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The Wonkey Donkey Visitors Centre

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Have visited twice now , one shortly after the Manchester bombing atrocity when two of the sisters... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
kfield2016
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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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This is a small place and a bit dodgy to find if you use sat nav but you will find it... read more

Reviewed November 22, 2018
PatM916
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Tadcaster, United Kingdom
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Cobcroft Lane | Little Oakes Farm, Cridling Stubbs, Knottingley WF11 0AZ, England
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All reviews donkey sanctuary lovely place lovely donkeys visited today guided tour closed mondays superb place to visit worthy cause love animals chip butty young grandchildren shop on site sat nav lovely couple of hours a small gift shop log burner cakes
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited twice now , one shortly after the Manchester bombing atrocity when two of the sisters that run the sanctuary were very badly injured . Yet the place was still up , running and open and they were battling on ! The volunteers were...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 22, 2018

This is a small place and a bit dodgy to find if you use sat nav but you will find it eventually. The donkeys are very well looked after and the staff are all lovely and have all the time to talk to you. Nice...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank PatM916
Reviewed November 14, 2018

The Wonkey Donkey is just an amazing place where everyone seems to be passionate about caring for the donkeys. They are also convinced of the therapeutic benefit of spending time up close and personal with these lovely character-full creatures. Staff are really knowledgeable and it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank ColinandTheresa
Reviewed November 12, 2018

It was lovely visiting my two adopted donkeys, the visitor centre is a nice place for a coffee and a bite to eat. I just love going and seeing all the donkeys winter is coming but the donkeys still like to see visitors . Well...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Janet W
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Found this by accident when looking for somewhere to break a journey up the A1. Fantastic way to spend a couple of hours hearing about the wonderful work that is being done to give sick, unloved and mistreated donkeys a better life. Lots of opportunity...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank ClareGibbin
Reviewed October 27, 2018

The staff are lovely and patient with the children who were very keen to cuddle the donkeys. They provided history on all of the rescued donkeys which was very sad. We explained to the children that they had all been in hospital and we're there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Tracey H
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Nothing wonky about the Wonkey-Donkey sanctuary. Educational, compassionate,inspiring, uplifting and fun, with excellent guides and simple but delicious food.

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank GlobeTrotting788770
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

I visited the sanctuary today with my two daughters, granddaughter and great granddaughter.we were all so impressed with everything from the welcome we received and the dedication of the staff. It was interesting to hear all about the donkeys and the two lovely goats which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Barbara T
Reviewed October 2, 2018

not too bad not allowed to feed the donkeys which upset my son a little but thinking thats because they are rescue and may now be as friendly,, but saying that they pretty much all let you stroke them,,will go again

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Kerrie101
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Was greeted with a warm welcome and throughout the day the politeness of everyone was that works there was very visible. The owner takes you on a fabulous journey as she introduces you to each donkey by name, the majority of which have a harrowing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Daveeyt
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pickled03
June 4, 2018|
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I would like to know if you require any volunteers to help with the Donkeys
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August 10, 2017|
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Response from TwoPigeons | Reviewed this property |
Wonkey Donkey opening hours: Mon - Closed Tues - Closed Wed - 10.30am till 3.00pm Thurs - 10.30am till 3.00pm Fri - 10.30am till 3.00pm Sat - 10.00am till 4.00pm Sun - 10.00am till 4.00pm
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