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Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital Visitor's Centre

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Fantastic place to visit

Much bigger than you would imagine when looking at the front of the building. Really great for... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Paul C
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
A wonderful place to visit for lovers of British wildlife

Plenty to see. Enjoyed watching the hedgehogs, foxes, ravens, red kites, herons and ducks... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
visitorh300
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Much bigger than you would imagine when looking at the front of the building. Really great for kids, with helpful staff who were happy to explain every detail of the day to day operation. Very resonable entry fee.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul C
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Plenty to see. Enjoyed watching the hedgehogs, foxes, ravens, red kites, herons and ducks!! Fascinating for children but also plenty of information for adults too. The room with skeletons of wild animals was interesting too. Staff friendly and informative.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

They have a shop and cafe and various animals as well as the hedgehogs, which you can see being fed. The staff are helpful, friendly and very knowledgeable. We liked the polecats and the birds of prey. But the hedgehogs were sweet.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

On our way home we stopped at this place and took gifts for the animals which was nice The place is big and obviously they cater for injured animals and have many different species there from Hedgehogs to red Kites and it is for the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Bobby916
Reviewed 18 September 2018

This wonderful place has free parking and minimal admission. Senior are free. BUT it is worth so much more. Enter through the shop. A small enclosure hold a tortoise with “ attitude” when we were there he was trying to nudge a member of staff...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank hmlhhf
Reviewed 11 September 2018

A hospital dedicated to wildlife which began with one family rescuing a hedgehog and has become a major teaching hospital in Europe in just a few years. The injured and recovering animals are given their privacy from the public, which I am very pleased about...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Angela P
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Two visits with visiting friends in 3 weeks. The place is wonderful, get close to injured wild animals, and see ones who can’t be released because of injuries. See hedgehogs, badgers, foxes, deer, birds and baby squirrels to name but a few. Wonderful, with friendly,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Quackers1960
Reviewed 31 August 2018

We took our 7yr old grandson who just loves animals and had a wonderful time . All the staff were so friendly and passionate about their jobs and we were very touched by all the great work that is done to help the animals and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sharon r
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

A friend & I recently visited Mrs Tiggywinkles where I expected to see lots of hedgehogs being cared for. To our surprise there were animals & birds of all kinds. The healthier of which were in open air enclosures for all to see & enjoy....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rayc16550
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Spent a few hours here with the grandchildren. They had a great time,very interesting and informative. Would definitely go back.

Date of experience: August 2018
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GBMemories
29 July 2017|
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Response from QPR6Steve | Reviewed this property |
Would suggest giving them a ring. The staff are very friendly and helpful. We rang before we went to ask about the badgers.
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Claire A
8 June 2017|
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Response from Thefunkygibbons | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest that it would be about 2 hours, although if they are engaged, then maybe longer There are feeding times so that might extend the visit However, it is a small centre, rather than being zoo sized
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