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If you think you’d like to provide a happy and safe place for one of our animals we’d love to hear from you.  

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Set in 72 acres of stunning Somerset countryside the Sanctuary is a great place to come and explore.



If you think you could spare a couple of hours to help out or would like to make a donation find out how here.

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Marketing Tender

We are looking for a fantastic marketing company who has experience in the charity and tourism sectors to help advertise Ferne with our Marketing Assistant, if you meet the criteria, please fill out our tender below. Marketing Tender  

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Chard and Ilminster News

Chard and Ilminster News

Thank you so much to everyone who nominated and collected tokens for Ferne for the big Cash for Charities giveaway in association with Gannett Foundation and the Chard and Ilminster news! We are delighted to announce that we were awarded £2,807.87 that will help us...

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The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2022!

The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2022!

We’re super excited to announce that once again we will be taking part in the 2022 Big Give Christmas Challenge, the UK's biggest match funding campaign! For 7 days, starting on the 29th of November (which is also Giving Tuesday) we have the opportunity to double...

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