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Greetings to all the sophisticated travellers and event planners out there! I'm your dedicated guide from Last Minute Travel, the UK's treasure trove of transportation elegance. Today, I'm here to share some insider tips on selecting the perfect horse and carriage hire that will not only elevate your event but also ensure a grand entrance that will be reminisced for years to come.

Understanding the Basics of Horse and Carriage Hire

Choosing the right horse and carriage is crucial to complement the theme of your event. Whether it's a fairy-tale wedding, a historical re-enactment, or a VIP arrival, the style of the carriage sets the tone.

Types of Carriages

  • The Traditional Coach: Ideal for timeless elegance.
  • The Open-Air Carriage: Perfect for summer events and scenic routes.
  • The Glass Coach: For those seeking a Cinderella experience, regardless of weather.

The breed and color of the horses are just as important as the carriage itself. Majestic white horses, for example, add a regal touch, while a pair of strapping black horses can create a powerful impact.

Personalizing Your Experience

With Last Minute Travel, personalization is our forte. You could choose to adorn your carriage with flowers to match your event's color scheme or even request a specific route to take in the breathtaking views of the UK's countryside.

Special Requests

We pride ourselves on accommodating your unique wishes. Perhaps you're envisioning a specific breed of horse, or you require a carriage that is wheelchair accessible – just let us know, and we'll make it happen.

Quality and Safety

At Last Minute Travel, our horse and carriage hire options not only boast beauty but also prioritize safety and comfort. Regular maintenance and rigorous training for both horses and drivers are non-negotiable standards for us.

Professional Handlers

Rest assured, our handlers are seasoned experts who ensure that both the horses and the carriage are in tip-top condition for your special day, guaranteeing a smooth and majestic ride.

Booking Advice

Although our name suggests spontaneity, when it comes to horse and carriage hire, we recommend planning ahead to secure your preferred choice. Early booking also allows ample time for customization and addressing any particular requests you might have.

Consultation Services

Our team at Last Minute Travel is eager to provide a tailored experience just for you. A detailed consultation will ensure we understand your vision and can deliver precisely what you're looking for.


  1. How far in advance should I book the horse and carriage?

    Ideally, you should book several months in advance, especially if your event falls during peak seasons like spring and summer.

  2. What happens if it rains on the day of my event?

    We've got you covered – literally. Our carriages come with weather-appropriate provisions to ensure comfort and style are never compromised.

  3. Can I customize the carriage and horses?

    Absolutely. From floral arrangements to specific breeds of horses, we're here to make your dream carriage come to life.

Embarking on an unforgettable journey with the perfect horse and carriage hire is more than just a ride; it's about creating a magical experience. With Last Minute Travel, you're not just hiring a service; you're crafting memories that will stand the test of time. So why wait? Get in touch with us today, and let's turn your dreams into a splendid reality.

Remember to bookmark this page, so when the moment comes, you can easily revisit our booking advice or get a quick refresher on the different types of carriages we offer. We are just a carriage ride away from making your special occasion truly exceptional.

Until our paths cross, keep dreaming of the perfect entrance, and know that at Last Minute Travel, we're dedicated to making every last detail of that dream come true.

Focused on lifestyle and wellness, Emma Campbell offers a holistic approach to well-being, exploring both mental and physical aspects.

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