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World of Country Life

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Westdown Lane | Sandy Bay, Exmouth EX8 5BY, England
+44 1395 274533
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Brilliant! One of the best all-age attractions I've been to

I visited this place while staying at the Devon Cliffs holiday park with my 2.5 year old. I had no... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Duffer87
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Bristol
Brilliant day out for all ages

We visited WOCL yesterday, Sunday 15th July, and we loved it. There was 4 adults (1 in a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
rachaelsandisonbod
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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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Devon's multi-award-winning all-weather day out for the whole family! You can ride on the deer train or take a goat for a walk! Get up close to the animals in the pet centre or burn off some energy in one of the three different soft play areas, Pirate Ship Adventure or outdoor adventure playground. There's also a museum of farming and an indoor Victorian Street, featuring a dairy, cottage & pub! The vintage & classic car collection features vehicles that have appeared in Downton Abbey, Mr Selfridge & Parade's End. Then there's the steam engines and Reg Imray motorcycle collection. To top it all off there are daily ferret, lamb or duck racing shows and the excellent Hawkridge Bird of Prey flying display. Refuel at Farmer Lee's Food Barn restaurant or grab some local food to go from the Pasty Shack! With so much to see, come rain or shine, can you do it all in a day?!
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“deer train” (199 reviews)
“goat” (127 reviews)
“pirate ship” (79 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Westdown Lane | Sandy Bay, Exmouth EX8 5BY, England
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+44 1395 274533
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Reviewed yesterday

I visited this place while staying at the Devon Cliffs holiday park with my 2.5 year old. I had no idea what to expect but think it's one of the best all age attractions I've ever been to. There are lots of animals, different outdoor...More

Thank Duffer87
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ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this reviewResponded today

Wow, what a fantastic review! Fantastic to hear you enjoyed your visit - thanks for the lovely comments and we hope to welcome you again soon!

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited WOCL yesterday, Sunday 15th July, and we loved it. There was 4 adults (1 in a wheelchair) and 3 under 3’s. The day was brilliant, and it was remarkably quiet for such nice weather. There was plenty to do and we ended up...More

Thank rachaelsandisonbod
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ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

What a super review! Awesome to hear you all enjoyed your visit and we hope to welcome you again soon!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We found this place online when reviewing places where we could take our granddaughter out and we were so impressed with the place we upgraded to an annual pass, we can't believe that we have visited Exmouth / Sandy Bay so many times and we...More

Thank Paul S
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ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Wow, what a fantastic and comprehensive review! So great to hear you enjoyed your visit so much you became members! Thanks for an awesome review and we look forward to welcoming you again soon!

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

World of country life is great fun. Lots of things to do. Fun atmosphere. Really good fun, untill we went to the food barn. The service was disgraceful. Food was disgusting. When we ordered food the girl behind the till was rude and looked awfully...More

Thank Rachelwilliams9
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ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Great to hear you enjoyed your visit. Sorry to hear your experience at the Food Barn was anything less than excellent. Our team work really hard to ensure we're serving great food. Thanks for the review and feedback and we hope to welcome you again...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I never thought we can feed baby animals, such a fun. All day in here is newer enough... Looking forward to come back.

Thank Paulina T
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ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Great to hear you enjoyed your visit. Thanks for the review and we look forward to welcoming you again soon!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been staying at the Devon cliffs holiday park this week and decided to visit today. We go regularly to parks similar in the Midlands and this one is by far the best we've been to. We have a 1 and 3 year old and...More

Thank Hayley F
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ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Wow, what a great review! Fantastic to hear you all enjoyed your visit. Thanks for the super review and feedback and we hope to welcome you again soon - you could always move closer!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having a nearly two year old who is obsessed with farm animals and slides, we were onto a winner here! It was well worth the £1.50 extra for the safari style deer train and we found our morning full of bottle feeding/goat walking/animal petting with...More

Thank Beccy B
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ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great to hear your little one enjoyed the visit. Thanks for the review and we hope to welcome you again soon!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my daughter and two young grandchildren yesterday and we all had a lovely time. The staff were incredibly helpful and friendly. We felt there was plenty to do for us and for older children too and we became short of time to complete...More

Thank richardjmartin
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ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great to hear you all enjoyed your visit. Thanks for a smashing review and we hope to welcome you again soon!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So close to haven, we went on check out day and it was a lovely day, loads for the kids to do. Particularly enjoyed goat walking, soft play, and Harry the harvester! Deer train is fun but our little guy didn't enjoy it!

Thank Poirat
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ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review! Fantastic to hear you enjoyed your visit and we hope to welcome you again next time you're staying down this way!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting with my grandparents, daughter (2) and her dad and we can all say overall we had a good day out, lots to do and lots of animals to interact with. The cafe was great!! Would recommend to anybody interested in history, farming, animals and...More

Thank Holly R
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ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Great to hear you all enjoyed your visit - we are really proud of our attraction in that it genuinely does offer something for all ages! Thanks for the smashing review and we hope to welcome you again soon!

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cornwall2013
21 July 2017|
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Response from ManagerWoCL | Property representative |
Hi there. We have a carers go free policy so you, as your husband's carer, would get free entry. Anything like your pip letter or blue badge is ok. I hope this helps - see you in September!
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Bernie12008
7 July 2017|
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Response from ManagerWoCL | Property representative |
Hi there I'm afraid we only allow working assistance dogs in the park as some of our animals are not keen on dogs. I hope you understand. Regards James
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Evelyn51515
30 May 2017|
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Response from ManagerWoCL | Property representative |
We have regular weekly visits from adult coach tour groups who enjoy the museums and vintage vehicle collections as well as the animals. Particular favourite is the daily Hawkridge bird of prey flying display. Hope this... More
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