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Exmoor Zoo

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Lovely zoo

I am a frequent visitor and agree with the many plaudits regarding the selection of rarely seen... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Burnham on Sea
Lovely atmosphere

I went here on a cold damp day and we had a lovely time. It has a real family atmosphere very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“singing dogs”(58 reviews)
“big cats”(56 reviews)
“unusual animals”(48 reviews)
Winner of the Legacy award ,Best Family Business 2017, Gold award for best attraction in the South-west 2012, Exmoor Zoo has become an ideal family day out. The zoo has established a good rapport with the North Devon community and offers a very hand...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
South Stowford | Bratton Fleming, Barnstaple EX31 4SG, England
+44 1598 763352
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I am a frequent visitor and agree with the many plaudits regarding the selection of rarely seen animals at other zoos, plus the friendliness and knowledge of the staff. The animals are well cared for and their privacy is respected when they want to be...More

Thank Lengthofwire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here on a cold damp day and we had a lovely time. It has a real family atmosphere very friendly and homely feel. The only small downside is the cafe, the price is too much for the portion size. I was happy paying...More

Thank meadowsmum
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my Grandson he loved the talks and the chance to hold a giant African snail and other Animals For a small Zoo there really are a lot of animals The food in the restaurant was very good and the children’s play area was very...More

Thank sallyannharvey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So much to see and do with the added bonus of seeing the beast of Bodmin moor, a beautiful black panther. The zoo Is very clean and the staff are very knowledgeable. The feeding times are well posted and its worth doing a couple of...More

Thank davidrichardson30
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here not expecting to see so many animals as its smaller than some zoos but had a lovely day. Got a great view of some of the smaller and more elusive cats that usually hide in larger busier zoos. Had fun feeding he wallabys...More

Thank Elizabeth f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had tickets for the Tapir Experience and it was brilliant. We were introduced to the Tapirs (Isabel and Denzil) by Head Keeper Emily, who was most helpful and informative. Had a great time with the Tapirs who were friendly and enjoyed being groomed, particularly...More

1  Thank Oldpigsqueal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently took my grandson (2) here for his first zoo experience. As 2 year olds do, he ran around and enjoyed looking at the animals. The highlight for him was seeing and hearing and joining in with the 'singing dogs' . In fact if...More

1  Thank randbn
Exmoorbeast, Owner at Exmoor Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Trip advisor's guideline suggest you should not name individuals - sorry! We would also like to state here that your direct email threatened this action and we felt that we had dealt fairly with your issue and had agreement from you that it was satisfactory....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived, paid and our grand daughter was given the quiz sheet. We wandered and were impressed, our grand daughter couldn’t wait to find the next clue, she is a child who must read all the notices. A break in the cafe where we had lunch,...More

Thank josieken
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took my boys (10 months, 4 and 6) with my mum in the October half term. We had a lovely day, the boys loved seeing all the different animals. We managed to catch a bit of the animal talk as we walked past, so we...More

Thank fox1605
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a little bit tatty and hasn't changed much in 20years but it was a very good day, the animals look well fed and happy most of the keepers were very friendly and answers the children's questions, one of the keepers in the encounter hut...More

1  Thank Wendy M
Danny R, Owner at Exmoor Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review - have to reply to "tatty" though - I suspect that is the autumnal leaf fall and cold winds we are enduring at the moment - but understand. We will have a winter and Spring tidy coming shortly! Must admit...More

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28 September 2018|
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Response from RedOneShropshire | Property representative |
We dont have elephants here.. your nearest one would be Paignton zoo
18 September 2018|
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Response from RedOneShropshire | Property representative |
Regrettably not for a number of reasons. You are more than welcome to go in and out and check your dog if you wish to. Please ask for fresh drinking water as well.
18 September 2018|
Response from Mrsmacadingdong | Reviewed this property |
No dogs except assistance dogs allowed x