The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary, Ventnor

4.7
#1 of 16 in Wildlife in Isle of Wight
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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  • Free to visit ,donations are accepted at entrance ,can stroke the donkeys through fencing and in there enclosures.Dogs are allowed and there is a tea room for snacks and drinks.  more »
  • Unlike the great majority of visitors to the IOW donkey sanctuary I am not an uncritical donkey-phile ... I enjoy seeing donkeys, but just as I enjoy seeing horses, cattle, sheep or other domesticated...  more »
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