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Address: Bulrhenny, Richmond Hill, Douglas
Phone Number: 01624 674594
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fantastic place

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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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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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
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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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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Brilliant day out excellent value. Santa great with the children cafe food very tasty and reasonable hope this is now annual event

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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

free entry and a box of food for £1 to feed these lovely animals,kids of 18 and 16 loved it .as there is no entry fee this charity makes its money through the tea rooms and buying the pellets to feed the horses, if you visit the Isle of Man go here and support it.

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Wishaw, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My daughter and I love this place. My husband and son aren't so fussed as they are not horse lovers, but they come along on sufferance every time we visit the island! The horses are obviously well cared for and are so gentle when taking pellets from you. Sadly, they are not quite so gentle with each other, some of... More 

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

On a superficial level this place is fabulous. Excellent conditions for these splendid creatures to live in. Clearly cared for and cherished. On a deeper level, the commitment and dedication of the staff awarded to ensure the horses have somewhere to live out a happy retirement after years of hard work devoted to transportation in and around the island. We... More 

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Lincolnshire
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109 reviews 109 reviews
39 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The two of spent a morning at the Home of Rest of Old Horses, not far from Douglas, during our recent annual return trip to the Isle of Man. A couple staying at our hotel had recommended a visit. We drove there on a beautiful sunny day, parking in a shady spot in the large car park. It is great... More 

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