|Make a booking
At Château de Laumière, you
can either holiday in the Château, or take the self-catering
option and stay in the Gites – the choice is yours.
We are always happy, where possible, to tailor holidays
to suit your individual requirements, and we’ll
be delighted to help you plan your perfect holiday.
When you’re ready to make a booking, please contact
us first to check availability – and you can then
fill out and send the form below and then send your deposit
by either direct bank transfer (details on request) or
post a cheque. This payment must be received within 7
days of receipt of your booking form to enable us to confirm
|Booking Terms & Conditions
|In these conditions
'We' shall mean Riding at Château de Laumière Ltd. And the
'client' shall mean each person named on the Booking Form.
By signing the Booking Form you agree to accept these conditions
on behalf of yourself and all other persons named on the
1. The agent making the booking acts only as a reservations
agent making bookings on behalf of applicants for a holiday
with Château de Laumière Ferme Equestre. We accept responsibility
for arranging, with due diligence and attention, any reservations
for a holiday with us, but cannot accept any liability due
to any failure or shortcoming in respect of the holiday,
or any loss, damage or injury arising out of omission of
carriers or third parties, or cancellation of the holiday
in circumstances beyond our control. '
2. Riding is a high-risk sport. Every effort is taken to
ensure the clients are suitably mounted, but all horses
can behave unpredictably. Therefore, all activities are
undertaken at the risk of the client.
3. The deposit of 25%, which is non-refundable, must be
paid and is accepted as part payment of the total price.
The balance of the cost of the holiday shall be paid no
later than eight weeks before date of arrival. Should the
balance not be paid by the due date, we reserve the right
to treat the booking as a cancellation and levy cancellation
4. A contract will only be constituted between the client
and us once a completed Booking Form and deposit have been
received by us, and written notification of acceptance has
been sent by us to the client. If you book vacancies by
telephone, the completed Booking Form and deposit must be
received within seven days, otherwise we reserve the right
to cancel the reservation.
5. If the client cancels his or her booking more than eight
weeks before date of arrival, any money paid, less the
deposit, will be refunded. No money can be refunded if cancellation
is made within eight weeks of date of arrival. Cancellations
must be made in writing and must be signed by the signatory
to the Booking Form, and is only effective when received
and acknowledged by us.
6. We will be under no liability whatsoever for any injury,
damage, loss, vexation, distress, disappointment,inconvenience
or irregularity suffered by the client unless and to the
extent that the same has been proved to have been caused
by our negligence. Luggage, valuables and all other personal
effects at all times and in all circumstances are at the
client's risk unless and to the extent that loss or damage
is proven to have been caused by our negligence. All clients
must have as a condition of booking full and sufficient
accident, injuries and medical insurance to cover the duration
of their holiday and must bring with them when they come
on holiday the insurance details and receipt.
7. We reserve the right, without previous notice, to cancel
or withdraw any holiday, and in such event the full sum
paid by the client shall be refunded to him and upon tendering
the same, our liability to the client for the said cancellation
or withdrawal shall cease.
|But if any holiday or part
thereof does not take place by reason or circumstances beyond
our control including, but without limitation, war, riot,
civil disturbance, government action, strike, lock-out,
inclement weather, quarantine or Act of God, then we shall
be entitled to deduct from the refund any sums expended
by us in the arrangement of the said holiday, or part thereof,
plus a reasonable sum for overhead expenses.
8. It is obligatory for your own safety that you wear a
hard hat at all times whilst mounted — you should
bring your own to ensure a good fit. Whilst riding or in
the vicinity of horses, you must comply with the instructions
of your guide. It is a condition of your booking that you
accept that the guide is entitled to require you to dismount
or to refuse to allow you to ride if for any reason, such
as ability, behaviour or health, they consider that you
may endanger the safety or welfare of the horses or any
person. No refund will be made to clients whose ability,
physical fitness or behaviour endangers the safety or welfare
of themselves, horses or other clients and who are consequently
unable to complete their holiday.
Nor is it possible to refund monies to clients who, for
reasons of health or fitness, are unable to start or complete
their holiday. If you have any medical problem or disability
which may affect your booked arrangements you must advise
us in writing at the time of booking, giving full details.
If we feel unable to properly accommodate your particular
needs, we must reserve the right to decline/cancel your
9. All information contained in the brochure, website and
enclosures is published in good faith and is believed to
be correct at the time of going to press. However, the provision
of certain facilities therein referred to may be limited,
not available at certain times or subject to weather conditions
10. Where members of groups diverge from concluded arrangements,
no allowance can be claimed or will be admitted for accommodation,
meals, drinks and other expenses and no refunds can be claimed.
11. All passport, visa, health certificate requirements
are the responsibility of the client and we cannot accept
any responsibility for any delay or expenses incurred through
any irregularity in a client's documents.
12. Late Bookings. We accept bookings up to shortly before
date of arrival, but any bookings received within four weeks
of date of arrival must be accompanied by payment in the
form of a Bankers Draught or Building Society cheque.
13. This contract is governed by, and shall be interpreted
in accordance with, English law.
Riding @ Château de Laumière Ltd
Registered Office: 162/164 High Street, Rayleigh, Essex
Company Registration No. 3415240