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Borth Wild Animal Kingdom

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Ynisfergi, Borth SY24 5NA, Wales
+44 1970 871224
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Borth animal kingdom ,zoo

I thought that on arrival it would be a too small a zoo. But I had a really lovely day, there... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nigel C
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Wirral, United Kingdom
Fantastic day out!!

Was hesitant to go today, as wasn’t expecting much but after spending the day there my thoughts... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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We are a small zoo in mid-Wales, between Aberystwyth and Machynlleth, only a short walk from the Borth railway. A sanctuary for exotic animals and a place to relax. Visit us for a day to remember!
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“chester zoo” (9 reviews)
“big cats” (19 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Ynisfergi, Borth SY24 5NA, Wales
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+44 1970 871224
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Reviews (375)

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"chester zoo"
in 9 reviews
"big cats"
in 19 reviews
"feed the animals"
in 22 reviews
"lion enclosure"
in 14 reviews
"new owners"
in 16 reviews
"animals seem"
in 6 reviews
"working hard"
in 4 reviews
"few hours"
in 15 reviews
"exotic animals"
in 4 reviews
"previous owners"
in 4 reviews
"a small gift shop"
in 5 reviews
"kids and adults"
in 5 reviews
"larger zoos"
in 8 reviews
"staff were very friendly"
in 7 reviews
"be visiting again"
in 5 reviews
"some tlc"
in 4 reviews
"year olds"
in 4 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I thought that on arrival it would be a too small a zoo. But I had a really lovely day, there are a selection of animals and the team are extending the zoo and are really friendly. They let you feed and touch the animals...More

Thank Nigel C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was hesitant to go today, as wasn’t expecting much but after spending the day there my thoughts completely changed. It turned out to be one of the best day trips I’ve been on thanks to the kind zoo staff and the well looked-after animals. Would...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've always loved Borth Wild Animal Kingdom, ever since i was a child. The last time i properly visited was maybe 2-3 years ago. The previous owners had let the zoo fall into a state of disrepair which both shocked and saddened me. I originally...More

Thank Kirsty M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a birthday party for my daughter and six other children. All the staff were very friendly and went out of their way to make the occasion special. The food in the cafe was very good and the keepers were very informative in their talks...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We volunteered to help tidy and my son wanted to go again to see how the crocodile was doing. A lot of work has gone into the place, it's much cleaner than what it was before the new owners took over and there is still...More

Thank 2Caz82
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Hugely dissappointing. For a zoo open pretty much all year... with a 'we are open' sign... i was told they where shut. From what i could see from the car park it looks tiny and a bit cramped. A waste of a journey. I'd give...More

Thank Leigh P
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

I have to say that I was very surprised at the variety of animals at the zoo and the size of the site given it's location. When we arrived the parking situation was not ideal and the access road (especially to the lions) was unmade...More

Thank swiftearth
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

this was a sad little zoo that is being given the huge dose of love that it needed, so many improvements since the new owners moved in. the staff are really friendly and take time to answer questions, the animals are all happy and well...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

After much upset and bad press we have had the most enjoyable day at the zoo with changes to parts that was needed but it was a great day the children enjoyed their experience and the keeper talks were very good people were friendly and...More

Thank Johanna t
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic day out. Keeper talks and wild animal show where spot on. The new enclosures are much much better than before. All the the animals seem extremely happy, content and well looked after. Whilst we were in the cafe a customer came in and...More

Thank Stacey P
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Response from Lisa I | Reviewed this property |
Adults £9.50 Child (3-15) £6.95 Family (2 adults + 2 children) £30.00 Concessions (OAP, Disabled, Student etc.) £8.50 Concession Child £5.95 Under 3 years old FREE
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