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Tropiquaria Zoo

#2 of 4 things to do in Washford Features Animals
Washford Cross, Washford, Watchet TA23 0QB, England
+44 1984 640688
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Lovely Little Place

Entry cost £34 for a family of 4. Its set out in a very unusual building which used to be a BBC... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Laura L
Ebbw Vale, United Kingdom
Keeper for the Day - A Fantastic Experience

My 16th Birthday present was a "Keeper for a Day" experience here at Tropiquaria. Despite being a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aaron F
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“puppet show” (82 reviews)
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“pirate ship” (25 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Washford Cross, Washford, Watchet TA23 0QB, England
+44 1984 640688
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Entry cost £34 for a family of 4. Its set out in a very unusual building which used to be a BBC broadcasting station. Staff were all very friendly and knowledgeable and really cared for the animals. Quite a few different ones to see, with...More

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 1 week ago

My 16th Birthday present was a "Keeper for a Day" experience here at Tropiquaria. Despite being a relatively small zoo, this experience was truly fantastic and unforgettable. All the staff were really welcoming and friendly, and made me feel very comfortable. The site offered a...More

2  Thank Aaron F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A pretty good visit and interesting place , reasonable and fair entry price for what there is . You must take the time and trouble to read the information about the animals . The parrot for example looked shabby but once you read his story...More

2  Thank Dave K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here today, it's a small place but really nice, plenty to keep kids occupied, the animals, birds etc looked well cared for & comfortable, yes there are one or two who have issues but this place is doing well with rehabilitation & caring for...More

2  Thank numbnu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small zoo but very good. Nice enclosures with good enrichment for the animals. Good tropical house with many vivaria containing a collection of reptiles, some quite rare in zoos, plus Aquarium underneath building. Excellent new Nocturnal House had some good species in, including Sugar gliders,...More

Thank Malcolm H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This zoo doesn't look anything special when you arrive but has lots of animals for a small zoo. More catered for small families. There are 3 big play areas. a tropical house, screeching otters, monkeys and lots of birds oh and don't forget the Meerkats....More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect all round family day out! Lots of animals and fishes to see with indoor and outdoor play areas for children all ages!

2  Thank Sair931
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Tropiquaria was a pleasant surprise. From the outside, it does not look appealing and their leaflet (picked up from a local Railway Station) appears a bit dated to me. It's situated in the old Transmition Station, and has a decent car park. We were...More

1  Thank Bex A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just happened to come across this as driving down the road. Was unsure what to expect when we first arrived with this big imposing building but I can defiantly say this was a brilliant place. Was farley cheap to get in. There are plenty of...More

1  Thank Emma H
Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed this. The park is not big and is a little outdated fun the outside but don't let this put you off. We had a really nice day. There is a really good collection of fish, reptiles and spiders which we really enjoyed...More

2  Thank Mumfrey19
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Don K
April 20, 2017|
Response from smudgesmate | Property representative |
If eligible for state pension £8.75, if not £10.25.
Christine W
July 30, 2016|
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Response from smudgesmate | Property representative |
In fact the pirate play area is wheelchair accessable if you ignore the steps (the original BBC steps from the 1930s and approach via the agouti enclosure or through the gardens to the East of the entrance. The only area... More
May 30, 2016|
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Response from smudgesmate | Property representative |
Yes of course any of the ones normally acceptable within the UK