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The Donkey Sanctuary Assisted Therapy Centre

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Lovely to meet ‘my’ donkey

I visited here a couple of months ago whilst in the area, I’m sponsoring Jimmy and wanted to meet... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2018
Penzance, United Kingdom
Lovely spot in the midst of Sutton Park

As we were stopping in a hotel nearby, and adore donkeys, we made an effort to visit.......and we... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
Karen M
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Pilkington Donkey Centre Town GATE | Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham B74 2YT, England
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Reviewed 25 November 2018

I visited here a couple of months ago whilst in the area, I’m sponsoring Jimmy and wanted to meet him. My DiL and I had a lovely time and unlike another reviewer we had no objections at all to the fly hoods, we could see...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Have been to a donkey sanctuary before so was really looking forward to this visit I was left a little flat though It took longer to sign in than look around there was lots of info about donkeys some of which were at another location...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

As we were stopping in a hotel nearby, and adore donkeys, we made an effort to visit.......and we were not disappointed. What a fabulous place with lovely volunteers working hard to look after these beautiful creatures. We loved it and would encourage anyone to visit...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Karen M
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We went for a wonder round here when we were pacing through Sutton and we really enjoyed it. All the staff members were lovely and really informative, they answered all our questions and gave us lots of information on the donkeys they had there. The...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank dgv09sophieb
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Having visited the head office sanctuary in Sidmouth a few times over the years we had not realised until visiting in October that they mentioned about Sutton Coldfield to which here we are on Sunday 11th. Once again the staff and volunteers are helpful and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank busterSolihull
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

First time visiting and couldn't leave without adopting a donkey. We were shown round by one of the volunteers who told us all about the donkeys personalities and their backgrounds. This was a really lovely touch as we got more of an insight into what...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Meggeth15
Reviewed 24 January 2018

We visited here on Saturday for my birthday treat as we wanted to adopt a donkey. We were told about poor Shocks and the horrible treatment he had in earlier life, just heartbreaking. But seeing him now & all the other donkeys was marvellous. It...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank NJ-251973
Reviewed 30 December 2017

I've always wanted to visit a donkey sanctuary and i was lucky enough to be close by so paid a visit. It wasn't a very nice day so we were the only ones there so we had all the donkeys to ourselves. The lady who...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank jessimo
Reviewed 16 October 2017

My children and grandchildren have all enjoyed visiting their adopted donkeys over the years. The sanctuary has become a wonderful place for both donkeys and the children and, now, adults that it helps and it is wonderful too see the care and dedication of the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank cookles
Reviewed 26 August 2017

As a special birthday treat for my partner, who is blind, I arranged with the staff at the sanctuary for her to be able to interact with the donkeys, especially the mini donkey Cisco who she was particularly interested in. Thanks to the lovely staff...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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