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Hamerton Zoo Park

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Address: 2 Hamerton Road, Sawtry PE28 5RE, England
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+44 1832 293362

Rare, unusual and endangered animals in a natural country setting covering...

Rare, unusual and endangered animals in a natural country setting covering over 20 acres of the Huntingdonshire wolds - including many species unique to Hamerton and not seen in any other zoo in the country. Familiar favourites like meerkats, zebras, camels, monkeys, plus many birds and the fabulous cheetahs and bengal and white tigers, including our brand new tiger house. Donkey Stud conserves threatened breeds.

Free car and coach park. Entrance Gift-Shop, plus Coffee-Shop serving snacks and light refreshments, drinks and ice-cream.

Covered walk-ways and picnic areas, plus recently extended children's play-areas and new children's Railroad-Express Train running on dry days at weekends and in the school holidays.

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Lovely Little Conservation Zoo

My adult children and I took a trip down memory lane on Easter Sunday, this was a place we used to visit when my children were younger. It was good to see that there have been... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My adult children and I took a trip down memory lane on Easter Sunday, this was a place we used to visit when my children were younger. It was good to see that there have been several developments over the years but not spoilt. Lots of covered viewing area's, good for a rainy day! We enjoyed watching the Cheetahs and... More 

Thank SuzC63
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207 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed my visit to Hamerton, all the staff were friendly and there is a wide selection of animals in a relatively small zoo, will definitely trturn in the near future.

Thank KevinHSwindon
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here on a dull freezing wet day, and there was plenty of animals to see, loads of species of birds and mammals, there was a small reptile enclosure , didn't manage to see any cheetahs or the tigers probably due to the weather ! (don't blame them) The cafe is a little over priced although we were glad to... More 

Thank danieljones201057
Pershore, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A small but delightful zoo - well worth a visit. Well-kept and interesting, with some of the lesser known animals, particularly oncillas and rusty spotted cats! Friendly staff, and nice café if a bit basic. Ideal for families. I had a landmark birthday 3 days ago and my daughter bought me a tiger experience at Hamerton. She couldn't have chosen... More 

Thank adietudor
Kettering, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I felt terribly uncomfortable with the animal conditions at this zoo. The enclosures seems awfully small for the animals especially the cheetahs. It also feels very dirty. The facilities are very basic and as for the food choices, well we chose not to eat there. We feel that the price does not reflect the experience that you... More 

Thank danichurch33
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice time. Needs some TLC at the toilets etc. Kids enjoyed it and we had a nice picnic. Discount voucher found online.

Thank Nicholas B
United Kingdom
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90 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

After my mission last year to visit 40 animal places, I am now indulging myself by revisiting the places I really enjoyed. And with my tiger-loving mother's landmark birthday this year, I decided a trip to the other side of the country was in order to go back to Hamerton and for mum to do their "Meat the tigers" experience.... More 

Thank BeakerCat
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Hamerton Zoo for my little boys first birthday, and considering my husband and I have lived in this area our whole lives.. we never even realised this was on our doorstep. Our 1 year old absolutely loved it. All the animals looked really well cared for.. and there was a really good range of animals to see. I... More 

Thank Claire_haslem
Sandy, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having been to many zoo's over the years but this one whilst much smaller offers the opportunity to get up close to some of the animals. They are in the process of building new enclosures and the use of recycled containers is a very good way to enhance the experience and for 20 odd quid for 2 adults you can't... More 

Thank Deanesales
March, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Because of my work schedule we needed somewhere reasonably close to home ( less than an hour ) and were pleasantly surprised at how well laid out the park was . There is quite a variety of animals some we hadn't seen anywhere else . The cafe is too small for the amount of visitors and the toilets could do... More 

Thank Di G

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