Welcome to the Sanctuary

Welcome to Bleakholt

caring for those who have no one

Nestled on a hillside overlooking the beautiful Irwell valley Bleakholt animal sanctuary is a charity committed to caring for dogs, cats, farm animals and small pets. No animal at the sanctuary is ever put to sleep except on veterinary advice. Our aim is to find happy loving homes for many of our dogs, cats, rabbits and small animals and those that cannot be re-homed will spend the rest of their days in our care along with our equine and farm animals.

On a cold winter day the 'Bleak' in Bleakholt really means something!  However our staff and volunteers are relentless in their dedication to care for our animals and none of this would be possible without your support.

Please Donate

Bleakholt is totally funded by the public, we survive solely on donations. We need your help more than ever. Please make a donation by clicking 'Donate' below or click here to make a regular monthly donationYou can also send a cheque.     See how your donations help, just click here...

Coming soon

Check out our next Open Day dates!


Adoption Info

to adopt an animal from
the sanctuary start here

RUNNING for Bleakholt .....our thanks to Dany Robson, running the Manchester Marathon on April 6 on behalf of Bleakholt. If you would like to support her, please go to her justgiving page :


MORE running for Bleakholt!

Another of our supporters, Donna Catterall, has signed up for the Bupa Great Manchester 10K Run on 18 May 2014.  She is running in aid of Bleakholt and donating anything raised to us.  Donna adopted one of our cats called Stanley in July 2012 (who apparently is 'gorgeous'!) and told us that she would like to give something back.  She has set up a Sponsor page on JustGiving so if you would like to support Donna's event and help us to raise funds you can donate at:


Our sincere thanks go to Donna and we wish her the best of luck!

© Bleakholt Animal Sanctuary Bury Old Road, Edenfield Ramsbottom , Lancashire , BL0 0RX Telephone: 0844 257 0411

Bleakholt Animal Sanctuary is a Registered Charity No 1110503. Company Registered in England and Wales No 5434781

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