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Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum

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Address: Halland, Lewes BN8 5AF, England
Phone Number: +44 1825 840573
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10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum Attractions include: Wildfowl...
Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum Attractions include: Wildfowl collection of birds representing around 140 species from around the world. Motor Museum with a variety of vintage, classic and collectable cars Tearooms (under new management) Miniature Railway Events
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Super day out as usual with my 10 year old and 6 year old! We've been going for years and love the place! Bently has something for all ages! I would also recommend the cafe... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

Super day out as usual with my 10 year old and 6 year old! We've been going for years and love the place! Bently has something for all ages! I would also recommend the cafe, lovely food and reasonably prices. The staff at the cafe are lovely and friendly too and make you feel very welcome! :) thank you will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We look forward to our visit to Bentley where there are a variety of attractions, and a good stable cafe run by a very nice family. There is a great Motor Museum where they have some unique and wonderful vehicles from by gone days. There are electric scooters available for the less able that are a great help when going... More 

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Events M, Manager at Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed yourself at Bentley and always welcome feedback. It's early in the year, and there is much to do so we look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Hastings, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The name itself is off putting and I'm sure they would attract more people if they rebranded to something like Bentley Bird World or Bird Safari. The birds are beautiful, so many varieties and in lovely settings. Lovely ducks and flamingos and swans and geese. They have lots of space and freedom to move around and look very healthy (though... More 

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Events M, Manager at Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm glad that you enjoyed part of your trip but sorry to hear that you were disappointed by the tearoom/cafe. It's always difficult having to open for the half-term break and we may have been a little unprepared. Repairs and maintenance is ongoing until we open late March and the borders and paintwork is being... More 

Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

If you love ducks and geese you'll love Bentley. We had a fantastic day walking around the grounds. The birds have plenty of natural space, water and shade. The restaurant did excellent homemade burgers and a good spicy lamb curry (they were also able to adapt meals to suit our kids) The car museum was interesting and a very enthusiastic... More 

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Skibbereen, Ireland
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9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I have visited here several times with a mixture of ages. Always been a happy day out. Fabulous cars, lovely house and great grounds with an interesting mis of wildfowl.

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Chailey
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We enjoyed a sunny Sunday here yesterday and I have to say, I was surprised by Bentley. It was our first visit and we will be back again. I didnt think wildfowl would be so interesting, but they were beautiful and it was lovely to just wander around in the sunshine. PLEASE NOTE: The house is closed during the winter,... More 

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Events M, Manager at Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I'm delighted that the tearoom staff were so helpful, and that you had an enjoyable day. In autumn and winter we do have our hands full with maintenance and groundwork, but we pride ourselves on a certain 'understated charm'. We will revive the website in December/January to provide a little bit more information... More 

England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We had a lovely day yesterday at Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum. It was great to wander through the wildfowl reserve and feed the ducks and geese; one of the peacocks even displayed for us! The motor museum is always a hit with my little boy! The star of our day yesterday though was one of the best roast dinners... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We had a very good day out here on a nice sunny day , the motor museum is not that large but there is a good mixture of classic vehicles on display.We also enjoyed the wildfowl park, they have a very good collection of rare ducks and swans with good photo spots along the way ,there is a good cafe,... More 

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Events M, Manager at Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are pleased to receive constructive comments and are pleased that you and your family had a good day out at Bentley. More 

Coulsdon, Surrey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I loved the motor museum. I took my two youngest grandsons here on a damp day which spoiled our fun rather and tired us out a bit. The Wild Fowl bit is not so much fun when it's raining, for me. Food seems pretty much OK. They were able to provide sandwiches for the boys without a buttery spread as... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I took my 3 year old boy here on saturday and we had lots of fun. Really enjoyed the collection of cars, motorbikes, cycles, toys and trucks. There was a lovely lady in the car museum who was very kind. There arent hundreds of cars but there are a really nice mixture of classic cars that you can get very... More 

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Events M, Manager at Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're always pleased to hear that visitors have enjoyed Bentley, and its' different areas. We will pass on your comments to the hard-working railway staff. More 

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