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Address: The Croft, Drumsmittal, North Kessock IV1 1XF, Scotland
Phone Number: 01463 731656
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Killing Time

We stumbled across the wildlife park while trying to pass some time before checking into our accommodation. We went into the gift room and we're greeted by a lovely lady who took... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 30, 2015
J88GTF
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Scotland
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27 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had mixed feelings about this place. It seemed quite eccentric, but I thought that was part of its charm - and I did find it charming. Many of the enclosures are heavily overgrown with weeds, but I would doubt very much if the animals mind - in fact I would think they probably like it. We didn't see any... More 

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Thank RedDogUK
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on 4th January 2016. We were met by the friendly owner who we had met before and he didn't charge us for our four year old children and just £4 per adult. we had been before and yes it isn't the Highland wildlife park it is very similar to a croft but our friends and children spent two... More 

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Thank donna639
Inverness, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a absolute DISGRACE. The birds/owls have NO space, the monkeys only have a pathetic metal tube and they are clearly tormented with boredom pacing up and down it. The 'wildcat' no better. No stimulation, I even failed to come across any fresh water in any of the 'enclosures' (I use that term very loosely!!!) The place is so run... More 

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Thank L2121
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Definitely agree with ignoring the bad reviews, we had a lovely day out, up much closer to the animals than other parks, which is good if you like taking photos. Good facilities for children and a cafe. Smaller scale obviously than the Highland Wildlife Park, but equally as good in its own way, will definitely be returning!

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Thank kergre93
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

So pleased we ignored the reviews. It was out of season so entry was only £5 for adults and still plenty to see and do. Our toddler loved it and was able to feed nearly all of the animals and could pet the guinea pigs, rabbit and even a snake. The staff were lovely and very helpful but allowed you... More 

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Thank Write2lou
Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

We decided to visit there today and wish we just travelled further afield to the highland wildlife park. We arrived and were unsure if the place was open as it was like a ghost town, found some man on a quad who obviously has no people skills, told us it was £5 each, no explanation of anything. We already wanted... More 

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2 Thank Sarah W
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

We stumbled across the wildlife park while trying to pass some time before checking into our accommodation. We went into the gift room and we're greeted by a lovely lady who took our admission fee, which I must say I thought was a bit steep at £9 an adult!! We were advised to wander round the park and we'd know... More 

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Thank J88GTF
Ellon
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

This is such an awful wildlife park. Obviously the people who run it need more money. The animals aren't thin but they all seem hungry and are in great need of TLC. Their shelters are all falling to pieces and their enclosures are all overgrown with weeds. And no one ever mucks out!! They have a pond that has so... More 

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1 Thank Kelly S
Scotland
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Just back from a lovely week on the Black Isle which we loved but we took the wrong decision to visit this park on our last day. They charged £9 per adult and £6.50 for our three year old grandson and if the entry had been free it was still a disgrace. The animals looked in poor condition and their... More 

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1 Thank martilor
Broadmayne
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10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

I took my 2 year old daughter during my recent holiday to scotland. I have now been home for a couple of weeks and what was anger has now turned to sadness. We arrived and it was so quiet, great I thought, but now realise the reason why it was so quiet. Every animal looked in desperate need for tlc.... More 

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