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“Had an amazing day”

Chestnut Centre Otter, Owl and Wildlife Park
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Owner description: The Chestnut Centre is an escape from the bustle of life, in a secluded natural valley in the Peak National Park. The centre is home to 4 species of otters including the rare Giant Otter, 15 species of owl, tame fallow deer in the deer herd, foxes, pine marten and the elusive, endangered Scottish Wildcat etc. Truly a ‘Hidden Gem in a Hidden Valley”.
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Had an amazing day”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2014

We happened upon this place by accident, and we ended up spending the whole day here!
So much to do and see, there are animals everywhere including lovely deer and lots of rescued otters and owls.
There was a cafe to get a quick snack but feel free to bring your own food, there is also a great gift shop.
Anybody that is interested in wildlife will enjoy a day out here. There is a quiz for kids to do, also!

Visited August 2014
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Wokingham, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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“Wide range of species”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2014

Very good place to see otters and owls. The animals were well kept and they were active. Could see most of them.

Visited August 2014
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Baslow, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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“Fantastic - give it your support”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

This is a brilliant conservation park in the beautiful Peak District and well worth visiting. Beautiful deer, gorgeous playful otters, amazing owls, wildcats, foxes, pole cats and more. The setting is an open deer park and a shaded river valley. Don't go expecting to see everything as the animals don't appear on cue unless it's feeding time but be patient and you will be well rewarded. The staff are also brilliant and very dedicated. Afterwards try a sandwich or soup in the cafe, good food and great value.

Visited August 2014
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1 Thank Michael W
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Witham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“A great day out in lovely surroundings”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

We had a great time. Loved seeing the Otters and the other animals all in a fantastic setting. Great cafe offering lunch and delicious cakes at very reasonable prices.

Visited August 2014
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Thank Matthew L
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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“We loved it”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014 via mobile

We had a really good day out at the chestnut centre yesterday we saw the otters and thought they were really cute and the owls were also very nice!!

Visited August 2014
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1 Thank Alexander W
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