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The Donkey Sanctuary

#1 of 16 things to do in Mallow Features Animals
Liscarroll, Mallow, Ireland
+353 22 48398
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Very Nice

The shop and the picnic are were great and the walks were nice but one long one was closed since... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Brendan O
via mobile

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

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kevin B
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Liscarroll, Mallow, Ireland
+353 22 48398
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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 6 days ago 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been a supporter for years, and this place is simply top-notch. Their welfare courses are very practical and useful. Very dedicated staff. Loving vibe.

Thank saravin2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here while staying in nearby Mallow and had a wonderful time. My children enjoyed had immense fun walking the "donkey trail", seeing and petting donkeys, which are an underrated animal for children's affection. My little ones are determined to be veterinarians now! What's...More

1  Thank Greg B
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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