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Mistley Place Park Animal Rescue Centre

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Address: New Road, Mistley CO11 1ER, England
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+44 1206 396048

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For people who slam this place as rubbish its not meant to be a great day out for all the family. Its somewhere unwanted neglected animals can live safely and comfortably. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 2, 2016
Squashyone
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Colchester
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a lesson to us all of how we can help nature,please ignore comments about not a good zoo ,the staff (mainly volunteers giving up their time) do a fantastic job ,this is an animal rescue centre at its finest,Thank you

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Thank peter r
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely love it here. Yes expect to get muddy shoes it's a rescue sanctuary. Without this place where would the poor animals be. I wish I could win the lottery and I'd support them straight away. The ducks and ghesse are wonderful. The donkey and horses so friendly. Brilliant place to visit . ❤️❤️❤️

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1 Thank Lojoboy
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

after doing a treasure trail of Mistley we stumbled upon this fantastic cafe. the staff were very accommodating especially as they were so busy, we managed to squeeze in a table of 4. Today the cafe was offering a 2 course xmas lunch special as well as a selected menu which included all day breakfast. they were so busy yet... More 

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1 Thank uktravellero7
Colchester
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

For people who slam this place as rubbish its not meant to be a great day out for all the family. Its somewhere unwanted neglected animals can live safely and comfortably. The animals are few horses, ponies, goats, pigs, alpacas, sheep, and a donkey, rabbits and plenty of chickens ducks and geese. It is quite run down in appearance but... More 

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1 Thank Squashyone
Essex, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

It doesn't have immaculate presentation and it is a little run down, but it is a real animal rescue using the funds it has to care for the animals rather than on decor. Very reasonable price and nice to visit. You can buy a bag of animal feed and feed the animals. It also has nice food in the cafe... More 

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Thank Julie W
Hertford
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87 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

People who complain it's rubbish and run down should think about the immense cost of looking after human being cast offs! If we were better with animals these places wouldn't need to exist. If you think it's run down support them with a donation. They do a fantastic job of actually caring for the animals. Keep up the great work

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1 Thank SJBaked
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

This is advertised as an animal sanctuary, but the place seemed very run down. It costs £3 per person but there's very little to see. A few ponies, a couple of goats and sheep and alpacas and loads of ducks, geese and swans which you can see along the river anyway. We managed to get round the whole site in... More 

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Thank Natalie F
essex
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Took the grandchildren/great grand children here they loved being able to touch animals..OK it does look a little run down..but it is an animal rescue..not a zoo..and they are doing a great job.

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1 Thank bigbarryEssex
Colchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

I often pop down for a nice breakfast provided from the tea rooms, there is plenty for the little'uns to do and a pleasant place to be all together. Nice and clean facilities and friendly helpful staff as always.

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2 Thank george73915
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

About 5 odd years ago we found a lovely whippet whom we named Molly. We were unfortunately not home enough to give her the care and attention she required as took her to Mistley to find her forever home. It was a bit wild and Scruffy with chickens and a few rats running around but the staff were lovely and... More 

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