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Exmoor Zoo

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South Stowford | Bratton Fleming, Barnstaple EX31 4SG, England
+44 1598 763352
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Love this small but perfectly formed zoo. Often visit as it's local for me. I have even popped in... read more

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Jan M
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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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Fantastic Zoo!

This is near to where we live, in honesty we were not expecting much, so much so that we have put... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Winner of the Legacy award ,Best Family Business 2017, Gold award for best attraction in the South-west 2012, Exmoor Zoo has become an ideal family day out. The zoo has established a good rapport with the North Devon community and offers a very hand on experience for all its visitors.Activities run throughout the day (every half hour in summer), you get to meet a bird eating spider, hold a snake, feed wallabies (under supervision), meet some of the zoos friendly furry animals and of course go to all the talks and feeding sessions (if you can)!Home to the “Exmoor Beast” (a pair of black leopards), Puma, Cheetah, Maned wolves, monkeys and lots of other unusual animals like Tamandua, Fishing cats, Tapir, Singing dogs and Binturong to just name a few! The zoo is a living place with changes all the time; no visit is ever quite the same.Useful information:• Disabled access (wheelchair provision and scooter hire)• Activities through out the day• Cafeteria• Children’s playground• Undercover picnic areas• Zoo trail.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“singing dogs” (57 reviews)
“big cats” (53 reviews)
“unusual animals” (48 reviews)
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South Stowford | Bratton Fleming, Barnstaple EX31 4SG, England
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+44 1598 763352
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"singing dogs"
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"big cats"
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"unusual animals"
in 48 reviews
"sand cats"
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"feeding times"
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"animal encounters"
in 21 reviews
"keeper talks"
in 21 reviews
"black leopard"
in 20 reviews
"value for money"
in 66 reviews
"wide range of animals"
in 16 reviews
"picnic area"
in 31 reviews
"rabbit"
in 15 reviews
"answer any questions"
in 13 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 68 reviews
"staff were very friendly"
in 21 reviews
"whilst on holiday"
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"north devon"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Love this small but perfectly formed zoo. Often visit as it's local for me. I have even popped in with my grandson after school for a couple of hours. It's so easy to get around, you can stop and enjoy a picnic anywhere and the...More

Thank Jan M
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is near to where we live, in honesty we were not expecting much, so much so that we have put off a visit for a couple of years. We had some spare time today to visit and oh what a delightful surprise. There is...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Animals looking depressed af not much going on apart from occasional feeding time. I've paid close to £25 for one adult and a 4yo child. We went to wistlandpound (around the corner) and The old coach station for lunch next time we'll skip the zoo.More

Thank Patryk S
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Exmoorbeast, Owner at Exmoor Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are sorry you did not appreciate us as much as we would have liked. We try very hard to provide that elusive extra for both our visitors and our animals. However, if it is a hot sunny day then our animals make the most...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Quite small zoo, but very nice and especially enjoyable for young children. A good day out , would bring own food. Recommend squirrel monkeys. Enjoyed the peacocks

Thank Adele C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good day, lots to see. Steve (speaker) is brilliant, top guy, great asset. Food offering for kids could be a bit better, more flexible ie buy individually not just a certain number of items. Could benefit from more shelter, refreshments at the bottom end.

Thank TiggerMSN
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent day .very knowledgeable keepers. Beautiful well looked after happy contented animals.Lovely enclosures. and the cafe very reasonable priced . large portions and happy staff. Would recommend to all age groups.

Thank poppins14
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Two adults and three you children spent about 4 hours here, fully entertained. walked around the majority of the Zoo at out leisure. saw the Feeding of the Wolves and Wallabies( the later you can feed yourself). all the animals we saw looked healthy and...More

Thank dafona
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found the staff friendly and helpful and very busy, which showed how popular the Zoo is! Families with small children seemed to be having a great time -even older kids were engrossed especially with the Wolves who were very entertaining! Tasty toasted sandwiches and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall, this is a very good day out, especially for families with younger children (up to aged 11/12). Loads of animals to see and a great variety, also just a lovely walk around the place - it wasn't just a flat patch of land to...More

1  Thank Ryan-and-Jayne
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the zoo during May half term while staying in North Devon. I don’t know what I was expecting, but sad to say the zoo is looking very tired in some areas and some animal enclosures too small. We had sausage rolls and pasties...More

1  Thank simon_hall1
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zoesdevil
30 May 2018|
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Response from lisajane2305 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, just take a raincoat and good walking shoes, it is mainly outdoor but I wouldn’t let the rain out me off because we loved this place
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Mathew R
28 April 2018|
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Response from Lynn R | Property representative |
Hi Matthew, yes we do. They are £33.00 per adult and £24.00 for children. Look forward to seeing you at the zoo sonn. Regards Lynn
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Feltin
28 July 2017|
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Response from Lynn R | Property representative |
Hi Childs prices are 3-15 inclusive. Regards Lynn
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