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New Forest Wildlife Park

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Address: Deerleap Lane | Longdown, Nr Ashurst, Ashurst, New Forest SO40 4UH, England
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+44 23 8029 2408
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Enjoy the amazing animals at this beautiful park, in the leafy New Forest,...

Enjoy the amazing animals at this beautiful park, in the leafy New Forest, with its fabulous adventure playgrounds. Follow the woodland trails to see wallaby, European bison, wolves, wild boar, Scottish wildcats, lynx, foxes, pine marten, polecats, owls and ferrets. Meet the friendly deer and say hi to the playful otters, including the endangered giant otter. Feeding sessions, keeper talks and special events year round. Amazing playgrounds for under 6's and from 6yrs to 86yrs!!!

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New Forest Wildlife Park - Keeper Experience

I bought my wife (Kate) a keeper experience for Christmas and we finally got to visit in May 2017. This is her account of her visit... "I thoroughly enjoyed my keeper experience... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I bought my wife (Kate) a keeper experience for Christmas and we finally got to visit in May 2017. This is her account of her visit... "I thoroughly enjoyed my keeper experience with the staff and animals at the New Forest Wildlife Park. I was particularity interested in otters and the park has lots of these in different shapes and... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was ok but not great...... went to Monkey World the day after for exactly the same money and it was much better value..... some great animals here but it's a little bit tired and could do with some updating and a bit more effort from everyone there..... the Wolves saved it for us...... they were beautiful

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had never been before but was pleasantly surprised with the range of animals. Worth getting there for feeding time as you see and learn a lot. The giant otters were probably the star of the show, the owls were beautiful and the opportunity to get close to the deer was great. Definately worth another visit as there was surprisingly a... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing experience, with plenty to do and a great range of animals. The wolf feed was a particular highlight. Ideal for a family day out.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with the family last Sunday. Had a wonderful time. Lots of animals to see. Very educational as you can go see certain animals get fed at certain times and given a talk and a Q&A session at the same time. There are places for you to sit and have a picnic or you can eat at the cafe there... More 

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Orpington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to the Forest 20 + times over the last 35 years. For some reason we have not been to the Wildlife Park before! Lots of animals up close and the talks by the `handlers` were very interesting. Lots for kids to do and 2-3 hours to go round the whole park. A fun afternoon and recommend to... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been before so wanted to revisit with our one year old daughter. It's easy to park and use a pram in the grounds and there is a fun toddler play area which I thought was great. My one big complaint that needs addressing is that there should be no smoking or ecigarettes in this area ( and the... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think this park has something for everyone my 4 year old grandson loves going but eh so do i [ am in my 40s and my mum in her 70s ] the animals are well cared for and has near has they can be to there natural enviroment and certainly have enrichment , lots of animals to see plus... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting collection of animals that look like they enjoy where they are living. They were active and easy to spot. My favourite were the wolves. There are two adventure playground areas, one for 6 and under and an amazing one for 6 year olds to adults. Nice and challenging for our 8 year olds. Kids had loads of fun. Overall... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was ok but not great, we had some young children and they got a little bored with what they could see.

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