Animal Experiences & Events In Essex

Bumper Bounce Bonanza - Sat 27th & Sun 28th Aug

Join us for our BIGGEST inflatables event yet! Not only will you be able to bounce around to your heart's content, you'll also be able to enjoy:

Live performances
Crazy Legs Children's Entertainer
Character Meet & Greet
Face Painter (small fee)
Arts & Crafts (small fee)
...and more!

Please remember to bring cash with you as some activities and trade stalls do not take card payments.

Pre-booking is essential for this event due to high popularity:

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Summer Holidays

Come along and visit our 500 rescued animals spread over our beautiful 53 acre site!

Wander round and meet our residents and read about their stories and how they ended up at the sanctuary, enjoy some delicious refreshments from Max's Café, and treat the little ones (or yourself!) in our gift shop on your way out.

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Upcoming events!

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

Fun Day TBC - Saturday 24th September

Gold Tour of the Sanctuary!

A gift voucher for an exclusive gold tour of the sanctuary with General Manager, Lianne.

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

A full afternoon where you'll get to go into some of our enclosures and meet our residents up close and personal. You'll also get a tour of the big field where you can meet all 60+ of our horses, donkeys, and ponies.

The gold tour package includes a 2.5 hour tour, followed by lunch in our tearoom.

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