Sidmouth is ready to safely welcome you again.
Follow our donkeys online
Keep in touch with our donkeys while we're closed by watching our livestreaming webcams from the safety of your home.
Our Sidmouth sanctuary is open. Half-term holiday ticketing is in place from 24 October to 1 November.
The Donkey Sanctuary wins at UK Social Media Awards
Our innovative event, ‘Sanctuary From Your Sofa’, has scooped the award for Best Audience Engagement Campaign at the prestigious 2020 UK Social Media Awards.
Remembering Twiggy and Gem
We say a sad farewell to Twiggy and Gem, two of our much loved miniature donkeys.
Information & advice
Coronavirus – Covid 19
We want to keep you informed about our response to the coronavirus outbreak. Here are the answers to some of the most common FAQs we receive.