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Address: Bransby, Lincoln LN1 2PH, England
Phone Number:
+44 1427 788464
Today
10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
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Bransby Horses is one of the UK’s largest equine welfare charities in the...

Bransby Horses is one of the UK’s largest equine welfare charities in the UK, completely funded by the generosity of public donations.

We are dedicated to improving the lives of horses, ponies, donkeys and mules since we were established in 1968.

We have rescued, rehabilitated, re-homed or retired thousands of equines and we are working harder than ever to continue making a positive difference to equines wherever and whenever we can.

Between our two sites in Lincolnshire and Herefordshire we have over 400 animals currently in our care, which keeps us constantly busy.

Bransby Horses Visitor Centre near Lincoln is open to the public. A great day out for all the family with plenty to see and do.

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This Animal Sanctuary/Charity gets 5*

Impressive! Caring people who work tirelessly in looking after the horses and donkeys. I give it an EXCELLENT rating as these wonderful people have given hope, love, happiness... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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lincolnshire
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Impressive! Caring people who work tirelessly in looking after the horses and donkeys. I give it an EXCELLENT rating as these wonderful people have given hope, love, happiness & security to many horses and donkeys, some of whom have had sad lives or been cruelly treated. You come away from here feeling uplifted, seeing how happy these animals are. Well... More 

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Thank redheadLincolnshire
Saltfleet, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Even on a wet wintry day, a visit to Bransby horses kept our nieces entertained for a couple of hours. You can see the rescued horses in their stables and in their paddocks. Visitors are free to wander around on their own and can read all about each horse's history on clear and colourful information boards. The restaurant is good... More 

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Thank Andrea W
Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England
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78 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A lovely place to pop into for coffee/lunch and get the benefit of visiting the horses and donkeys and also helping this very worthwhile charity.

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1 Thank Sharron B
Boston, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An impressive morning out. Able to see and get close to lots of horses/donkeys. The cafe is exceptionally good. What a great job they are doing they deserve support.

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Thank su b
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

nice food and staff excellent food and reasonable prices very freindly atmostphere and warm and cosy

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Thank tamhartley
Burnsville, North Carolina
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I was absolutely pleased with the surprise of these incredibly intelligent horses! They are very keen on carrots and if you have some, they know before you even pull them from your bag. The walk was beautiful, lush and green. Walking to the train station was made perfect by this short-cut visit with the horses!!!

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Thank E C
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Good cafe on site. Good for children to look at horses. Chose a day when they are having a special open day!

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Thank Maggie R
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

as our granddaughter is very much into horses we visited for her to look round. many years ago I took her mum at a similar age. and its certainly grown. a large area to walk round which includes paddocks of every size and type of horse and donkey. granddaughter was able to tell us what they were and this was... More 

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1 Thank richard c
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

A short trip from Lincoln takes you to a beautiful village which is home to this charity and its several hundred equines, all with a story to tell and all now enjoying expert care and attention at this lovely 'home of rest'. Well worth a visit for a few hours. Visitors can do as much or as little walking as... More 

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Thank roybennett
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great place to visit for a few hours and for a good cause. Great facilties and things to do in the holidays for children as well as a good shop to contribute to the good cause. We go every few weeks. Given it's free it's ideal for parents with children or if you just have an interest in horses generally.... More 

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