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The Donkey Sanctuary Golden Carrot Hunt

When:   Event ends 11th July 2019
Where: The Donkey Sanctuary, Sidmouth, Devon, EX2 7PR (Directions)
Times:   Monday to Sunday 9.00am to 5.00pm 

Just an hour’s drive from Bowerland, take part in The Donkey Sanctuary’s Golden Anniversary celebrations with this entertaining family activity that combines fun, exercise and brainpower. The event ends 11th July, so there’s still time to take your family for a day-trip.

Follow the various clues around the sanctuary to find the golden carrots and discover interesting facts relating to special events or achievements that have defined their first 50 years, before uncovering the hidden treasure to claim your golden reward. Just £3 per treasure hunt. 

On your treasure quest, you’ll get to meet some of the hundreds of friendly donkeys who are cared for at the sanctuary, including the gentle giant Poitous, the lovable adoption donkeys and the adorable minis.

Join one of the fascinating tours, talks and demonstrations to learn more about the furry residents. Also explore the exciting new indoor attractions to discover just why donkeys are so special through fun, interactive displays in the new Exhibition Barn, Understanding Donkeys Zone and Dr Svendsen’s Hut.

The Donkey Sanctuary celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2019, after being founded as a charity in 1969 by Dr Elisabeth Svendsen MBE. It has many achievements to celebrate and a renewed vision for the future that will transform the welfare of donkeys and mules across the world.

Entry and parking at the sanctuary is FREE (donations welcome). Dogs on leads are welcome. For further information, call: 01395 578222. All proceeds help fund the work of The Donkey Sanctuary Worldwide. Follow them on Facebook.

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