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Paignton Zoo Environmental Park

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Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Love this zoo the bird experience was great the gorrilas were magic the rihnos lovely meerkats... read more

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brian a
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Like most Zoo's it was over run with screaming kids but it was otherwise a great day out. If you... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Paignton Zoo Environmental Park is a conservation and education charity located in South Devon. With around 2,500 animals, we have more species than anyone else in the South West. These include: crocodiles, snakes, lions, tigers, giraffes, elephant...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Totnes Road, Paignton TQ4 7EU, England
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+44 1803 697500
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Reviewed yesterday

Might of been the weather but was disappointed with the lack of animals appearing. Nice lunch but hopefully next see more animals!

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Love this zoo the bird experience was great the gorrilas were magic the rihnos lovely meerkats funny giant tortoise slow but what a lovely staff day

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Reviewed yesterday

Parking was well organised. We didn't have a queue and the entrance is quite welcoming, staff were friendly. There are a lot of animals to see but for us there was a bit of an unloved feel to the place. The site is on a...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Like most Zoo's it was over run with screaming kids but it was otherwise a great day out. If you have a young family it is a good place to take them.More

Thank Mickiedh85
Katherine S, Guest Relations Manager at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your day with us. I apologise if you experience any issues with loud children on the site - at this time of year we have a...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a lovely zoo, doing its bit for conservation. Plenty to see and do, lots for kids to enjoy and learn. Great restaurant, with nice food, but plenty of room if you take a picnic. Well worth a visitMore

Thank Simon F
Katherine S, Guest Relations Manager at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Simon, thank you for taking the time to leave your review. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit to us and liked the educational message we offer to all ages and the food in our restaurant. Thank you for supporting...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely zoo, animals are clearly very well looked after. I do feel that the donation at the beginning of the payment process is rather forced though, you do have an option to say no but it’s just the way your asked is very leading, now...More

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Katherine S, Guest Relations Manager at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave your review.. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit to us and appreciate our high standard of animal care. I apologise that you experienced issues with the gulls during your day. The...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

excellent day out with kids great value for money you can easily spend the whole day here . Whatever the weather Paignton zoo has something for you whatever your ageMore

Thank Karen H
Katherine S, Guest Relations Manager at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Karen, thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We are thrilled to hear that you and your family had a great day with us and found that our Zoo experience has something for all ages and weather. Thank you for supporting...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Having bought a season ticket during my last visit to the area, we popped into the Zoo for some pleasant down-time in the Sun with my 1 year-old grandaughter. Had a whale of a time - saw loads of wonderful animals that I missed the...More

Thank Steve A
Katherine S, Guest Relations Manager at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Steve, thank you for taking the time to leave your review. It is great to hear that you are a member of the Zoo and enjoyed your recent visit to us. Thank you for supporting us and we look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My family and I visited the zoo after not coming for over 10 years and not much has changed. Everything seemed old and run down, the animals did not seem happy and a lot of the enclosures (mainly the desert area) have no animals. We...More

Thank karawilkinson12
Katherine S, Guest Relations Manager at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Kara, thank you for taking the time to leave your review. I apologise that you were disappointed with your recent visit to us and that you did not feel much had changed since your last visit. We are constantly improving many different aspects of...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely family day out. Lovely walk and surroundings, you can spend a full day here! Only things I would say is it’s easy to get lost, signs aren’t very clear and no map is given. I don’t like how they ask for more money as...More

Thank Dmhawk
Katherine S, Guest Relations Manager at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We are glad that you and your family enjoyed your recent visit to us. I apologise that you may have found our signage confusing. To help navigate our site, we do offer a free...More

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Debz S
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Response from Martin W | Reviewed this property |
Not sure as we went by car
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Vic E
2 July 2018|
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Hi Vic. If your friend purchases the tickets online then on the day of your visit all you need to do is bring along the printed confirmation and the booking reference number for the order, and the team will be able to grant... More
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