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The Donkey Sanctuary

#1 of 16 things to do in Mallow Features Animals
Liscarroll, Mallow, Ireland
+353 22 48398
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A beautiful program and happier donkeys.

This farm is a small portion of what the Donkey Sanctuary folks are doing on a daily basis to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
County Dublin, Ireland
Fantastic Animal Lover Outing

VERY WELL RUN OPERATION--lovely, manicured walking paths allow visitors to stroll around the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Liscarroll, Mallow, Ireland
+353 22 48398
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This farm is a small portion of what the Donkey Sanctuary folks are doing on a daily basis to provide a proper environment for donkeys from all over the island. You can walk along any of several well maintained paths and view different groups of...More

Thank bernieball
Reviewed 6 days ago

VERY WELL RUN OPERATION--lovely, manicured walking paths allow visitors to stroll around the sanctuary to visit the different fields of pasturing donkeys. Benches, picnic tables, snacks, toilets and a gift shop are also on-site. This activity is TOTALLY FREE, suitable for ALL AGES and open...More

Thank 104KB2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been a supporter for years, and this place is simply top-notch. Their welfare courses are very practical and useful. Very dedicated staff. Loving vibe.

Thank saravin2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited here while staying in nearby Mallow and had a wonderful time. My children enjoyed had immense fun walking the "donkey trail", seeing and petting donkeys, which are an underrated animal for children's affection. My little ones are determined to be veterinarians now! What's...More

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I come every couple of months and bring a bag of fruit and veg for the donkeys, their website tells you which ones the donkeys like! No charge and you can stay all day. Lovely walk around, loads of beautiful rescued donkeys...More

Thank redemptionroad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place by accident and decided to take the two hour drive there. What a beautiful and well kept place! Some of the donkeys are very people friendly and like their heads scratched. This sanctuary cares and you can tell by the upkeep of...More

Thank Robyn P
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Heart warming and rewarding experience. I have to move soon and I am hoping that my donkey can be accommodated here in the near future. Obviously, I will donatetowardshisupkeep.

Thank jpcowlard
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

There are so many things I loved about this place. First and foremost, the love and care given to these beautiful animals is evident as soon as you arrive. The parking and admission is free, which is amazing when they easily could have charged. I...More

Thank K S
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

This is just a fantastic day out for the entire family. The donkeys are so cute and friendly. The walkways around the sanctuary are extremely well kept and are very easy access for a buggy. The donkeys all have collars with their names on so...More

Thank EdelOG
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Very good facility for looking after donkeys, very nice to walk round. Plenty of seating on their various walks. Decent size car park.

Thank Richard S
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3 January 2017|
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Response from Eamonn M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it's 29km if you go through Mallow and turn left for Liscarroll at the Hospital. When you come into Liscarroll turn right and it's about 400 from the village centre.
30 August 2016|
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Response from Julie K | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure who this "they" is that you speak of but having visited the sanctuary on several occasions I can assure you that visitors would not be allowed to wander around after it closes at night. People might try hurt the... More
27 July 2016|
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Response from Susanna B | Reviewed this property |
The sanctuary is only just outside Liscarroll village, walkable distance from the village. No public transport directly to Liscarroll as far as I know. If your accommodation is nearby a taxi would be an option. Your hotel... More