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Trentham Monkey Forest

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Address: Stone Road | Trentham Estate, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 8AY, England
Phone Number: +44 1782 659845
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 00:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Monkey Forest is completely unique to the UK. It is the only place that...

Monkey Forest is completely unique to the UK. It is the only place that you can walk amongst 140 Barbary macaques roaming free in 60 acres of beautiful English Forest. Walking in the park transports you into a different world through close contact with the monkeys.

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Lovely day

Been here a few times. Really enjoyed it, be careful not to go in breeding season if you have little children .Also they pinch things like sweets, cakes and bottles if you don't... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
l3sl3y05
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a waste of money, over priced the monkeys are all the same, it's basically a walk with monkeys.

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Thank Gareth W
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here a few times. Really enjoyed it, be careful not to go in breeding season if you have little children .Also they pinch things like sweets, cakes and bottles if you don't watch them

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Thank l3sl3y05
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Brilliant for both kids & grown ups.Its hard walking though so keep this in mind if you have Push chairs or any problems walking up steep banks.

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Thank Pauline h
MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Monkey Forest. The 3/4 of a mile pathway does include some steeper slopes along the way. There are multiple benches which are perfect to stop and take a break and these slopes can be avoided is necessary. We hope to see you again next year. More 

London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As grandparents we were coerced into going with the family. My wife not liking monkeys, was reluctant to go in but sitting in the cafeteria meant paying anyway so after much reassurance by the staff she agreed to come with us. Well after visions of monkeys being thoroughly offensive, we were all surprised by how well behaved they were. The... More 

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Thank phil h
MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review. We're very happy to hear that your wife decided to go and see the monkeys. Our monkeys are very well behaved and go about their days just as they would in the wild. Guides are on hand for both the monkeys and publics safety and are always willing to answer any questions you may... More 

Staffordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this place. But not sure if we're are paying to observe the monkeys or go them to watch us. Either way you'll have an amazing day

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Thank 64jj21
MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we hope to see you again. More 

Market Drayton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here as a little treat for the children the place isn't massive so there is not a great deal to do but we walked round the place twice and the children loved seeing the monkeys all in all a good day but I think this is more suited for younger children rather than teenagers

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Thank bigron2016
MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. As well as the monkey enclosure, which visitors are free to re-enter multiple times during their trip there is also an onsite cafe, shop, video room and information centre as well as 2 onsite play areas for little ones. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really cool place to take young ones..really nice clean place with loads of parking, good restaurant with loads of seating.nice little walk through the forest with the monkeys.great talks about the monkeys whilest your there. Would recommend this for a great day out.

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MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this review

It sounds like you had a brilliant trip to Monkey Forest. Thank you for your review, we hope to see you again. More 

Nottingham, UK
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son (2) is slightly obsessed with monkeys so after consulting Google and being made aware of the monkey forest we couldn't resist treating him to a trip to see the monkeys (and attempt to tire him out in the process). Easy to find with plenty of parking (we were lucky enough to find a space right by the entrance).... More 

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Thank Sarah B
MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. The feeding talks are very popular and we recommend that everyone hears one during their time here. It sounds like your little one enjoyed his time here and we look forward to welcoming you back again next year. More 

Staffordshire
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31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took our young Grandson for a trip to see the monkey forest. It was a lovely day (which obviously helps) but it was education for the old and young alike. We were fortunate that whilst we were there they were feeding the monkeys - and the animal keepers were so happy to answer all our questions, no matter how... More 

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MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this review

It sounds like you had a lovely trip to Monkey Forest with your grandson. We have feeding talks every hour and the guides are always happy to answer any questions you may have both during the feeding talk and whilst walking round the park. Thank you for your review, we hope to see you again next year. More 

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

take visit to the monkey forest great day to be had a couple of hours very enjoyable with children of all ages even teenagers total different than visiting the zoo

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Thank philip h
MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Monkey Forest. We hope to welcome you back again next year. More 

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