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The Monkey Sanctuary

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Address: Murrayton House | St Martins, Looe PL13 1NZ, England
Phone Number: 44 (0)1503 262532
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Sat - Thu 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Description: An intimate insight into a working sanctuary.The Monkey Sanctuary provides...
An intimate insight into a working sanctuary.The Monkey Sanctuary provides a home for different species of monkeys mostly rescued from the primate pet trade. Come and see how they have flourished in their new homes with their monkey friends.See our monkeys, learn about primates, explore our wildlife gardens and take part in workshops for all ages. Treat yourself to an eco-friendly gift from our onsite Gift Shop and lunch in our Treetop Cafe.
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Great attraction

Look after all the animals really well, lovely and clean and nice new bedding. Staff were really knowledgeable about the Monkeys

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Angela62-12
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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Look after all the animals really well, lovely and clean and nice new bedding. Staff were really knowledgeable about the Monkeys

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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Really nice staff and really helpful. I give this 5 stars. . go and see the 🐵. They are brill . will def be going there and supporting the monkey's

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

a really worthy project in a stunning coastal setting. possibly not the easiest for push chairs and toddlers as set in a slope.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

3 year old grandson made the day loved the monkey but hated them at the same time, he really tried but wasn't sure what to make of the monkeys

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We had a fantastic day here,the keepers are very knowledgeable and informative, the setting is beautiful,the treetops cafe is fantastic ,thanks for the bob Marley chef !!

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Brigg, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

It was alright not loads to do but clearly a worthwhile cause. I guess good value as a family ticket gets you in fir a year but as we live quite far away it's not so good and I don't think we would revisit as not enough to do

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Lovely setting, right by the sea. Great info from the monkey keepers. They are very knowledgeable and happy to chat. The monkeys were a delight. The whole place is run to provide the best care for these gorgeous creatures. Lots of picnic areas in the grounds where you can take your own food. Great on a sunny day. Very large... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This was an enjoyable visit and really enjoyed talking to the keepers to gain an insight into the monkeys backgrounds. Would def return if in the area

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We went to the monkey sanctuary while staying in Looe. Very entertaining and a good way to see monkeys interacting with each other, with their keepers and even with us. The keepers had a very wide knowledge of monkey's behaviour and were happy to share it with everybody. Really enjoyed it. I would definitelly recommend it. The location is exceptional... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Had a few hours to kill so came here wasnt the cheapest as iv paid something similar togo to big zoos , walked around the place in about five minutes such a tiny place enjoy seeing the animals though .lady on the door was very sweet ,

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