Arrive in Style with Blagdon Horse Drawn Carriages

Blagdon Horse Drawn Carriages are based in Somerset and provide horse drawn carriage hire throughout the South/South West for Weddings, Anniversaries, Birthdays, Christenings, School Prom/Balls, TV and Film work, Advertising, Country Fairs, Drive Outs and Funerals. We have a wide selection of carriages all of them crafted to a very high standard, including some beautiful horse drawn wedding carriages. Mike and Nicky Lyons together with their two daughters take pride in providing a top class and personal service with a friendly family approach.We have six beautiful majestic Friesians chosen for their superb temperaments, presence and elegance; all of them are extremely friendly and completely safe in the heaviest of traffic and in any situation. The welfare of our horses is paramount, they are part of the family, we believe that because of this they love and are very happy in their work.

Qualified British Horse Driving

Mike and Nicky along with their eldest daughter Becky are fully qualified through the British Driving Society to drive horses on the public highway by obtaining their Road Driving Assessment Certificates, together with holding the Transportation/Grooms Attendance Certificates. Becky has also achieved the award for the Young Drivers Scholarship in 2008 and Preliminary Level 1 with the British Driving Society, she then completed a National Diploma in Horse Management with triple distinction with Bridgwater College.Whether it is for a drive out around the country lanes or a tailor made package for your wedding day Blagdon Horse Drawn Carriages will make your day truly memorable.


All of our horses and carriages are presented to an extremely high standard, each hiring taking twelve hours to prepare for, the driver and footmen being dressed in top hats and tailor-made coachman style uniforms, we take pride in providing a top quality, superior turnout.


We have a beautiful ornate hearse finished to an extremely high specification, together with a mourners coach - both of which have been made by the same craftsmen. We can also supply an open country style hearse which can also be used as a flower trolley.


For an arrival with the "WOW" factor for your school Ball/Prom, we provide an all weather glass fronted Landau to seat six or an Open Country Style Carriage for eight. Our horses have been trained to work alongside other modes of transport on these spectacular evenings.

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