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The Donkey Sanctuary

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Great cheap afternoon

Great place for an afternoon out with kids. Lovely walk and views. Bring a picnic and enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
paulsin
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Christmas Gift

While planing my vacation to Ireland I came across the sanctuary on TA and thought how much my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
wwclocal
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Liscarroll, Mallow, Ireland
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All reviews picnic area gift shop farm walk animal lovers lovely walk great for kids beautiful animals love animals all ages great place to visit free entry walk around well worth the visit friendly donkeys gentle creatures donation monkeys
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great place for an afternoon out with kids. Lovely walk and views. Bring a picnic and enjoy the peace and quiet!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank paulsin
DonkeySanctuaryIRL, Manager at The Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank your for taking the time to provide feedback, delighted you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While planing my vacation to Ireland I came across the sanctuary on TA and thought how much my daughter would love the idea of actually helping out a Donkey and she would get to visit him in person. Here is his store. Easy to find...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank wwclocal
DonkeySanctuaryIRL, Manager at The Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank your for taking the time to provide such wonderful feedback, delighted you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Donkey Sanctuary is one of my favourite charities so when I get the chance to bring friends and family there , I don’t need much persuasion. The donkeys below are some of those right by the visitor Centre , but there are many more...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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DonkeySanctuaryIRL, Manager at The Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank your for taking the time to provide such wonderful feedback, delighted you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely trip to the Donkey Sanctuary. The donkeys were adorable and in very good condition. Some of the donkeys had clipped coats which was very sensible in the heatwave we had over the summer. The whole place is so peaceful, and we...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ECSCarraig
DonkeySanctuaryIRL, Manager at The Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank your for taking the time to provide such wonderful feedback and for setting up a standing order.

Reviewed November 30, 2018

The work of the donkey sanctuary is absolutely vital, although it seems hard to believe in this day and age that people still neglect their animals, they clearly do. There are 6 donkeys which you can "adopt" (although obviously you support ALL the work of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank SorchaUB
DonkeySanctuaryIRL, Manager at The Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank your for taking the time to provide such wonderful feedback, delighted you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed November 14, 2018

We visited while on holiday on what was a cold, windy day. When we arrived late morning the farrier was there tending to some of the donkeys which we were able to watch up close. We strolled around the sanctuary stroking various friendly donkeys. They...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carol C
DonkeySanctuaryIRL, Manager at The Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank your for taking the time to provide feedback.

Reviewed November 9, 2018

Lovely walking area to visit the donkeys took a lovely picnic with us .visited the shop their some lovely bits .a great day out very enjoyable

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RosarieV
DonkeySanctuaryIRL, Manager at The Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

Thank your for taking the time to provide such wonderful feedback, delighted you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Fun. Exercise. Fresh air. Informative and saving lovely donkey's. What more could you want. Dogs allowed also!

Date of experience: October 2018
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DonkeySanctuaryIRL, Manager at The Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Perfect description thank you so much !!!

Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Loved visiting the donkey sanctuary and the donkeys are so well looked after. Bring a packed lunch and enjoy the surroundings. I had previously done courses with them.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank X71NZnicolad
DonkeySanctuaryIRL, Manager at The Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

Thank you Nicola, for taking the time to provide such wonderful feedback, delighted you enjoyed your visit. Please come an visit us again soon.

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Since I love donkeys, my girlfriend planned a trip here as a surprise for my birthday and I LOVED it. It's a beautiful and peaceful place (and HUGE!) for the donkeys. There are several large pastures and the animals have a lot of room to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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DonkeySanctuaryIRL, Manager at The Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

Happy belated birthday wishes........Sabine. Thank you for adopting Lorcan. and provide such wonderful feedback. Delighted you enjoyed your visit.

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AvouDaWoopsie
January 3, 2017|
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Response from eamonnm954 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it's 29km if you go through Mallow and turn left for Liscarroll at the Hospital. When you come into Liscarroll turn right and it's about 400 from the village centre.
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VirginiaLee
August 30, 2016|
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Response from JulieK1967 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure who this "they" is that you speak of but having visited the sanctuary on several occasions I can assure you that visitors would not be allowed to wander around after it closes at night. People might try hurt the... More
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vintagelove822
July 27, 2016|
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Response from Susanna B | Reviewed this property |
The sanctuary is only just outside Liscarroll village, walkable distance from the village. No public transport directly to Liscarroll as far as I know. If your accommodation is nearby a taxi would be an option. Your hotel... More
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