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New Forest Wildlife Park

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Deerleap Lane | Longdown, Nr Ashurst, Ashurst, New Forest SO40 4UH, England
+44 23 8029 2408
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Another superb Visit

Visited here on 9th November, 2017, just over a year since my last visit, and was recognised by the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Huntingdon, United Kingdom
Staff, location, atmosphere all very good

This is a lovely day or half day out. My daughter is disabled and is not great with walking, but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Southampton, England
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Enjoy the amazing animals at this beautiful park, in the leafy New Forest, with its fabulous adventure playgrounds. Follow the woodland trails to see wallaby, European bison, wolves, wild boar, Scottish wildcats, lynx, foxes, pine marten, polecats, owls and ferrets. Meet the friendly deer and say hi to the playful otters, including the endangered giant otter. Feeding sessions, keeper talks and special events year round. Amazing playgrounds for under 6's and from 6yrs to 86yrs!!!
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“butterfly house” (102 reviews)
“giant otters” (55 reviews)
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Deerleap Lane | Longdown, Nr Ashurst, Ashurst, New Forest SO40 4UH, England
+44 23 8029 2408
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here on 9th November, 2017, just over a year since my last visit, and was recognised by the receptionist ( bit worrying but nice - lol ) Still a very good place to visit, animals are well cared for and the staff are very...More

Thank otterman4u
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely day or half day out. My daughter is disabled and is not great with walking, but the loop around the park, is easy for her to do and she can manage it well. Lovely selection of animals. Good info and experience....More

Thank JPNewForest
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here after finding it on trip advisor. Having lived down near the New Forest for most of our lives, I had never come across this or knew it was here! We were looking after our nieces for the weekend who are 4 and...More

1  Thank RONDON0807
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there today as I wanted to see an otter. I felt the animals were well cared for and appeared happy. They had different species of otters, and were fed at varying times. There knew the times of the feed. I was taken by the...More

Thank sandranicklin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park isn't huge and the signage is a little confusing however it is an attractive park that is reasonably good value for money. The park has a wide variety of animals and the animals look well cared for. The staff are knowledgeable, helpful and...More

Thank Sarahwrites
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I personally feel this was an expensive day out and my son wasn’t even bothered about leaving which is quite unusual. Layout seemed clumsy and disoriented with signage confusing. Animals looked cramped with space and unhappy. Small play park for babies/young toddlers and big play...More

Thank Jo S S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great time- only small,wasn’t sure what to expect but it’s like a small zoo. The staff are great. It was really good fun, the adventure playground was great. Not sure how much fun it would b if it was too busy- as it was raining...More

1  Thank Reviewer W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been meaning to come here for some time and finally did it! Lots of owls and otters but little of anything else. We came on quite a windy/rainy day so that was probably why but we couldn't see any deers in the enclosure or the...More

Thank Robynn05
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The otters and deer are nice but there's not a huge amount to do. I imagine young children would love the otter talks and stroking the deer and wallabies but not sure you could spend a whole day here.

Thank ashleeb37
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We went for a day out, thought we would check out this attraction wasnt expecting much but actually quite good value for money. We got to see wallabies up close and fox and wolf. There was feeding sessions and talks with animals plenty to see...More

Thank millianaire
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20 August 2017|
Response from deeboy | Reviewed this property |
Already answered on here: "Thank you for your question. Regrettably we do not allow dogs in the New Forest Wildlife Park as we have free ranging animals with in the park (deer and wallabies)."
13 August 2017|
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Response from jostecoe | Reviewed this property |
We took lots of photos, no restrictions , would recommend a telephoto lens for some of the enclosures in particular the wolves.
Steve G
2 August 2017|
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Response from snappyo7 | Reviewed this property |
Yes before you go in - actually the food is quite good - can recommend the jacket potatoes!!healthy snacks for kids available too