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South West Deer Rescue

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It was lovely to be able to get so close to these beautiful animals

Lovely surroundings and beautiful animals. We took our grandsons who thoroughly enjoyed feedin the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Vanessa C
Chard, United Kingdom
Amazing adventure!

Mike has devoted himself to these beautiful animals, and all for charity, what an amazing person... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2019
michele c
London, United Kingdom
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Dunsham Lane | Wayford, Crewkerne TA18 8QN, England
+44 1460 64174
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All reviews biscuits beautiful animals all ages in advance different types rescue centre hour walk magical experience few hours his team down to earth no charge on arrival hand fed generous donation beautiful location fantastic morning
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely surroundings and beautiful animals. We took our grandsons who thoroughly enjoyed feedin the deer with carrots and biscuits.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Vanessa C
Reviewed 14 January 2019

Mike has devoted himself to these beautiful animals, and all for charity, what an amazing person (and so are his very welcoming volunteers!). Around 80 acres and over 130 deer, this is a very informative, fun and interesting tour - anything there is to know...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank michele c
Reviewed 11 January 2019

My girlfriend booked up for me and her to go here for my birthday as she knowns I love deers. It was far surpassed any of my expectations. We got to feed and pet multiple deers. The workers had a real passion for what they...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lee J
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

Had such an amazing day out . Would recommend this place to anyone . Out of all the places I have been and paid hundreds of pounds to get in this place beats them Any day of the week . Will be going back again...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank stacer24
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

Booked over the phone two weeks before the appointment date. Told them we are bringing the grandchildren, 4 small children. No problem she said get here for 10.15am. You will feed them at that time and the price is £5 per head. On arrival at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Apatche1234
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

A hidden gem. Visited as a family with teenage boys and they didn't moan about it once so it shows how good it is here. We had at least a 2 hour tour walking around and meeting all the deer that are absolutely beautiful. Our...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Our annual birthday visit to South West Deer Sanctuary brilliant. The perfect place for all ages these beautiful animals are so gentle when being hand fed. See you next year

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank susan P
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Researched this before our visit but could not access their website due to a virus which has planted a virus on my wife’s iPhone (not impressed) so I went on TripAdvisor reviews. Opening hours were advertised as 11-4 and having arrived at 12 we rang...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Holymansteve
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

This place is fantastic, the deers are magnificent and the guys themselves where also funny, friendly and very knowledgeable. Take plenty of digestives and carrots. If you follow an updated sat nav it’s easy to find, although you may think you are lost you probably...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank carisw2016
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Really great visit, good down to earth guides and insights into deers and their behaviour. Stunning views and close up interaction with a diverse species cross section of these charming animals. Please give a generous donation as the dedicated staff rely on this.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mikefurniss
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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.