Follow the Nature Trail around the sanctuary to discover what animals (besides donkeys) you could find living in the various…View Event
Follow the glow and discover enchanting tales from The Donkey Sanctuary this Christmas.
Join the sanctuary’s magical star on a journey of discovery, shining a light on the stories of donkeys all around the world.
Find the 9 boards located around the sanctuary and using the clues to help you, spot the Christmas items hidden on each board to complete the Christmas crossword.
You’ll finish the trail at the ‘Glow Room’, where you’ll discover a fairytale ending for three little donkeys, Gilly, Holly and Snowy. Once you’ve followed the star that glows in your eyes, head to the Gift Shop to collect your prize.
This magical activity combines festive family fun, exercise and brainpower and is just £5 per trail, including a Christmas gift on completion. Head to the Gift Shop to pick up a trail sheet and away you go on your journey.
Plus with daily talks, scenic walks, engaging exhibits, award-winning gardens and, of course, hundreds of adorable donkeys to meet, there’s so much to explore with your own herd, whatever the weather.
Take sanctuary in the Taste of the West award-winning restaurant, The Kitchen, and enjoy fresh, local, seasonal produce while soaking in the unparalleled coast and country views.
Before heading home, browse the Gift Shop at leisure in the knowledge that every purchase goes towards helping donkeys in need. Packed with unique donkey-design items and souvenirs, you will find something for everyone.
General admission and parking at the sanctuary is FREE (donations welcome). Dogs on leads are welcome.