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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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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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Wonderful family day out.

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 22, 2015
Biddy40
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Skibbereen, Ireland
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Skibbereen, Ireland
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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111 reviews 111 reviews
58 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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
8 helpful votes 8 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

£49 to take my family was far too much , it's basically a load of trade tents and any rides you want to go on involves more money , enjoyed the day but won't go again

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Crawley Sussex England
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

It was good see a collection of various old cars and to see an old horsedrawn hearse, it was found in old barn and restored, might I add it was used in the 50s Dracula movie starring Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing. The museum is Halland Sussex nr Lewes. A cafe is on site with basic food ie soup,sandwiches,burgers and... More 

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We arrived , great parking entrance looks lovely, cars ok to view, then goes down hill, you pay enough to get in should then be free. But No extra for train ride . Train ride good but dear . Got off few times feed ducks etc nice walk then visited play area very more with limited seating . Wouldn't go... More 

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We had a lovely day, really enjoyed the house, beautiful to go back in time, how it looked & the history behind it. The gardens to the house were lovely & the bird wildlife park fantastic . I was disappointed with the beverages & food thou, thought they could make more of this. The car museum was fantastic . We... More 

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