Animal Experiences & Events In Essex

Jubilee Bank Holiday

Come along and join us for the 4-day bank holiday weekend!

We’ll have inflatables, arts & crafts, traditional lawn games, a trail with prize, and more.

Pre-book your tickets to avoid disappointment – we will be capping visitor numbers.

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Vegan & Wellness Day

Come along on Saturday 25th June between 10am - 4pm as we'll be joined by a variety of vegan and ethical businesses, including AMAZING street food, jewellers, animal welfare charities, cosmetics, bouncy castles to keep the little ones entertained, and SO much more! Oh, and of course you can meet our 500 incredible rescued animals too!

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Upcoming events!

Movie Night - Saturday 9th July

Kid's Mega Fun Day - Saturday 23rd July

Movie Night - Saturday 13th August

Summer Fun Weekend - Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th August

Dog Show - Saturday 24th September

Gold Tour of the Sanctuary!

Our gold tours, run by General Manager, Lianne, run for two hours where you'll get to go into some of the animals' enclosures, and meeting our residents up close and personal. You'll also get a tour of the big field where you'll meet all our equine residents.

Lianne has over 15 years' experience at Hopefield Animal Sanctuary, and can tell you all about our residents, their stories, cheeky characteristics, and interesting facts about their care.

Our tour package also includes lunch in Max's Cafe.

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