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The Donkey Sanctuary

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Closed Now: 10:00 - 15:00
Open today: 10:00 - 15:00
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Visit to see Pooh the Donkey

My wife Geraldine had Pooh the Donkey adopted for her by one of her friends as a Birthday Present... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
M4970GProberts
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Went to see Pooh

Went down to visit one of our adoption donkeys. It a lovely centre with lovely people looking after... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
X4102CTjohnf
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Ruardean, United Kingdom
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4 weeks ago
“Visit to see Pooh the Donkey”
30 Oct 2018
“Went to see Pooh”
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Godwell Lane | Filham Park, Ivybridge, Dartmoor National Park PL21 0LE, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife Geraldine had Pooh the Donkey adopted for her by one of her friends as a Birthday Present in July this year. This was our first chance to visit the sanctuary and we made the trip down from South Wales to coincide with the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Went down to visit one of our adoption donkeys. It a lovely centre with lovely people looking after the donkeys. The staff were very friendly and a nice lady took us to find our donkey. Had a piece of delightful cake and a good cup...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank X4102CTjohnf
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Lovely staff who take you on a tour. They know their donkeys and their individual personalities. Told us about their work there and showed us a donkey being trained. Unusual andinteresting gifts to buy in their shop. The homemade cakes are lovely. Do stop at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank mbreary
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Went to see Eeyore, my adoption donkey. Lovely lady showed me round and told me everything about The Donkey Sanctuary, Eeyore and all the work they do. So interesting and everyone was very welcoming and so enthusiastic and passionate about what they do. An amazing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Londongirl050
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

I visited with my teenage daughter and elderly parents. The welcome on this rainy day was overwhelmingly wonderful. The lady who showed us around offered fabulous service and she gave us history of the donkeys. A lovely warm place. Wonderful donkeys that you can get...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Alisonlikescuisine
Reviewed 1 April 2018

the kids very much enjoyed how welcoming the staff were and how well taken care of the animals are will be sure to visit again

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank denise1449
Reviewed 17 December 2017

We visited the Donkey Sanctuary for their carol service, staff and volunteers very friendly and talkative, donkeys very well looked after, and a well conducted and enjoyable carol service. Coffee and cakes served afterwards delicious. Would definitely recommend attending any event here. The guy selling...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank RobP1153
Reviewed 24 September 2017

As donkey adoptees, we wanted to visit this place on road to Cornwall. Not disappointed. Welcoming helpful staff who really appreciated us travelling down from Scotland to see them. Had to drag my wife away after 2 hours.

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank malstewart
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Part of the international Donkey Sanctuary tucked away on a lane just outside Ivybridge. Can be deceptive to find as the entrance runs along side a local vetinary practice and to the side of Filham Park further up the lane. It is signposted. The Sanctuary...More

Date of experience: May 2017
4  Thank grahamf675
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