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Home of Rest of Old Horses

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Address: Bulrhenny, Richmond Hill, Douglas
Phone Number: 01624 674594
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Lovely family trip

If you love horses this is definitely a good outing. Lovely countryside, good parking facilities, cafe on site with outside seating. Gift shop, viewing area and nuts to feed the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Chris G
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you love horses this is definitely a good outing. Lovely countryside, good parking facilities, cafe on site with outside seating. Gift shop, viewing area and nuts to feed the horses. A lovely child friendly experience.

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Thank Chris G
Wigan, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful place, location out standing, lots of horses and donkeys to feed and pet. We bought a tub for a pound and had fun going around talking to all the animals!

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Thank loumooresx
Epsom, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our third attempt to see this place as it was closed when we came last year and again when we turned up on a Saturday two weeks ago. You can buy a small bucket of pony nuts for £1 and then feed the horses. The views of the countryside from here are pretty good as well.

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Thank Richard B
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So nice to see how well they treat these horses. A nice day out for any age - they deserve our support. The donkeys are particularly cute.

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Thank S C
Warrington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We saw this as we drove past to go to port Erin. On the way back we stopped in. This is an amazing place. There should be more places like this! Well worth the donations.

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Thank Matthew T
Huntly, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As animal lovers this was a must-visit part of our Isle of Man holiday. The place is immaculately kept and the horses clearly well looked after and well loved. Our only criticism would be that the volunteers are not friendly or welcoming. They should be trained to smile and offer some sort of welcome. On our visit they were just... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the Home of Rest for Old Horses yesterday and enjoyed being able to feed the horses and donkeys. The home was opened in the 50's and originally was for horses that used to pull the trams in Douglas but now they look after horses, ponies and donkeys. Admission is free and you can buy small buckets of... More 

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Thank Alec C
Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What beautiful horses and cute little donkeys to feed! We have been to The Home of Rest of Old Horses twice now and had just as much fun the second time around. No admission and feed cost a pound per container. We pick up six containers between us and enjoy feeding God's creatures. Some of the horses are so cute--they... More 

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Morecambe, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Grandchildren loved being with all the retired horses. They were friendly and willing to 'eat out of your hand'

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Thank DavidStern
Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went as a couple after riding the horse trams, lovely to see the animals being so cared for, well worth a visit and easy to get to on the bus as well.wife loved it

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