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Knoxwood Wildlife Rescue Centre

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A most worth y cause.

This is a place that is not only a good cause but a good place to visit especially with children... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2018
David R
A hidden gem!

An absolutely wonderful little place for a visit, a real hidden gem. Carrying out some wonderful... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2018
Mark J
Workington, United Kingdom
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3 Oct 2018
8 Aug 2018
“A most worth y cause.”
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

Online information said the place was open. When we got there it was closed! What a waste of an afternoon!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank linda b
Reviewed August 8, 2018

This is a place that is not only a good cause but a good place to visit especially with children of junior school age who need to learn respect for nature in all its aspects. The annual August sale and open day is especially worth...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David R
Reviewed April 24, 2018

An absolutely wonderful little place for a visit, a real hidden gem. Carrying out some wonderful work with injured and misplaced wildlife.Don't forget to say hi to Dawson!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Mark J
Reviewed August 18, 2016

Jobseekers can volunteer here. And they spend a whole solid five hours outside in 30 degrees. It is not mandatory but volunteered. You would think that Knotwood would be grateful but in fact they have an obnoxious attitude towards them. Telling them they are there...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Dctor S
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

It's not a zoo it's a sanctuary and rescue centre doing great work. If you visit please be considerate and be quite, especially the children. Don't forget to leave a donation. It is entirely funded by it's charitable income.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Chrissie20091969
Reviewed June 26, 2016

Had a wonderful time looking at all of their birds and animals. So much love there and everything well looked after. Going to their Open Day on 7th August 2016 too (Sunday). As I am a wheelchair user, was worried that I wouldn`t be able...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank genie1Westyorkshire
Reviewed September 21, 2015

We were brought a pigeon which we think was shot by a pellet gun we looked after it at our Sanctuary for Cats but thought after 2 weeks it needed a safer home. We come across Knokwood Wildlife Rescue Centre by accident and emailed our...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Fr A
Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

Knoxwood is a truly amazing place, with a huge number of animals all living together happily and healthily. George is a wonderful man who clearly cares enormously about the animals and they well being. The Knoxwood staff have been a huge help to me and...More

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank Rubydeevoy
Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

Knoxwood is a wonderful rescue and sanctuary that puts the needs of the animals in it's care first. It is not a tourist attraction but does welcome visitors on limited days to see the amazing work they do.I feel extremely privileged to have met George...More

Thank Tracy H
Reviewed July 28, 2014

I brought an injured bird here at around midnight of 28th July. I had rang the emergency helpline several times before setting off to confirm that I was able to bring the bird here at this time but there was no answer answer. We decided...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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