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Wild Discovery

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Open Now: 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Lovely little zoo

My second visit here. It has expanded since I last visited. The animals are well cared for & have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Preston, United Kingdom
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Small but informative and enjoyable

Visited here for the first time today. It’s not a full day out but can kill a few hours here... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Preston, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Ribby Road | Ribby Hall Village, PR4 2PR, Preston, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My second visit here. It has expanded since I last visited. The animals are well cared for & have nice enclosures. The keepers were interactive & knowledgable. Looking forward to future expansion 👍

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Y4371KRcolinh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here for the first time today. It’s not a full day out but can kill a few hours here. Keepers and informative and interactive. Enclosures are new and suitable for the animals. Looks like they are building new enclosures. First time I’ve seen Pardine...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 18, 2019

My partner and I visited Wild Discovery during a short stay at the Ribby Hall complex and found it enjoyable, interesting and fun. We were lucky enough to be in time for reindeer feeding and a talk, where we learned just what extraordinary animals they...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Annie W
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I, and our 5 year old son, basically spent about a day and a half here during our 4 night stay at Ribby Hall. We absolutely loved it. We did several of the animal encounters, which are well worth the extra money...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RachelToner
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

We had a reindeer visit from Wild Discovery while staying at Ribby Hall. I was very impressed with the level of customer service with 2 phone calls prior to the visit to confirm all the details and making us 4 certificates as there were 4...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

We visited after hearing about it through friends. We were 4 adults and 3 children and a baby. Yes it is a small little place, but there are talks/ activities every 45 mins and the staff encourage you to go to these. This isn’t some...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rachel46Lancashire
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Visited the wild discovery while at Ribby Hall and really enjoyed it. The animals were just beautiful and looked in lovely condition. Had wonderful enclosures. Staff were lovely, friendly and enthusiastic!. Definitely worth spending a couple of hours visiting while at Ribby Hall!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank amberf04
Reviewed August 6, 2018

A little zoo where the animals appear to be well looked after and cared for. The staff are really enthusiastic and welcoming. A nice way to spend an hour or two if you are visiting Ribby Hall

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tartanteaser
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Visited with family, nice selection of animals which look well looked after, lovely little zoo with chances of close views of some fascinating creatures

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Y4371KRcolinh
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Wild discovery offer a range of experiences to allow interaction with it's animals. My daughter loves alpaca's, but they didn't advertise an experience that involved the alpaca. I emailed them and they put together a package just for us which included us being given access...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Sandra G
March 17, 2019|
Response from Neil T | Property representative |
Sorry I have only just noticed the question, No sorry no dog are aloud within the zoo!
Lynne F
September 17, 2018|
Response from dipdatdog | Reviewed this property |
Yes it will be open but check opening times