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South Lakes Wild Animal Park

Broughton Rd, Dalton-in-Furness LA15 8JR, England
01229 466086
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Zoos
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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

My boyfriend and I came here expecting to see some cute animals and expecting to repeatedly say "awwww" as we passed them for about an hour and that would be it... We were amazed by how huge this place is and by the incredible variety of animals! South Lakes Wild Animal Park was above and beyond our expectations and we... More

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MANCHESTER
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15 reviews 15 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

An amazing day out, the park is so big and during the day at allotted times you can see the animals being fed and for a pound you are given a small amount of food to feed them yourself and listen to a talk about the given animal, The animals are well cared for, lots of staff around, never a... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

before you go here always look for 2 for 1 vouchers as it makes a great day out an amazing day out . I had to write a review for this place after reading a review that said its an appalling place ! I have been here twice in the last two years whilst being in ambleside for a holiday... More

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Billingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

My wife and I went here and really enjoyed our selves animals looked well kept amazing where you can just walk spud with lemurs and spider monkeys roming around you not in cages stag were polite and helpful answering any questions we had great day out a must do :-D

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Colne, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

My girlfriend and I visited the South Lakes Animal Park during our romantic valentines weekend get away. We both love Giraffes among other animals...The look on here face as she feed the Giraffes still gives me a lump in my throat even now. The weather was gloomy and damp on our visit, so many of the animals choose to stay... More

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

We were in the lakes with our granddaughter (2). As usual, it rained! We went to this zoo because we needed to entertain her and she likes giraffes. The car park did not look that inviting and as we live near Whipsnade and spent our childhood zoo visits at Regents Park we felt a bit apprehensive about a small attraction... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW via mobile

My family and I visited this place in Jan 2014, it was amazing I would recommend to anyone wanting an up close and personal experience with animals. Staff were lovely and very friendly. We all really enjoyed our visitand will definitely be back again soon.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

We went the the zoo as a family day out there was 6 of us as 2 familys. Theres loads of different types of monkeys there for small ones to big ones, they have a good amout of outdoor space so they can get about , theres loads of ropes from different monkeys areas to other areas so they can... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We went here as a wet-weather alternative to hiking and were absolutely blown away by the size of the zoo, the space the critters had to enjoy and the opportunities to interact with what are critically endangered species. The park has a clear (and I don't think I've seen a zoo so committed to) conservation policy, to see so many... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Yet another visit and absolutely amazing again. The keepers are so committed to the care of the animals. We now each (3 adults) have a 365 day pass and it's definitely going to get some use

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