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The Scottish Deer Centre

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Address: Bow of Fife | Dundee, Cupar KY15 4NQ, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1337 810391
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Covering over 55 acres of countryside, the centre is home to fourteen...

Covering over 55 acres of countryside, the centre is home to fourteen species of deer from all over the world, Fife’s only wolf pack, otters and other rare breeds including the Scottish Wildcat. You can also come face to face with some amazing birds in the Raptor World Bird of Prey Centre. You’ll learn all about these amazing creatures and enjoy a day that is not only fun, but also provides a fascinating insight into the animal kingdom. More information about daily tours, feeding events, activities and dates can be found on the centre's website. After a busy day getting to know the animals, why not relax and unwind with afternoon tea in the café, or pick up a bargain at the woollen mill shop.Take a walk on the wild side and join The Scottish Deer Centre for a great day out the whole family will enjoy!

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Great family day out even in December

My wife and I took my sister and 3 yr old niece for a day out. I was concerned after reading some of the reviews but we found it to be a lovely day out. The tree-top walkway was... read more

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had bought a Groupon voucher for this site back in May and had never got around to using it. As it was running out end of November, I popped in the Sunday before. I remember visiting the Deer Centre as a child and adoring it, but perception can change dramatically when you're an adult, can it not? However, I... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I took my sister and 3 yr old niece for a day out. I was concerned after reading some of the reviews but we found it to be a lovely day out. The tree-top walkway was closed for repairs but there was still plenty to see. Many different types of deer, bears and wolves and birds of... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very disappointed with our visit. Looks run down, play park unsafe, tape around the chute to stop kids cutting themselves. The roof top walking area was out of limits as unsafe. Waste of money! The park needs done up

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived as it opened and went straight in and enjoyed walking round feeding the deer and seeing all the other animals you have here. We then decided why not stay for the talks and feeds. The lady that did them was great and answered all questions and really friendly. We then watched the bird show and was wowed went... More 

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Phuket, Thailand
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Husband and paid a visit here as we pass by it frequently it on way to St. Andrews . Not impressed ! .. The on site shopping is reminiscent of a jumble sale ... old fashioned clothes with a musty smell everywhere . The toilets were disgusting .. absolutely filthy ! We chose not to stop to and eat after... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What to do on a late holiday , 7 people of mixed ages We spent all day there and all of us enjoyed and learnt . Staff friendly and informative . Lots of chances to observe , falconry display brilliant . Then meet keepers at feeding points for nose/nose with hand reared deer Observe feeding of otters / wolves/ Scottish... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love to see some deer, or is that deers... anyway, I loved this place, not only did they have deer but wow... bears.... how cool are bears.... wolves.... elk... fox.... so much more. A great place to visit and great staff.. thank you.

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Fife, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second time we have visited in about 18 months and each time we have had a great time. On this visit, we arrived just in time for the falconry display, which was superb. My little girl is still talking about the Tawny Owl two weeks after the visit. There were lots to see throughout the site and... More 

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Auchterarder, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Deer Centre is a great day out for the children. They can feed the deer which come up very close to the fence. There are various other animals (fox, elk, bears, lynx, wildcat and otters, sometimes birds of prey). They have a good play park too. Good gift shop with nice range of pocket money toys and things for... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived on a damp cold November morning not really knowing what to expect. We lucked out by getting there when a tour lead by Andrew had just started. Andrewp was great! Very knowledgable about all the species of deer they had. But they also have lynx, bears, Scottish wild cats and wolves. All top carnivores that once lived in... More 

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