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Drusillas Park

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Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Granddaughters Birthday treat

This was a family visit and took place on a dull cool day. We started just after 10:00 in the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Family time

I have visited many times and I always notice something new. Always clean and tidy, staff are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Swindon, United Kingdom
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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
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“play area”(150 reviews)
“my daughter”(156 reviews)
Widely regarded as the best small zoo in Europe Drusillas Park offers a fun finding-out day out. Brilliant play areas including Go Wild! Go Bananas! and Amazon Adventure. Plus a splashpad, Hello Kitty Secret Garden and African-themed three-ride...more
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Alfriston Road, Berwick, Polegate BN26 5QS, England
+44 1323 874100
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a family visit and took place on a dull cool day. We started just after 10:00 in the morning and had a quick walk through the tunnel into the main arena. On route through the tunnel, we came across a very large Boa...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jenjo018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited many times and I always notice something new. Always clean and tidy, staff are welcoming and friendly. The cafe is efficient and reasonable priced. I have lots of great memories here

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Brackers69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here at the beginning of December with a 1 and a half year old for the Christmas at Drusillas event and can't really fault the day. Each child has to have a ticket to get access to Santa, each ticket costs £11 which is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kellee1526
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good day out for family,some thing for everyone,the kids enjoyed the rides and seeing the animals.nice food very helpful staff.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lou186273
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to drusellas before and we love coming here, they always have lots to see and do. The indoor soft play area is great as it was raining when we went. The restaurant is reasonably priced and the food was tasty. We haven’t...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Surrey_couple24
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

My daughter had the 'best day ever' celebrating her 7th birthday as keeper for the day. She enjoyed feeding the penguins, lemurs, meerkats, barn owl, beavers, bats and the sloth! Sonic the hedgehog was her favourite:) not only did she get to cuddle lots of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Katiethomiathos
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

We have visited a few times before, it is such a fantastic place especially at Christmas, staff are friendly, we ate in the explorer cafe the food was really nice and at good prices, the animals are all looked after well we are looking forward...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank emma1989Kent
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Well we’re do I start well what a great place to go , there was 12 of us ageing from 18 months to 50s we went for our granddaughters birthday in November the weather was ok had been raining the day before and the weather...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jacqueline C
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

We had the most amazing day at Drusillas when we paid for our 9 year old to do Keeper for the Day. Our keeper was excellent with our son, asking him questions and listening to him. Our son managed to see all the animals he...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 21 November 2018

Bought a keeper for the day for my 7 year old daughter. She had an amazing time. Got to see loads of animals, prepare their food, and actually go into the cages to feed them. We had a wet day, but nothing could spoil the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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17 January 2019|
Response from Vix84 |
I think so but it depends what you are seeking from a day out. I’ve got a toddler and we go out whatever the weather, it’s quieter which I quite like. Most rides etc are still open but a couple of things closed like one of... More
Viv C
8 August 2018|
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Response from Summerlok | Reviewed this property |
It depends what kind of animals you like. If you are especially keen on small mammals and especially small monkeys, which they have a lot of and they're all lovely, then yes it's worth going without children. I've been with... More
Cara L
7 August 2018|
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Response from Summerlok | Reviewed this property |
Virtually all the animals have indoor housing for bad weather and fairly generous outdoor areas for good weather and can move freely between. The open air, walk through lemur enclosure is a treat! The bat cave may not be for... More