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Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary

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Old Didcot Road, Wallingford OX10 0SW, England
+44 1491 833938
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Great for donkey lovers

Lots of donkeys to interact with, some wandering free others in designated areas. They looked well... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Avon5
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
via mobile
Short but sweet

Don't come here expecting anything on the scale of other sanctuaries eg the one in Devon. This is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
zed741
,
Birmingham, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Average13%
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Old Didcot Road, Wallingford OX10 0SW, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lots of donkeys to interact with, some wandering free others in designated areas. They looked well cared for by numerous volunteers. Several buildings including cafe, shop and visitor centre. Very informal, with free entry, although donations gratefully received. Ability to adopt a donkey. Good for...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't come here expecting anything on the scale of other sanctuaries eg the one in Devon. This is a very small and will take less than 30min of your time (excluding cafe etc) . But they are very friendly and it's free. Worth doing if...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2018

Love this place - very friendly staff and nice to just see some donkeys being looked after , not mush else to say really - Donkeys Donkeys

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Reviewed 17 June 2018

This is a great place for retired donkeys. See them "happy" and well fed by caring people. Very professionally run.

1  Thank M A
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Visited this donkey sanctuary today and have to say it gave me a great feeling to know that these donkeys are being given the opportunity to live their best life. The volunteers who look after the huge number of rescued donkeys here are awesome. Highly...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

This donkey sanctuary is home to 139 donkeys of different ages, colours, types and sexes. They are either in a field across the road at the front of the sanctuary, at its rear and in secure areas in the sanctuary. You can takes photos of...More

2  Thank sabatinitennis
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

There are over 100 donkeys that have been rescued from all sorts of horrible fates here. You can tell the emphasis is on caring for the donkeys rather than making a mint as a commercial enterprise and that's just how it should be. The donkeys...More

2  Thank Emma S
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

I had the pleasure of visiting during a 10 day trip to England in October. The people were so warm and friendly and the donkeys were so cute especially baby Lucas. My only problem now is that I would like to adopt a few for...More

2  Thank snookie13
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I first came across this Sanctuary when my hubby adopted a donkey for me as a Christmas gift. We first visited to see how my donkey was doing and was amazed at how many donkeys there are here. They are extremely well looked after and...More

3  Thank Kaz P
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

A great pitstop on a sunny day, with dozens of donkeys to say hello to, plus a hotpotch of other animals milling around. A huge black pig, some chicks, a bearded goat and so on. The facilities (shop, cafe, toilets) are ok but the main...More

1  Thank Anders4077
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