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Redwings Horse Sanctuary

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Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Mid refurb and still great

Large well maintained car park, great welcome on arrival. Given pack showing what where, advised of... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
Craig B
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Family visit

They are having a lot of work done. The playground has gone and no cafe on sight. Although both... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
africadan1
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Redwings Caldecott is Redwings Horse Sanctuary's largest visitor centre, home to almost 120 rescued horses, ponies, donkeys and mules. Here you can meet mini but mighty Shetland pony Sampson, plus a whole herd of more than 30 donkeys and mules...more
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Beccles Road | Caldecott Hall, Fritton NR31 9EY, England
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+44 870 040 0033
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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Large well maintained car park, great welcome on arrival. Given pack showing what where, advised of ongoing works, lack of coffee shop and play park for now but still nice small shop and of course horses. Spent a lovely couple of hours wandering around various...More

Thank Craig B
RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Horse Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review Craig B! Our team at Redwings Caldecott is working really hard to ensure our visitors have a great time while works take place so they'll be thrilled to hear your feedback. Thank you also for the kind sponsorship of...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

They are having a lot of work done. The playground has gone and no cafe on sight. Although both being built and coming soon. Quite pushy on adoption, and preferred to donate and use the shop. Fun day for family

Thank africadan1
RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Horse Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you africadan1 for your review! Exciting developments are underway at Redwings Caldecott! We're currently building a brand-new Rehoming Centre for our rescued horses and new visitor facilities, so we hope you'll be able to pop back soon to see how we're getting on!

Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Great to see the horses and ponies being given a second chance in life and such a picturesque tranquil setting. Staff very helpful and friendly, free admission, but you can donate or adopt if you wish, so my daughter adopted Victoria

Thank DARREN M
RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Horse Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Thank you so much for your fantastic review Darren M! Our staff will be thrilled to hear your feedback and please thank your daughter for adopting Victoria! Your support goes a long way in helping us care for her and her friends x

Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Brilliant day out! very happy to spend a day here, free entry enables a donation, love the place!! Donkeys and horses galore!

Thank wyattbabey
RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Horse Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

That's great to hear - thank you for your lovely review wyattbabey! :-) We hope to see you again soon x

Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Love coming here to see all the donkeys in the paddock, including our adopted Esther. The shire horse is amazing as well as many of the other horses/ponies, some going through therapy. At present Redwings is going through a huge refurbishment, so much to our...More

Thank Fiona S
RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Horse Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Hi Fiona, thank you so much for your lovely review! Exciting developments are underway at Redwings Caldecott, including the creation of new visitor facilities and a rehoming centre, and our teams are working very hard to ensure everyone enjoys their day out with us while...More

Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Visited here with my husband on 24th March and wow has it changed since I last visited! However it must be over 10years! At the moment there is a temporary gift shop and visitor centre as they are having lots of work done, don’t be...More

Thank Hannah B
RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Horse Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words Hannah B! This means a lot to our team at Redwings Caldecott who are working hard to ensure our visitors enjoy a lovely day out while works get underway at the centre. This is a really exciting...More

Reviewed 28 February 2018

We went here on a cold February day. It's quite exposed out by the paddocks but lovely & warm in the shop and café. We understood there was meant to be a half term activity at 11am but didn't really see anything happening. Still there...More

Thank Louise C
RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Horse Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Thank you for your lovely review Louise C... and for braving the elements! We look forward to welcoming you again soon on a warmer day x

Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

I took my 2 eldest granddaughters there because we adopt horses and they wanted to visit them. Entry is free but they do ask for a donation and they have got a gift shop and cafe on site. Weather was cold and wet but the...More

Thank Cass1962
RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Horse Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

We're so pleased you enjoyed your day out with your granddaughters Cass1962! Thank you for your lovely review and we hope you'll be able to visit again soon x

Reviewed 2 February 2018

"I thought there weren't many horses there, but brilliant parking. The cafe was clean, the staff person was really good at her job." "I liked my coke, the cafe was clean." "It was marvellous, I just liked the place. I liked touching the horses. I...More

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RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Horse Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Thank you all for your very kind comments AssistTrustNorwich! We hope you can pop by again soon, especially when there is less need for muddy shoes :-)

Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Firstly its free (with a donation) so its a cheap afternoon to have a walk about and see some horses. There is also a play park for the kiddies and if you want you can sponsor a horse... Better here on a nice summers days...More

Thank 373nathany
RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Horse Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Thank you so much for visiting for us 373nathany! We hope you can pop by again during the summer to see the site at its most green... and when there's less need for gloves, hats and scarfs :-)

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jheskins
5 March 2017|
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Response from Redwings H | Property representative |
Yes dogs on leads are more than welcome at all our centres jheskins! We hope to see you soon
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lankiepreston
27 April 2016|
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Response from C A W | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe there is a regular bus route to this attraction.
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Margaret M
27 March 2015|
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Response from Redwings H | Property representative |
Hi Margaret, thanks for your message, yes the centre is open throughout the Easter weekend and every day until November, we look forward to seeing you soon, best wishes and many thanks, Nicola from Redwings x ps enjoy!
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