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Wildwood Trust

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Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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A good day out, many different animals to see and will keep you occupied for hours. Prices are... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Heather P
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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
via mobile
Family season ticket well used

Our kids love the playground and the weasels and of course the bears who seem to have settled in to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ijulia1970
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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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Welcome to Wildwood, where you can come nose-to-nose with British Wildlife past and present. We have over 200 native animals set in 40 acres of beautiful ancient woodland. See Wolves, Bison, Deer, Owls, Foxes, Red Squirrels, Wild Boar, Lynx, Wild...more
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A 291 Canterbury Road | Herne Common, Herne Bay CT6 7LE, England
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+44 1227 712111
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a lovely time at wildwood, staff friendly and knowledgable, bears and elk fantastic to see With the elk talking back to you 😁

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Benny14052014
WildwoodTrust, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, and we're glad you enjoyed your day. Caramel our Elk loves this time of year and is very chatty! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 days ago

The park area looks very tired I think that the trust are trying to rebuild it you can see signs of new homes being built for the animals but a whole lot more in disrepair .Being February even though it was the warmest February on...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank p2evc
WildwoodTrust, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and for the constructive criticism. We are hard at work upgrading the park with new lynx and black stork enclosures recently finished and an upcoming huge red squirrel walkthrough which will be ready for Easter...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A good day out, many different animals to see and will keep you occupied for hours. Prices are reasonable and there are places to sit and eat with your family. I will go again in the summer.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Heather P
WildwoodTrust, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Summer is cool in the woodland, as temperatures are slightly lower due to evapotranspiration and shade. See you then!

Reviewed 5 days ago

My girlfriend received a Lynx Experience trip as a birthday present from our marvellous friends and I was lucky enough to get one too. We met two ladies from the trust they took us to see the Lynx's (sisters) we were allowed to feed them...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mark J
WildwoodTrust, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Mark. Thank you for leaving a review about the lynx experience, it's much appreciated. Happy birthday!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our kids love the playground and the weasels and of course the bears who seem to have settled in to their home. The family membership makes it really affordable and means we've always got somewhere to go even if we don't have much money. Plenty...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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WildwoodTrust, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review, it's much appreciated.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good walk good pathes and play areas for kids love it lots of space for animals to move around good variety

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Peter N
WildwoodTrust, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review, hope to see you back soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here with my daughter and 5 grandchildren of all ages, they loved it and so did I there is so much to see and do ,from selecting a trail to follow around the woodland and meet the animals or to enjoying playing in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jenny K
WildwoodTrust, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Great to hear that the grandchildren enjoyed themselves.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Wildwood last week taking advantage of an online offer and we enjoyed it a lot! We found it a lovely place to go both with and without the family. The staff was very helpful and professional, and all of the animals were well...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DeboraRosano
WildwoodTrust, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, it's much appreciated. Hope to see you again soon! Our red squirrel walkthrough should be ready for Easter.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well first time we had been there and won't be going back again, I understand that animals hibernate, i think that it's should be stated somewhere like on your website or social media, turned up when it opened as a spontaneous thing, and saw very...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Barry B
WildwoodTrust, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're sorry that you didn't enjoy your day at Wildwood. The only animals normally on show which are currently in hibernation are the adders, grass snake, hedgehogs, bears, badgers and terrapins. We have mentioned the bears being in torpor numerous times on social media, this...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We initially had problems when we arrived here because we had a guide dog with us and she wasn't allowed in. We didn't think that there would be any problem as we have visted the Yorkshire Safari Park with our dog without any problem. When...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paul B
WildwoodTrust, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We're sorry that we do not allow dogs into the park. Our animals are very sensitive to them and dogs can effect our bio-security protocols. We have over 50 species of native British animals from...More

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Adventure39830787662
10 February 2019|
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Response from jeancL5491KH | Reviewed this property |
We went just last week. A lot were getting ready to hibernate as you would expect. The wolves were in good form though. We go whenever we fancy as it’s always a fun place for the kids to have a run about. There’s the drop... More
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maggee2014
10 August 2018|
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Response from WildwoodTrust | Property representative |
If you followed all of the trail it's about one mile of walking, but the trails are in 3 sections so you can pick and choose areas that interest you.
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Lmummy
6 August 2018|
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Response from liquorice4000 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we were there on a photography day, we had sandwiches and crisps. They were nice.
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