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Address: Summerleaze Farm, Axminster EX13 7RA, England
Phone Number: 01297 34472
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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A wildlife park set in the East Devon countryside

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Brilant last minute choice.

A family of 4, including 2 boys aged 6 & 3 absolutely loved it. There's a wide variety of animals to look at. The staff was very interactive with all the children there as well... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Alice M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A family of 4, including 2 boys aged 6 & 3 absolutely loved it. There's a wide variety of animals to look at. The staff was very interactive with all the children there as well as putting on a handful of activities such as ferret racing, holding animals as well as guinea pig fishing (fun). Would highly recommend

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Thank Alice M
DevonPeacock, Owner at Axe Valley Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We are glad your family had a great day out. We feel it's important that children and adults are able to get involved and try and do hands on activities wherever possible. Hope to see you again 😃😃 More 

Bridport, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited here a few weeks ago, found it in the high side cost wise compared to other similar attractions in the area. Lots of animals to see, including the rats that seem to be pretty rife. As we were looking at the meerkats an eneromous one ran out of the bush and into the children's sandy play area! And another... More 

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Thank Monkeybumcheeks
DevonPeacock, Owner at Axe Valley Wildlife Park, responded to this review

We are very sorry that you felt you had to leave early. Unfortunately due to the nature of the park with water,hedges,animals,lots of gardens and farmland we will always have unwanted wild creatures. We have a professional who visits us on a weekly contract to keep them under control. Addressing the price concern we feel that what Axe valley Wildlife... More 

Chard, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went with my Daughter-in-Law and 3 children and 1 toddler. Didn't have to pay for the toddler. Lots of birds in a nice area then the paddock with larger animals. Quite a bit of outside play equipment dotted around. The children all enjoyed it. However it only took 1 and half hours to walk around all of it including... More 

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Thank sueblatcher
DevonPeacock, Owner at Axe Valley Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thank you for review. For 2 adults and 3 children you would have paid £38 and with that the children would have received free animal trails to complete as they explored. As well as the birds we have 34 species of animals on view as well as the paddock animals. Also we have a talk, handling session and feeding times... More 

West Kingsdown, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

By far the best activity we did in the area. Very clean, brilliant activities for kids even outside of the school holidays. Guinea pig fishing was brilliant! Animals were well cared for and keen to come and say hello. The staff were friendly, cheerful and informative. It was easy to get round with a buggy. It's not massive but there's... More 

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Thank juliawallace
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Celebrated my son's 7th birthday at the wildlife park, fantastic day, very friendly and accommodating. Great talk and animal handling with Marie, thank you.

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DevonPeacock, Owner at Axe Valley Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your review . It is important that the birthday boy or girl has a fun, memorable experience when having a party with us 😃😃 More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely park lots to see and fun for the children (two under 5). It wasn't over busy either which is perfect for us as we hate busy places where you have to fight your way around. Definitely recommend.

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DevonPeacock, Owner at Axe Valley Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The layout of the park is good for small children and even in the holidays and during busy times you can still see everything. Hope to see you again 😃 More 

Exeter
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an enjoyable few hours. Looks small but spent nearly 3 hours there as there was plenty to see. Good view of the animals which were mainly small species but very interesting and kept the baby entertained. Well worth a visit.

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Thank JaneJ993
DevonPeacock, Owner at Axe Valley Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit. We have many different species that people may not have seen before. Visit again soon😃 More 

warlingham
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a good day out with a young family this is the place for you. The activities on offer have been well thought out - Guinea Pig Fishing!! is a must. The animals are very well cared for and the staff are friendly and informative. Hygiene is obviously of paramount importance, there are plenty of hand sanitising stops... More 

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DevonPeacock, Owner at Axe Valley Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. It's great that you enjoyed your day and enjoyed the activities. Hopefully you will visit again soon. Summer holiday activities are detailed on our website 😃😃 More 

Honiton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great wildlife park situated in East Devon, always lots to see including meerkats, zebras, raccoon dogs and most recently a fishing cat.

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DevonPeacock, Owner at Axe Valley Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. It's good you make the most of your membership and see the constant improvements and changes at the park. 😃 More 

Farnham, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely family day out. Looks really small on arrival but it's bigger than you think. There's a good selection of animals and a couple of nice play areas. Our three year old loved it and it's perfect for young children. They gave us a 'spot the animal' tick list which added an element of fun. Nice cakes in the cafe... More 

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Thank Rachel D
DevonPeacock, Owner at Axe Valley Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Many visitors are surprised by the size of the park and how many species we have. It's a great day out for all ages, younger children especially enjoy the three play areas and being able to get close to the animals. 😃 More 

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