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The Milky Way Adventure Park

Address: Downland Farm, Clovelly EX39 5RY, England
Phone Number: +44 1237 431255
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Ranked #3 of 8 Attractions in Clovelly
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks, Amusement Parks
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Owner description: Voted North Devon's Top Day Out with the Kids in 2012, 2013 and 2014 by locals and visitors to the area in the official North Devon + visitor survey. Now even bigger and better, following massive investment in new attractions and facilities! With over 110,000 sq feet of indoor fun & acres of outdoor activities, The Milky Way is the biggest all weather, family day out in North Devon. It's designed to be fun for parents as well as kids and there are no hidden extras as all of the rides, shows and play areas are included in the entrance fee. Your adventure awaits... Are you ready?
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

The Milky Way never disappoints! Five children from 3 to 14 all day 10am-6pm never a bored moment!!! And already asking when we can go back... Th me only way you will be disappointed is if you don't go!!!!

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Paul R, Manager at The Milky Way Adventure Park, responded to this review

WOW Lucy! To state we are the best day out in the south west is hugely encouraging for us particularly with so many other wonderful attractions in the area for people to visit. I'm delighted you and your five children always have such a great day out here. Thank you very much for your review and we look forward to... More

Treorchy, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

For a day out with young children, our grandchildren are 20 months and 3 and a half, this place is perfect. Enough rides for even the smallest of children and a bit for the grownups too. Good cafes and toilet facilities. Always handy for a day out with little ones. A bonus I wasn't expecting was a very good birds... More

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Paul R, Manager at The Milky Way Adventure Park, responded to this review

Dear Chris. To receive such a cracking review from a TripAdvisor Senior Contributor is always that little bit extra special as we know you have genuine and experienced opinions. You were obviously impressed with your day out here - especially the bird of prey display. David our falconer has a wonderful talent of entertaining and intriguing the crowds and people... More

Derby, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This place is the oddest place you will possibly visit. Someone else has said it shouldn't work but it does and this is my sentiment also. We went with 4 children aged 5-9 and they all loved it. The dodgems are great and even though our youngest couldn't go on his own they did every other ride for smaller children... More

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Paul R, Manager at The Milky Way Adventure Park, responded to this review

Dear Holly. I'm puzzled by your opinion that we're the oddest place you can possibly visit but delighted that this hasn't prevented yourself or your family from having a great time and leaving us a wonderful 5 star review. It certainly sounds like you had a fun filled day with plenty of laughter. The dodgems and bird of prey shows... More

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6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

Visited the milky way last week during off season. A fantastic day out for the kids and at good prices too, good thinking of the management to do a sliding scale of the prices! Falconry display was really good, and when he mentions he paints the birds you should really you and check them out.

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Paul R, Manager at The Milky Way Adventure Park, responded to this review

Dear Richard. It was great to receive your review about your recent visit. I'm pleased you were impressed with our pricing structure and the falconry display. I do hope we will see you back again soon. More

Clare, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We had a great time, even though it was out of season, quiet and raining. All the staff were very friendly and enthusiastic. The archery man was patient and a good teacher; the man in charge of the rides encouraged us to go on the train (even though we were the only passengers); the juggler gave a brilliant performance and... More

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Paul R, Manager at The Milky Way Adventure Park, responded to this review

Dear Richard. Thank you very much for a perfect 5 star review. It's wonderful to hear you were so impressed with all our staff. Greg particularly receives a tremendous amount of praise from our customers - his talent and friendly nature is a huge asset to us (well done Greg). We hope to see you again soon for another enjoyable... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

The Milky Way has something for all ages, great staff and customer service. The new restaurant is great value, lots of choice and excellent service. The Little Stars play area is spotlessly clean and perfectly designed for pre-schoolers and babies, a warm comfortable environment for young families. It's the nicest pre-school play area I have ever been to (and there... More

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Paul R, Manager at The Milky Way Adventure Park, responded to this review

What a fantastic first review you have left for us - many thanks! I'm so pleased you're so impressed each time you visit and it will be great to see you back again at Christmas. We are very much looking forward to our Christmas Grotto and workshops which I'm sure you'll enjoy. Thanks again. More

Kingsteignton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Good value. Makes a change to not be charged extra for rides etc in addition to entrance fee. Great value for younger family.

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Paul R, Manager at The Milky Way Adventure Park, responded to this review

Dear Stacey. I'm so pleased you noted the fact we don't charge extra for rides etc despite keeping our entrance fees in-line or below other attractions in the south west. Being parents ourselves we understand how a pound here and there can quickly mount up - so we're quite proud that we don't take advantage of this situation in our... More

St Austell, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We visited the Milky Way for the first time in Oct 14, firstly the staff were wonderful very helpful esp the lady in the shop who we asked for her opinion regarding the shopping situation in Barnstaple. And the lovely guy who taught us to all to juggle he was great with my 4 year old daughter helped her and... More

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Paul R, Manager at The Milky Way Adventure Park, responded to this review

Hi Shaun. Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. It's clear you were impressed with our staff throughout the site. Thank you you mentioning each of them - I'm sure your comments will motivate them hugely to keep up the good work. Apologies that the larger roller coaster was closed on the day of your visit.... More

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3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We visited here a couple of weeks ago on a Monday and really enjoyed it was quiet but expect that was due to kids going back to school can imagine it gets busier weekends and half terms. All the staff were very pleasant and helpful and even though it was quiet they still ran all the themes so my little... More

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Paul R, Manager at The Milky Way Adventure Park, responded to this review

Dear Tamsyn. I'm delighted to hear you had a lovely day with us. Even during our quieter periods (term times) we keep all our rides operational throughout the day so I'm pleased your children took full advantage and had rides when they pleased. Thank you for leaving a review and we look forward to your next visit. More

Newport
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13 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We visited the Milky Way in late September with a 7 y/o and 18 month old. No queues, not busy at all. Not bad price. 7 y/o is a bit of a daredevil, so would’ve loved more rides than the one roller-coaster (even though she did like it). The bouncy pillows and zip lines were good. Indoor play areas, slides... More

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Paul R, Manager at The Milky Way Adventure Park, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. I'm pleased you found plenty to do here - it sounds like you had a fulfilled day with us. Hopefully we will see you back again soon. More

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