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Redwings Ada Cole

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Epping Road | Epping Road, Broadley Common, Nazeing EN9 2DH, England
+44 870 040 0033
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Lovely place

Lovely place in beautiful surroundings. So many horses, ponies & donkeys to see. Lovely to see them... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jenny D
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What a lovely place :)

Really love spending time at Ada Cole. It's just a perfect place for a little stroll. There are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Natalya Y
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Redwings Ada Cole is home to over 70 rescued horses, ponies, donkeys and mules, including handsome Gelderlander Zippy, cheeky donkey Del Boy, lovely Shetland pony Tinkerbell and rock ‘n’ roll pony Elvis – not forgetting Redwings’ tiniest resident, Teeny Tucker! Visitors can enjoy walking tours and horse care demonstrations, followed by hot drinks and tasty snacks from the Nosebag Cafe. There is also an on-site gift shop offering a range of souvenirs, all proceeds from which support the hundreds of horses in our care. While visiting Redwings Ada Cole, you might like to support the work of the charity by adopting one of its friendly residents, either for yourself or as a thoughtful gift for a friend or loved one. A year's adoption costs just £15! Redwings Ada Cole is open every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, 10am to 4pm. Entry is FREE and dogs on leads are welcome too!
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“free entry” (9 reviews)
“small cafe” (4 reviews)
“souvenir shop” (3 reviews)
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Epping Road | Epping Road, Broadley Common, Nazeing EN9 2DH, England
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+44 870 040 0033
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place in beautiful surroundings. So many horses, ponies & donkeys to see. Lovely to see them all safe, relaxed & well cared for. The staff were very friendly & helpful. Great place for all the family.

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RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Ada Cole, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a lovely review! Thank you very much Jenny D and we hope to see you again soon x

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really love spending time at Ada Cole. It's just a perfect place for a little stroll. There are lots of cute horses, ponies and donkeys, so good to know they are being looked after in here. Staff is really friendly as well and the little...More

3  Thank Natalya Y
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RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Ada Cole, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit Natalya Y! We really appreciate your kind review and hope you can join us again soon x

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A year ago, having driven past this Sanctuary we decided to pop in. We adopted Tinkerbell, a Shetland pony for our two granddaughters. A year later, we have renewed the adoption for another year and to include our third granddaughter. We also adopted Delboy -...More

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RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Ada Cole, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review D8TEterryh! We're so pleased you enjoy your visits and thank you for your wonderful support through the adoptions of Tinkerbell and Del Boy x

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Decided to go on Easter Sunday, took my elderly nearly 80 year old mother and our youngest daughter 16. Difficult with the ages to find something that everyone enjoys but we all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves wandering around and stroking the donkeys and horses. Hard to...More

1  Thank caz226
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RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Ada Cole, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review caz226! It's lovely to hear how all members of your family enjoyed their visit and thank you to your husband for his adoption. We really hope to see you again soon x

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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We have been before gentle stroll around the various ponies, donkeys knowing fine they are being well looked after is heart warming. ( especially when you read info cards of their backgrounds) Small cafe and gift shop to help support too.

1  Thank Stevee17
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RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Ada Cole, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit Stevee17! Thank you for your lovely review and we hope to see you again soon x

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Free entry to visit lots of different rescued horses, pony’s and donkeys. We visited during half term and paid to groom one of the ponies which my daughter loved. We were also given the opportunity to sponsor one of the animals by paying a reasonable...More

1  Thank ferg17
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RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Ada Cole, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thank you for your lovely review ferg17! We're glad your daughter loved the pony grooming and thank you for sponsoring one of our Adoption Stars too. We hope you enjoy getting to know them and can pop back again soon x

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

A truly inspirational rescue centre. The horses, donkeys, mules & ponies who end up here really do land on their feet. They have a wonderful home, with fantastic caring staff, for the rest of their days. Its a wonderful day out, a very happy place...More

1  Thank Blossom30212
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RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Ada Cole, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Thank you for such kind words Blossom30212! We're so pleased you ended your visit feeling uplifted and hope you can pop by again soon x

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

If you love horses,ponies, donkeys and mules then this is paradise for you. As a charity run organisation this place is wonderful. It's so well run, clean, organised and friendly. All of the above are free to roam the acres of land and have a...More

1  Thank Lee P
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RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Ada Cole, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Aw, thank you Lee P for the wonderful review and support! Please come and see us again :-)

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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Visited yesterday with our granddaughter 7 months. She enjoyed looking at horses, ponies and donkeys and I feel sure we will be returning on a regular basis. There is no entry charge or parking charge but donations are always welcome! Little cafe with tea, cakes...More

1  Thank Teresa N
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RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Ada Cole, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you Teresa for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We hope you and your granddaughter will come and see us again soon x

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Reviewed 18 May 2017

Visited here on Saturday with my 3 grandchildren aged 5 and 7. They really loved it and so did I. Free entrance and plenty of free parking. The staff were extremely friendly and welcoming. The horses, ponies etc were very well cared for and you...More

1  Thank karenwebb60
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RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Ada Cole, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Thank you for your lovely review karenwebb60... and for adopting one of our horses! We really appreciate all your support and hope to see you again soon :-)

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Caroline N
1 January 2018|
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Response from RedwingsHS | Property representative |
Hi Caroline, our Nosebag Cafe simply serves a selection of hot and cold drinks, cakes and snacks. For further details, you can download a full menu from the Ada Cole page on our website. I hope this is useful and we look... More
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Karen P
22 July 2017|
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Response from RedwingsHS | Property representative |
Hi Karen, we're very sorry for such a late reply. Yes, we take card payments at all of our visitor centres.
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