The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary, Ventnor

4.7
#1 of 16 in Wildlife in Isle of Wight
The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary shelters and cares for over 200 abandoned or neglected donkeys. Bring the whole family, pet the donkeys, and scratch their ears. The charity is completely supported by public donations, and you can help them by joining their Adopt a Donkey project. Choose the donkey that you want to help and you will receive colorful photos of your new friend and the charity’s newsletter twice a year. The site is pet-friendly, so if your dog is comfortable around donkeys, bring him too. Use our Ventnor trip planning tool to visit The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary on your trip to Ventnor, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We visited on our recent visit to the IOW. We actually adopted my sister in law a donkey here so we went to see him. Staff were really helpful and helped point out which Donkey it was as it can be har...  more »
  • My husband and I went to the sanctuary on a wet cold Halloween afternoon. The donkeys were delightful. We are sure on a summer’s day this would be a fantastic place. The gifts in the shop were fairly ...  more »
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