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. Use our Ventnor trip planning tool to visit The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary on your trip to Ventnor, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Not many donkeys in the paddocks when we arrived so can't really give an accurate review of this place but it is free so worth a visit with young ones.  more »
  • went to the IOW and found this place free entry good if you have children they love the donkeys got cafe and a gift shop there we be back to see our four legged friends oliver and scott was our favour...  more »
  • It is free to enter, with a lovely cafe and gift shop. You can look around the barns with the Donkeys in and when I last went, you could pay to walk them. If you go, then it’s worth donating! They are...  more »
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