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The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary

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Lovely, friendly sanctuary

Popped in for a calendar and stocking fillers, not forgetting a visit to the gorgeous donkey's... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Chrissie C
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Best day of the holiday

You couldn't pick a better setting or a better run sanctuary for rescued donkeys. All the animals... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Roxyhwfa
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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The Flicka Foundation is a sanctuary for donkeys and horses. We are not an attraction, but a working sanctuary that spends seven days a week rescuing and rehabilitating donkeys from cruelty neglect and abandonment. We welcome visitors through our...more
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Penty Noweth Farm, Trenoweth Lane | Mabe Burnthouse, Penryn, Falmouth TR10 9JJ, England
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+44 1326 373601
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Popped in for a calendar and stocking fillers, not forgetting a visit to the gorgeous donkey's. Staff were friendly and very helpful. Decided to stay for lunch, it was really tasty, recommend the toasted sandwiches, I'm gluten free and was pleasantly surprised to have gluten...More

Thank Chrissie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots to see , staff so dedicated and friendly. Donkeys are the stars - very storable!Shop quite well stocked - my friend bought a jacket with the donkey logo on it to take back to America.

Thank annburgeray
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely place to spend an hour or so. My children love saying hello to all the donkeys and horses. The staff are so friendly and there's a little tea room for tea and cakes. A very friendly place doing an amazing job rescuing...More

Thank 37baileyh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I brought the Chaos Brothers to the donkey sanctuary to get them away from screens and as we were visiting a nearby friend. We spent a great hour or so watching donkeys eat, nuzzle and roll around. There’s just something about donkeys that makes you...More

Thank Pascale H
Reviewed 12 October 2018

You couldn't pick a better setting or a better run sanctuary for rescued donkeys. All the animals were happy and healthy, all had their photos on a chart with their history. They have fields to run and graze in and large, well built barns to...More

Thank Roxyhwfa
Reviewed 10 October 2018

I am a Flicka volunteer, usually to be found in the tearoom 2-3 days a week. Today I decided to come with a friend as a visitor and experience the sanctuary from the other point of view. We started off with delicious sandwiches and cake,...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2018

Having only discovered this place existed a few weeks ago, my friend and I paid a visit today to see the donkeys. What a truly lovely place this is; absolutely clean and spotless. The rescued donkeys are very lucky to have such a wonderful home...More

Thank Jenny N
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Cannot believe that we only found this place a couple of weeks ago and we only live down the road!! It's absolutely amazing what they do here for all of the animals! Perfect day out for the family with lots to see and do! Lovely...More

Thank gemma8829
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Cober Valley Helston Rotary Club spent an evening with the Flicka Foundation and were introduced to all the sponsored donkeys. What an amazing place. We had raised money for this wonderful cause, through the club and it was great to see these well cared for...More

Thank Rachael C
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

This is the best rescue I have ever visited. The staff do everything for these animals which have been through hell and back. So lovely to see them happy and content in this safe haven. Lots of souvenirs to help support the sanctuary in the...More

Thank Samantha M
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Emma M
24 July 2018|
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Response from Debange F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, excellent access to all areas. It's well worth a visit.
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sparkledani69
6 June 2018|
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Response from tobytraveller | Reviewed this property |
Think so, as there are tables outside not connected to the cafe. Enjoy your visit xx
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Steve H
29 June 2017|
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Response from shane s | Reviewed this property |
yes steve h they are allowed
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