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Address: West Down Lane | Sandy Bay, Littleham, Exmouth EX8 5BY, England
Phone Number: +44 1395 274533
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Thu - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Devon's multi-award-winning all-weather day out for the whole family! You...

Devon's multi-award-winning all-weather day out for the whole family! You can ride on the deer train or take a goat for a walk! Get up close to the animals in the pet centre or burn off some energy in one of the three different soft play areas, Pirate Ship Adventure or outdoor adventure playground. There's also a museum of farming and an indoor Victorian Street, featuring a dairy, cottage & pub! The vintage & classic car collection features vehicles that have appeared in Downton Abbey, Mr Selfridge & Parade's End. Then there's the steam engines and Reg Imray motorcycle collection. To top it all off there are daily ferret, lamb or duck racing shows and the excellent Hawkridge Bird of Prey flying display. Refuel at Farmer Lee's Food Barn restaurant or grab some local food to go from the Pasty Shack! With so much to see, come rain or shine, can you do it all in a day?!

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Great day out

This was the last outing I had with my dad before he died, the whole family was there, it was a great day out even though it was cold, there is plenty to see and do when the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the last outing I had with my dad before he died, the whole family was there, it was a great day out even though it was cold, there is plenty to see and do when the weather is cold and wet - great fun time and a lovely place to make memories. You can eat packed lunch there... More 

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ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this review

So happy to hear that your visit here with your dad was a memorable one. Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review and we hope to be welcoming you to the park again soon! More 

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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited world of country life several times now and find it a great day out for all age, something for everyone to enjoy. Look forward to our next visit.

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Thank Jim W
ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this review

Great to hear you enjoy regularly visiting us! Thanks for a smashing review and we look forward to welcoming you again on your next visit! More 

Ossett, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We went here on a friend’s recommendation as the weather forecast wasn’t too good. We expected to only stay a couple of hours as it didn’t look like there was that much to do, how wrong were we!! This is an amazing little gem with lots for younger children to do. There are quite a few exhibition / museum areas... More 

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ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this review

Great to hear you enjoyed your visit and enjoyed so many different aspects of the park! Thanks for the feedback on the food - we're making big changes with our catering this year so all comments help! Thank you for a super review and we hope to welcome you again soon! More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

I came here a few weeks ago and thoroughly enjoyed my day. Great family day out for all ages. The deer train was a lovely way for my young girl, Sarah to enjoy getting close to the animals. The food was brilliant and all the staff were incredibly friendly. Will definitely recommend to every one I know. Most certainly will... More 

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1 Thank Amanda K
ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this review

Wow, what a great review! Fantastic to hear you enjoyed your visit. Thanks for a super review and we look forward to welcoming you again next year! More 

Newport uk
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28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Took wife, daughter and two grandsons to this park and we had a great day out. Plenty to do and see. The highlight for me was when the boys took the small goats for a walk, funniest thing i've seen for a long time, goats and children going in every direction, but in a safe environment. Tractor ride into the... More 

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ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this review

Great to hear you enjoyed your visit! Thanks for the review and the recommendation and we hope to welcome you again soon! More 

berkshire
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

We've visited couple of times. Lots for the children to do, they love feeding the deer etc. Lots of indoor covered play areas, soft play/pirate ship/bouncy castle etc. duck racing, bird of prey displays and our favourite....goat walking!

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ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this review

Great to hear you've enjoyed your visits to us! Thanks for the review and we look forward to welcoming you again soon! More 

Portsmouth
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33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

We visited the World Of Country Life on a semi rainy day whilst staying at nearby Devon Cliffs holiday park. The entrance fee was well justified in my opinion. The friendly staff were great and we opted for the train ride to feed the Lamas and goats which was great fun. The museum was fascinating (depending on your interests of... More 

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ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this review

Wow, what a great review! Thank you so much for taking the time to write such kind words and a glowing recommendation! It's great to hear you enjoyed your visit so much! Thanks again for a super review and we hope to be welcoming you again soon! More 

Ely, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

this was our fourth visit , as staying at the caravan park next door. we have noticed that the same attractions are still in place but not enough movement on new ideas or of learning for young children. cafe was packed so we ate picnic that we had brought. we did notice one food outlet closed though .all in all... More 

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Thank Adrian D
ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this review

Great to hear you enjoy visiting us and thanks for the feedback! We're closed for winter now and in the process of a site-wide refurbishment project so you should see plenty of improvements on your next visit! Thanks again for the review and we look forward to welcoming you again next time! More 

Honiton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

This place is a great day out and never gets boring. In terms of site, it's smaller than other attractions but compacts so much in. Loads for the kids to do, great museum for the dads, 2 places to grab coffee for mums. 3 soft play areas, feeding animals, animal shows, bird of prey show, deer tractor ride (definitely book... More 

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Thank David P
ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this review

Great to hear you enjoy visiting us - sounds like you've been a few times! Glad to hear you like the diversity we have here to appeal to everyone in the family! Thanks for a smashing review and we look forward to welcoming you again on your next visit! More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Had a great day out here with the family, so much to do and see. Would highly recomend. Fantastic for young children, the adults in our party also had a lot of fun. Food outlets are good however a lot of people were using the useful picnic areas.

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Thank Debs1904
ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this review

Fantastic to hear you all had a great day out with us. Glad to hear the adults had fun as well as the children! We're really lucky to have something for everyone here! Thanks for a smashing review and we hope to welcome you again soon! More 

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