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The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary

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CORNISH HEAVEN FOR DONKEYS AND PONIES

Went to the Flicka Foundation Donkey Sanctuary near Falmouth today and we adopted 6 donkeys. There... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sue W
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Horsham, United Kingdom
A Place For Sanctuary - not just donkeys!

Visited with my husband on his birthday. The sanctuary is not too far from Falmouth. Plenty of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
The_Simnetts
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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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PLEASE READ THIS BEFORE YOU WRITE YOUR REVIEW. The Flicka Foundation is a sanctuary for donkeys. We are NOT a visitor attraction, but a working sanctuary that spends seven days a week rescuing and rehabilitating donkeys from cruelty, neglect and...more
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Penty Noweth Farm, Trenoweth Lane | Mabe Burnthouse, Penryn, Falmouth TR10 9JJ, England
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All reviews gift shop lovely place cakes the barn love donkeys beautiful animals sad stories free entry animal lovers lovely tea room short visit no charge their lives worthy cause rescue centre couple of hours cafe on site
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went to the Flicka Foundation Donkey Sanctuary near Falmouth today and we adopted 6 donkeys. There are over 100 donkeys and ponies who have generally arrived after the most horrendous stories of their history. If you are anywhere in Cornwall try and visit them -...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited with my husband on his birthday. The sanctuary is not too far from Falmouth. Plenty of parking and free entry - however donations are welcomed. The sanctuary is sooooo peaceful. We lost ourselves just sat watching them eating and interacting with each other. The...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely safe haven for Donkeys although there are some horses here as well. Surviving purely on donations. Very impressed with the cleanliness and attention to detail to make sure the Donkeys and Horses are as happy and comfortable as possible. Very good facilities for visitors...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A good place to visit. Free entry. Donkeys are accessible and you can read their history and why they needed to be rescued. In the winter they are in the barn and they are in the fields in the summer. They come in all shapes...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jumpingjo
Reviewed 6 days ago

We decided to visit this Sanctuary having already been to the Sidmouth one. Glad we did as it was very good with lots of donkeys to see.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ann k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This donkey sanctuary is a little gem. The staff are so kind and caring and always have time to talk even though their schedule is full on. There are around 65 donkeys and some ponies and horses too. They all have been rescued from horrendous...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a private function, we found it warm and welcoming atmosphere, lovely cakes, and a cup of tea, we had sandwiches, bit sure if they have them as a regular thing.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Trish A
Reviewed 13 February 2019

To see th work these kind people do with the donkeys as just so wonderful. They rely on donations. Go see them have a cuppa in the cafe which is well recommended

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank disappointed431
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

We arrived at the donkey sanctuary not really knowing what to expect , we took a short walk to the tea room where we were greeted by some lovely volunteers who couldn’t be more helpful! They showed us where to go to see the donkeys...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank jessicajaynel
Reviewed 8 January 2019

Lovely environment for the donkeys who are well looked after and staff are really friendly. There is a cafe which is ok

Date of experience: September 2018
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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.
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sparkledani69
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
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29 June 2017|
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Response from shanes236 | Reviewed this property |
yes steve h they are allowed
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