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Home of Rest of Old Horses

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Bulrhenny, Richmond Hill, Douglas
+44 1624 674594
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Excellent place to see. It's wonderful to know there's a place like this for old horses to retire to

Reviewed 12 November 2017
Beverly M
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Springfield, Massachusetts
A lovely place to take the family

My grandchildren love going here the horses and donkeys are all friendly you can take carrots and... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
Helen K
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Ramsey, null, Isle Of Man
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  • Excellent79%
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“gift shop” (22 reviews)
“buy feed” (5 reviews)
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Bulrhenny, Richmond Hill, Douglas
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+44 1624 674594
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"their lives"
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"horse related"
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"lovely place to visit"
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"toasties"
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"home made cakes"
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"isle of man"
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"a large car park"
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"tea room"
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"retirement home"
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"all ages"
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Excellent place to see. It's wonderful to know there's a place like this for old horses to retire to

Thank Beverly M
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

My grandchildren love going here the horses and donkeys are all friendly you can take carrots and the sell horse nuts when you get there it is all laid out in big area with horses and donkeys in different fields a lovely afternoon out and...More

Thank Helen K
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Really enjoy our visits here. The horses are lovely, buy a tub of feed for £1 and wander round and choose which one to adopt! (we adopted Jubilee, really like getting the newsletter sent by post). The cafe is very good, cakes are of generously...More

Thank H C
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

We called in to see the horses just before they closed for the season. We enjoyed feeding the horses & donkeys and seeing how well looked after they are. It is a delight to see such a place exisits and we will support them again...More

Thank Sarah J
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Teashop and free access to collection of old horses and donkeys who are lovingly cared for. Watch out for the three legged cat! Friendly animals that enjoy being fed.

Thank John E
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Always a warm smile and welcome. They remembered us from our last visit. We "adopted" Biggles. Always great to see the fabulous care of the animals that have served others well. Love this place.

Thank cdntravel25
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Easy way to spend an hour, providing it's not pouring with rain. Spend a pound on some horse food, and then feed some horses. They're placid enough beasts, though if you're not careful they can get a bit boisterous amongst themselves trying to get the...More

Thank MikeJefferies
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

I've been visiting the home of rest with my family since I was little. It's always good fun as most of the horses have huge, very fun personalities. The concept of the place is great too; giving working and unwanted horses a place to retire...More

Thank Tatiana B
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Such an amazing organisation! Perfect for children and people of all ages. You purchase horse food from the gift shop (really cheap for a big bucket) and then roam around the whole farm feeding the horses. Horses get up close and are obviously used to...More

Thank Hanya M
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Kids enjoyed feeding the horses and donkeys. But feed slightly overpriced. Must of horses very gentle when feeding. Cafe very nice and drinks a good price but cakes are expensive. Good free and can pass an hour but max 2 hours. Great to see somewhere...More

Thank JLSKE
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Open 17th May - 17th September Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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