Redwings Caldecott

Redwings Caldecott is our largest visitor centre and is currently home to over 100 horses, ponies, donkeys and mules.

Here you can meet mini but mighty Shetland pony Sampson, plus a whole herd of donkeys and mules including adorable donkey Esther and Fox the handsome Shire!

The visitor centre is open!

Redwings Caldecott is currently welcoming visitors on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 10am to 4pm.

PLEASE NOTE: Daily opening will begin on 22nd July and run throughout July, August and September. Bookings are advisable via Eventbrite but not essential so do come along and see us!

While the majority of compulsory Covid rules have now been lifted, we are continuing to ask supporters to pre-book time slots for their visits to ensure the number of people at the centre remains at a controlled level at all times and help keep our horse care team safe.

Tickets can be booked by clicking here.

Special Adoption Star birthday weekends are taking place on the following dates:

Friday 1st July - Monday 4th July - Adoption Star Sampson's birthday weekend

Friday 5th August - Monday 9th August - Adoption Star Fox's birthday weekend

Friday 19th August - Monday 22nd August - Adoption Star Noah's birthday weekend 

Friday 2nd September - Monday 5th September - Adoption Star Lily's birthday weekend

Friday 28th October - Monday 31st October - Adoption Star Esther's birthday weekend

If you would like to organise a visit on behalf of a school or youth group, please email so we can discuss your needs.

Entry remains free but donations would be welcome towards the care of our lovely rescued residents.

During your visit to Redwings Caldecott we will also be asking you to continue keeping to the following measures: 

  • Please keep to a one-way route around the centre to help everyone maintain social distancing.
  • Hand sanitiser stations will be available across the site.
  • The gift shop is open and Oliver's Cafe is serving a selection of hot and cold food, including sandwiches, jacket potates and loaded chips!
  • We encourage the wearing of face coverings in indoor areas.

We have exciting news for 2021 and beyond, Covid restrictions permitting you will be able to stay with us in our brand-new accommodation and even get married at Redwings Caldecott Hall. See below for further details!

Redwings is accredited by VisitBritain for our approach to keeping you safe during your visit.

We're Good To Go certificate.pdf

To help you get the most out of your day with us, click here to download a free guide to visiting Redwings Caldecott.

And if you've enjoyed your time at Redwings Caldecott, don't forget to leave a review on our Tripadvisor page!

How to find us
Redwings Caldecott is situated on the A143 between Great Yarmouth and Beccles, opposite Fritton Lake. Postcode: NR31 9EY.

Oliver's Café and gift shop

All proceeds go towards funding the work of the Sanctuary. That means every time you buy something to eat, you are helping to keep our horses and donkeys fed too. What a great excuse to treat yourself to a piece of cake or an extra cup of tea! 

Memory Garden

We've created a new Memory Garden at Redwings Caldecott to provide a welcoming and reflective space for our supporters to remember lost loved ones, both people and pets. You can find out more about the project by clicking hereAs part of the project, we have moved all the plaques from our existing memorial area to their new position in the Memory Garden. 


Disabled parking
Disabled toilets
Free parking
Dogs on leads welcome
Gift shop
Oliver's Cafe

Getting around
As we are currently undergoing work to improve our facilities at Redwings Caldecott, please note that some walkways may not be fully accessible to wheelchairs. An updated access statement will be here to view shortly. 

Stay with us!

We are delighted to say that restrictions permitting you can now book to stay at Redwings Caldecott in 2021! The beautifully renovated Sanctuary Rooms are set within the lovely surroundings of Caldecott Hall, and offer accommodation for up to six people in three ensuite bedrooms, as well as a living area and kitchenette. There is a golf course and a spa and leisure centre on the site as well as access to Redwings every weekend of course, and the Fritton Arms restaurant and pub are only a short distance away, as are many beautiful sections of the Norfolk Broads and the stunning Norfolk/Suffolk coastline.

Find out more and book your stay via Norfolk Holiday Properties:

Get married with us!

Did you know? We are now able to accommodate weddings at Caldecott Hall!

Your wedding will be organised by Gingerlily Catering, a full-service Norwich based catering and event planning company. Their experience and expertise will ensure everything runs smoothly on your special day.

Caldecott Hall itself offers a lovely setting for your wedding ceremony in the extensive Sydney Suite, with a wonderful marquee and beautiful garden for your wedding breakfast and celebrations. The marquee has a fully stocked bar and full catering facilities with space for up to 85 daytime and 105 evening guests. There is even accommodation on site too!

By holding your wedding at Caldecott Hall, you will be supporting Redwings too, as proceeds from the hire of the venue help us to rescue, care for and rehome horses and donkeys in need.

To find out more, download a brochure here or go to

Our centres

Ada Cole, Essex

Epping Road

Further details and opening times for Redwings Ada Cole

Aylsham, Norfolk

Spa Lane
NR11 6UE

Further details and opening times for Redwings Aylsham

Caldecott, Norfolk

Caldecott Hall
Beccles Road
NR31 9EY

Further details and opening times for Redwings Caldecott

Mountains, Scotland

Milton of Ogil

Further details and opening times for Redwings Mountains

Oxhill, Warwickshire

Banbury Road
CV35 0RP

Further details and opening times for Redwings Oxhill


Redwings Caldecott

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Visitor helpline

If you have a question or special requirement for your visit to one of our centres, please telephone 01508 505246 (this number is manned from 9am to 4pm seven days a week).

Group bookings

We welcome group visits to our centres! Click here to find out more. We also offer tailored educational visits. See our teachers section to find out more.