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The Donkey Sanctuary

The Donkey Sanctuary

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    2047
  • Very Good
    397
  • Average
    90
  • Poor
    24
  • Terrible
    15

Recent Reviews:

  • Rich_Roo
    Essex
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Amazing!
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 24th May 2018
    We couldn't wait for our visit to The Donkey Sanctuary and was so impressed that we visited again the following day before leaving Devon. I would definitely recommend a visit there not only to see... Read full review
  • tufty5913
    Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Outstanding
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 23rd May 2018
    The Sanctuary is a lovely place to spend a couple of hours. Walks well laid out and the whole place is immaculately maintained. It was a real treat to see the donkeys so well looked after. Could not... Read full review
  • Brandsman
    Rochester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great for a visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 20th May 2018
    Lovely place with lots of well looked after donkeys and mules. Informative talk and helpful staff. Restaurant overpriced but the money goes to the animals, so that's fair enough. Good that you can... Read full review

Facilities

Event Facilities

  • Free Entry

Key Features

  • In countryside
  • Outdoor Attraction

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site
  • Restaurant - Seating 230 inside, plus 40 outside

Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted - Dogs on leads welcome
  • Toilets

Video

  • Visit The Donkey Sanctuary in Sidmouth

Map & Directions

Road Directions

The Sanctuary is situated just 30 minutes from the M5 Junction on the A3052 between Sidford and Seaton. On leaving Sidford follow the brown tourist sign at the top of the hill.

Public Transport Directions

Bus stops are located within easy walking distance for the following services: Axe Valley Mini Travel 899, Stagecoach 52a and the Coastlinx 53/54 Jurassic Coast. If you are on foot, access to the Sanctuary can be found via Weston Mouth on the South West Coast Path whilst cyclists will find us on National Cycle Network route 2.

Slade House Farm, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 0NU
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Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday09:00 - 17:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Awards

  • Devon TourismDevon's Top Attractions Quality Stamp Devon's Top Attractions Quality Stamp 2017

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