We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Black Isle Wildlife & Country Park

#3 of 3 things to do in North Kessock Features Animals
The Croft, Drumsmittal, North Kessock IV1 1XF, Scotland
+44 1463 731656
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Dreadful

Rated 1 only because there's no zero. This place is appalling, animals are suffering. It needs to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tibbiesmum
,
Glasgow, United Kingdom
via mobile
Not worth it

Bad trip all round. Basic food served by a lady who had little idea what she was doing although... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
C C
via mobile
Read all 204 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent12%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible48%
2 weeks ago
“Dreadful”
2 weeks ago
“Not worth it”
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
LOCATION
The Croft, Drumsmittal, North Kessock IV1 1XF, Scotland
CONTACT
Website
+44 1463 731656
Write a Review
Reviews (204)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 202 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rated 1 only because there's no zero. This place is appalling, animals are suffering. It needs to be closed down.

1  Thank Tibbiesmum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bad trip all round. Basic food served by a lady who had little idea what she was doing although she was very friendly. Food was greasy and the only healthy option on the menu (baked potato) wasn't available. Then paid £15 for the four of...More

Thank C C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had heard this place had closed last year and re-opened and since we had not visited before I was stupidly assuming things would have improved after what was written in the papers. I thought the place very run down for a wildlife park, no...More

Thank 123mrmackay
A TripAdvisor Member
1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went there with my 1 year old son, my mum, cousin and auntie. It used to be very nice there - happy animals, lots to see. Nothing to compare to what is now.. When we arrived the place looked closed. We went in. Suddenly...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I visited with my daughter and have never experienced anything like it. Almost derelict with the most poor living conditions for the animals. Absolutely filthy with no staff to accommodate visitors or animals. Animal faeces in each enclosure, not to mention the oppressive smell of...More

Thank Gabriella B
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Visited park today with my grandchildren, staff not interested in greeting customers, pens for the animals full of weeds and grass knee high ,some animal pens full of poo , too few animals. no signage on pens, pond filthy with no bird life at all...More

Thank c0rrin6
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Having visited this park in its heyday, tempted to try again. Arrived on Sunday and was closed. Tried again a few days later and wished I hadn't bothered. Animals looked sad and many enclosures overgrown. Was tempted to eat in the cafe but saw a...More

Thank Sarah j
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

As locals who had been a few times over the years, and read bad press of forced closure and bad conditions, of which were noticeable as customers, we were intrigued to see advertising of the newly rebranded Noah's ark farm. We thought, after all the...More

Thank westheath10
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Paid money and man went off to get change but never came back. No other staff around to ask. There were no other customers there - place was deserted. Really run down and not a patch on what it was a few years ago. Would...More

Thank Alison M
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Visited a few years ago and had a fantastic time, lots of animals, well kept and always looked forward to returning. Returned today after telling the children how great it was and everyone was left completely disappointed. Arrived to only one car in the car...More

Thank hl86frav
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
North Kessock Hotel - Restaurant Cuisine
188 reviews
1.62 miles away
Allangrange Arms
404 reviews
1.79 miles away
The Waterfront
822 reviews
3.15 miles away
The Phoenix Ale House
105 reviews
3.22 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Wildwoodz Paintball and Lasertag Park
146 reviews
2.12 miles away
Black Isle Brewery
137 reviews
1.55 miles away
Greig Street Bridge
210 reviews
3.29 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Black Isle Wildlife & Country Park staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit