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Redwings Horse Sanctuary

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Open Now: 10:00 - 16:00
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Interesting and worthy

This is very pleasant to walk round appreciate the countryside and the horses some of whom are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JethrotheMutant
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Oulton Broad, United Kingdom
Fab

What a fantastic sanctuary,we were visiting in the area and decided to go for a visit,we are so... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
sandyp472
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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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“gift shop”(17 reviews)
“free entry”(9 reviews)
“play area”(10 reviews)
About
Redwings Caldecott is Redwings Horse Sanctuary's largest visitor centre, home to almost 120 rescued horses, ponies, donkeys and mules. Here you can meet mini but mighty Shetland pony Sampson, plus a whole herd of more than 30 donkeys and mules...more
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Beccles Road | Caldecott Hall, Fritton NR31 9EY, England
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+44 870 040 0033
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 6 November 2014

Not the most important factor but one of the first things too note is that this facility does not charge for entry although, this being a charity, donations are very, very welcome. The whole place is so clean and spacious it must feel like a...More

4  Thank Terry W
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We went to red wings today,I'm sure when we went last time there were a lot more horses,I think there was only a dozen,we had to walk around the "nature trail" to see 5 lovely horses,a few small ones at the front with a couple...More

3  Thank hoggle1
Redwings H, Manager at Redwings Horse Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2016

Hi there hoggle1, thanks so much for your feedback and for coming to see us, I'm so sorry you were disappointed with your visit. Firstly could you tell me if you definitely attended our Caldecott centre? You mention a nature trail but we do not...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is very pleasant to walk round appreciate the countryside and the horses some of whom are almost old friends

Thank JethrotheMutant
RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Horse Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much JethrotheMutant for visiting Redwings Caldecott and for your lovely review!

Reviewed 12 October 2018

What a fantastic sanctuary,we were visiting in the area and decided to go for a visit,we are so glad we did. The horses and donkeys are so well looked after,the area is clean,staff are so friendly and informative,some of the things they told us made...More

Thank sandyp472
RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Horse Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much sandyp472 for visiting Redwings Caldecott and for your wonderful review! We're so pleased you enjoyed your time with us and hope you'll be able pop back again soon x

Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Took a lovely peaceful stroll around this sanctuary, it was a pleasant place. Free to enter and you can take the dog.. will be back ! Keep up the good work

Thank wendyann411
RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Horse Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Thank you very much wendyann411 for your lovely review! We look forward to welcoming you again soon x

Reviewed 16 September 2018

The area was limited due to contractors working on the new areas. Completely understandable and looking forward to the places. Even with the limited areas, still admired the see the differences with the horses. Couldn't see the donkeys due to the area close to contractors...More

Thank UkiBrit
RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Horse Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review UkiBrit! We have some exciting developments taking place at Redwings Caldecott, including the creation of new visitor facilities and a rehoming centre for our horses. This has meant some areas of the site have had to be cordoned-off temporarily,...More

Reviewed 14 September 2018

Enjoyed a lovely morning at Redwings; looking at the horses; looking round the gift shop and charity shop; was winter so look forward to visiting in better weather

Thank Penny926
RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Horse Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

We're so pleased you enjoyed for visit Penny926. Thank you for your lovely review! Redwings Caldecott is open every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday throughout the year so there's plenty of opportunities to pop back when the sun is shining :-)

Reviewed 25 August 2018

I know they are changing a lot of things at Redwings - such as a much better car park, but apart from that none of the changes seem to be for the better. There has been a playground at Redwings for years that was always...More

1  Thank familyof7and1
RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Horse Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Hi familyof7and1, we’re very sorry if aspects of your visit to Redwings Caldecott did not meet your expectations, however we have some very exciting developments underway. We’re currently creating new visitor facilities, including a brand-new welcome centre, café and gift shop, and a rehoming centre...More

Reviewed 24 August 2018

Have visited the Redwings many times, and loved seeing all the horses and donkeys. This time everything has changed, no children's play area, no cafe but maybe it will improve when all the alterations have been completedMore

Thank diddydi-do
RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Horse Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Hi diddydi-do, thank you for visiting Redwings Caldecott. We're very sorry if aspects of your visit did not meet your expectations on this occasion, however we have some very exciting developments underway. We’re currently creating new visitor facilities, including a brand-new welcome centre, café and...More

Reviewed 26 July 2018

Went to Redwings with an open mind as horses are not high on our list of favourites. However we thoroughly enjoyed our time there. There is no admission charge, the staff are well presented and helpful and there is a shop and small café. There...More

1  Thank alexandra160
RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Horse Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review alexandra160! It's lovely to hear that your granddaughter now sponsors a donkey and we look forward to welcoming you all again soon x

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

In the past my family donated to this charity so we were eager to see the horses in person. It's free so it made the day better, though we would have been happy to pay a small entry fee . There are so many sweet...More

1  Thank Charlotte U
RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Horse Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thank you for your lovely review Charlotte U! We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit and thank you very much for all the support you and your family have shown Redwings. We also appreciate all your feedback and will pass this onto our team for...More

Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Large well maintained car park, great welcome on arrival. Given pack showing what where, advised of ongoing works, lack of coffee shop and play park for now but still nice small shop and of course horses. Spent a lovely couple of hours wandering around various...More

Thank Craig B
RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Horse Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review Craig B! Our team at Redwings Caldecott is working really hard to ensure our visitors have a great time while works take place so they'll be thrilled to hear your feedback. Thank you also for the kind sponsorship of...More

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jheskins
5 March 2017|
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Response from Redwings H | Property representative |
Yes dogs on leads are more than welcome at all our centres jheskins! We hope to see you soon
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lankiepreston
27 April 2016|
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Response from C A W | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe there is a regular bus route to this attraction.
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Margaret M
28 March 2015|
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Response from Redwings H | Property representative |
Hi Margaret, thanks for your message, yes the centre is open throughout the Easter weekend and every day until November, we look forward to seeing you soon, best wishes and many thanks, Nicola from Redwings x ps enjoy!
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