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Exmoor Zoo

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Address: South Stowford | Bratton Fleming, Barnstaple EX31 4SG, England
Phone Number: 01598 763352
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Winner of the Gold award for best attraction in the South-west 2012...
Winner of the Gold award for best attraction in the South-west 2012, Exmoor Zoo has become an ideal family day out. The zoo has established a good rapport with the North Devon community and offers a very hand on experience for all its visitors.Activities run throughout the day (every half hour in summer), you get to meet a bird eating spider, hold a snake, feed wallabies (under supervision), meet some of the zoos friendly furry animals and of course go to all the talks and feeding sessions (if you can)!Home to the “Exmoor Beast” (a pair of black leopards), Puma, Cheetah, Maned wolves, monkeys and lots of other unusual animals like Tamandua, Fishing cats, Tapir, Singing dogs and Binturong to just name a few! The zoo is a living place with changes all the time; no visit is ever quite the same.Useful information:• Disabled access (wheelchair provision and scooter hire)• Activities through out the day• Cafeteria• Children’s playground• Undercover picnic areas• Zoo trail.
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Animals look relaxed in environment. Lots of useful info as you walk around about animals and plans for empty spaces. Outside picnic areas and cafe that serves generous... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Bromley, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Animals look relaxed in environment. Lots of useful info as you walk around about animals and plans for empty spaces. Outside picnic areas and cafe that serves generous sandwiches, paninis etc. Great day out for all.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We were recommended to Exmoor Zoo when we stayed at www.boreatmanor.co.uk and were not disappointed. It is only 30 minutes drive from Boreat Manor and is a beautiful drive through the many splendors the North Devon scenery has to offer. Easy parking and a wonderful collection of some unusual animals. It is great for families and the staff were all... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Had heard great things about Exmoor Zoo in advance of our recent Devon holiday and we weren't disapointed. Loads to see and all the animals seem really well cared for. We were visiting with our 20month toddler who loved it. Tip for parents of small people still needing naps: great place to walk around with buggy while little one sleeps.... More 

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great place very friendly owners. All round great day out. Ample parking next to entrance resonable price, cafe offers good standards

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

Reading the above reviews gives me the feeling that people seem to think that being able to look after a hamster makes you an expert in everything. I also studied animal care followed by animal management and personally find the review from this person a bit of a joke. If you are lucky (like we were) you get not only... More 

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

there is lots to see and do at the Zoo, really good with a toddler and very accessible. it's good that you get to 'meet' some of the animals and our little one really enjoyed feeding some baby kagaroos. There is a large picnic and play area which is great if the weather is good, and will save you money... More 

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The staff were very friendly and knowlegable on the different animals kept there Family friendly Zoo and very well run.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The only zoo where we can see black jaguars.This is one of a life time experiences where each and everyone from kids to elders enjoy.There is plenty to see and timings are good enough to cover the zoo in one day.Especially children can have great fun along with feeding tours..It's like education with fun for kids.Will recommend it for everyone.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

Visited Exmoor Zoo with family. It was a nice day out. Staff were nice and there were some good Animals to see although not in comparison to ZSL London zoo. Overall though I would reccomend s visit if you are in the area

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I have visited Exmoor Zoo previous and had an amazing time. I am a photographer who photographs wildlife and captive animals in wildlife parks and zoos in the UK and so decided to do a Photography Day with John. Wow what a day and an amazing experience all round! The zoo is landscaped beautifully and fits well into the natural... More 

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Additional Information about Exmoor Zoo

Address: Address: South Stowford | Bratton Fleming, Barnstaple EX31 4SG, England
Phone Number: 01598 763352
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Barnstaple
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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