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Hopefield Animal Sanctuary

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Address: Sawyers Hall Lane, Brentwood, England
Phone Number: +44 1277 201110
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1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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fantastic place

the staff know and love their animals, everything is geared up for the animals, it's an amazing commodity for Brentwood and really worth a visit

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
j k
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the staff know and love their animals, everything is geared up for the animals, it's an amazing commodity for Brentwood and really worth a visit

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hopefield doesn't seem to turn any animals needing help away. Regularly open to the public you will see much more than horses here, they have pigs, sheep, goats, cattle, reptiles, small animals and even Alpacas. Well worth a visit (& donation).

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1 Thank Dave K
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Everyone is warm and welcoming. The animals are well cared for and happy. It's very peaceful and has a good cafe and seating area aswell as a play area for smaller children. Well worth a visit. We will go again.

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1 Thank caro6161
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

We first went here last Saturday and we loved it so much we came back again yesterday! With over 400 animals - we could have moved in. There was over 10 of us and every single one of us had the time of our lives including my 5 month old baby. I would gladly pay more to enter - such... More 

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1 Thank MrsWallisx
Essex, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Hopefield Animal Sanctuary is home to a wide variety of animals including some species you might be surprised to see. The Sanctuary itself is extremely well-tended and, according to a member of staff, has been extended a number of times to accomodate increasing numbers of creatures who are very obviously loved and looked after. My friend's little girl was mesmerised... More 

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2 Thank Maggie G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

We went on a special craft day and one of the staff had lots of his reptiles there for handling- we all held a boa constrictor, crested gecko, bearded dragon and a Pygmy hedgehog!! A lovely place with great staff

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2 Thank Jo V
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Cheap and Cheerful. That would sum me up as I don't like spending lots of money to get in to places. Cheap and wonderful perhaps sums up Hopefield. It is cheap to get in and there is enough yo do and see in an afternoon. My toddler loves this place. Staff are great and the horses and donkeys love being... More 

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2 Thank Jason G
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

A really unique place to visit. Lots of interesting friendly animal to see, and the work they do is great, offering a home for life to neglected and abandoned animals. Hopefield certainly deserves the support of visitors to help them continue their great work.

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2 Thank Yvonne J
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

A great place to go especially with young children..lots of rescued animals, a cafe and small play area...this is a genuine farm not for making money out of visitors, but for making enough to help pay for the upkeep of the animals. A refreshing change...worth a visit...

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2 Thank Deborah P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The family and I went to hopefied animal sanctuary on Sunday. If you have the heart to support local charity's then this is the one for us. Nice to see so many people turnout to give a little hope to these abandoned and badly treated animals. My wife and other family members sponsored some of the animals and always do... More 

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