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Shaldon Wildlife Trust

#3 of 9 things to do in Shaldon Features Animals
Ness Drive, Shaldon TQ14 0HP, England
+44 1626 872234
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Lovely little zoo

Took my two daughters aged 6 and 10. We had a lovely time. It may be small but it makes up for it's... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
via mobile
A pleasant way to spend an hour

We visited on a chilly day but still got to see lots of animals, who were clearly exceptionally... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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The small zoo making a big difference! Set in an acre of woodland garden above the attractive coastal village of Shaldon, we look after, and help preserve, some of the rarest and most endangered animals in the world.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Ness Drive, Shaldon TQ14 0HP, England
+44 1626 872234
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Took my two daughters aged 6 and 10. We had a lovely time. It may be small but it makes up for it's small size with how close you can get to the animals and all the staff are knowledgeable and so friendly. The gift...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a chilly day but still got to see lots of animals, who were clearly exceptionally well cared for. My son is tamarin crazy. Unfortunately, there are no longer Emporer Tamarins here, but we saw lots of Golden Lion Heads. The pygmy marmosets...More

Thank Minxy76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely little zoo was a bit cold so lots of animals were hiding worth a look tho the gift shop is full of lovely little pocket money bits

Thank Melanie R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very small zoo, but everything well laid out, and plenty to see - if you spend the time to wait for animals to appear, and don't just rush round. We spent ages with the Capuchins, who seemed to have taken a liking to my boy,...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Set in woodland this small zoo is great. The animals are happy and there are lots of babies to see. The enclosures are in a very natural setting so be patient when looking in as there are lots of places for them to tuck themselves...More

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Shaldon zoo is not only a great little zoo with lots of different animals to be of interested to all ages but it also gets involved in conservation and preserving endangered species.

Thank Eddyapeters
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Decided to go to the trust as I have not been since i was a child and they had a field mouse habitat in an empty fruit machine, always love hearing feeding time, it has grown since i last visited and much improved , it...More

Thank Harriet P
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

It was just me and husband on visit but we enjoyed it. A friendly zookeeper pointed out one animals had very little babies on her back explaining the babies had been born recently, this is something you don't get at big zoos. Well worth a...More

Thank CardLady09
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This is not the largest of zoological attractions but is certainly one of the best. Visited with 3 year old who thoroughly enjoyed himself. Animals obviously well kept and happy in their surroundings. Lots to see and well informed keepers to talk to on the...More

1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Visited here in march with my baby and husband No idea there were so many steps and not advised on arrival by the lady who couldn't use the till so took 10 minutes to admit us, even tho she could see we hsd a pram...More

Thank mrsfleming
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