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Rodbaston Animal Zone

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Excellent day for granchildren

Three adults plus nine and 11 year old girls just returned from an excellent time at the Animal... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
hedgfud
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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Junior keeper for the day

Today I organised my son to be junior keeper for the day. The staff were amazing especially Lisa... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Ellie K
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

Three adults plus nine and 11 year old girls just returned from an excellent time at the Animal Zone. Knowledgeable and pleasant staff answered any questions with depth of knowledge . Conditions for the animals seemed very good with a genuine interest taken for there...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank hedgfud
Lisa L, Manager at Rodbaston Animal Zone, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

We thank you for your response and are pleased that you found our talks both interesting and informative. We hope that you will visit again in the near future.

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Today I organised my son to be junior keeper for the day. The staff were amazing especially Lisa who answered all Elliott’s questions and was very patient with him. He got to experience so much and even got over his fear of snakes. Thank you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Ellie K
Lisa L, Manager at Rodbaston Animal Zone, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

We are very pleased to hear that you and Elliott enjoyed the Junior Keeper for the Day. We hope to see you both again in the New Year.

Reviewed 13 August 2018

This is a lovely place to visit and especially nice for very young children as lots of rabbits and guinea pigs to see. My grandson was kept busy taking part in an animal quiz and having to find the clues whilst walking around, this ensured...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bl0ss0m18
Lisa L, Manager at Rodbaston Animal Zone, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

We thank you for your kind response and hope that you will visit us again in the New Year.

Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Extremely poor signposts, found college instead of Animal Zone. Good value for money, prices in cafe were reasonable. Facility was clean and well kept. Good day out.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Julie M
Lisa L, Manager at Rodbaston Animal Zone, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

We are currently reviewing our sign posts for the site, but are glad that you found the Zone good value for money regardless of the signage issues.

Reviewed 30 June 2018

Visited with the grandchildren and had a great time. Very affordable with plenty to see. There are things to do which require further payments but not very expensive. Areas for picnics and a cafe serving food and drinks. We spent about 2 and a half...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Misttie
Lisa L, Manager at Rodbaston Animal Zone, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your day out at the Animal Zone and we look forward to seeing you return in the New Year.

Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

More animals than expected-great to see. Lots to see. Great for all ages. Reasonable priced. Cafe good too.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lau_D0b
Lisa L, Manager at Rodbaston Animal Zone, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

We thank you for your kind response and hope that you will visit us again in the New Year.

Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We went as a family to look for a course for our son at this excellent college. We discovered the animal zone by accident. It's the most amazing and exciting place for adults and children alike we all thoroughly enjoyed enjoyed it. It also has...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank PaulE2617
Lisa L, Manager at Rodbaston Animal Zone, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

We thank you for your incredibly kind response and hope that you will visit us again in the New Year.

Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We were unsure what to do today because the weather was not good. I’m so pleased we went to animal zone today. We had 4 children, 4,7,7 and 9 all enjoyed the day. The park is no too big and they had talks and animal...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Lisa L, Manager at Rodbaston Animal Zone, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thank you for your kind response, we understand that we are a smaller collection and try to pride ourselves on the quality of the service that we offer. We hope that you will visit again in the New Year.

Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Can I ask why there is no first aid facilities? Son in law got a nasty deep embedded splinter under his nail from the wooden railing by the children's play area. When we asked the 2 girls in the shop they said they didnt have...More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank michellepQ7249GC
Lisa L, Manager at Rodbaston Animal Zone, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Dear Michelle, we are very sorry to hear of your experience. Although we do not have a first aid facility on the Animal Zone, we do have qualified first aiders who should have been notified of the injury. We have since reviewed our procedures and...More

Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We went here after reading the reviews we called in on our way past and it as ok. We spent about 30 minutes there, but I felt it a tad over priced for what it was. A lot if the animals you could hardly see...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank dgv09sophieb
Lisa L, Manager at Rodbaston Animal Zone, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

We are sorry to hear that your visit was not considered value for money. We understand that we are a small collection however, we pride ourselves over quality instead of quantity and would like to invite you back next year to see all new developments...More

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