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Donkey Sanctuary

Abbey Hey, Greater Manchester, England

  • A family and dog walking through the park at Donkey Sanctuary
  • A man and woman enjoying hot drinks at Donkey Sanctuary

Attraction Information

  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks icon Zoos and Wildlife Parks
  • Children's Farms icon Children's Farms

Suitable for all ages

Venue type: Outdoor, Indoor

One of ten locations across the UK and Europe, Donkey Sanctuary Manchester is home to a team of special donkeys with unique characters and stories.

The sanctuary works with local schools, bringing children with additional or special needs to come and meet these animals to give them the opportunity to ride them. Open to the general public for limited hours, visitors are invited to get involved with rescued mules and learn all about the importance of how people treat animals.

With a great story of animal welfare and connections with other sanctuaries and farms, all of which are working hard to rescue and protect hard-working and un-loved donkeys from around the world, it’s a real gift to get up close to these gentle, intelligent animals!

Discover a rescued donkey’s incredible journey!

  • Gift shop and car park


  • Restaurant Onsite Restaurant Onsite
  • Picnics Allowed Picnics Allowed
  • Wheelchair Friendly Wheelchair Friendly
  • Toilets Available Toilets Available
  • Baby Changing Available Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Toilets Available Disabled Toilets Available
  • Parking Available On-site Parking Available On-site
  • Pushchair Friendly Pushchair Friendly

Getting There and Contact Information


Green Fold, Abbey Hey, Greater Manchester, M18 8RJ, England


Click here to visit Donkey Sanctuary's website
0139 557 8222

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Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 15:00 - 17:00

Bank Holidays, Saturday and Sunday 10:00 - 15:00

Closed the first Saturday of the month, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and Easter Sunday. 


Free admission

Donations are warmly welcomed.


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Abbey Hey

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