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The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary

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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 3 days ago
Sheffield, United Kingdom
DO visit!

I am a Flicka volunteer, usually to be found in the tearoom 2-3 days a week. Today I decided to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Falmouth, 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
+44 1326 373601
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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 5 days ago

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

1  Thank Trip770762
Reviewed 5 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took our niece here for her birthday and enjoyed ourselves immensely! The donkeys, horses and other animals kept onsite are beautiful. The staff is so friendly and the environment, in general, is so caring. Some of the donkeys have come from abusive or neglected...More

1  Thank Paul B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is such a special place. The donkeys are so well looked after. Its no theme park but that's what's so lovely about it. There's alot of donkeys to see!They have story's on boards about the places they came from for you to read...More

2  Thank vickyhunt218
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My brother and I booked an experience day for our mums’ Christmas present last year and today she finally had a free day to have some fun. From the moment I enquired about the day to the end, the staff were supportive, helpful and caring....More

1  Thank LLMorgan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Privilege to spend time amongst so many beautiful creatures, finally being able to enjoy life in peace with far reaching views of the sea. Some of their life stories are harrowing. The sanctuary is beautifully maintained and disabled access is impressive.Excellent tea/coffee shop with home...More

1  Thank 7cornwall
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Emma M
25 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.
7 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
Steve H
29 June 2017|
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Response from shane s | Reviewed this property |
yes steve h they are allowed