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18 June 2014 by Redwings Press Office

Celebrate with The Gangsters

On Sunday 27th July, these cheeky Adoption stars want you to be a member of their gang and join them at their birthday party at the Aylsham Visitor Centre!

Entry is free and everyone is welcome, so bring along your family and friends to this special day filled with fun and games.

Kicking off festivities will be a mighty grooming session for the six miniature Shetlands at 11am, and you’re very welcome to come along and watch. And, as if six ponies wasn’t enough, at 12pm our mascots Red and Wings will make an appearance before the special birthday parade at 1pm.

Having worked up an appetite during the parade, our loveable Gangsters will then be treated to a delicious birthday cake made from special pony-ingredients. A fact-filled “Walk and Talk” tour is available to party guests, as well as a quiz trail around the centre all about Reggie, Ronnie and their Gangster pals. Don’t forget to collect your quiz sheet from the Visitor Centre for your chance to win a prize!

If you haven’t already adopted The Gangsters, you are still welcome to come along to their party! Also, why not take a look at one of our adoption packs? The Redwings Adoption Club is a fun way to support and be part of our charity, and an adoption makes a great gift – indeed, with The Gangsters, your adoption includes all six!

If you’re unable to attend the birthday party, but would like to donate some yummy treats for these cheeky chappies to enjoy on their special day follow this link to find out more.

For more information about visiting us, telephone 0870 040 0033 or email We hope you to see you at the party!

Our paddock walks are now open! We hope you enjoy exploring our beautiful surroundings.


Redwings Aylsham, Norfolk

In the heart of North Norfolk

Redwings Aylsham Visitor Centre is a beautiful site in the heart of the North Norfolk countryside and is home to some of Redwings’ loveable residents, like beautiful adoption stars Gulliver, the ever mischievous ‘Gangster’ Shetlands, and adorable donkeys Wiggins and Wacko.

This free to enter visitor attraction is currently open every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 10am to 4pm. That’s plenty of time to get some cuddles in with our furry friends.

Our grand opening took place on Saturday April 27th 2013 with special guest Kate Ford, aka Tracy Barlow from Corrie! Read more and see pics from the day here...

What to do

Quality Assured Visitor Attraction

As well as having many stunning horses and ponies, the site has a café serving delicious refreshments, a gift shop selling fantastic momentos of your day, and a well equipped children’s play area. Our farm staff are also on hand to answer any of your horsey questions, they also offer walking tours and horse care demos…

What you think

Some feedback from our visitors … “Visited the new Aylsham centre last week. We have to say it looks brilliant and the welcome we received from the staff was wonderful. Although we're from Derbyshire we do visit the area regularly and will be back again in 2013.”… “Lovely spacious entry and café, really impressed. Will definitely visit again!”… “Will definitely be back! Lovely that dogs are welcome too. We are so lucky to have you on our doorstep.”… "Absolutely beautiful site – we are so proud to sponsor Gulliver and the new location.”

Getting around

Some of the paddocks are accessible although may be difficult to navigate in adverse weather conditions. There is a fully accessible, purpose built stable facility where ponies can be brought in and groomed, there is also a fully accessible WC as well as disabled parking.


Group bookings

Group Bookings

We welcome groups at our centres! To find out more about making a group booking to Redwings Aylsham, please click here.

How to find us

Spa Lane, Aylsham, Norfolk just off the A140 junction at Henry Page Road, NR11 6UE. Follow the brown signs!

Opening times

The centre is open every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 10am to 4pm. Entry is free!

For visitors with a disability
Download our access statement here.


  • Disabled Parking

  • Disabled Toilets

  • Free Parking

  • Keep Dogs on Lead

  • Gift Shop

  • Children's Area

  • Refreshments

  • Picnic

Visitor Helpline

If you have a question or special requirement please telephone our Visitor Helpline on 0870 040 0033.

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