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South West Deer Rescue

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Informative, moving and close to nature experience!

Really great visit, good down to earth guides and insights into deers and their behaviour. Stunning... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Crewkerne, United Kingdom
A must do! fantastic educational day out

We had a simply wonderful time at the rescue centre. Mike took us round, what an amazing man and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Dunsham Lane | Wayford, Crewkerne TA18 8QN, England
+44 1460 64174
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All reviews biscuits different types in advance magical experience all ages hour walk few hours these beautiful creatures his team down to earth long walk hand fed wear suitable footwear generous donation tour takes can't recommend this place highly enough couple of hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really great visit, good down to earth guides and insights into deers and their behaviour. Stunning views and close up interaction with a diverse species cross section of these charming animals. Please give a generous donation as the dedicated staff rely on this.

Thank mikefurniss
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a simply wonderful time at the rescue centre. Mike took us round, what an amazing man and what a fantastic experience. Many of the deers followed us around and work quite tame or rather were happy to walk alongside us and be fed....More

Thank Winklerman
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

After seeing this on countryfile and looking on trip advisor as we are down here it would be impossible not to ring them and book ourselves in for a visit. A little off the beaten track and not fantastically sign posted stick with it as...More

1  Thank Elaine P
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We absolutely loved our morning with the deer and were amazed at how knowledgeable the tour guides are. Lovely to hear that they’ve hand reared a lot of the deer from birth and you can really see the love they have for each other. The...More

1  Thank Mkilbey
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Brilliant 2 hour walk feeding deer carrots and digestive biscuits (take your own, lots you'll need them, Apples are OK too) saw over 150 deer of various breeds. The Stags are impressive, as we're the volunteers that took us round. Great day out but you...More

2  Thank Chris_LT3916MP
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Can't recommend this place enough. We spent a very enjoyable few hours here this morning. Booking in advance is required so ring up and give them as much notice as possible. At least 24 hours but more if possible. Take carrots, apples and digestive biscuits...More

Thank ELR_11
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

A fab morning out meeting all the different species of deer and such majestic stags. A real treat for all ages . Mike & Ken clearly love these animals and love sharing stories on how these rescued animals came to be at Crewkerne. This centre...More

1  Thank 477debbie
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

A lovely place a few miles outside Crewkerne, well worth a visit. Mike (& Ken) were very knowledgeable & enthusiastic, and had many stories to tell. A real close up experience, not to be missed - the tour takes approx 2-3 hours. Note, you must...More

Thank suetk
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Arrived at the beautiful location to be greeted by a very friendly team. All showed so much passion and love for what they are doing which made the experience all that much better. So welcoming and informative. Really made our day out. Would highly recommend...More

1  Thank seanbere
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing morning out arrived at 1030, lovely introductions, we moved onto the first field and fed the deer our biscuits. Moved from field to field seeing and hearing about the different types of deer and their needs etc. Met the stage, a very relaxed morning...More

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12 June 2015|
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Response from Lewbat | Property representative |
The levels of donation vary, depends on how many are in party and whether children are included. Best to phone Mike on 01460 64174 and ask when you book in. The tour can take two hours if that is any help.