Free Entry and Parking at The Donkey Sanctuary all year round
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Can you guess which adoption donkeys are hiding behind our stable doors? Soak up the sun at The Donkey Sanctuary and find out!

Think you know everything there is to know about our nine adoption donkeys here at Sidmouth? Let’s put your knowledge to the test with our newest summer trail.

We have put together some crafty clues to help you uncover these nine hidden identities. You might not guess them straight away – that’s okay!

Match the donkeys to their traits and once you have finished, you’ll receive a prize!

illustrated donkey and donkey care items on a blue background

Combine family fun, exercise and brainpower for just £5 per trail, including a prize when you complete the trail. Head to the Gift Shop to pick up a trail sheet and you’re ready to uncover who is hiding where.

Plus with a new play area, 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. Friendly dogs on leads are welcome too!

Take sanctuary in our Taste of the West award-winning restaurant, The Kitchen, and enjoy fresh, local, seasonal produce while soaking in the unparalleled coast and country views. Breakfasts, lunches and tempting afternoon treats are dished up daily, with every penny of profit helping donkeys and mules around the world.

Before heading home, browse our 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.Make the day your own, but above all else, fall in love with our herds of donkeys.

From humble beginnings as a UK rescue mission 50 years ago, The Donkey Sanctuary has grown into one of the world’s largest equine welfare charities.

General admission and parking at the sanctuary are FREE (donations welcome). Dogs on leads are welcome.

Further information

01395 578222 | [email protected]

All proceeds help fund the work of The Donkey Sanctuary Worldwide.

Pricing info:

Trail sheets are £5 each, including reward on completion.

General admission and parking FREE.

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