The Donkey Sanctuary is a truly unique venue for corporate events. Perfectly situated to serve the whole of East Devon and West Dorset including Exeter, Axminster and Honiton. We are just a few minutes from Sidmouth and only 13 miles from Junction 30 of the M5.

A kitchen with a view

The Kitchen provides an impressive back drop to any event, with views over the sanctuary and the rolling hills of Devon to the sea. This new space projects a tranquil atmosphere enabling delegates to enjoy your event and relax as they network.

Space to suit you

At The Donkey Sanctuary we will provide you with conference facilities and services to the highest standards. The Kitchen can be used equally well for conferences, seminars, training and team-building exercises for up to 100 delegates.

The Kitchen can be booked for half a day (8.30am until 12.30pm or 1.00pm until 5.00pm), a full day (9.00pm until 5.00pm) or for an evening (from 5.30pm onwards).

Room hire includes:

  • High speed wireless internet
  • Free parking.
Conferences facilities at The Kitchen
Conference buffet at The Kitchen
Conference buffet at The Kitchen

Fine dining

Our head chef, Chris Morris, has produced a menu of local and ethically sourced produce with a team of chefs who have all been recruited from some of the finest restaurants in Devon. Included on our menu is a delicious range of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.

Conference menus

Including vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options

Stage equipment

The Kitchen can be equipped with screens, projectors and all sorts of stage configurations and technology to suit your event, including public address systems, lighting and display systems.


The Kitchen and wider sanctuary is covered by our wireless broadband network so you can browse the Internet, collect and send emails, and conduct business while away from the office.

Fully licensed

The Kitchen is able to offer a selection of wines and other alcoholic beverages or arrange for a full bar and waiting staff.


For information on prices and to discuss your requirements please contact Gemma Rowsell on 01395 573154 orĀ