Tel: 01903 741011    Email: donkeywalking@lorica.org.uk

Address: East Clayton Farm, Storrington Road, Washington, West Sussex, RH20 4AG

East Clayton Farm is part of the Lorica Trust, Registered Charity no. 1066891
and a Company Limited by Guarantee no. 03462477. Registered in England.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a donkey walk?
A donkey walk is a delightful experience – walking out with your own donkey, or sharing a donkey with a friend. You don’t ride the donkeys but they do make wonderful walking companions.
When can I do it?
Available from April to October.
How do I pay?
We ask for payment on booking. This can be done via the website through our secure Stripe payment system. Call us if you need to pay by cash or cheque.
Who can go?
Anyone who is booked on. We cannot accommodate anyone who turns up ‘unannounced’.
I have children, which walks are suitable?
For young children the farm walk is the most suitable, 6 is the minimum age for this. Children 8 and above can take their own donkey on the farm walk. For children over 8 the Warren walk works well. Children need to be 10 years old to take charge of their own donkey.
I would like to organise a special occasion walk, is this possible?
It might be! Please telephone us to discuss what you would like and what might be possible.
Can I bring my Dog?
Because of the livestock on the farm we have a policy of no dogs allowed on the farm or on the walks.
Is it difficult?
No! Donkeys are easy to manage if you follow the guidance you will be given. All our walks are fairly flat, so as long as you can manage the distance the gradient is not challenging.
What about the weather? 
The donkeys do not walk in very wet weather – we will contact you if there is a need to cancel, or please phone us.
What is your cancellation policy?
Seven days notice once a walk has been booked.
What should I wear?
Stout shoes or wellington boots are essential. Comfortable clothing with a water proof available is sensible.
Can I bring someone with me to take photos?
Anyone coming out on the walks needs to be booked in and paid for.
Do you have a café on site?
No, we have no café provision on site, so we advise that you bring your own refreshments.
What if I have limited mobility or use a wheelchair?
East Clayton farm operates an inclusive policy – please give us a ring and we will do our best to accommodate your needs.