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New Forest Wildlife Park

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Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Excellent family day out

Our second visit within 6 months. I think this park offers great value for money. (cant comment on... read more

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mary J
Horndean, United Kingdom
little gem

was pleasantly surprised. although this is not my type of attraction, we had a really good time... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
blake l
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Enjoy the amazing animals at this beautiful park, in the leafy New Forest, with its fabulous adventure playgrounds. Follow the woodland trails to see wallaby, European bison, wolves, wild boar, Scottish wildcats, lynx, foxes, pine marten, polecats...more
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Deerleap Lane | Longdown, Nr Ashurst, Ashurst, New Forest SO40 4UH, England
+44 23 8029 2408
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Reviewed today

Our second visit within 6 months. I think this park offers great value for money. (cant comment on café as we always picnic). staff very friendly and knowledgeable. wonderful play parks in between seeing animals. Lynx feeding experience great. saw the wolves and lots of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mary J
Reviewed 1 week ago

was pleasantly surprised. although this is not my type of attraction, we had a really good time with the ids, there is just enough animals but not too many to keep them interested without getting bored, and the keepers(?)were really knowledgeable and happy to answer...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank blake l
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think it was great value for Money. We really enjoyed the talk on the wolves presented by Shana. I loved seeing the different owls. We all enjoyed the adventure playground in particular the zip wire.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dollymixture78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The wife and I visited the park on Saturday 2nd Feb. When we initially walked around the park, like other recent reviews, we struggled to find any of the animals out and about, and to be fair with the ice and snow, can’t blame them....More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank mrtidders
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really great time. Kind and knowledgeable staff. Learned a lot. The trick to seeing the animals in the winter months is to follow the feeders. Would recommend.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came across this place whilst exploring new forest in the autumn months and it didn't disappoint. A great selection of animals such as wolves, lynx and otters, the wolves were especially impressive. We also watched munchkin the lynx being fed her dinner and learnt alot...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lucylavina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed, knowing that the animals may not be around as much in the winter months as the summer perhaps a out of season discount could be offered?! The first otters were no where to be seen then this seemed to continue with No fox,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank cjtilly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Overall we were disappointed, we knew it was winter so that the animals might not be as active as in summer, but we literally didn’t see anything other than otters (which was great if you live otters). Considering they were still charging full price at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank rachelemilymiller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I brought my grandson aged 2.5 here to see the otters, and as we arrived 20 mins before feeding time, we got to see the otters at their best! They clearly know its feeding time and get all excited running up and down and calling...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank marysunshine156
wildlifepark235, Manager at New Forest Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

As the prices are going up in April (we have to increase our prices every 2 years) the winter prices are lower.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fabulous place. Went with four children under the age of ten. We’re there literally all day and they never once were bored. I highly recommend this park for a super day out even if you are not taking children. They still vividly talk...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Pamela P
28 October 2018|
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Response from Thaigrannie | Reviewed this property |
Hello, No dogs are not allowed in the park. There are areas where the animals are roaming free in the enclosure.
24 October 2018|
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Response from dms10008 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so we have used this a few times
Mart D
16 July 2018|
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Response from Mart D |
Thanks. Just visited today and the offer still stands. 30% off if you show your Ikea family card.