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Frequently Asked Questions

How long can we stay?
As long as you would like!
Yes we have on-site parking.
Please wear appropriate clothes for the sanctuary - it can be muddy during winter so please bring suitable footwear and sun cream and hats for the summer months.
Some of animals are quite shy due to their life before the sanctuary so unfortunately you can't touch the animals, some of them may come and say hello though.
No all our residents are on special diets so feeding the animals is not allowed. You can always help feed our animals by donating towards their food.
Yes we do but have no cash machines on site.
Yes we do have a family ticket - £16 for 2 adults & 2 children or £16 for 1 adult & 3 children.
We've got a fantastic vegetarian café with plenty of options and a great afternoon tea menu.
Yes we've got a designated picnic area where you can bring your own picnic.
No, you must stay with your children for your entire visit.
Yes we are wheelchair accessible but some of the areas can be uneven - call us for more info!
Yes there are plenty of hand washing stations- please make sure you do wash your hands!
We are home to several cats and goats - so please be aware of this if you are pregnant
We don't allow smoking at Hopefield.
We have baby changing facilities on site.
We do allow friendly well behaved dogs on leashes in the sanctuary.