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Exotic Zoo

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Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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What a little gem!

Came here with our toddler and our teenager. Only cost £12 for all 4 of us so we weren't expecting... read more

Reviewed yesterday
talismith82
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Walsall, United Kingdom
via mobile
Value for money

For £3.50 I could not fault this place. There were plenty of animals to see, space to move around... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
LouiseH314
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Leicester
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Exotic Zoo is one of Telford's best kept secrets, a real gem winning the hearts of visitors to this small and interactive zoo. Meet our friendly staff as you explore the zoo and find out all about the animals they are working with today. As a...more
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Exotic Zoo at Lakeside Plant Centre | Woodhouse Lane, off Salisbury Avenue, Priorslee, Telford TF2 9TT, England
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+44 1952 371570
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came here with our toddler and our teenager. Only cost £12 for all 4 of us so we weren't expecting much to be honest... How delighted we were to be wrong! It's not a big place but the space is so well used. There's a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank talismith82
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

For £3.50 I could not fault this place. There were plenty of animals to see, space to move around and opportunities to interact. We do not have children and still enjoyed the experience. My partner also enjoyed the sausage rolls from the farm shop next...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank LouiseH314
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here around 18 months ago, and gave been meaning to take my eldest son and Grandkids here, glad we made the decision as we were not disappointed, lovely little zoo with loads of available interaction with the animals, we had lots of fun...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank PDBowen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Scott and team are fantastic, the animals are well cared for. A cheap day out for all the family. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kimbar48
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a small zoo that appears to care for their animals - for size the price isn't too bad and staff are pleasant. No discounts for OAP.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Ann N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been many times and will return many more! The staff are always so lovely and the set up is great - how they fit so much in is amazing! The staff are very knowledgeable and are more than happy to talk to you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must if you want your children to meet Animals and Reptiles! My kids have held a Snake a Gecko, stroked a Rabbit, Pony. Saw Meerkats, Tortoise’s, Bats and many more! Penguins are meant to be coming there soon which will be even...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Claire Alps P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked the half day zoo keeper experience for my sons as a 13th birthday present with my daughter and WOW what an experience. Ryan who showed us round was brilliant and very knowledgeable, he showed the kids how to feed and hold all the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Sara H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here on Mothers day. It's a lovely place for small children with it's supervised petting parts, it's just a shame adults can't get in on the petting. There are a lot of empty pens being made ready for new animals but rather than...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank cadbury2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter had booked the meerkat experience as a mother's day present for me and it was amazing! Ryan was fantastic, explaining all about the meerkats background and interesting facts about their eating, behaviour and how they got their names! We loved every minute of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Passport66098953559
October 30, 2018|
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Response from Trail26905652300 | Reviewed this property |
I visited today and they had lots of different animals out.We stroked a corn snake, chameleon and a frog
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Passport66098953559
October 30, 2018|
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Response from BeakerCat | Reviewed this property |
There is an indoor reptile and invertebrate area (like a shed) and an indoor nocturnal area (another shed) but it is essentially all outside. It is not a huge place, though, and you couldn't spend a whole day there. Well... More
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Kenadams111
October 6, 2018|
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Response from verityzoo | Property representative |
Hi Lavdeepmichael, We have a farm section and in that area there is a petting area where you stroke rabbits as well as a horse, donkey, sheep and a pig 🐽 Verity
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