The Donkey Sanctuary

Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 0NU

Tel: 01395 578222

The Donkey Sanctuary


The Kitchen provides an impressive back drop to any event, with views over The Donkey Sanctuary and the rolling hills of Devon to the sea. This new space projects a tranquil atmosphere enabling delegates to enjoy your event and relax as they network.

Perfectly situated to serve the whole of East Devon and West Dorset including Exeter, Axminster and Honiton, The Kitchen is located just a few minutes from Sidmouth and only 13 miles from Junction 30 of the M5.

Catering equally well for conferences, seminars, training and team building exercises for up to 100 delegates, The Kitchen can accommodate various layouts and room configurations. It can be booked for half a day (8.30am until 12.30pm or 1.00pm until 5.00pm), a full day (9.00pm until 5.00pm) or for an evening (from 5.30pm onwards). A range of equipment and technology can also be provided to suit any event, including staging, public address systems, lighting and display systems. Free Wifi access comes as standard for all events.

In-house dining is provided by head chef, Chris Morris and his team who have all been recruited from some of the finest restaurants in Devon. Expect a menu of local and ethically sourced produce, including a delicious range of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. The Kichen is also able to offer a selection of wines and other alcoholic beverages or arrange for a full bar and waiting staff.

Rest assured, you will be provided with facilities and services to the highest standards at The Kitchen.

For information on prices, menus and bespoke packages please contact Gemma Rowsell on 01395 573154 or


Map & Directions

Road Directions

The Kitchen is just 30 minutes from the M5 junction 30 at Exeter on the A3052. Drive through Sidford and follow the brown tourist signs for The Donkey Sanctaury at the top of the hill.  The A35 and the A30 also serve East Devon and the Jurassic Coast.

Public Transport Directions

Local bus routes serving The Donkey Sanctuary include the 899 Axe Valley Mini Travel as well as the Jurassic Coast services X53, X54 Coastlinx and 52A.

Opening Times

The Donkey Sanctuary (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

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