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Exmoor Zoo

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South Stowford | Bratton Fleming, Barnstaple EX31 4SG, England
+44 1598 763352
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Family orientated zoo

If you are looking for a special day out for a family with an educational element this place is a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Caroline5712
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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
Great zoo!

We visited today and were very impressed with all the staff and their knowledge of the animals. We... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mum2ne
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cornwall
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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 on experience for all its visitors.Activities run throughout the day (every half hour in summer), you get to meet a bird eating spider, hold a snake, feed wallabies (under supervision), meet some of the zoos friendly furry animals and of course go to all the talks and feeding sessions (if you can)!Home to the “Exmoor Beast” (a pair of black leopards), Puma, Cheetah, Maned wolves, monkeys and lots of other unusual animals like Tamandua, Fishing cats, Tapir, Singing dogs and Binturong to just name a few! The zoo is a living place with changes all the time; no visit is ever quite the same.Useful information:• Disabled access (wheelchair provision and scooter hire)• Activities through out the day• Cafeteria• Children’s playground• Undercover picnic areas• Zoo trail.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“singing dogs” (57 reviews)
“big cats” (54 reviews)
“unusual animals” (46 reviews)
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South Stowford | Bratton Fleming, Barnstaple EX31 4SG, England
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+44 1598 763352
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"singing dogs"
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"big cats"
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"unusual animals"
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"sand cats"
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"feeding times"
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"animal encounters"
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"keeper talks"
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"black leopard"
in 20 reviews
"wide range of animals"
in 16 reviews
"value for money"
in 65 reviews
"picnic area"
in 32 reviews
"rabbit"
in 15 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 68 reviews
"answer any questions"
in 13 reviews
"staff were very friendly"
in 22 reviews
"whilst on holiday"
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"north devon"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are looking for a special day out for a family with an educational element this place is a must. It is small enough to feel really part of it and the staff are passionate about this place.

Thank Caroline5712
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited today and were very impressed with all the staff and their knowledge of the animals. We enjoyed all the talks and the animal encounters. My 9 yr old loved the trail and quiz and listened to most of the talks. I learnt alot...More

Thank mum2ne
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited this zoo with our two granddaughters aged 7 and 13 and they enjoyed their visit very much. We enjoyed watching the feeding of the cheetahs and the talk. Also, the talk on the leopard and we learnt a lot. It is a small...More

Thank haphol12
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went to this so called zoo today travelled 60 miles signposted with an elephant outline we were so disapointed no large animals no elephants no lions no tigers no giraffes no zebras no large primates no hippos no bears plenty of birds bugs spiders snakes...More

Thank Stephen R
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Exmoorbeast, Owner at Exmoor Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

60 miles is a long way to travel if you have not researched where you are going? Our website is available for anybody to use, our leaflets are available and TripAdvisor can easily be cross checked? Nowhere, anywhere have we now or ever, advertised what...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

In the 2nd week of our 2week hols, so trying to visit as many places we can be it from leaflets to Trip Adviser I try and get as much info we can. This is a lovely ZOO (like to think more nature reserve). We...More

Thank foodofallfoods
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited the Zoo last May and all enjoyed it so much we returned this year. I went to purchase tickets online to discover that to get online discount you needed to purchase tickets 24 hour in advance, I really don't understand why! But we...More

Thank kay8baldwin2018
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Exmoorbeast, Owner at Exmoor Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Using our saver ticket for 4 or more people, 2 adults plus 2 children is £43.80 currently at the entrance door, We do offer a better reduced entry rate from our website but require 24 hours to get this onto our system and available to...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Loved this zoo so much as all the animals had lovely spacious homes and looked happy. Staff were really helpful, informativeand looked happy in their jobs which was so lovely to seem Loved all the talks about the animals - keep up the great work

Thank eyoreshropshire
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A rainy weekend visit. Such a lovely place. A nice place, nice staff. A few hours spent getting very close to beautiful animals.

Thank Joan G
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit today, loved the natural environment, seeing the animals and birds. quite a small zoo, but that's a good thing as all the animals looked well. lovely to see the wild cats and the platforms are a great view point. would we...More

Thank Debbie B
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Reviewed 4 days ago

An hour covered our visit with 2 teenage boys. They loved it. The site is well maintained, staff were very friendly with an informative greeting of what was on and when. Very well catered for younger children. The animals were lovely and well kept.

Thank Nightout39
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zoesdevil
30 May 2018|
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Response from lisajane2305 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, just take a raincoat and good walking shoes, it is mainly outdoor but I wouldn’t let the rain out me off because we loved this place
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Mathew R
28 April 2018|
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Response from Lynn R | Property representative |
Hi Matthew, yes we do. They are £33.00 per adult and £24.00 for children. Look forward to seeing you at the zoo sonn. Regards Lynn
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Feltin
28 July 2017|
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Response from Lynn R | Property representative |
Hi Childs prices are 3-15 inclusive. Regards Lynn
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