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The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary

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Lower Winstone Farm St. Johns Road | Wroxall, Ventnor PO38 3AA, England
+44 1983 852693
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Good to visit for children and donkey lovers

This donkey sanctuary, gives a great insight the work carried out by the carers of the animals. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
_marygroves231
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Ventnor, United Kingdom
Well worth a visit

Donkeys well looked after and a joy to visit. Sanctuary fulfills an important role and does it very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
65ianwinn
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“shetland ponies” (49 reviews)
“lovely donkeys” (39 reviews)
“lovely place” (99 reviews)
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Lower Winstone Farm St. Johns Road | Wroxall, Ventnor PO38 3AA, England
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+44 1983 852693
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This donkey sanctuary, gives a great insight the work carried out by the carers of the animals. It allows contact with the donkeys and a chance to relax in the lovely cafe, thrift and gift shop, all of which raise money so the sanctuary can...More

Thank _marygroves231
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Donkeys well looked after and a joy to visit. Sanctuary fulfills an important role and does it very well

Thank 65ianwinn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have just been here with our walking club and found it to be really interesting. Although we were all 50+ years old we still found it a great experience. The cafe area is very clean and serves good food and great coffee. The sanctuary...More

1  Thank Fbstard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You really must go here - they do such good work looking after all these lovely donkeys, they don't charge but please be generous and support them.....

1  Thank Alison D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such an enjoyable place to visit, stroll around, meet the donkeys, horses and ponies. It's a developing attraction, which is well worth a look. Be sure to dig deep in to your pocket... there is no charge for entry, but donations keep the place going......More

1  Thank Marisa R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our friends laugh at us for visiting a donkey sanctuary as we have three rescues of our own but these people are amazing, the animals are so well cared for and the staff are all friendly and will to stop and talk to you about...More

1  Thank Nawtymonkey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow...what an amazing place. It’s so obvious the love that is given to these donkeys. The staff work tremendously hard to promote, run and develop this charity. We had a fantastic day, my daughter adored all the donkeys especially grooming peanut and has now requested...More

1  Thank Gazoolie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth a visit staff do a wonderful job manager showed us around funny with interesting tales about the donkeys would definitely recommend

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been visiting the Donkey Sanctuary for the last seven years now. It is absolutely amazing the improvements that have been made here through the dedication of the staff and volunteers. There is now a lovely play barn for the Donkeys, and new walk...More

1  Thank Deborah G
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We are so pleased we came to visit the Donkeys at this sanctuary.It was lovely to hear of the dedication of the carers who at times spend whole nights with the not so well Donkeys aiding in their recovery. Exceptional care is taken with these...More

Thank Janet J
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Ihtppdx
3 March 2017|
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Response from derek n | Property representative |
Absolutely you can enjoy our animals ! We are a happy place and our animals are the lucky ones !
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Steve F
24 February 2017|
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Response from derek n | Property representative |
Only after a wet period . The site has a concrete driveway through the main areas ,and there are grass walkways through the paddocks .
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Hannah B
2 January 2017|
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Response from Mootimer | Reviewed this property |
So far as I know, the Sactuary is open daily all year - but they're really friendly - give them a call to check
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