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Ok. Reality check folks, this is not San Diego or London zoo. It’s free. As such it was quite pleasant. On staring into one of the reptile pits for several minutes we saw a couple of baby adders, toads and well that was it, but...More
What a load of rubbish.
Nothing to see at all, few pits full of bushes, supposed to be reptiles in them, saw absolutely zero apart from a few upset children disappointed in the thrill of seeing nothing.
Even though it’s free I’d still ask for...More
We went to visit the Reptile Centre in the middle of the New Forest. We saw quite a few lizards, frogs and toads but the adders were most impressive. I’ve seen them before on Hatfield Moors but I don’t remember them being so big. The...More
Staff were very friendly and obviously enjoy what they do. We were lucky enough to see the ladders and some toads. It was good it was free as I wouldn't have payed to go there. The toilets weren't very clean.
Great little place and free, lots of helpful forestry commission peeps there to guide and interest the kids.
Dog friendly with ample parking, toilets and a nice woodland trail to follow with stuff for the kids to look for, plus an ice cream van selling...More
This place isn't very large and entrance is free although contributions are welcome. You have the possibility to see natterjack toads, common frogs, adders, smooth snakes, grass snakes and sand lizards. We visited during the heat wave so all the reptiles we had hoped to...More
This is a very good place to go and learn about the wildlife in the new forest, Youngsters enjoy seeing the snakes and lizard as they may not get to see them otherwise. very nice walks from there also. well worth a visit .
When you read 'reptile centre'forgive me if I am wrong but you picture something very different to a handful of 'pods.' Which is what it should be called... 'Reptile Pod View.'
Or at least something that doesn't excite you. We visited this as part of...More