The Donkey Sanctuary


Come and meet some of the 500 at Sidmouth waiting to meet you.

The donkeys love to meet new people and you can discover their unique characters and stories.

Can you find the gentle giant Poitou donkeys, or our gorgeous adoption donkeys? Come and cuddle the main yard donkeys or spot a miniature in one of the fields.

  • Admission free (donations welcome)
  • Family fun
  • Dog-friendly
  • Bike-friendly

The Donkey Sanctuary in Sidmouth, Devon is open 365 days a year, and is set along the beautiful and historic Jurassic Coast.


  • Gift shop (9am - 4pm daily)
  • Restaurant/refreshments
  • Picnic areas
  • Car park
  • Toilets/baby changing area
  • Nature Centre
  • Wild Sanctuary
  • Maze
  • Walking trails
  • Treasure hunts
  • Guided tours


  • Slade House Farm
  • Sidmouth
  • Devon
  • EX10 0NU