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Get to know new furry friends on a walk with Alpacas & Donkeys


Get to know new furry friends on a walk with Alpacas & Donkeys

Head to the countryside to learn about alpacas and donkeys and then set off on a relaxing stroll as you get to know your new chums.

90 Minute Alpaca Walking Experience

Alpaca walking is great for those of you wishing to try an activity of a different nature. You’ll learn interesting alpaca facts before being partnered up with your new chum, and getting to know them on a personal level, as you take a relaxing stroll through the beautiful farmland. Your trekking escapade will begin with plenty of time for pictures and alpaca selfies! Alpaca Walk experience is not suitable for children aged 4 and under (and possibly for children aged up to 6)

45 Minute Donkey Walks

Donkey walks are a wonderful way to become familiar with these lovely animals and really get to know their personalities and behaviours, as well as learning about donkey welfare! The easy-going donkeys at Charnwood Forest Alpacas love getting to meet, walk and play with visitors and these walks are a great way to spend time with these sweet animals in close quarters. On arrival you’ll be met by the team and given an introductory session going over health & safety, then you’ll be paired up with the perfect donkey for you and you’ll set off to explore the picturesque 110-acre farm.

Suitable for beginners.

From Boutique B&Bs to Top Notch Glamping, there's plenty of great accommodation nearby in the National Forest. Stay - National Forest



  • HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE? - 45 to 90 minutes
  • PRICE RANGE - From £25 per person

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Visitor Details

Key Information

Charnwood Forest Alpacas, Ashby Road, Boundary, SWADLINCOTE, Derbyshire, DE11 7BA

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)


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  • Clothing/Equipment - Please bring suitable clothing and footwear (sun cream and hats for sunny days, waterproofs and wellies for wetter days). We do cover uneven and potentially muddy terrain in all weather conditions, so dress suitably. Open-toed shoes such as sandals or flip flops are not allowed.
  • Restrictions - All participants must be aged 12 or over


  • Activities accessible for visitors with disabilities - All walks require a degree of physical fitness. You will have to be able to walk unaided for between 30 and 90 minutes. If you are unable to do this, we would advise that the walks would be unsuitable.

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