Blackstone Farm Clydesdales & DIG-a-Day

Riding Schools & Centres

Blackstone Farm, Rigg Road, Cumnock, Ayrshire, KA18 3JJ

    Clydesdale Horse Riding experience, Ayrshire, Scotland. There is always something to do on the farm, interact with all the farm animals, ride or drive our Beautiful Clydesdales Horses, or try our DIG-a-Day experience with BIG JCB Diggers

    Welcome to Blackstone Clydesdales & DIG-a-Day.

    Get yourself an exhilarating Experience with our beautiful Clydesdales.

    Blackstone Clydesdales offer you an experience unique and tailor made just for you. You will get the chance to look after and prepare some of our amazing Clydesdale Horses; Try your hand at riding or driving our Clydesdale Horses, washing, grooming, mucking out, tacking up, bareback riding, herding on horseback, walking and feeding the animals.

    Enjoy interacting with our Clydesdales Heilan Coos, Alpacas and Mischievous Donkey's while meeting the farm animals giving you an insight into their lives.

    This is a very individual experience and will vary depending on your requirements weather and farm needs.

    The more experienced rider, dispel the myth of the unresponsive plod, these guys can really motor...there is superb riding available on the private farm fields, the Clydesdales are well schooled, fit, responsive and FUN ridden horses...we feel certain they will amaze you!

    We are very flexible and try not to have a set routine as everybody has a different idea of what fun is! If you don't like somthing while visiting, we can mix it up.

    We do both assisted riding if you do not have any riding experience and individual riding if you have riding experience,  on both types of riding you will be accompanied by an experiance handler

    We have a varied selection of Clydesdales to suit all levels and abilities. No riding experience necessary, great for all the family and as the experience is bespoke it is great for adults who missed out as a child.

    Meet out boys, the Alpacas, who you can halter and take for a walk, Henrietta and Bubbles our cheeky donkeys or if you want somthing more advertiours you can halter our Highland coos and give them a makeover or take them a stroll across the fields.
    We take bookings for local shows and gala-days which the gang pop along to entertain and interact with the crowds.

    WHY NOT try something different  - The 'BIG TOY' experience at DIG-a-Day. Operate a Mini to 22Ton digger or big yellow JCB Tractor, puting your coordination skills to the test in challanges set. OR MIX IT UP, combining DIG-a-Day and Blackstone Clydesdales in one experience.

    Available all year on a pre book basis. The great outdoors the perfect place to refresh both the body and soul.

     
    Gradings
    4 Activity Centre
    Activities
    Horse Riding Routes & Trails
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Open Christmas
    Opening Spring / Summer / Autumn / Winter Times
    2 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014
    Day Times
    Monday Closed
    Tuesday Closed
    Wednesday 10:00 15:00
    Thursday 10:00 15:00
    Friday 10:00 15:00
    Saturday 10:00 15:00
    Sunday 10:00 15:00
    Bank Holiday 10:00 15:00
    Opening Spring / Summer Times
    1 Apr 2014 - 30 Sep 2014

    Closed on Mondays; this is the Clydesdales well earned day of rest; Winter 10-3pm; Summer 10-6pm

    Ticket Information
    Type
    Tariff
    Family Time Mixed Experience [2 ½ Hours] £140.00 per booking
    Four Hour Clydesdale Experience £100.00 per booking
    Half & Half Mixed Experience [4 Hours] £115.00 per booking
    One Hour Clydesdale Experience £30.00 per person per hour
    Three Hour Clydesdale Experience £75.00 per booking
    Three Hour DIG-a-Day Experience £110.00 per booking
    Two Hour Clydesdale Experience £50.00 per booking
    Two Hour DIG-a-Day Experience £75.00 per booking

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Catering

    • Lunch Available Farm House Lunch available by request. Soup and home baking, all served in our traditional farmhouse kitchen or alfresco [Scottish weather permitting]
    • Tea & Coffee Available Complementary Tea & Coffee available thought your visit to Blackstone Clydesdales.

    Facilities

    • 24hr CCTV
    • Smoking Restricted To designated area.

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • Debit Card
    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • Mastercard
    • PayPal
    • VISA Card

    Transport

    • Coach Parking On-site
    • Free Parking On-Site

    Domestic

    • Toilets

    Location

    • Rural Location We are located just outside the East Ayrshire market town of Cumnock, in the south west of Scotland. Tucked away in a quiet corner of Auchinleck Parish, just 5 minutes from Cumnock or Auchinleck with easy road access from Glasgow, Dumfries and A74 via Do

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Hen/Stag Parties Welcome
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Senior Citizens
    • Young People

    Transport within Scotland

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    Attraction Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps One

    Parking

    • Parking provided for visitors
      • Parking on site

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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