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Exmoor Zoo

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South Stowford | Bratton Fleming, Barnstaple EX31 4SG, England
+44 1598 763352
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Fabulous little zoo

I love Exmoor Zoo, it is friendly and the staff are more than helpful if you have a question. the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Debbie M
South Molton, United Kingdom
Locals day visit

We visited when it was half price for locals, on a very cold day! It was quieter than I had... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Debbie W
Tiverton, United Kingdom
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Winner of the Legacy award ,Best Family Business 2017, Gold award for best attraction in the South-west 2012, Exmoor Zoo has become an ideal family day out. The zoo has established a good rapport with the North Devon community and offers a very hand on experience for all its visitors.Activities run throughout the day (every half hour in summer), you get to meet a bird eating spider, hold a snake, feed wallabies (under supervision), meet some of the zoos friendly furry animals and of course go to all the talks and feeding sessions (if you can)!Home to the “Exmoor Beast” (a pair of black leopards), Puma, Cheetah, Maned wolves, monkeys and lots of other unusual animals like Tamandua, Fishing cats, Tapir, Singing dogs and Binturong to just name a few! The zoo is a living place with changes all the time; no visit is ever quite the same.Useful information:• Disabled access (wheelchair provision and scooter hire)• Activities through out the day• Cafeteria• Children’s playground• Undercover picnic areas• Zoo trail.
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South Stowford | Bratton Fleming, Barnstaple EX31 4SG, England
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Reviewed yesterday

I love Exmoor Zoo, it is friendly and the staff are more than helpful if you have a question. the animals are well cared for and seem happy and it is set out well. My dad is disabled and managed to get around most of...More

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited when it was half price for locals, on a very cold day! It was quieter than I had expected. Made to feel welcome at the desk. Didn't see very many staff around except those tending the animals. It has a lovely view around...More

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great experience at the zoo today. Given the time of year, we were pretty much the only visitors when we were there, which was great! The animals are obviously very well cared for and real thought seems to have gone into the...More

Thank Vicky Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for a day out and really enjoyed our time there. Although not the largest zoo we have been to it is very well maintained and quite easy to see the animals. Staff are friendly and willing to answer questions. Cafe was reasonably priced...More

Thank L M
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Nice zoo, good value. It was really quiet as we went on a weekday in December. We had a great time seeing all the different animals.

Thank Jonathan M
Reviewed 2 December 2017

First visit to exmoor zoo , very impressed with it ,quite a few different species that I hadn't seen before , all the staff were very friendly too , nice little cafe , well worth a visit if your in the exmoor area .

Thank caseydevon
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

I love animals and zoo's. My biggest interest was the beast of Bodmin that's why I visited and it was great to see the black panther. The rest of the zoo was ok. Nothing else really stood out. Staff were good at answering questions during...More

Thank UBrummyZ
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Quite a few animals but none of the big six. Very well done with good viewing spots for all animals. All enclosures were based on natural environment which the animals appreciate

Thank Nigel H
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I went for a days photography course, absolutely excellent and so enjoyable, learnt a great deal. A lovely zoo, where children (and adults) can be involved with the animals. Everyone was friendly, and the animals were well cared for and obviously much loved. Well worth...More

Thank debbiewM1156RA
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Took my 18month grandson for a visit. It's very up n down & the only toilets are at the top at the entrance. some of the enclosures were empty even though they had the information on the outside. Lots of birds n cats. But no...More

2  Thank Alison W
Exmoorbeast, Owner at Exmoor Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

"Vive la difference"! Zoos should not all be generic! Exmoor climate will only let certain animals live without effecting their welfare. Enjoy the unusual and the unique from "Singing dogs to fishing cats, from hunting dogs to maned wolves, from Crowned pigeons to frogmouths, from...More

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28 July 2017|
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Response from Lynn R | Property representative |
Hi Childs prices are 3-15 inclusive. Regards Lynn
Jayne S
24 July 2017|
Response from Lynn R | Property representative |
Hi Jayne we do not charge until children are 3 years old, so they will both be free of charge. Regards Lynn
Denise Y
18 July 2017|
Response from Lynn R | Property representative |
Hi Carers are on a one to one basis with disabled persons and with ID are £6.50. Children are £9.50 or disabled child £8.50 Regards Lynn