The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary, Ventnor

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The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary shelters and cares for over 200 abandoned or neglected donkeys. Bring the whole family, pet the donkeys, and scratch their ears. The charity is completely supported by public donations, and you can help them by joining their Adopt a Donkey project. Choose the donkey that you want to help and you will receive colorful photos of your new friend and the charity’s newsletter twice a year. The site is pet-friendly, so if your dog is comfortable around donkeys, bring him too. To visit The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary on your holiday in Ventnor, and find out what else Ventnor has to offer, use our Ventnor trip itinerary builder.
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  • August 21, 2017
    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  more »
  • August 21, 2017
    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!  more »
  • August 21, 2017
    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 ...  more »

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