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Wildwood Escot

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Parklands Farm Ottery St, Ottery St. Mary EX11 1LU, England
+44 1404 822188
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Good fun day out

We had a great day out we ranged in age from2 to 43 and we all had a great day, the whether was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alex S
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Three generations family outing

Fantastic weather topped a fantastic family trip to this wonderful woodland area. We have been a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steven101Review
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Great Torrington, United Kingdom
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Wildwood Escot is known as the Natural Place for good reason. In the 220 acres of parkland, threatened native species such as the iconic red squirrel and the secretive water vole have found sanctuary in surroundings steeped in history and filled with beautiful plants and champion trees. Meet Wildwood Escot’s wolves, lynx, family of otters, stunning birds of prey and other amazing animals. There are woodlands to explore, wetlands to navigate, a maze to solve and so much more.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Parklands Farm Ottery St, Ottery St. Mary EX11 1LU, England
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+44 1404 822188
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great day out we ranged in age from2 to 43 and we all had a great day, the whether was awesome and all of the animals were enjoying it too. The only one we didn’t see on the day was the Lynx...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic weather topped a fantastic family trip to this wonderful woodland area. We have been a few times previously and it never fails to bring a smile to us all. The Saxon Village is especially interesting and the kids (and grown ups) loved the zip...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our trip to Wildwood was great. There was loads for the whole family to do and we didn't get round all of it in a full day. Our boy loved the animals and in particular the wolves. The talks were good and short enough to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant place to spend many hours wondering around the animals. The environment is relaxed and friendly and all the animals looked fit and healthy. We loved the place and well worth the entrance fee. Loads for kids to do and get involved in. Simply brilliant....More

Thank Richard B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First problem is finding the place. Local tourist info leaflets feature the wolves/wildlife. But the only signs in a relatively remote area to mark the place out are low-key and signed ESCOT with no indication of what is there. We went right past and nearly...More

Thank clijan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really enjoyable day out ! A nice selection of healthy looking animals cared for by enthusiastic and friendly staff, a very nice coach house dining area. The only complaint, PLEASE PUT A FEW SIGNS UP SO WE CAN FIND YOU !!

Thank Brian t
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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Attended a festival here. Despite all the thousands of people and the mud the grounds were still beautiful. Plan on visiting for definite before I attend the next festival here. Can imagine it’s absolutely ideal for a family day out.

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Reviewed June 6, 2018

Visited Wildwood with my 6 year old grandson. Really impressed, concentrate on nature and the beauty of the countryside. Very educational good talks about the animals. He loved the anglo saxon village which brought history to life. He loved the bug playground where the climbing...More

Thank Jayne B
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

We had a very enjoyable day at Wildwood .The staff very helpful and knowledgeable. We ate in the coach house which was good and Helen made our stay pleasurable with her friendly banter .from Pam, Keith from Ramsgate Kent. Sylvie, Peter from Exeter

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Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

It's a lovely place to, the animals have good size enclosures and seem well looked after, the maze well thats a different story we got soooo lost! Toilets are a bit hit and miss to find. Good day out though

Thank Jasmin M
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Jojo1548
July 11, 2018|
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Response from JamesDevon | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can. And I think you can visit the red squirrels, too
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862jackie
September 1, 2017|
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Response from 11bubbles | Reviewed this property |
Due to the introduction of the wild cat, lynx and wolves dogs are no longer allowed. Reasons of bio security, animal welfare and behaviour are described on the wild wood website. However dogs are permitted on the wider... More
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suzhLondon_uk
June 25, 2015|
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Response from Jaie G | Property representative |
The Escot red squirrels are fed daily at 1pm. They usually come out to entertain our visitors at feeding time but please note that we cannot guarantee that they will oblige, especially if it is a very warm day. Robin... More
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