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The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary

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Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Such a brilliant place to visit

We took our kids to visit the Flicka Foundation this afternoon and it was brilliant. They do such... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
andysG3472OH
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Bristol, United Kingdom
A Real Gem of a place, we now donate every month, you should too..

This is a real gem of a place, being local born & bred we thought we should visit as we are huge... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AllyandMike
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Cornwall
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PLEASE READ THIS BEFORE YOU WRITE YOUR REVIEW. The Flicka Foundation is a sanctuary for donkeys. We are NOT a visitor attraction, but a working sanctuary that spends seven days a week rescuing and rehabilitating donkeys from cruelty, neglect and...more
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Penty Noweth Farm, Trenoweth Lane | Mabe Burnthouse, Penryn, Falmouth TR10 9JJ, England
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+44 1326 373601
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All reviews gift shop lovely place cakes free entry the barn love donkeys beautiful animals sad stories animal lovers lovely tea room cafe on site short visit no charge their lives worthy cause rescue centre couple of hours
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Easy to find and a lovely way to spend an hour looking at all the donkeys. The staff keep this place looking very nice and most importantly, the donkeys seem content. It is small, so you would struggle to fill half a day but is...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Dmclellan
FlickaFoundation, Manager at The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Dmclellan - thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review with such kind words......we just wanted to respond to your comment about struggling to fill half a day, we always like to ensure our visitors are aware we are not...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

We took our kids to visit the Flicka Foundation this afternoon and it was brilliant. They do such an amazing job with the donkeys and it's a lovely environment to visit too. Lots of donkeys and a really well looked after setup. Thank-you!

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank andysG3472OH
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a real gem of a place, being local born & bred we thought we should visit as we are huge animal lovers & donate each moth to many animal charities, great place, well run, lovely people, great cuppa & cake, you don’t need...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank AllyandMike
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Terrific work being done here to rescue and heal abused donkeys. The staff is lovely and if one adopts the care of an animal (only £25/year!), they will bring her/him out for a cuddle. Plus one gets a generous packet of swag to help promote....More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank ophelia1953
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely working donkey sanctuary. Nice to see so many happy donkeys. Staff were friendly. Free entry- we were more than happy to put a donation in the box.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Sparkeli
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a lovely, lovely facility and all the volunteers are wonderful. We had an absolutely great time there and the little ones loved it.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank balmaid
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to the Flicka Foundation Donkey Sanctuary near Falmouth today and we adopted 6 donkeys. There are over 100 donkeys and ponies who have generally arrived after the most horrendous stories of their history. If you are anywhere in Cornwall try and visit them -...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Sue W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my husband on his birthday. The sanctuary is not too far from Falmouth. Plenty of parking and free entry - however donations are welcomed. The sanctuary is sooooo peaceful. We lost ourselves just sat watching them eating and interacting with each other. The...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank The_Simnetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely safe haven for Donkeys although there are some horses here as well. Surviving purely on donations. Very impressed with the cleanliness and attention to detail to make sure the Donkeys and Horses are as happy and comfortable as possible. Very good facilities for visitors...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jill C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A good place to visit. Free entry. Donkeys are accessible and you can read their history and why they needed to be rescued. In the winter they are in the barn and they are in the fields in the summer. They come in all shapes...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Emma M
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Response from Debange F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, excellent access to all areas. It's well worth a visit.
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Response from tobytraveller | Reviewed this property |
Think so, as there are tables outside not connected to the cafe. Enjoy your visit xx
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yes steve h they are allowed
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