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The Hope Nature Centre

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Southwick Country Park Frome Road | Frome Rd, Southwick BA14 9QD, England
+44 1225 759075
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Visited on a busy day, grandsons enjoyed the den building area, there are a few animals, however we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
GirlGuides100years
A superb day out for families

Our Daughter had heard of the place so we went along whilst staying in the area. It was a magical... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
ReydeJamon
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Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
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A nature centre set in 15 acres of country park with alpacas, donkeys, chickens, rabbits, pigs & other animals, a tea room serving freshly cooked (and highly acclaimed) meals, a play area and small gift shop. The Hope Nature Centre is a registered charity that was set up in 2000 to help provide work placements for young adults with learning difficulties. We cater for groups, children's birthday parties and business breakfasts in a safe, disability friendly environment.
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  • Average5%
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Southwick Country Park Frome Road | Frome Rd, Southwick BA14 9QD, England
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+44 1225 759075
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"learning difficulties"
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"play equipment"
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"country park"
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"animal centre"
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"few hours"
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"land train ride"
in 2 reviews
"crazy golf course"
in 3 reviews
"tea and cake"
in 3 reviews
"ride on toys"
in 3 reviews
"rabbits and guinea pigs"
in 2 reviews
"petting zoo"
in 3 reviews
"family ticket"
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"small animals"
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"all ages"
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"great afternoon"
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"feed the animals"
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"entry price"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on a busy day, grandsons enjoyed the den building area, there are a few animals, however we were disappointed by the number of owls had expected to see more from looking at the website prior to our visit. Parking an issue we left and...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Our Daughter had heard of the place so we went along whilst staying in the area. It was a magical place for the two young children with all the animals close at hand and the land train ride. To cap it all the Squirrel Tea...More

1  Thank ReydeJamon
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

We visited the hope nature centre during May half term and found it to be a very pleasant place to spend the afternoon. The team rooms were very reasonably priced and the food was very hot & fresh. The nature centre itself was very good...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Friends recommended this place so one Sunday we ventured along to have a look. The place is great , especially for the kids who can get up close to the animals and explore around the site. Overall a great day out and nice way to...More

1  Thank oliharrison
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

children enjoyed the egg hunt and seeing the animals ate a good value lunch then played in the park a good fun day for all

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We went for a walk around the park first, then had lunch in the cafe. Parents and kids went in. The food was good but took a while for it all to come out. There were a lot of us. The kids egg mayo sarnies...More

3  Thank Mabelsadventures
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We decided to visit the Hope Nature Centre on a Saturday. We had 4 children aged 18 months to 4. There is a cafe on sight as you enter. We paid £7 for a family ticket which I think was really reasonable. As it was...More

3  Thank Sian H
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a place that we visit regularly when our grandchildren visit as they enjoy looking at the animals. There have been some new elements added since our last visit with a much improved activity area with a small climbing wall, balance beams, trampoline, slide,...More

2  Thank Winner2
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

I visit the café for a drink and snacks from time to time. The staff are excellent and there are some lovely meals available, light or otherwise. Plenty of seating inside but outside seats too. There is a zoo which will delight your children. Also...More

3  Thank Robert L
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

Lunch in the cafe was great and reasonably priced, all staff are helpful and friendly. We then went around the park which is excellent value for money. There were lots of animals to see, we loved the bunny houses in particular! I really recommend this...More

1  Thank LilyLolaRose
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Emma M
7 August 2018|
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Response from ReydeJamon | Reviewed this property |
It's a while since we were there. There are lots of paths and there were a lot of pushchairs. I think you would be best to contact them direct for full clarity...
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Bishop64
1 July 2017|
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Response from MrsMiller23 | Reviewed this property |
I think it's £7 for a family ticket. Very very cheap compared to lots of similar places.
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