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Paignton Zoo Environmental Park

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Lovely day out

Highly recommended this zoo! Fantastic place to spend hours.. lots of animals to see and a few nice... read more

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Randomgirl28
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fantastic day out

As good a zoo as I have ever been to. It is definitely a full day with plenty to see and entertain... read more

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Ray C
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Paignton Zoo Environmental Park is a conservation and education charity located in South Devon. With around 2,500 animals, we have more species than anyone else in the South West. These include: crocodiles, snakes, lions, tigers, giraffes, elephant...more
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Totnes Road, Paignton TQ4 7EU, England
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+44 1803 697500
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Reviewed today via mobile

Highly recommended this zoo! Fantastic place to spend hours.. lots of animals to see and a few nice picnic areas! Stopped for ice cream to which was very nice! Will definitely be returning!

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Reviewed today

As good a zoo as I have ever been to. It is definitely a full day with plenty to see and entertain. Not happy that the ticket charge includes a "voluntary" contribution - surely the normal ticket charge covers all of their costs and a...More

Thank Ray C
Katherine S, Guest Relations Manager at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Ray, thank you for taking the time to leave your five-dot review! It is great to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit to us. We definitely recommend that guests spend a full day with us in order to see and experience everything that...More

Reviewed today via mobile

I visited here with my family during our stay in Paignton. I have visited many zoo's over time and this one is the best so far. Firstly the admission price is excellent especially if combined with living coast. On arrival we had no problem to...More

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Katherine S, Guest Relations Manager at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave your brilliant feedback and for calling us the best zoo that you have ever visited. We are thrilled to hear that you and your family enjoyed your recent visit to us and thank you for highlighting...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Keeping it short and sweet,an amazing day out..loads of different species to see..fantastic play areas for tea/snack stops along the way..a really enjoyable day that we all look forward to when on holiday in Devon..see you again nxt year.More

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Katherine S, Guest Relations Manager at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Richard, thank you for taking the time to leave your brilliant five-dot review! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your most recent visit to us and that you and your family spend a day at the Zoo when you are on holiday...More

Reviewed yesterday

Was on holiday in the area and we were thinking of places that we could go to on one of the days, Picked up a leaflet for here and thought that we would go. We found that it was reasonably priced to get in and...More

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Katherine S, Guest Relations Manager at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave your great feedback! We are pleased to hear that you and your family enjoyed your recent visit to us while you were on holiday in the area and thank you for highlighting many positive aspects from...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We planned a trip as part of our holiday and wasn’t disappointed. Spending in total 5 hours to look around it all. Being able to get so close to so many animals was fantastic. The zoo was well equipped for visitors whilst still allowing plenty...More

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Katherine S, Guest Relations Manager at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Louise, thank you for taking the time to leave your brilliant feedback! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit to us while you were on holiday. At the Zoo we are proud of the amazing care and welfare we provide...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow this is expensive for what is a small zoo. The kids had a great day but it’s not what we expected. Would probably go to Dartmoor zoo in future as it’s more personal and much better value.More

Thank David F
Katherine S, Guest Relations Manager at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi David, thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We apologise if you were disappointed with your recent visit to us. We are in fact a fairly large Zoo, set across a site of 80 acres, with over 2,500 different animals to...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I absolutely love this place, we come to Paignton from Stroud glos 2-3 times a year and always visit the zoo. All animals have plenty of space and are well cared for in an environment to suit all species. I would strongly recommend Paignton zoo...More

Thank Jackie L
Katherine S, Guest Relations Manager at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Jackie, thank you for taking the time to leave your fantastic feedback. It is great to hear that you enjoy your visits to us and thank you also for your recommendation. We take great pride in our exceptionally high level of animal care and...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It’s a good day out. Lots of animals to see, the zoo is up together, toilets clean, staff pleasant. We saw a couple of the talks early in the day. It’s quite hilly and a good size park so you will do a lot of...More

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Katherine S, Guest Relations Manager at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave your review. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit to us and thank you for highlighting some of the positive aspects of your day, including our amazing variety of animals, cleanliness of...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Let me warn you, there will be A LOT of WALKING!!!! So if you’re not into that, don’t bother ! Personally I think this had to be one of the best Zoos I’ve visited. Very good zoo! Very big with a good variety of animals...More

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Katherine S, Guest Relations Manager at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Umarzai, thank you for taking the time to leave your great feedback. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit to us and feel that we are one of the best zoos you have visited. We aim to offer a fun,...More

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breezababe
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Response from balmoraljames | Reviewed this property |
You can pay on the day it’s £19.60 for an adult
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Tracey S
September 1, 2018|
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Response from rediffusion | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do, I don't believe you have to pre-book but if it is a busy time, you might want to contact them in advance and check to make sure you will get one.
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