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Trentham Monkey Forest

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This will be the third time to visit the monkey forest. Friendly staff always available to answer... read more

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HelgaSweetman
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Fantastic breakfast with monkeys experience

My husband and I received a breakfast with monkeys experience as a wedding gift. We had a fabulous... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
LucyI94
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The perfect day out for all the family! Trentham Monkey Forest is completely unique to the UK. It is the only place that you can walk amongst 140 Barbary macaques roaming free in 60 acres of beautiful Staffordshire woodland.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Stone Road | Trentham Estate, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 8AY, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This will be the third time to visit the monkey forest. Friendly staff always available to answer any questions. A shelter from the rain and a seat close to the main feeding area would be great.

Thank HelgaSweetman
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I received a breakfast with monkeys experience as a wedding gift. We had a fabulous time. We were met at the gates and given a very friendly welcome to the monkey forest by Abbie. We joined Charlotte and both girls explained everything...More

Thank LucyI94
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited here with family and it is the perfect place to spend a few relaxing hours. I believe there are some other attractions nearby but we just visited Monkey Forest on this occasion. Monkey Forest is situated in an ancient Staffordshire woodland, and is...More

Thank lilmissmuffet2016
MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for reviewing your trip to Monkey Forest. It sounds like you had a wonderful visit and we really look forward to welcoming you back again very soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Walk amongst the monkeys ! its a great place to visit.. monkeys roam free & often walk straight across in front of you ! You can see them swinging in the trees or just sitting in groups eating or playing...There is also a cafe -...More

Thank Jan C
MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, we hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was treated to the "breakfast with monkeys" experience and had a truly wonderful time helping the staff feed the monkeys while learning about their natural life in the wild and how they are cared for in the park. All of the staff were friendly...More

Thank 382matts1
MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your Breakfast with monkeys experience. We hope you learnt lots about our amazing monkeys and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drove 1 hour to get here was easy to find, however it took us longer to get there than we were inside the park. Wasn't expensive to get in but was told I would need a map so paid £3 for a map to find...More

Thank Charlie P
MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Monkey Forest is a half day out and most visitors spend around an hour and a half to two hours within the monkey enclosure. We're sorry to hear about the mic not working properly and this will be passed on...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here while in the area visiting Alton towers. The prices weren’t bad but reflect what there is to see here... which is literally what it says on the box... monkeys. The kids enjoyed watching them play for a little, but it was limited...More

Thank Amandajpile
MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We're glad to hear you stopped off on the way! Monkey Forest is unique to the UK and the only place you can walk with 140 free roaming Barbary macaques. Thank you for your comments.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made the 50 mile trip to Trentham Monkey Forest and we weren’t disappointed. It’s not very well sign posted and the sat nap stopped directing us on a roundabout so when we eventually found it we had a great day. It’s really reasonably priced...More

Thank Sarah W
MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review of Monkey Forest. As we are located within the Trentham Estate, sometimes SATNAVs do struggle to locate us, we do, however, provide a 'SATNAV postcode' which helps to direct you to our entrance. It sounds like you had a wonderful...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You walk 3/4 of a mile around the site on the lookout for the adorable monkeys. However, if you are disable you are very limited to the areas you can go to as most of the walk ways on in step inclines and very uneven...More

Thank memphis4lmw
MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for leaving a review of Monkey Forest. The 3/4 of mile pathways are wheelchair friendly, however, there are some steeper slopes that some people may struggle with. We suggest avoiding these and taking our wheelchair access route. Thank you for your comments, we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great trip went with hubby. Knowledgeable keepers. If it's a nice day and you have kids there are play areas. Cafe was not the best sausage roll was tasteless and greasy but coffee was good. Monkeys were excellent and that is after all what you...More

Thank Joanne R
MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. It sounds like you had a lovely day in The Trentham Estate, and we hope to see you again soon.

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mandymc1973
July 24, 2018|
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Response from Neil_and_Juju | Reviewed this property |
This time of year it is 10am until 6pm with last entry at 5pm.
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Taherra L
July 22, 2018|
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Response from Diane N | Reviewed this property |
Sorry i cannot answer your question but i’m sure if you called them up they would give you the advice your after..
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Kath B
July 2, 2018|
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Response from silmd | Reviewed this property |
I’m afraid not, the monkeys are able to roam freely so no dogs allowed.
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