

‘Fran and I had a fabulous ride today. Lucy planned and guided the ride which took away the stress of map reading on unfamiliar terrain. We highly recommend you visit and we will definitely be back to do it again!’

h poulter 07/2020

‘To everyone at Arkle Moor Riding Centre.. Thank you so much for all your help! The horses were so spoilt during their stay with you and thank you for the route advice (I’m so glad we went up ‘Old Gang Beck’, it was fascinating) Our trip was amazing and we couldn’t have asked for a better start, in a more beautiful place. I really hope to stay with you again.’

t fleming 07/2020

‘Cant recommend enough! Warm, friendly, family run business. Nice stables and tidy yard. We were provided with maps and routes for our trekking to meet our needs as we had 3 children ranging from 4-10 yrs. Use of the arena, with a lovely surface,was a bonus. Stalls were kept very clean, we didn’t need to do anything. We will be back.’

l murrie 09/2019

‘Very caring family run yard with miles of some of Britain’s best off road hacking!’

e acaster-law 12/2019

‘Would recommend it because they have very well looked after happy much loved horses/ponies’

g holdford 08/2018

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