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The Donkey Sanctuary

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Liscarroll, Mallow, Ireland
+353 22 48398
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Wonderful Place for Animal Lovers!

We truly enjoyed our visit to the beautiful Donkey Sanctuary in Cork. The volunteers here clearly... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sarah M
Richmond, Virginia, United States
Kids finally meet Richie the Donkey

Great day out for all.......so many Donkeys! A lovely leisurley walk for all around the sanctuary... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Liscarroll, Mallow, Ireland
+353 22 48398
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We truly enjoyed our visit to the beautiful Donkey Sanctuary in Cork. The volunteers here clearly put in so much hard work with the animals. It's inspiring and heartwarming to see how these sweet donkeys are receiving excellent care and recovering from any past traumas....More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great day out for all.......so many Donkeys! A lovely leisurley walk for all around the sanctuary with great views of the castle! So nice to see the donkeys in such spacious paddocks. Kids thrilled to see Richie the Donkey!

Thank B H
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

The shop and the picnic are were great and the walks were nice but one long one was closed since the last time I'd been there. It was nice to see the donkeys and know their names.

Thank Brendan O
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Respect to the organisers .They run a really nice place and it's heaven for the donkeys.well worth a visit

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

A lovely atmosphere, walk and welcome. Highly recommend for all ages.Lovely events throughout the year eg. Teddy bears picnic, haunted house.

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Have visited the Donkey Sanctury on many occasions. Lovely place for a day out, lovely walks around sanctury. Spend time with very friendly donkeys and learn the history of the Sanctury and the abuse that some of the donkeys have been subject to. Nice gift/sweet...More

Thank Bernadette H
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Such a great visit for kids and adults! Beautiful grounds, well kept and caring setup. We spent more time than we expected, climbing the hill and seeing the view of all around.

Thank flipsforever
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We loved the setting and the animals. From a previous visit we thought there were more donkeys but they must have been at a different field. We should have booked a tour but we were ancions of the long way home as the facility is...More

Thank Elline v
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This farm is a small portion of what the Donkey Sanctuary folks are doing on a daily basis to provide a proper environment for donkeys from all over the island. You can walk along any of several well maintained paths and view different groups of...More

Thank bernieball
Reviewed 16 July 2017

VERY WELL RUN OPERATION--lovely, manicured walking paths allow visitors to stroll around the sanctuary to visit the different fields of pasturing donkeys. Benches, picnic tables, snacks, toilets and a gift shop are also on-site. This activity is TOTALLY FREE, suitable for ALL AGES and open...More

Thank 104KB2
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3 January 2017|
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Response from Eamonn M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it's 29km if you go through Mallow and turn left for Liscarroll at the Hospital. When you come into Liscarroll turn right and it's about 400 from the village centre.
31 August 2016|
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Response from Julie K | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure who this "they" is that you speak of but having visited the sanctuary on several occasions I can assure you that visitors would not be allowed to wander around after it closes at night. People might try hurt the... More
28 July 2016|
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Response from Susanna B | Reviewed this property |
The sanctuary is only just outside Liscarroll village, walkable distance from the village. No public transport directly to Liscarroll as far as I know. If your accommodation is nearby a taxi would be an option. Your hotel... More