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Exotic Zoo

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Closed Now: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Brilliant place to visit

We had a couple of hours spare on a Friday afternoon and thought we would visit this zoo after an... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Shotley Bridge, United Kingdom
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Brilliant fun

We took our grandchildren here and had a cheap fun day out.we loved the onteraction with the snakes... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Wendy E
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Exotic Zoo is one of Telford's best kept secrets, a real gem winning the hearts of visitors to this small and interactive zoo. Meet our friendly staff as you explore the zoo and find out all about the animals they are working with today. As a...more
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Hours Today: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Exotic Zoo at Lakeside Plant Centre | Woodhouse Lane, off Salisbury Avenue, Priorslee, Telford TF2 9TT, England
+44 1952 371570
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a couple of hours spare on a Friday afternoon and thought we would visit this zoo after an internet search. I was a little dubious and thinking it can’t be that good for £3-50. How wrong I was. There’s a varied range of...More

Thank PhillipNevin
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took our grandchildren here and had a cheap fun day out.we loved the onteraction with the snakes and millipedes etc and the staff were very friendly and knowledgable.We all loved the meerkats which were our favourites but all the animals were ineresting and unusual

Thank Wendy E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited Saturday afternoon, only had two hours, could have spent longer there. All of us loved our afternoon out, three children(ages 4, 7 & 8) and 5 adults. Great friendly helpful staff/volunteers. Great to get hands on with some of the animals; snakes, pony and...More

Thank Melody A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a wedding anniversary treat I booked the zoo keeper experience for two for my husband and I. I enquired about the experience via email and then phoned to confirm the date and make the payment, the process was very easy and Mel was extremely...More

Thank Kath H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This isn't a huge zoo, and there is only a limited variety of animals but for the price this is definitely great value for money and an excellent day out for all ages. The zoo has an up-close and personal approach with lots of opportunities...More

1  Thank Frankie146
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time at the Exotic Zoo the staff are happy and helpful, the animals are wonderful. Such a great place and the kids stoked some of the animals, so great for them to get up close to different kinds of animals, reptiles...More

Thank JennyW9393
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of different variety of animals and creatures to see. There is some animals you can touch which is great for the kids! Staff has lots of knowledge They are doing some work so once that's done it will be even better here

Thank Zara D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here today for my little brothers Birthday. Can not recommend this place highly enough. Great Value for money with lots of different animals to see. As a special treat we got the Reptile Experience for my brother and we are absolutely over the...More

Thank skyehadland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sought events to take visitors to .Found the Zoo via internet Absolutely amazing.So many animal in such a small place and obviously well looked after. l fell in love with a small free roaming pig .,but so many interesting species It is situated in a...More

1  Thank Ragna L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My son had a zoo keeper experience on Saturday for his 8th birthday. We had to arrive an hour and a half before the zoo opened to the public. To begin with Ryan showed us round all of the animals to see which ones my...More

Thank Heather B
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6 October 2018|
Response from Verity C | Property representative |
Hi Lavdeepmichael, We have a farm section and in that area there is a petting area where you stroke rabbits as well as a horse, donkey, sheep and a pig 🐽 Verity
30 August 2018|
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Response from Verity C | Property representative |
There is a cafe on the site of the garden centre where we are and there are lots of picnic areas around the area. We can’t have food on site of the zoo I’m afraid.
Peter M
20 August 2018|
Response from Isabel M | Reviewed this property |
The Meerkat experience is fantastic, I paid £35 for myself and my fiancé. You get taken into a small hut and the keeper will bring food to entice the meerkats into the hut. You then spend half an hour up close and personal... More