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“A donkey weeker since a long time...una meravigliosa esperienza che non ci si stanca di ripetere e se non si può andare”

The Donkey Sanctuary
Ranked #2 of 29 things to do in Sidmouth
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Set along the historic Jurassic Coast and nestled in the tranquil East Devon countryside in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, our working farm is home to donkeys, mules and hinnies - large and small. Come and say hello to some of the hundreds of donkeys waiting to meet you, completely free of charge. Explore our exciting new Visitor Centre, Understanding Donkeys Zone and Dr Svendsen’s Hut, and discover just why donkeys are so special. Also enjoy our scenic farm trails, guided tours, outdoor play area, Nature Centre and Maze. Head to the new Gift Shop for donkey-design items for every pocket. When it’s time to take a break, relax in our new family-friendly restaurant, The Kitchen and enjoy freshly prepared dishes using local, ethically sourced produce alongside stunning views over the donkeys paddocks out to the sea. The Donkey Sanctuary was founded as a charity in 1969, by Dr Elisabeth Svendsen MBE. Open 365 days a year; entry and parking is free. Dogs on a lead are welcome.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed 10 May 2015
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"free entry"
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"building work"
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"lovely place"
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"free attraction"
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"love donkeys"
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"adopted donkey"
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"all ages"
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"hayloft restaurant"
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"poitou donkeys"
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"few hours"
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"lovely visit"
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"the barn"
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"couple of hours"
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