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Hopefield Animal Sanctuary

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This is an amazing Rescue Centre that started off with horses and has evolved to take in all sorts... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
William L
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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Lovely place for day out

Very nice place, worth to go with kids. Lots of animals, frendly staff, nice vege burgers, gift... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2018
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Hopefield Animal Sanctuary is a non-profit organisation caring for around 400 sick, unwanted and mistreated animals. The sanctuary is based in Brentwood, Essex. Hopefield cares for a variety of animals including horses, donkeys, goats, sheep, pigs...more
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Sawyers Hall Farm Sawyers Hall Lane, Brentwood CM15 9BZ, England
+44 1277 201110
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing Rescue Centre that started off with horses and has evolved to take in all sorts of species including parrots, raccoon dogs,monkeys and reindeer Situated in the heart of Brentwood it is an place to take young children and is reasonably priced...More

1  Thank William L
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Very nice place, worth to go with kids. Lots of animals, frendly staff, nice vege burgers, gift shop....

1  Thank pawelsuj
Reviewed April 24, 2018

We love it here. Lots of animals, well looked after. A little play area outside, nice cafe with vegetarian and vegan food available. Friendly staff. Can get quite muddy but that's part of the fun, bring your wellies!

1  Thank roxandlew
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

We chose to visit here as my teenage daughter is interested in the welfare and wellbeing of animals. A lovely little animal sanctuary with free parking and very reasonable entry prices (£16 for two adults/2 children). Visited on the first day of opening this spring....More

2  Thank Jan S
Reviewed April 4, 2018

Took one of my grandchildren, he is 3 years old, he loved seeing the animals, and we all thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

Thank Linda S
Reviewed October 17, 2017

Lovely day out and a worthwhile cause. Attended their Craft Fayre recently which was of added interest - many stalls and some interesting purchases to be made. Of course you could also visit the lovely rescued animals and enjoy lunch in their cafe too. Lovely...More

2  Thank IanJulie2013
Reviewed October 12, 2017

This is a lovely charity that helps animals. Excellent for families to visit. Tea room and lots of animals

Thank Deborah P
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Located in central Brentwood, lots of parking. Great afternoon with a range of animal eg farm animals, raccoons, insects, reptiles, rheas and birds of prey. Mixture of concrete paths and grass but if it’s a dry day it is fine for pushchairs. Needs some renovation,...More

Thank Natalie B
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

The sanctuary looks like it needs a good injection of cash. The animals are clearly well looked after, and a vet was visiting the day we arrived but some of the buildings are really in need of total renovation. If I have a lottery win...More

Thank ChigwellGavin
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

The opening times are a little quirky but this farm is run by volunteers which is totally acceptable. Going to this place really make you feel for the animals that have been left and given up. The toilets are clean, the staff are friendly, the...More

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HopefieldAS, Manager at Hopefield Animal Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2017

Thank you for your kind review and hope to see you again.

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Response from Natalie B | Reviewed this property |
Some of it is concrete paths and some of it is dirt paths. If the weather has been good and it’s dry you’d get around with a buggy fine, it’ll just be a little bumpy!
September 10, 2015|
Response from Diane J | Reviewed this property |
Hopefields is open all year round although opening times may vary. You can find that information from their website. Just google hopefields Brentwood.