Join Us For Donkey Halloween

2018-10-10T10:50:27+00:00

Come and join us on Wednesday 24th October 2018 for "Donkey Halloween" - plenty of spooky fun for all the family. We have a competition for the Best Carved Pumpkin - so please bring them down for judging! We also have a Best Decorated Carrot competition, that sounds great fun! Encourage the kids to make some spooky [...]

Join Us For Donkey Halloween2018-10-10T10:50:27+00:00

Revised Timetable for A Day At The Races 2018

2018-09-14T11:43:14+00:00

We're really looking forward to seeing you on Sunday 16th September 2018 for "A Day At The Races" - we have a revised timetable which can be found below. Free parking and free entry for all the family.

Revised Timetable for A Day At The Races 20182018-09-14T11:43:14+00:00

Summer 2018 Raffle Winners…

2018-09-04T15:44:35+00:00

Here are the results of our Summer 2018 Raffle Ticket Draw... 1st Prize: £1,000 – Ms S. Wilson, Derby (Ticket No. 04375) 2nd Prize: £250 – Mrs A. Adamson, Kidderminster (Ticket No. 19706) 3rd Prize: £100 – Mr L. Jones, Sheffield (Ticket No. 155268) 3rd Prize: £100 – Mrs. Cooper, Honiton (Ticket No. 04680) 3rd Prize: £100 – S. Hall, [...]

Summer 2018 Raffle Winners…2018-09-04T15:44:35+00:00

Brass Band Concert In The Courtard

2018-07-25T15:35:51+00:00

BRASS BAND CONCERT IN THE COURTYARD This coming Sunday (29th July 2018), the Vectis Brass Band will be performing LIVE at the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary. Please come and join us, The Vectis Brass Band will be performing from 2.30pm and it's free entry! Everyone is welcome; our cafe will be open serving [...]

Brass Band Concert In The Courtard2018-07-25T15:35:51+00:00

Goodbye ‘Gentleman’ George

2018-07-20T18:07:35+00:00

It is with great sadness that The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary regrets to announce the passing of one of our oldest donkeys, George, on Friday evening 20th July 2018. Although this news had not been unexpected, it nonetheless is one of the most upsetting moments at the sanctuary for a very long time. [...]

Goodbye ‘Gentleman’ George2018-07-20T18:07:35+00:00

Welcome Prentice

2018-07-16T16:52:12+00:00

We've just like to introduce you all to "Prentice" - our new arrival at the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary today...

Welcome Prentice2018-07-16T16:52:12+00:00

Donkey Cricket Match

2018-07-16T11:38:21+00:00

Oh, this is exciting! Who would like to attend a Donkey Cricket Match? On Friday 20th July 2018 at 6pm, there will be a special cricket match at Ventnor Cricket Club, to help raise funds for the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary. The match will be between a Jimbob XI vs Trevor Xi - Jimbob [...]

Donkey Cricket Match2018-07-16T11:38:21+00:00

Mini Donkey Day

2018-07-13T14:20:23+00:00

Mini Donkey Day! Bring your mini to the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary on Sunday 15th July and receive a free coffee in our cafe. Also, our miniature donkeys will be on display, so everyone is welcome to meet them and say hello. The Isle of Wight Mini Owners Club will be joining us [...]

Mini Donkey Day2018-07-13T14:20:23+00:00

Adoption Week

2018-07-09T09:02:21+00:00

Yes, it's Adoption Week! From Monday 9th July - 15th July 2018, we'll be featuring as many donkeys as possible in LIVE videos every day. Just pop along to our Facebook page to view the videos. Here is the running order for the week: Mon 9th: The Girls Herd Tues 10th: The Boys Herd [...]

Adoption Week2018-07-09T09:02:21+00:00
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Ferry Travel

You will need to visit the Isle of Wight via ferry, so please follow these instructions: ...from Southampton Take either the Red Funnel Car Ferry (1hr) to East Cowes or the Red Jet (20 mins) to West Cowes. They go back and forward regularly throughout the day. ...from Portsmouth Take either the Wightlink Car Ferry (35 mins) to Fishbourne or the Wightlink Catamaran (15 mins) to Ryde Pier Head. They go back and forward regularly throughout the day.

Bus Travel

If you would like to visit the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary via bus, please follow these instructions: ...from Newport From Newport Bus Station, you will need to take the No.3; it leaves Newport Bus Station at 5 mins and 35 mins past each hour throughout the day. ...from Ryde From Ryde Bus Station, you will need to take the No.3; it leaves Ryde Bus Station at 15 mins and 45 mins past each hour throughout the day. Please note, this is a much longer journey than Newport.