05 September 2014 by Redwings Press Office
Wow! Look who's just arrived!
We are so excited to tell you that we have had some very exciting new arrivals at Redwings Oxhill!
Last Friday, the team welcomed a family of gorgeous new arrivals in the very hairy shape of Millie and Adel – two rare French Poitou donkeys – and their babies Arya and Merlin (pictured below), who came to Redwings from a long standing Redwings welfare volunteer when he was sadly no longer able to care for them.
These four lovelies are currently in quarantine in the stable yard in the middle of the centre so you can see them, and once that's over (another week or so) they will be available for cuddles! But be warned, once you start, you can't stop!
You can come and visit them every day between 10am and 4pm and entry is free!
Please note: Our playground is currently out of action while we make some repairs, we are very sorry for any inconvenience caused and hope it will be open again very soon!
Oxhill Visitor Centre, Warwickshire
Donkeys and Dinkys!
This lovely visitor centre has been granted VAQAS status (Quality Assured Visitor Attraction) and is home to adoption equines Major, Rumpel, Dylan, The Oxhill Donkeys and dinky pony Wensley along with more than 50 rescued horses, ponies and donkeys who would just love to make your acquaintance!
What to do
There are regular guided tours of the centre and demonstrations of horse care given by the equine centre staff as well as the chance to cuddle the residents of course!
The centre also has a gift shop, information centre and café on site, serving sandwiches, toasties and delicious cake. We also have picnic areas for visitors to bring their own food if they so choose (please be aware we do not have an undercover area for picnics). Our children's play area is currently undergoing some repairs, but we hope it will be up and running soon.
What you think
Some feedback from our visitors … “So glad there are people in the world like you, that care”… “A great day out. Well done!”… “Lovely family day out, fantastic work you do. Loved it!!!”
The centre is fully accessible to wheelchair users, with a concrete pathway through the middle of the site. There is a wheelchair available for loan. The site has an accessible WC and plenty of parking. Some of our picnic tables are suitable for wheelchairs too. We suggest that visitors wear sturdy shoes!
We welcome groups at our centres! To find out more about making a group booking to Redwings Oxhill Visitor Centre, please click here.
How to find us
On the A422 in Warwickshire CV35 0RP, 10 miles south of Stratford upon Avon.
Open every day from 10am to 4pm. Entry is free!
For visitors with a disability
Download our access statement here.
Keep Dogs on Lead
If you have a question or special requirement please telephone our Visitor Helpline on 0870 040 0033.