Donkey Hire UK & Ireland
Donkeys available for parties, weddings, fetes, visits to schools, care homes and special needs establishments, walking weekends, carriage driving, film and television work and corporate events.
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DONKEY HIRE in the UK
DONKEY HIRE in the NORTH of ENGLAND
Alwood Donkeys Children’s parties, fun days, care home visits, schools, weddings, christenings, nativities and pageants, film & promotional work. North West including Wirral, Liverpool, Chester and surrounding areas.
Donkey Driving Enterprises UK-wide. Special days with donkeys as gifts for friends or family, or a treat for yourself. Walking days and weekends, bringing the donkeys to your favourite park and providing a picnic. Carriage drives, grooming and harnessing. Donkeys also available for care home visits, children’s parties and weddings.
Real Donkeys Blackpool & West Yorkshire. Galas, birthday parties, fun days, school and educational visits, Christmas events etc.
Dapper Donkey Hire Wirral & North West England. A small friendly donkey-mad family run establishment. Donkeys available for children’s parties, fetes, carnivals, school visits, weddings, christenings, nativities etc.
Heaton Park Donkey Rides Manchester. Donkey rides for children aged 4+ (8 stone weight limit) and grooming sessions, based near The Farm Centre, Heaton Park, available from April throughout the summer. Booking not required, except for parties of 5+. Group bookings available during term-time (weekdays only). Check opening times before visiting on the Facebook page or Tel: 07507746658.
Hee Haw Donkeys East & West Yorkshire. Donkeys available for galas, fetes, county shows, school fairs, sports days, educational visits, special needs establishments, care homes, birthday parties, weddings, television and filming, photo shoots, music festivals, corporate events, shopping centres, nativity and Easter events.
DONKEY HIRE in the MIDLANDS
Mo the Donkey Herefordshire. Following on from their TV stardom, Moses the donkey and his doggy friends can offer plenty of fun, with an interactive animal encounter. Available for birthday parties, fetes, corporate events, therapy sessions, nursing home visits, donkey rides and educational workshops.
“Had Mo and friends for my daughter’s birthday party. All the children absolutely loved it! Thanks Charlotte for a great afternoon.”
You can find Mo the Donkey: The Wedding Adventure, a children’s book by Charlotte Sullivan on the Children’s Books page.
Stonehill Donkeys Shropshire. Ridden and driven derbies, rides, appearances, corporate or private functions, beach parties, promotions, store openings, children’s parties, fetes, carnivals, fun days, school visits and theatre, film and TV work.
DONKEY HIRE in the EAST of ENGLAND
Riffhams Donkeys Essex & Kent. Fetes and shows, children’s parties, Christmas and nativities, school visits, corporate bookings.
Gate and West Donkeys Suffolk. Donkeys for rides, fetes, children’s parties, nativities, processions and more.
Lydia’s Famous Spotty Donkeys Lowestoft, Suffolk. Donkey rides available for fetes, country fairs, steam rallies, school visits, parties, film and television.
Miniature Donkeys for Wellbeing Norfolk & Suffolk. Gentle and friendly miniature donkey visits to community groups, voluntary organisations, dementia and special needs groups. The donkeys help boost mood and wellbeing. Wellbeing Walks are offered in beautiful countryside or the donkeys can come to your private event or party.
Nuttall’s Donkeys Lincolnshire. The Nuttalls have been operating donkey rides in Lincolnshire on the east coast since the First World War. The donkeys are at Ingoldmells, Skegness Main Beach and Cleethorpes every day throughout the summer. Nuttall’s Donkeys also cater for events and can supply working or companion donkeys anywhere in Europe.
Scratby Donkeys Norfolk & surrounding areas. Donkey rides, fetes and carnivals, birthday parties, schools, corporate events.
DONKEY HIRE in SOUTH EAST ENGLAND
Animal Petting Zoo Berkshire, south of England and the Midlands. Donkeys rides for children and donkeys available all year round for children’s birthday parties, corporate events, fairs, fetes, fun days, county shows, Easter and Christmas events and more.
A-Z Animals UK-wide. Providing the very best trained ponies & donkeys throughout the UK for special events, film and photography since 1983.
Mill Cottage Farm Experience South East England. Miniature Mediterranean donkeys available for schools, play groups, children’s parties, residential homes and fairs, offering a hands-on educational and recreational experience for all ages.
DONKEY HIRE in SOUTH WEST ENGLAND
Weymouth Donkeys Dorset. Beach donkeys on Weymouth beach on weekends and school holidays throughout the winter and full time from March to October. Donkeys also available for therapy visits, fetes and parties for rides, corporate events, weddings, parades and any special visits or events, provided the donkeys are happy.
DONKEY HIRE in WALES
Barmouth Donkeys Barmouth, Gwynedd Open every day over the Easter Holidays, May Bank Holiday and every day of the Summer Holidays.
Dyfi Donkeys Gwynedd. Traditional donkey rides for children on Aberdyfi beach Rides from Easter to September (weather permitting) and weekends from the Whitsun bank holiday.
Hollyfold Donkey Hire Northwest England & North Wales. Birthdays, weddings, fetes, carnivals, schools, nursing homes, fun days, Christmas etc.
Mike’s Donkeys Wales & UK-wide.
Donkeys available for carnivals, fun days, children’s parties, corporate events, care homes, special needs establishments and Christmas & Easter festivities.
DONKEY HIRE in SCOTLAND
Jenny’s Donkeys UK-wide. Highly trained and experienced donkeys available for weddings, children’s parties, parades, theatre, film and television work, fetes, shows, beach rides, fun days, schools, corporate events, product launches, shopping centres and more. The ‘Dinky Donkeys’ bring sparkle to seasonal events, with bells and baskets of Easter eggs or Christmas mistletoe and Santa treats! Well cared for donkeys, always accompanied by fully trained staff.
DONKEY HIRE in NORTHERN IRELAND
Kinedale Donkeys / Carriages Ballynahinch, County Down. Donkey and carriage hire for events.
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