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Horse and Carriage Picnic Ride

45 minute carriage ride for 2 including a bottle of Champagne and private picnic

Two can enjoy a horse and carriage ride through the English countryside.

After meeting the horses and watch them being "put to" the carriage you will climb aboard. In the carriage sit back and relax and enjoy views of the countryside as you share a bottle of Champagne.

After your ride you will be taken to your own private picnic area to enjoy a hamper filled with local delicious produce.

This experience could be the perfect way to make a special proposal or to celebrate an anniversary or birthday.
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Horse and Carriage Picnic Ride

Horse and Carriage Picnic Ride:  

The Experience

Enjoy an exclusive horse and carriage ride through the countryside.

Before climbing aboard the carriage you will meet the white carriage horses and watch them being "put to" the carriage. Then it is time to sit back and relax in the carriage as you share a bottle of Champagne and enjoy views of the beautiful English countryside.

After your ride you will be taken to your own secluded private picnic area with table, chairs and cushions where you can indulge in a luxury hamper packed with delicious local produce that includes a selection of cured meats and ham, cheeses and chutneys,Fresh, crusty French baguette and butter, mixed salad, home made pork pie, free range boiled eggs with mayonnaise, traditional lemonade, ½ bottle of red or white wine or local ale/beer, Bottle of water, flask of tea/coffee and cake. China plates, glasses and cutlery provided.

There is a canvas covering for shelter / shade and the picnic area overlooks rolling fields with the odd horse grazing.  After your picnic you can explore the numerous footpaths and even walk as far as the Ashdown Forest, or you can choose to just relax and enjoy the peace and quiet.

Vital Information

There is a maximum 40 stone combined weight in the carriage Minimum age limit is 18 years, there is no maximum age limit. You must be physically able to climb into and out of the carriage or be able to be assisted into and out of the carriage.Smoking is not allowed on the premises, in the carriage or in the vicinity of the horses.

The welfare of the horses is essential. As horses can suffer injury or sickness, in this instance the experience may be cancelled and re-arranged to another date. 

Please note the experience takes place on a traditional farm, there will be other farm animals around such as Chickens, Ducks, Goats and other horses. Please remember to shut all gates. 

If you have any specific dietary requirements please make this known when booking.

The Weather

If the weather is too severe the experience may be cancelled and rescheduled for another date. The carriage has a half hood which can be raised if required. 

Session Length

The horse and carriage ride will last for 45 minutes. Please allow additional time to relax and enjoy your picnic.

Numbers

This experience is for 2 people.

Spectators

Spectators are not allowed.

What To Wear

There is no dress code, however there are grass footpaths so we advise you to bring flat shoes. Please dress suitably for the weather. Exquisite soft, cosy blankets are available for you to use in the cooler months.

Availability

Experiences can be booked Monday to Sunday between 9am and 4pm, all dates and times are subject to availability.

Location

West Sussex

Code : GB10015721

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Horse and Carriage Picnic Ride: Availability

Experiences can be booked on any day Monday to Sunday between 9am and 4pm. All dates and times are subject to availability.

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Horse and Carriage Picnic Ride: Restrictions

There is a maximum 40 stone combined weight in the carriage Minimum age limit is 18 years, there is no maximum age limit. You must be physically able to climb into and out of the carriage or be able to be assisted into and out of the carriage.

If you have any specific dietary requirements please make this known when booking.

The safety of our passengers, members of the public, our horses and other road users is of paramount importance, please listen at all times to the coaching staff and follow their instruction. Although the horses are generally well behaved, horses can be unpredictable and even potentially dangerous if they feel threatened or frightened; it is the Clients’ responsibility to be aware of this fact and to inform anyone with them who comes into contact with the horses of this fact. Clients and passengers ride on the carriage and are around the horses at their own risk.

The Horse Drawn Carriage Company cannot be held liable for the bodily injury or property damage or death during the experience, except where required to do so under the law. The Horse Drawn Carriage Company is fully insured with £5 million Public Liability Insurance.

No children (under the age of 16) can approach the horse(s) without the supervision of a member of The Horse Drawn Carriage Company. Children under the ages of fourteen years must be accompanied by a responsible adult when they are on or near the carriage.
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