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The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary

#1 of 18 things to do in Ventnor Features Animals
Lower Winstone Farm St. Johns Road | Wroxall, Ventnor PO38 3AA, England
+44 1983 852692
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Great for families

Free entry, good parking, lovely cafe, lovely caring staff, lovely open areas for all the animals... read more

Reviewed yesterday
831jacqui
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Amersham, United Kingdom
a must visit

if your visiting the isle of wight then make the effort to visit this sanctuary for donkeys... read more

Reviewed yesterday
les h
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Lower Winstone Farm St. Johns Road | Wroxall, Ventnor PO38 3AA, England
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+44 1983 852692
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Reviewed yesterday

Free entry, good parking, lovely cafe, lovely caring staff, lovely open areas for all the animals loved the fact that each animal has a name and a short history of their previous life, very relaxing afternoon and kids seemed to love it.

Thank 831jacqui
Reviewed yesterday

if your visiting the isle of wight then make the effort to visit this sanctuary for donkeys ..... I'm sure you won't be disappointed ..... the animals are well looked after ..... (there are no donkey rides ) ..... but you can groom and walk...More

Thank les h
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I would highly recommend visiting here. It is free admission, plenty of free parking. Great cafe. Lots of very cute donkeys to see. Please remember to donate

Thank Marie L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As usual a very nice cup of tea stop with loos. Added bonus I'd being able to stroke a few donkeys. A very good free drop in place to kill an hour without the need for expensive entrance fees!

Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was a nice surprise when we were talking to the car park attendant Derek Needham & found out that he came from my hometown of Bradford & was a friend of a friend! We enjoyed looking at the donkeys & it was good to...More

Thank asdajohnlover
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited the donkey sanctuary twice during our week on the island as the kids absolutely adored it and were very taken with the donkeys. Very friendly welcome and we were given a great tick sheet to help with donkey spotting - lots of donkeys...More

Thank Bronwen G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited with my two grandchildren. They liked the donkeys and small ponies. They are friendly and let you stroke them. At £5 a go, you can groom a donkey for about 10 mins. The animals are kept in lovely conditions and well cared for.

Thank Chrissy309
Reviewed 3 days ago

Donkey sanctuary with over 80 donkeys and different fields to visit, also has a small coffee shop. No admittance price, donations welcome.

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 5 days ago

We toom the children here as we were staying at a campsite closeby. The fact that it was free (Donations greatfully recived) was good and the site is quite expansive. The donkeys have lots of room and there is lots of information about the donkeys...More

Thank Scyliorhinus
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have visited the Donkey Sanctuary for a number of years and are very impressed with the recent additions/developments that improve the visitor experience. Well worth a visit.

Thank markadams67
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Ihtppdx
3 March 2017|
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Response from derek n | Property representative |
Absolutely you can enjoy our animals ! We are a happy place and our animals are the lucky ones !
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Steve F
24 February 2017|
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Response from derek n | Property representative |
Only after a wet period . The site has a concrete driveway through the main areas ,and there are grass walkways through the paddocks .
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Hannah B
2 January 2017|
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Response from Mootimer | Reviewed this property |
So far as I know, the Sactuary is open daily all year - but they're really friendly - give them a call to check
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