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New Forest Wildlife Park

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Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great day out!

we used to go to the Chestnut Centre in Derbyshire which unfortunately shut due to the owners... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rotherham, United Kingdom
Great day out

We have visited before and were looking forward to a return visit and weren't disappointed The park... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greater London, United Kingdom
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  • Average9%
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“butterfly house”(118 reviews)
“giant otters”(63 reviews)
Enjoy the amazing animals at this beautiful park, in the leafy New Forest, with its fabulous adventure playgrounds. Follow the woodland trails to see wallaby, European bison, wolves, wild boar, Scottish wildcats, lynx, foxes, pine marten, polecats...more
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Deerleap Lane | Longdown, Nr Ashurst, Ashurst, New Forest National Park Hampshire SO40 4UH, England
+44 23 8029 2408
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we used to go to the Chestnut Centre in Derbyshire which unfortunately shut due to the owners retirement... My daughter loved it there, but the otters that were here have been rehomed at the New Forest Wildlife Park, so we took her so she could...More

Thank markwN2283IG
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited before and were looking forward to a return visit and weren't disappointed The park is well laid out and very accessible for those in wheelchairs and those with buggy's. You can go round at your own pace but I would recommend comfortable...More

Thank kingdeb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went with my 5 year old son and my 7 year old daughter. We had an amazing time, we loved all the animals, informative feeding talks and all the additional activities they offered during the half term. The play areas are brilliant as well.

Thank Hannahbrown0201
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We’ve been here a few times now, taking the grandchildren. Today went with Alice (9) Jess (13) and Jake (15), they enjoy seeing the animals especially the otters and watching feeding times. The girls made badges and we went in and out of the butterfly...More

Thank vanessa C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with my family(family of 4), and we had a lovely couple of hours wandering around. We did arrive early so some of the animals weren't up and about, so after walking round we went and had a hot drink then went round again...More

Thank loonylou78
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

£11.50 for an adult, £8 for a child over 3. Note there is currently a voucher on voucher cloud for a free child with an adult. I wouldn't go back if I had to pay full price. Ikea family card also gets a third off....More

1  Thank MoonsterUK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This wildlife park is well laid out where the animals have plenty of space and are obviously well cared for. For those who don't like walking far I would say it's a comfortable day out. You can take your time to get around the various...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I disagree with many of the reviews on here - we visited today with our 2 year old, we are not from the area and thought it would be nice to support a local wildlife initiative with the lady at our hotel also recommending it....More

Thank Allylou2002
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in the area so came for a visit. It was good but not great. A couple of hours is enough to see all the animals, if you take a slow walk. The children’s play areas are very good.

Thank MrChin29
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sun out making the day even more enjoyable. Staff super friendly and helpful. Lovely fact quiz along the way for a medal for £1, excellent play area and soooo many animals to see. A must visit even for a picturesque walk

Thank Claire L
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Pamela P
October 28, 2018|
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Response from Thaigrannie | Reviewed this property |
Hello, No dogs are not allowed in the park. There are areas where the animals are roaming free in the enclosure.
October 24, 2018|
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Response from NanafromChristchurch | Reviewed this property |
I had a discount voucher, not from ikea but it seems they do accept vouchers. I would ring and double check.
Mart D
July 16, 2018|
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Response from Mart D |
Thanks. Just visited today and the offer still stands. 30% off if you show your Ikea family card.