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Address: Summerleaze Farm Gammons Hill, Axminster EX13 7RA, England
Phone Number:
+44 1297 34472
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Description:

A wildlife park set in the East Devon countryside

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After reading some of the reviews from narrow minded people I was not sure if I was willing to part with £27, well it was worth every penny, my ten year old daughter thoroughly... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
grantyboy72
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

After reading some of the reviews from narrow minded people I was not sure if I was willing to part with £27, well it was worth every penny, my ten year old daughter thoroughly enjoyed herself as did myself and my wife, I love the fact it's not a corporate company trying to rip you off for everything! it's a... More 

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Honiton, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

A great wildlife park located in east Devon, this place is always changing and expanding - lots to see ranging from cats to zebras other hoofstock and primates

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Thank ChrisBoyland
DevonPeacock, Owner at Axe Valley Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Many changes happening at the park in readiness for reopening at half term February 😃 More 

2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent visit excellent entertainment for all children. A wonderful place that I have visited for a long time. Really good with details and descriptions of animals they give a briefing which is a very informative time. Excellent

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Thank glen b
DevonPeacock, Owner at Axe Valley Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thanks fir your review. It's great we kept all the family entertained and educational too 😃 More 

Axminster, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Very unexpected, so much to see and very well layer out as you don't know what's around the next corner. There is something for every one. Our 2 year old loved it

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Thank lynian321
DevonPeacock, Owner at Axe Valley Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We are glad you were pleasantly surprised. Hope to see you again 😃 More 

Frome, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We were at a loose end last week and drove past after stopping at Axminster for a coffee. I was a bit dubious at first, especially as it wasn't cheap and I had seen no literature on the holiday park we were staying at. It was a delight to see so many animals, obviously being well looked after and there... More 

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Thank Claire W
DevonPeacock, Owner at Axe Valley Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We are glad you popped in for a visit. We have many species and many changes and improvements happening all the time. Our activities are very popular . As you say great value for money 😃 More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I visited for the first time whilst staying with my daughter . I have to say the animals all look physically healthy. But my only criticism is that a some animals were showing obvious signs of lack of mental stimulation due to being confined. Like the lovely armadillo he was running around in a repetitive pattern. His bed was clean... More 

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Thank Suzanne E
DevonPeacock, Manager at Axe Valley Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. i am glad that you enjoyed seeing some of our more unusual animals here at the park. However i do feel a bit disheartened that you wrote a personal opinion of how we look after our animals on a website that is to inform people on where to go for a day out. How many... More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

With family in Lyme Regis, we have visited the Axe Valley Wildlife Park a number of times over the past couple of years with our children who are now 5 and 7. The first time we visited we were pleasantly surprised by number of different animals and birds. We have also taken part in a couple of the animal encounters... More 

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Thank Lisa226
DevonPeacock, Owner at Axe Valley Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your review we are glad your family have enjoyed their visits to us. We have many species and as you say, activities that the public can join in. Hope to see you again soon 😃 More 

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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The wildlife park is very child friendly and my granddaughter really liked being close to all of the animals. There is a good description next to each exhibit and a simple quiz is generally provided for children, with a prize at the end.

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Thank Brian G
DevonPeacock, Owner at Axe Valley Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We are glad you all enjoyed your visit and could get up close to the animaks. See you again soon 😃😃 More 

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Please ignore any poor reviews for this wonderful animal experience that your children will adore. They have the best animal encounter staff I've ever come across (and we live near Longleat and do their animal encounters a lot). The lady that runs the education programme and does the ferret racing and bug show is genius - funny, highly knowledgeable and... More 

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DevonPeacock, Owner at Axe Valley Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Sounds like you had a great day. We pride ourselves on our activities that are fun and educational and our team a the park work really had to ensure everyone enjoys their day with us. Please come back and see us again in half term in Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday willemeena the witch is visiting too... More 

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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Visited here with my two small children although it was raining they absolutely loved seeing all the different animals. Also the play areas were a great attraction. We went expecting somewhere tiny but were pleasantly surprised to find a lot more animals than imagined.

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Thank Gill C
DevonPeacock, Owner at Axe Valley Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Many people visited and are surprised how much we have here. We are great for little ones to get close to the animals and have a play. See you again soon 😃😃 More 

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