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Wildwood Escot

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We are members of the Kent Wildwood. Although this wildwood is smaller the red squirrel, otters and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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We arrived just before the wolf talk and the kind ladies on the counter directed us through the... read more

Reviewed November 18, 2018
Hastings, 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...more
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Parklands Farm Ottery St, Ottery St. Mary EX11 1LU, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are members of the Kent Wildwood. Although this wildwood is smaller the red squirrel, otters and Wolves were amazing. The talk by the wolves enclosure was great. The Wolves came so close we got some great photos. Also the bird of prey displays are...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Danny4634
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

We actually have an escot pass and I'm regreting t this time around. The whole place is grotty, dirty, run down and needs some SERIOUS updating. The cafe I wouldn't want to feed my dog in and they really need to sort out some proper...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

Had an enjoyable day out with our son. Loved the wolves but the lady keeper of the red squirrels was fabulous; talked and educated us all about her two squirrels! Unfortunately the cafe for lunch was not great. Tired decor, dirty carpet, long queue, few...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank David K
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

We arrived just before the wolf talk and the kind ladies on the counter directed us through the park so as not to miss it. (We went back to pay after the talk). There is alot to explore in the park especially if you love...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Samarajaynemartin
Reviewed October 31, 2018

We decided to visit wildwood Escot whilst staying with family nearby, it was our first visit and we will defiantly be returning in the future. The site was full of different activities for the kids and a bit for the adults too! Initially we spent...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

What a hidden gem this place is, wish we had found it before! The wildlife park is great with interesting talks by Becky the keeper about the animals living at the park. We had a good reception from the staff at the shop and the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ra28
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

My 15 year old daughter wanted to visit Wildwood as she was very keen to see a red squirrel - and the good news is that she managed to see quite a few without us even going into the park itself as the red squirrel...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stuart P
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

We have been members of Escot for some time, and have been regular visitors, over the last fifteen years. We enjoy some of the changes made by Wildwood and like walking in the grounds and seeing the animals just as a couple, but we also...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AnnP563
Reviewed September 26, 2018

On entering we where asked to gift aid, filled in the form then totally ignored left standing around, very rude. Still paid full price even though the main display was canceled, the whole place looked rundown. The otters being out and about saved part of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GaryB3794
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Went here with a family and friends and had great fun in the maze . Kids had great fun in play areas . Would say overall it lacks animals . Have been to the wildwood in KENT and that is brilliant with a lot more...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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July 11, 2018|
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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
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