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South West Deer Rescue

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Dunsham Lane | Wayford, Crewkerne TA18 8QN, England
+44 1460 64174
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Stunning

Another fabulous visit, despite the cold and mud it was as fantastic as ever, will never tire of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Only1angelbrighton
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Brighton
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Amazing.

We saw this place on Countryfile a few weeks back and instantly the thought was, we must go. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul M
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Dunsham Lane | Wayford, Crewkerne TA18 8QN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another fabulous visit, despite the cold and mud it was as fantastic as ever, will never tire of the 2mile walk with these magnificent creatures and their dedicated carer (Mike). Awesome thank you

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw this place on Countryfile a few weeks back and instantly the thought was, we must go. We were not disappointed. Firstly, book! As there is no, just turn up and have a look around. Secondly Use a Satnav, as you won't just stumble...More

Thank Paul M
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We went on a warm-ish winter’s day, with a 3 year old and visitors from abroad. Wellies are a must as it’s authentically muddy! Mike was a great host, really passionate about the centre and its residents, the deer. We would recommend this to anyone...More

1  Thank davidcharlts
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

This is my second visit to this amazing park , the first being on an open day. This was by far a more personal experience although both were brilliant. We went at 6pm so just before dusk which is when deer are more active, the...More

2  Thank southwestsampler
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Ive always loved seeing deer at a distance but this experience blew me away to be able to be so close to them and feed them was a dream come true. Mike was fantasic answering all questions and making time to chat with everyone. The...More

Thank Sharon M
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Cricket St Thomas, and after checking what was on offer nearby, we decided to phone and book an appointment/visit for the following day...we can only echo what most have already said about the sanctuary and Mike. Informative, funny, engaging, at no point...More

Thank Phil H
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

This is a place well worth visiting, my four year old and six year old loved it but we also went with teenagers. The views are amazing the talks are so informative , the deer are friendly, we will definitely be going back again. Xx

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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Another superb couple of hours with all the beautiful deer to see & feed biscuits to. The host, Mike always has plenty of stories to tell. They were about 17 other adults with kids who all seemed to enjoy the experience. There are plenty of...More

Thank Elliot M
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

We arrived in a deluge but were greeted with laughter and enthusiasm. Mike and his grandson are excellent hosts and very knowledgeable. There are many, many deer and they all love digestive biscuits. We were lucky enough to see several stags with splendid horns still...More

1  Thank Vanessa B
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

I've been here 3/4 times now and it never gets boring. Mike is so knowledgeable about the deer and you can see he has a true passion for them! It's so fun learning about and stroking/feeding all the deer and getting to know them. Can't...More

2  Thank MareeJayde
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CarrieS62
12 June 2015|
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Response from Lewbat | Property representative |
The levels of donation vary, depends on how many are in party and whether children are included. Best to phone Mike on 01460 64174 and ask when you book in. The tour can take two hours if that is any help.
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