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Address: Washford Cross, Washford TA23 0QB, England
Phone Number: 01984 640688
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10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Ok but pricey.

We had an ok visit of around 1.5 hours as there isn't a great deal to see. It cost £20 to get in for 2 adults so is rather expensive but I guess it goes towards the up keep of the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
kim g
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had an ok visit of around 1.5 hours as there isn't a great deal to see. It cost £20 to get in for 2 adults so is rather expensive but I guess it goes towards the up keep of the animals so although we thought it was overpriced we would like to think we helped feed a lemur so... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Not worth the time, fuel or entrance fee. It's possible to see everything in an hour, twice. Run down and they charge over £8 for a 3 yr old complete rip off

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smudgesmate, Owner at Tropiquaria Zoo, responded to this review

Another bad review from someone who has joined just to post it, and by mobile 'phone! Me thinks that this person will not post a review again.! Anyway we have tried it. We cannot run around the whole park in half an hour, let alone see a minimum of 3 animal contact sessions inside, four animal talks outside and the... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Very run down, dilapidated and in need of some serious updates. Damp, mouldy, with. a dangerous mat going into the play barn, which son tripped over and hurt himself on. Very over priced for what you get. The new play castle was fun for the kids for a short while but apart from this and what you pay for an... More 

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smudgesmate, Owner at Tropiquaria Zoo, responded to this review

This is another one of those reviews that is very difficult to respond to. Yes we have delayed some maintenance and painting, partly because of the recession, partly because of the uncertainty over certain issues on the building of the new roads and roundabout on our East and South side. However: 1. We have not had any accidents to public... More 

London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The BBC radio station at Washford Cross,Watchet has been turned into a fascinating museum housed in the beautiful art deco museum built in 1933. Technology and recordings over 90 years of radio and television history. My father's career in radar was inspired by this place where he worked as a student one summer. He had a dream as a child... More 

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Kingsteignton, Devon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Had an amazing time here this weekend. Great staff. Great photos taken. Great food. Lovely range of things bought from the shop. Thoroughly enjoyed the puppet show. There is a bit of work in progress but this didnt affect our day out and we look forward to revisiting to see it once it is finished. Diversions in place at the... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

this place is great! Luckily I'd read some reviews before we went so I knew it was going to look a bit odd from the outside! It certainly does, as it's all based in an old building. But do NOT let that put you off! From the first sighting of an animal in the main hall myself and my kids... More 

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Axminster, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Visited Tropiquaria on a Sunday on the way back to Devon following a weekend of Camping in Minehead. Luckily I got the tickets on groupon - but even then, for what you get it was incredibly steep! Whole park needed updating, the animals were scattered about randomly, and not many of them either i would like to add. There was... More 

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smudgesmate, Owner at Tropiquaria Zoo, responded to this review

I am slightly wary of any review that is posted 4-5 months after the visit. It also seems strange that a one star review should carry so many photographs of the reviewers children, clearly having a good time! We take grave exception to the comments about few animals/aquariums; we have over 140 species of fish alone. Some of these are... More 

Exmoor National Park, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

My husband and myself had a fantastic day out at Tropiquaria, the first time we have been, and we will definitely go more often. They have a big range of animals, great talks, and a great cafe... We found the staff really helpful and knowledgeable, and obviously really care for their animals. My highlight was seeing the two raccoons, Rocky... More 

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Watford, United Kingdom
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134 reviews 134 reviews
34 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Visited here a few days ago with my partner and 5 year old son and had a great day. Don't be put off by the dreary looking building as you pull up into the car park as this really is an interesting place with lots of animals to see, knowledgable and friendly staff and hands on experiences!. We arrived just... More 

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smudgesmate, Owner at Tropiquaria Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for a wonderful review and weare glad that you enjoyed yourselves. If you enjoyed us in the Winter try and come back this Summer when we should have the new gibbon cage, the new Lemur cage, the new Tamarin enclosure, and subject to planning permission our new Play Fort. More 

blondedolly
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We went on Sunday for the 3rd time using groupon. To be honest though I would not mind paying full price. The place does look strange from the outside. But it really is a Jem of a place. The puppet show is wonderful, really clean wholesome fun for under 10's, the animals all look cared for too. The staff give... More 

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