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Rolleston rehoming centre

Welcome to Rolleston horse rehoming centre. We have horses looking for loving homes.

We take in, rehabilitate and rehome horses and provide advice and support to owners.

We have facilities for up to 55 horses, including a 60 acre pasture, indoor stable block with dedicated wash box and veterinary treatment unit, tack room, feed room, drying room, yard office and horse walker.

Read more about giving a horse a home.

Contact details

Address: Hilda Archer Sanctuary, Dovecliff Road, Rolleston-on-Dove, Staffordshire DE13 9AU
Tel: 0300 777 1520 Fax: 0300 777 1521
Centre manager: Kath Urwin

Opening hours

Monday, Tuesday and Friday: By appointment
Wednesday: 12.00pm – 7.00pm (closing earlier in winter depending on light)
Thursday: 12.00pm – 4.00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 12.00pm – 4.00pm

Telephone line opening hours

Monday 8.00am – 7.00pm
Tuesday 8.00am – 7.00pm
Wednesday 8.00am –  7.00pm summer (8.00am –  4.30pm winter)
Thursday 8.00am – 4.30pm
Friday 8.00am – 4.30pm
Saturday 8.30am – 4.00pm
Sunday 8.30am – 4.00pm
Bank Holidays 8.30am – 4.00pm



Short-term volunteer foster caring

Become a volunteer short term foster carer for pets at Blue Cross and help improve the welfare of the animals in our care. As a volunteer foster carer you will look after needy animals in your own home while they are recuperating from operations, or illnesses, or young kittens or puppies until they are able to find a permanent new home. If you live within 45 minutes of the centre and are interested in this rewarding volunteer role, please email