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“Love this place”

Northumberland Country Zoo
Ranked #4 of 29 things to do in Morpeth
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Love this place”
Reviewed 1 November 2013 via mobile

We love going here as we are quite local, its not expensive and there is a few different animals i. e. a fox and raccoon, the animals look well looked after. There as a halloween pumpkin hunt on when we went and our 6 year old really enjoyed it as it wasn't to easy, the cafe food is delicious and you can get the delicious jerky on the way out. Well worth a visit.

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English first
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Love this place”
Reviewed 27 October 2013 via mobile

We are regular visitors and everytime we visit we see an improvement to an enclosure. The staff are all lovely and will spend an age telling you the story behind each animal

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1 Thank JohnP09Newcastle
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Washington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A spotless, caring and friendly farm”
Reviewed 7 September 2013

We have visited this farm today and Im completely stunned by the bad reviews on here!

I must start by saying I am a huge animal lover and would not accept any form of bad conditions or neglect.

This was my 4th or 5th visit to the farm starting from a chance find last year. On each visit me and my family have found the staff and owners very friendly, they actually add to the good experience. They all care deeply for the animal, which are part of their lives.

The animals are very well looked after, they are fed at set times, as you would with your own pets at home, over weight animals are not happy animal!!! When you walk to the enclosures the animals do come up to greet you for the popcorn (healthy snacks, no salt or sugar), its a treat for them and me and my kids love it. My twin are now 2 and they hand feed the animals as they are so gentle.

The café is lovely, good local authentic food and certainly not dirty. We eat there every time. Theres also a little park for the kids, with a few push a long rides, just enough.

As for the female fox, she is beautiful and looks happy to me in her home. The racoon has a big enclosure, a secure one for night time with an opening into an outside one.

Over all this farm is a pleasure to visit and I will continue to do so. Fabulous place to teach your kids about animals and for them to get up close and personal with them.
I cant rate it highly enough.

Visited September 2013
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1 Thank sharon j
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
1 review
“a waste of fuel and money”
Reviewed 30 August 2013

what can I say apart from call the RSPCA. They charged us £4.50 per adult to get in when in fact they should have paid us. There wasn't many animals there and the animals that were there all looked depressed and neglected. The place is dirty, the animals didn't seem to be well kept. They ask if you want to buy a bag of food to feed the animals when infact it was just a bag of popcorn which I don't think is good for the animals. The café was filthy and the staff were miserable. All in all a very disappointing place and would not recommend anyone to waste their time or money, I'm not alone as other people were complaining and telling new visitors about how bad it is.......

Visited August 2013
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Thank Dee L
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Just wonderful!!!!”
Reviewed 30 August 2013

Excellent farm, lovely staff,cafe and food great, will definitlly be back. Gonna get a annual pass and will sponser a animal!!!

Visited July 2013
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