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The Donkey Sanctuary

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The most beautiful place in the world ,peaceful

Lovely walking area to visit the donkeys took a lovely picnic with us .visited the shop their some... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2018
RosarieV
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Fun. Exercise. Fresh air. Informative and saving lovely donkey's. What more could you want. Dogs... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2018
Getaway562914
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All reviews picnic area gift shop farm walk animal lovers lovely walk great for kids beautiful animals love animals all ages great place to visit free entry walk around well worth the visit friendly donkeys gentle creatures donation monkeys
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely trip to the Donkey Sanctuary. The donkeys were adorable and in very good condition. Some of the donkeys had clipped coats which was very sensible in the heatwave we had over the summer. The whole place is so peaceful, and we...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ECSCarraig
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The work of the donkey sanctuary is absolutely vital, although it seems hard to believe in this day and age that people still neglect their animals, they clearly do. There are 6 donkeys which you can "adopt" (although obviously you support ALL the work of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited while on holiday on what was a cold, windy day. When we arrived late morning the farrier was there tending to some of the donkeys which we were able to watch up close. We strolled around the sanctuary stroking various friendly donkeys. They...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carol C
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Lovely walking area to visit the donkeys took a lovely picnic with us .visited the shop their some lovely bits .a great day out very enjoyable

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RosarieV
DonkeySanctuaryIRL, Manager at The Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2018

Thank your for taking the time to provide such wonderful feedback, delighted you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Fun. Exercise. Fresh air. Informative and saving lovely donkey's. What more could you want. Dogs allowed also!

Date of experience: October 2018
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DonkeySanctuaryIRL, Manager at The Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Perfect description thank you so much !!!

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Loved visiting the donkey sanctuary and the donkeys are so well looked after. Bring a packed lunch and enjoy the surroundings. I had previously done courses with them.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank X71NZnicolad
DonkeySanctuaryIRL, Manager at The Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Thank you Nicola, for taking the time to provide such wonderful feedback, delighted you enjoyed your visit. Please come an visit us again soon.

Reviewed 2 October 2018

Since I love donkeys, my girlfriend planned a trip here as a surprise for my birthday and I LOVED it. It's a beautiful and peaceful place (and HUGE!) for the donkeys. There are several large pastures and the animals have a lot of room to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank insomniac279
DonkeySanctuaryIRL, Manager at The Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Happy belated birthday wishes........Sabine. Thank you for adopting Lorcan. and provide such wonderful feedback. Delighted you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 18 September 2018

Well worth the visit. No admission fee.... but everything purchased in shop goes towards the sanctuary. Excellent grounds.....tidy and well kept.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sbelmour
DonkeySanctuaryIRL, Manager at The Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thank your for taking the time to provide such wonderful feedback, delighted you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 6 September 2018

It's a cute little place with a nice walk around the fields. The Donkeys are cute. Some of them want to be petted and others don't. We were there about 45 minutes, you could bring a picnic if you wanted to stay longer. Not much...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Christine S
DonkeySanctuaryIRL, Manager at The Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Hi Christine, thank you for your comments and rating.

Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We were lucky we got a fabulous day weather wise to visit. The donkeys were very friendly & looked so well. We really enjoyed the walk around the place, our buggy was an all terrain buggy so we were lucky that we were able to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MayBme
DonkeySanctuaryIRL, Manager at The Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank your for taking the time to provide such wonderful feedback, delighted you enjoyed your visit.

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AvouDaWoopsie
4 January 2017|
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Response from eamonnm954 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it's 29km if you go through Mallow and turn left for Liscarroll at the Hospital. When you come into Liscarroll turn right and it's about 400 from the village centre.
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VirginiaLee
31 August 2016|
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Response from JulieK1967 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure who this "they" is that you speak of but having visited the sanctuary on several occasions I can assure you that visitors would not be allowed to wander around after it closes at night. People might try hurt the... More
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vintagelove822
28 July 2016|
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Response from Susanna B | Reviewed this property |
The sanctuary is only just outside Liscarroll village, walkable distance from the village. No public transport directly to Liscarroll as far as I know. If your accommodation is nearby a taxi would be an option. Your hotel... More
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