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Address: Bulrhenny, Richmond Hill, Douglas
Phone Number: 01624 674594
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Been visiting the island for years now on holiday, and this is always a must stop. all the volunteers are pleasant and you can tell the horses are well looked after by how happy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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English first
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Been visiting the island for years now on holiday, and this is always a must stop. all the volunteers are pleasant and you can tell the horses are well looked after by how happy they look. the café is also nice. proper homemade sandwiches, scones and cakes. it is definitely worth a visit to support such an amazing charity as... More 

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
25 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Set in beautiful rolling countryside off a busy main road this "must see" attraction is situated on Richmond Hill and whilst alas not open all year round is well worth a trip if you like horses or have young children.With Manx families it's almost like a place of pilgrimage in that you have to visit at least once a year.Many... More 

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Chippenham, England
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143 reviews 143 reviews
41 attraction reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

How you you not like a wonderful place like this! A long established charity that cares for old horses and donkeys. There is no entry fee but voluntary donations are encouraged. (give lots). Buckets of pellets to feedthe animals are available in the shop (a large bucket for £1:00) and the horses and donkeys will be lined up waiting to... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Quite simply this place is fantastic. It's free to get in and look around. The horses are really sociable and are sure to come over (especially if you take some food to them - £1 for a decent sized tub!). My 2 year old was that into it we spent about £10 on food and adopted Patch. Just got home... More 

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We loved this place! What a wonderful happy place! I love what they do for the horses and the trouble free life they have provided for them! The staff are friendly, the Scottish lady in the cafe was hilarious! They've only just re-opened for summer so we pretty much had the whole place to ourselves.. Which we didn't mind it... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Lovely peaceful place to visit with family especially kids! They enjoyed feeding the horses. I feel that one cannot spend the entire day there... But few good hours are enough.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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115 reviews 115 reviews
39 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

a fantastic place, the horses have huge premises and are obviously loved. Such a lovely kind atmosphere. Its in the countryside, yet easy to find just off a main road. Just a whistle stop tour, no time.

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Adelaide
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Loved every minute of our visit to see the old horses. This is a must see for every visitor to Douglas. The only thing that sort of spoiled the day was the fact that the bus stop back to Douglas is quite a way up the road from the home. Anyone who finds it a bit hard to walk up... More 

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Just got back from the rest for old horses took the grand children to see Santa (2 year old 5 and 11 ) tickets to see Santa £13.75 for kids got a present plus a photo of them each Santa was the best I have seen in a long time great with the kids .free parking no pushing lots of... More 

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This evening I visited the Horses Home. This is the first year that they have opened on weekday evenings prior to Christmas (usually just the weekends). If you are on the Isle of Man between now and December 21st DO NOT miss an opportunity to visit this Winter Wonderland. Billed as a mini Blackpool Illuminations it does not disappoint. Weekday... More 

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