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Address: Summerleaze Farm, Axminster EX13 7RA, England
Phone Number: 01297 34472
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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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Fab fun family day

Great family day out, very friendly staff. First time visiting here but definitely won't be the last!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Great family day out, very friendly staff. First time visiting here but definitely won't be the last!

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

We are glad you enjoyed your day with us. Visit us again soon 😀😀 More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

What a lovely little place. Friendly staff. Some lovely birds and animals well worth checking out. Don't expect a zoo but do expect to be shocked at how close you are to the animals and how noisy they are especially the red limas. Make sure you give the pig a tummy rub he thoroughly enjoyed that. The coffee wasn't great... More 

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

Thanks for your review. We pride ourselves on the friendliness of our staff. People's expectations of what a 'zoo' is are always very different. We may not be home to some of the 'bigger' more familiar zoo animals but we do require a zoo licence and our team work very hard to maintain the standards for this. We try and... More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

What an absolutely wonderful place. My local zoo for the last 30 years has been London Zoo and this place somehow beats it hands down (not that its a competition of course :), the main reason being that the animals seem so alert and cheerful, it was a joy to see. The layout is perfect and there was a sense... More 

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

Thanks for your review. We may not be a big zoo but as you say all our animals can be seen up close which our visitors really appreciate. We have a small hard working team of staff and we try to make sure the park has a personal and friendly atmosphere 😀😀 More 

Colyford, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We first went here a few months ago when we took one of the grandchildren. Although we only live a few miles away we had been completely unaware of it's existence until we happened to be passing by when we spotted the entrance. We were so impressed with the wide range of animals ( lots of them quite unusual) that... More 

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

Thanks for your review we are glad you found us😃😃 our yearly memberships are great value and. we think all ages would enjoy a day with us. It's great that you are introducing friends and family to the park 😃 More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Lovely friendly environment where you feel up close & personal with the animals. Good picnic area & childrens playground. Throughout the day there are sessions where you can learn about & handle a wide variety of the animals & reptiles.My grand kids loved meeting Merry & Tipsy the ferrets & Kelloggs corn snake. Nice cafe with full range of food... More 

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

Thanks for your review . You visited on one of our activity days these are very popular as everyone gets to touch and hold our animals. We hope you vid it again soon 😃😃 More 

Worcester, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We decided to take a look at this place based on the reccomendations from this site. We couldn't have been more impressed. Its a great day out for young ones as well as adults. Our 5yr old hasnt stopped talking about it. There is plenty of variety in the park and the meet the animal talks that take place throughout... More 

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

Thanks for your review. It's great that our visitors on holiday as well as local give us feedback 😃😃 our activity days are very popular as any age can get up close and personal with our animals and be learning about them whilst having fun which is what we think it is all about. Visit us again when you are... More 

Twickenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Fantastic place to visit, new animals each time. Children love it there and the peacocks follow you around. The couple who run it started with a few meerkats and have built the place up over the years, would recommend it to everybody to visit whenever they can.

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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. The park is changing by the day at the moment with many improvements being made. It is suitable for all ages and many people enjoy feeding our free range birds 😀😀 visit again soon More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I spent the day at Axe Valley Wildlife Park today on a school trip with Year 2 children. We had a fantastic day! The children really enjoyed the handling session led by the Education Officer where they got to hold a snake, spider, rats and snails. This session was very informative and the rangers did an excellent job managing a... More 

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

Thanks very much for your review. We are glad the children and staff had a greAt time. Our educational trips are very popular as they are fun whilst learning at the same time. We hope that the staff and children will come along fir a visit in the school holidays on one if our activity days 😃😃😃 More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Excellent park, lots of interest for adults and children. Children can safely run free. Lovely cafe for refreshments after walk around. Staff are very friendly and always ready to answer questions. Definitely a place to visit.

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

Thank you for your review we are glad you enjoyed your day with us. Visit again soon 😃😃 More 

Honiton, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

A nice local wildlife park, there is always lots to see at this ever expanding wildlife park,. The highlights on this recent visit were the leopard cat kittens and raccoon dog pups.

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

Thanks for your review. It's a great time for new offspring at the moment and as you say the leopard cat kittens are proving very popular. See you again soon 😀😀 More 

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Additional Information about Axe Valley Wildlife Park

Address: Summerleaze Farm, Axminster EX13 7RA, England
Phone Number: 01297 34472
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Axminster
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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