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The Donkey Sanctuary

The Donkey Sanctuary

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TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    2248
  • Very Good
    431
  • Average
    96
  • Poor
    25
  • Terrible
    18

Recent Reviews:

  • StellaStar46
    Chichester
    Lucky Donkeys
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 27th September 2018
    This is a wonderful place, to see how well kept the donkeys are. All individually assessed and any needs or ailments catered for. They all look happy, and what a great day out with free entrance... Read full review
  • _lspacagna
    Southampton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    A lovely day out for all
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 26th September 2018
    Have visited the Donkey Sanctuary in the past, but they have made loads of improvements since we were last here. I love donkeys so it was like donkey heaven for me, I can't believe they do not... Read full review
  • JoSt-Basingstoke
    Hampshire
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Good family day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 25th September 2018
    I visited The Donkey Sanctuary on my own but it is a great day out for all the family, even when it is raining as it was when I visited, there are informative things to do / look at indoors, as well... Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

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

Catering

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

Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted - Dogs on leads welcome
  • Toilets

Event Facilities

  • Free Entry

Key Features

  • In countryside
  • Outdoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

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

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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Tel01395 578222

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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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