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UK Wolf Conservation Trust

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Butlers Farm Picklepythe Lane, Beenham RG7 5NT, England
+44 118 971 3330
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Great experience

As a family Christmas present we went to a ‘Howl night’ as my son had volunteered here last... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
Flyinghaddock
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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Christmas present heaven

I bought this experience for my husband who loves wolves, I will never be able to top it! He... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
Dinah333
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Torquay, United Kingdom
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The UK Wolf Conservation Trust is home to a ten ambassador wolves, including Arctic wolves. It runs events aimed at promoting wolf awareness and raising money for wolf conservation, including walks with wolves for its members, howl nights, wolf discovery days. all these events have to be pre booked.Full details and advance booking can be found on our website. The Trust is also open every Wednesday 11am - 4pm for public to view the wolves & watch them being fed at 2pm. No pre booking is required. Adults £8, children age 3- 11 £5, under 3's free. Full details and advance booking can be found on our website. Please note we do not have a café, but can supply hot/cold drinks by donation.
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Butlers Farm Picklepythe Lane, Beenham RG7 5NT, England
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+44 118 971 3330
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

As a family Christmas present we went to a ‘Howl night’ as my son had volunteered here last year. Lovely and very well informed staff, had a talk about the wolves and wolf behaviour, saw the ‘food kitchen’ and really enjoyed getting pretty close to,...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

I bought this experience for my husband who loves wolves, I will never be able to top it! He returned a very happy man having spent some time with these beautiful creatures.

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Mine & my Son's 2nd Howl night but this time with his friend & Mum which was their 1st. We just love this place and the wolves did not dissapoint from being very vocal to educating us on their different characters & behaviours. What makes...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

I was bought a 'Photography day' by my wife for Christmas, a really great present. The staff at the trust are very knowledgeable about the wolves and clearly care very much about them. The wolves themselves are in great condition and look very well cared...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

The welcome from staff and volunteers was friendly and informative. The enclosures were a good compromise between giving us gawpers a decent view of the wolves, and giving the wolves a safe environment where they can display natural behaviours and thrive. Well worth a visit...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Craig and colleagues made this experience brilliant, we were made to feel welcome from the moment we arrived to the moment we left. They are so knowledgable and shared so much information. They know their wolves!!! Seeing the wolves so close and learning about them...More

2  Thank DorneyCourt
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

I had a marvelous few hours on the photography day. Not only did I get hundreds fantastic pictures, but I learned so much from the helpful and friendly staff. The centre's wolves are ambassadors; the money they raise from photography days and all the other...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Had a fabulous few hours with my son, sharing this wonderful experience. We walked with three wolves, chatting to their keepers, who were so full of knowledge (which they happily shared). Most of the people from the trust were volunteers, but their respect and care...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2018

Really wonderful. This also seems to be a place that puts the wolves first and visitors second, which is as it should be. The volunteers are knowledgeable and friendly and the animals themselves are absolutely stunning. Feeding time at 2pm is the highlight and when...More

1  Thank quitebleary
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

I am completely behind what this trust do! They use the money from guests for the welfare of the animals; including the team, and the rest for conservation purposes. The wolves cannot produce young so there is no breeding programme, which does not happen very...More

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Anne G
29 April 2017|
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Response from TraceyJaneH | Reviewed this property |
Wednesdays are visiting day and they are open to the public from 11am - 4pm. Prices at the gate are £8 for an adult and £5 for children. You cannot interact with the wolves. They do run a 'Walking with Wolves' programme but... More
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Sally M
24 March 2017|
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Response from Tsa P | Property representative |
The minimum age to go for a walk with Arctics is 18. To walk with the Beenham pack wolves is 12 accompanied by someone 18+ however due to a large amount of memberships, the Trust is not taking any new members currently to... More
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A W
25 February 2017|
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Response from Siwsan M | Reviewed this property |
They are open on a wed 10 - 4 for a general look around but if you want to walk with the wolves(highly recommended) you need to book well in advance. It's a fabulous place to visit the staff are very friendly and... More
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