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Lakeland Wildlife Oasis

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Hale, Milnthorpe LA7 7FE, England
+44 15395 63027
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Overpriced and dated

Have been to far better at a much lower cost! The indoor exhibits are well past their best. Outdoor... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
bramleyapple
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Lovely place to visit

Lovely place to visit. Staff are very friendly. Although a small zoo, the range of animals is very... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
J H
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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Established for over 25 years, the Lakeland Wildlife Oasis hosts an incredible collection of insects, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals. Perfect for families, the zoo is an all-weather attraction combining lush tropical halls and outdoor animal areas. Explore our evolutionary journey spanning over 300,000,000 years. The on site 'Wild Cafe' is open every day from 10am-4pm. No zoo entry is required to visit the cafe. Last entry for the zoo is 4:00pm. We are open every day except Christmas and Boxing Day.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“snow leopard” (36 reviews)
“small zoo” (24 reviews)
“fruit bats” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Hale, Milnthorpe LA7 7FE, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Have been to far better at a much lower cost! The indoor exhibits are well past their best. Outdoor area is good but limited number of animals. Will keep the kids entertained for up to an hour if you dawdle your way round twice but...More

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Wildlife O, Manager at Lakeland Wildlife Oasis, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm sorry to hear you didn't feel your visit was value for money. Despite being a small site we have over 80 species ranging from cockroaches up to our fossa, lemurs and snow leopards....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely place to visit. Staff are very friendly. Although a small zoo, the range of animals is very interesting. The snow leopards, meerkats, fruit bats, etc. are great and the smaller animals including the busy ants working away, mammals and reptiles are fascinating. The cafe...More

Thank J H
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Wildlife O, Manager at Lakeland Wildlife Oasis, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We're very happy to hear you enjoyed your visit with us and particularly that you found our staff to be so helpful and pleasant. We're always looking at ways to improve the zoo and...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyable day .good for all ages easy to get around staff very pleasent informative came and told us of feeding times for animals personally. All weather cafe .gift shop.parking.snow leopards fantastic all animals and insects enjoyable easy to watch.More

Thank Angela D
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Wildlife O, Manager at Lakeland Wildlife Oasis, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Angela, many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. Its great to hear you had such an enjoyable day and that our staff we're so pleasant. We're always adding new things to the zoo so hopefully will see you again in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked as birthday present for my wife (I had to accompany her!) both being snow leopard fans. We got there early to have a look round before the experience. As it was a freezing cold day we started with a coffee with home made cookies...More

Thank David S
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Wildlife O, Manager at Lakeland Wildlife Oasis, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. It's great to hear your birthday experience with us went so well. I will ensure your positive comments and feedback are shown to Matt who delivered your experience. We will hopefully look forward to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came back for the first time in a few years and still a great place, few animals have gone or not on display such as squirrel monkey, mongoose and free roaming deer, wallabies which is a shame but still some great exhibits. Fantastic snow leopard...More

Thank tcarrbean
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Wildlife O, Manager at Lakeland Wildlife Oasis, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. Lakeland Wildlife Oasis as an animal collection is constantly evolving and this does involve some species leaving us such as the mongoose and squirrel monkeys. We are however always bringing new species in and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived staff were so nice and friendly an absolute credit to the place. The place has a superb educational aspect with loads of fun things to see and do from the ants to the snow leopard. The kids loved it I highly recommend a visitMore

Thank Konrad L
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Wildlife O, Manager at Lakeland Wildlife Oasis, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. Its great to hear you had such a good time with us and enjoyed the fun educational displays and games we have around the site. We'll hopefully look forward to seeing you again in...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here in January on the spur of the moment and were pleased we did. On arrival the member of staff on reception had a smile and was very helpful explaining everything in full. On the inside there was many different types of animals...More

Thank Paul S
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Wildlife O, Manager at Lakeland Wildlife Oasis, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Paul and Michelle, thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. Its great to hear you had such a good time with us and enjoyed your visit. We are indeed building some new enclosures for 2018 and they should...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We’ve joined as annual members because it’s great. Not a big place but loads to see. Inside stuff is really good. Kids can hold a skink & snake at certain times ! Snow leopards & Fossa in outside bit are fab.More

Thank R0bBat
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Wildlife O, Manager at Lakeland Wildlife Oasis, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We're glad to hear you enjoyed it so much you became a member. We pride ourselves on providing interactions with our animals and it seems like your children enjoyed one of our reptiles talks....More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Small zoo but with lots to see. Staff are all helpful and knowable and the cafe and gift shop are lovely, I got a great necklace of a silver sycamore seed. The snow leopards and fossa were highlights but the whole zoo is well thought...More

Thank Ann F
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Wildlife O, Manager at Lakeland Wildlife Oasis, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to us and that you found our staff helpful. We will look forward to seeing you again in the future.

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

This is an a animal park featuring birds, aquarium, vivarium and small mammals including among others bats, cavies, marmosets, meerkats, fossas, chinchilla and a snow leopard. The animals are well cared for and there are plenty of staff who seem highly trained, knowledgeable and keen...More

Thank Sinead M
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Wildlife O, Manager at Lakeland Wildlife Oasis, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We're glad to hear you could such a good time and that you found our staff to be so great. We'll look forward to seeing you in 2018!

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It's open & well worth a visit
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I did this last year... You visit all the animals (except the big cats). Tell him to be prepared to be covered in monkeys and lemurs! It Includes insects and reptiles too. It's a fantastic day. Hope this helps!
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