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Address: Summerleaze Farm, Axminster EX13 7RA, England
Phone Number: 01297 34472
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: A wildlife park set in the East Devon countryside

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Nice park, friendly staff and interesting birds

Very tidy park, good cages, plenty of loose birds wandering about, nice animal meet and greet. 2yo had a great time. The joey poking it's head out of its mothers pouch was nice to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Michael P
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146 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Very tidy park, good cages, plenty of loose birds wandering about, nice animal meet and greet. 2yo had a great time. The joey poking it's head out of its mothers pouch was nice to see though I think it confused the heck out of our LO. We would go back if we were in the area in the future.

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DevonPeacock, Owner at Axe Valley Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Sounds like you all enjoyed your day at the park. Glad you spotted the joey too, they are always lovely to see. Come and visit us again soon πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This is a great place to take young children. The park is not terribly big so you can get around it without exhausting little ones. It has plenty to amuse and entertain with something new around each corner. There is an interesting selection of birds and small animals plus a couple of larger ones. The play equipment is perfect for... More 

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DevonPeacock, Owner at Axe Valley Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, there is a lot if work happening at the park and people visiting in the Easter holidays will soon be seeing all the changes. We are glad you enjoyed the day πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ More 

Axminster, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A very nice little park for the children ,lots to see and do .A good selection of interesting birds and mammals , plus of course ice creams and e-number drinks ,a really pleasant cafe for mum and dad ; or better still there is a fishing lake at the back full of carp, roach and rudd .the lake is all... More 

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DevonPeacock, Owner at Axe Valley Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thanks fir the review sounds like all family members were happy with their visit. Glad you enjoyed the park and the lake as you are local remember to recommend us to friends πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒhopefully see you again soon More 

Axminster, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Really interesting lots of different animals to see.You can walk around several times and see something different.Animals clean and well cared for.Staff helpful and friendly.Small coffee shop to have a relaxing cuppa. Play area for the smaller children .kids will love it

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DevonPeacock, Owner at Axe Valley Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your review we are glad you enjoyed your day. We can see you live locally, tell all you friends about us and come back and visit soon πŸ˜ƒIf you visit us more than three times a year it may be worth looking at our annual membership πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ More 

somerset
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

A small animal park, reasonable amount of animals & birds, kids enjoyed themselves, it is just a little dated & needs some upgrading in places, we visited in half term & was majorly surprised that there was hardly any food to be had, not good when you have 3 hungry children, owner said they had been caught on the hop... More 

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DevonPeacock, Owner at Axe Valley Wildlife Park, responded to this review

We are glad the children had a good day. We have a programme to update some of the older areas of the park and are working through it in priority order. With regards to the food, we do remember that day and whilst it was half term we were even busier than our busy days and yes we did get... More 

Bridport, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Far more interesting than first thought. A good and interesting selection of birds and wildlife. A great and educational place for children with lots for them to see and do.

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DevonPeacock, Owner at Axe Valley Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thanks fir your review, we have a wide range if different species here at the park and try to educate our visitors whilst having fun sat the same time, why not come along to our activity afternoon on our last opening day this year, Sunday 14th December. Fun starts at 1230 lots of fun, educational meet and greet sessions with... More 

Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
46 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We took the grandchildren here and they loved it - us too! The gentle relaxed farm has various birds that wander around you as well as many in pens and aviaries. Tiny paths lead between the animals and birds and the children just loved to be so close to them. There is a small tea area where you can have... More 

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DevonPeacock, Owner at Axe Valley Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your review , we are glad you enjoyed your visit at our wildlife park we try and cater for all ages. It us important to yest fat the visitors can relax and get close to the animals:-). Why not pop along on our last day of opening this year Sunday 14th December when from 1230 we have meet... More 

2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

excellent place for families with young children. Fine for pushchair access and would recommend a couple of bags of bird feed from reception. Reasonably priced and lots to see. Enjoyed it loads.

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DevonPeacock, Owner at Axe Valley Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your visit, all the family can enjoy the park it's great for little ones. Feeding the free range birds is popular. We will hopefully see you again soon :-) More 

KashyD
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4 reviews 4 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I have been to this park three times and each time a new experience. (The cages and enclosures do need updating and cleaned a bit more often). But that is the ONLY downside to this park, It is run by a local family Grandparents to grandchildren and everyone of them are amazing. The animal keeper is so passionate about animals... More 

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DevonPeacock, Owner at Axe Valley Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, all our enclosures are updated as often as possible and we try and do this in order of priority. We are glad you enjoyed the witch's visit this is Marie our education officer not an animal keeper she keeps everyone entertained whilst making the talks educational too. :-) More 

Canterbury, England, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We visited with our three year old. We all absolutely loved it. Lots to see, great playgroup and lovely cake. Would highly recommend as also good value for money.

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Thanks for your review we are glad you enjoyed your day with us, hopefully see you again soon :-) More 

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