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Shorelands Wildlife Gardens

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Langmere Road, Diss IP21b4QA, England
+44 1379 741136
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Great norfolk day our

Great trip out. When we went the main wildlife area was closed but was still amazing looking... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Heather_pot_
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Great little nature spot

I visited Shorelands last summer and absolutely loved it. It's a quiet, peaceful, interesting... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
SnapHappyLass
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Diss, United Kingdom
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“scones” (14 reviews)
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Langmere Road, Diss IP21b4QA, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great trip out. When we went the main wildlife area was closed but was still amazing looking through the window at pelicans and rare birds. The owner was there and spent time talking to us and telling us about the animals. Staff are very knowledgeable...More

Thank Heather_pot_
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

I visited Shorelands last summer and absolutely loved it. It's a quiet, peaceful, interesting place to visit with anyone that loves animals, especially birds and monkeys. I happily spent a few hours here, and had a spot of tea and cake in the gardens too...More

Thank SnapHappyLass
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Wow what a place, only £4 to get in and loads of free roaming animals around the place. Mainly birds but also alpacas, goats, lemurs and monkeys (although despite looking hard we didn't spot any in the trees). Admittedly it is small but the owners...More

Thank Matthew S
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

A hidden gem of South Norfolk. Run by dedicated and enthuastic staff, the pelicans and storks are extremely interesting to see.

1  Thank annoyingsquirrel
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is a great place for children and adults alike. Lots of different animals to see and Ben Potterton the owner is often on hand to talk to you. Great little tearoom. Worth visiting especially when they have a plant fair.

Thank BartieNorfolk
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

It's a small place but just the right size to spend a few hours. The price is reasonable and not expensive, like other places. It's a really nice place to see the animals and some do wander alongside you. We've been here a few times...More

Thank clairewoods137
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

A really nice little place to visit with family which Is drawled by the far bigger conservation work they do. Birds really nice to see everywhere and Donkeys etc very friendly. Owner really friendly and great at explaining all what they do there and on...More

Thank matttherabbit
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

This really is a beautiful little place to visit with the kids. Very down to earth, owners were there to speak And answer questions we had on the animals. Food in the cafe was delicious. Family feel to it, the love for the animals is...More

2  Thank LJHP3
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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Great place, lovely animals, tasty home-cooked Good, and undoubtedly the friendliest most helpful staff I have ever experienced anywhere! Would highly recommend this hidden gem to anybody and will definitely be making a repeat visit.

2  Thank Matthew R
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

It is only small but the staff and the animals make up for the size. kids love it. they have little monkeys in the trees, donkeys, lots of different birds. I would recommend to anyone. wheelchair access is a little iffy, but there is always...More

1  Thank kathryn t
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Response from Sarah P | Property representative |
Hi, Only guide dogs can be taken into the wildlife gardens due to the free roaming nesting birds. However, dogs are welcome on the rest of the site if you're visiting the plant nursery, as long as they are on a lead. We also... More
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