Adopt a Donkey in the UK

Would you like to adopt a donkey?

Sound like a good idea? Perhaps it’s something you’ve always fancied doing as a gift to yourself or maybe a present to that someone special. Well, now’s your chance…sponsor a donkey today.

Our ‘sponsor a donkey’ packages make the perfect gift! With a one-off payment starting from £35 you can choose from our bronze, silver or gold adoption packages.

Bronze adoption – £35

Gift pack includes;

  • An adoption certificate
  • A donkey fact sheet
  • A donkey cuddly toy
  • A presentation box

Silver adoption – £40

Gift pack includes;

  • All the above plus the adopter’s name on a thank you board in the Jolly Barn

Gold adoption – £55

Gift pack includes;

  • All the above plus a single day entry ticket to visit Folly Farm and see our donkeys

How do I adopt a donkey?

To adopt a donkey just click through to the donkey adoption page and choose if you’d like a bronze, silver or gold adoption.  You can adopt a donkey for yourself or for someone special and we’ll also send a special gift message along with your cuddly donkey in your adoption pack.

Your donkey adoption will last 12 months, and 10% of the profits will help raise money for our conservation partners. So you can feel all ‘fuzzy’ inside about your wonderful gift.

Schools and group organisations can also purchase our adoption packages. Please call the office on 01834 812731 to make arrangements.

Donkey adoption reviews

"My daughter was absolutely thrilled with the adopt a donkey - the box was fun to open and packaged so discretely. The box arrived within 24hrs of ordering - amazing service. Looking forward to visiting Folly Farm in a few weeks to see the donkeys."

Lucy Thomson, Cardiff, 5 out of 5, 03 May 2022

"Nice to know these lovely animals are being looked after."

Sharon McGarrol, Corby, 5 out of 5, 07 April 2022

"A delightful experience because of the very helpful member of staff, obviously very experienced in creating messages for someone like me who couldn't come up with one on the spur of the moment!"

Mary Davies Turner, Swansea, 5 out of 5, 27 March 2022