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Trentham Monkey Forest

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Address: Stone Road | Trentham Estate, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 8AY, England
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+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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Visit with the grandchildren

Lovely day out for the children..monkeys roaming free...well they were when we last went. Very entertaining and a lovely walk around the forest.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
liquidgold1950
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Stoke-On-Trent
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely day out for the children..monkeys roaming free...well they were when we last went. Very entertaining and a lovely walk around the forest.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Expensive for what it is the monkeys are lovely but not enough to see and do . Also the cafe is expensive. There is a lot of walking as it's spread out and it's up and down hill . Once you been you probably won't need to return

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Thank Kim D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent day trip for younger children really enjoyed it only problem wasnt allowed to take bags or food into enclosure so children got a little hungry on way round but there is a lovely cafe at the end

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I had always wanted to go to the Monkey Forest, as I love monkeys and everybody else had been before when I was working. The grandchildren asked if they could go again and they enjoyed it as much as the last time they went on the previous year, but I was very disappointed, the monkeys looked bored to death, they... More 

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

I've visited here several times both with children and as a group of friends and we've always had a great time. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable and are well trained in communicating with both adults and children of all ages and levels. It's a great way to spend a morning or afternoon but be prepared for a lot of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Brilliant on a dry day ,monkeys come quite close which can be a little frightening although we didn't see any attacks. Very amusing watching the monkey families interact with each other . The walk is nice it was a nice outing

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Thank Carol W
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I took my young daughter,it's quite a walk to get to them has they sit on a green half way round,it's much better when they have young else can be boring

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went expecting at least a good few hrs there . Don't get me wrong we enjoyed seeing the monkeys . But it's literally a 20min walk around and then that's it . So I'd recommend visiting either in the morning or end of day in between other plans through out your day . Some say it's bit expensive. Bit... More 

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

Monkey Forest is a half day attraction. The 3/4 of a mile pathway takes most visitors around an hour and a half to two hours. This includes listening to one of the hourly feeding talks which are 15minutes long, reading the information boards, talking to our brilliant guides and simply stopping to watch the monkeys. Thank you for your comments,... More 

Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was as surprise trip for my girlfriend, at the rainy day. Even with bad weather u can see all monkeys walking next to you, They were so adorable, lots of monkey baby's, helpful and polite staff, free parking available

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

Thank you for your review. We're happy to hear you surprised your girlfriend with a trip to Monkey Forest. We hope to see you both again soon, and let's hope the weather is kinder to you next time! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love it! You are able to walk with the monkeys and get up close and personal! It is a fantastic experience that should be enjoyed by all!

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

We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit so much and we look forward to welcoming you back again in 2017. More 

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