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Five Sisters Zoo

#1 of 4 things to do in West Calder Features Animals
Gavieside, West Calder EH55 8PT, Scotland
+44 1506 870000
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Birthday treat

We have been to this zoo loads we love it fab day out lots to do and see all the animals are in... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2016
Àrràn B
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Great place to visit

I've visited this zoo a few times over the past 3 years and it's always been a very pleasant... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2016
coimheach
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The Five Sisters Zoo offers a great value family day out for all the family. With over 120 different species from all around the world from bats to bears and lemurs to lynx everyone has their favourites. Daily handling sessions, keeper talks and feed the lemur sessions. School and groups are most welcome, group rates available. Please see the website for full details and admission charges. Open all year.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Gavieside, West Calder EH55 8PT, Scotland
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+44 1506 870000
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Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

We have been to this zoo loads we love it fab day out lots to do and see all the animals are in excellent condition and very well cared off will defo be back

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Reviewed 18 June 2016

I've visited this zoo a few times over the past 3 years and it's always been a very pleasant experience. The animals are a joy to watch, especially the meerkats, lemurs, otters, lions, bears, wolves...all of them. The zoo keepers are all very friendly and...More

Thank coimheach
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

We had such a fantastic day out at the zoo, its just the perfect day out and makes such an interesting and fascinating day out for the family the kids had an absolute ball.

Thank LetsGoTravel99
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

We absolutely love the 5 Sisters Zoo. Such amazing work done by all. You can spend hours at the zoo and never cease to be amazed. Great for kids and adults alike. So much to see and do. Something new everytime we visit and such...More

Thank Kirstine H
Reviewed 18 June 2016

After visiting another zoo and being left disappointed we decided to travel from Fife to the zoo after a friend recommendation. On arriving we were met by friendly staff who couldnt have been more helpful. The experience was fantastic from start to finish, wide variety...More

Thank AFERGUSON123
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

After visiting edinburgh zoo loads I discovered this place and I will be back every week as my daughter loved it. So friendly and lots of different animals with different stories so interesting see you again soon

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Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Took my wee boy for his 5th birthday and we had a blast. Loads of animals and lots to do and see. Good facilities and clean and tidy we will be back X

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Reviewed 18 June 2016

We live very close to the big city zoo but much prefer 5 sisters. It is smaller which is great as less walking for little ones and you can see animals easily. Animals all seem really well looked after and happy. Interactive feeding sessions are...More

Thank EdinburghRach
Reviewed 18 June 2016

You may have been to other zoo's and animal parks, the good thing about five sisters zoo is that you can get up close to a variety of animals in quite a short amount of time.

Thank Tomcatlynch
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

I love this zoo and have been many times, I like to go with family and friends as we all enjoy it!! I love the meerkats they are so cute and the staff so friendly . Amazing zoo I will be visiting a lot this...More

Thank taylorsevers
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Tom J
are small dogs allowed in this zoo
14 June 2017|
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Response from annyb555 | Reviewed this property |
I would not have thougtht so , but you could ring
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Bob E
what are the entry fees for this site?
10 June 2017|
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Response from fivesisterszoo | Property representative |
As at June 2017, adults are £11.95, children aged 3 - 15 years are £9.95, under 3's are free, concessions are £10.45 and a family day pass for 2 adults and 2 children is £34.00 with extra children at £7.95 per child. Free... More
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nicholapark
Can you take a baby in with you when you feed the lemurs?
18 January 2017|
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Response from fivesisterszoo | Property representative |
Babies have gone in with parents to feed the lemurs, but we always warn to watch out that they don't try to eat the food and as the lemurs can bounce or land on them, that they may get a fright. With others paying for the... More
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