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Redwings Aylsham

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Lovely afternoon

After accidentally visiting the redwings admin centre (Google’s map sent me there - watch!!), we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SBW2009
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Tranquil horse sanctuary

We live local to Redwings in Aylsham and often pop in when we have visitors. For the horse or... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Colin H
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Aylsham, United Kingdom
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About
Situated in idyllic Norfolk countryside, Redwings Aylsham is home to over 50 rescued residents including real-life Black Beauty Maya, donkey duo Wiggins and Wacko, and Redwings’ notorious herd of Shetlands, "The Gangsters". The centre is also hosts...more
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Spa Lane, Aylsham NR11 6UE, England
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+44 870 040 0033
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 20 December 2014

Great place to see the horses and very friendly staff and a very nice on site cafe and gift shop too

2  Thank GemmaJ404
Redwings H, Manager at Redwings Aylsham, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2015

Thanks so much for coming to see us Gemma! Come and see us again soon and thanks for your kind review, Nicola from Redwings x

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 10 August 2014

After visiting Redwings in Aylsham when I was younger I was looking forward to visiting again several years later however I was fairly disappointed when I arrived. I visited with my family and my partner whilst we were on holiday and staying in the area...More

2  Thank Katie F
Redwings H, Manager at Redwings Aylsham, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2014

Hi Katie thanks for your review and kind words and sorry for the delay in responding and that you felt your visit to us was disappointing. We understand that visitors come to us especially to see and interact with our horses and we are working...More

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All reviews free entry horse sanctuary gift shop lovely place free attraction lovely horses play area definitely worth a visit if you're love horses children's playground well worth a visit friendly and helpful staff their lives scones whilst on holiday lovely afternoon great visit
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After accidentally visiting the redwings admin centre (Google’s map sent me there - watch!!), we had a lovely 2 hours, my 5 year old and my 16 year old niece really enjoyed the horses, lots of information and staff very friendly. Great place to go...More

Thank SBW2009
RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Aylsham, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit SBW2009! Thank you for your wonderful review and we hope you can all visit again soon x

Reviewed 15 October 2018

We live local to Redwings in Aylsham and often pop in when we have visitors. For the horse or animal lover there is much to see and information on the work of the charity. To visit is free all is asked for is a charitable...More

Thank Colin H
RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Aylsham, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Colin H, thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We're so pleased you enjoy coming to see us and our rescued residents x

Reviewed 16 September 2018

A big place for the family. There is a play area, cafe and learning centre for everyone. The cafe is a bit pricey, but the money goes to the sanctuary to help the animals, so me and my wife didn't mind paying.

1  Thank UkiBrit
RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Aylsham, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Thank you UkiBrit for visiting Redwings Aylsham and for your lovely review! We hope you'll be able to visit again soon.

Reviewed 31 July 2018

We went on a very hot day. Interesting display in Reds Barn. All animals were out in fields and we could stroke them.More

Thank cazza1962
RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Aylsham, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you very much cazza1962 for visiting Redwings Aylsham. We're really pleased you enjoyed our new Red's Shed education facility. We're always keen to hear how we can improve the experience of our visitors, so if you'd like to provide any feedback on how we...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went to their open day with our daughter at hapton today, first time we've ever been. we had such a lovely day meeting all the horses and donkey's and the staff were lovely and very happy to answer any questions who...More

Thank Nicky D
RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Aylsham, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

We're so pleased you enjoyed Redwings' Hapton Open Day - thank you for your wonderful review of the event! We'll certainly pass on your lovely feedback and hope you'll be able to join us again next year x

Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We went for a look around this fabulous place with friends visiting for the weekend. The staff were charming, and the horses, ponies and donkeys were so much fun. Looking after rescue animals is really important work and the quality of the people and spaces...More

Thank laudy13
RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Aylsham, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you so much laudy13 for visiting us and for your wonderful review! Your support through adopting the donkeys is really appreciated and we hope you enjoy getting to know your new four-legged friends :-)

Reviewed 23 June 2018

Such a worthwhile place to visit. Every horse has a history and proves how these lovely horses can recover when they are well looked after. Well done Redwings.

Thank TravelhappyEngland
RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Aylsham, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Thank you for your lovely review TravelhappyEngland :-) We're so proud of how far our horses have come x

Reviewed 22 June 2018

Visited Redwings last week,so nice to see all the horses so well looked after,and looking content,.i fell in love with a little Shetland and basically had to drag myself away from giving her lots of cuddles!!!- so nice to see horses and ponies being so...More

Thank lorrainekeys
RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Aylsham, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Thank you so much lorrainekeys for your wonderful review and kind words! We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope you'll be able to come and see us again x

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

This is a very nice sanctuary to visit. It is free to park with free entry. They work on a donation basis. The horses are beautifully looked after and visitors are encouraged to touch the animals. Each paddock has information sheets telling you the history...More

1  Thank carolineja80
RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Aylsham, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you for wonderful review carolineja80! We hope you'll be able to visit again :-)

Reviewed 27 May 2018

It was lovely here. Entry was free, which for a place like this is usually at least a fiver to get in. It was very tidy and tranquil. The staff were incredibly friendly, talktive and helpful. The gft shop was so cheap!! I got a...More

Thank Emma R
RedwingsHS, Manager at Redwings Aylsham, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

What a lovely review! Thank you so much Emma R. We hope you can pop back again soon x

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