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Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park

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Address: Higher Leigh Manor, Combe Martin, Ilfracombe, Devon, Ilfracombe EX34 0NG, England
Phone Number: 01271 882486
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A wildlife park that demonstrates how life was for the dinosaurs.

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Nice place for half a day but wow it's hilly !

First off, do not go here it you're not a triathlete ! Hills Hills Hills. Even the carpark needs a ladder down. That said, what a nice place. Obviously spending a lot of money... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Anne_x_David
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Halesowen, United Kingdom
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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

So much to do and keep little ones amused. My grandson is almost 5 and enjoyed his visit. The terrain is steep and could be difficult for buggies or those that find walking difficult. The wildlife park is excellent and excelled my expectations. Lions, wolves, penguins, tortoise, parrots all well kept my grandson loves the baboons. The dinosaur show on... More 

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Thank Lin C
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This has been by far the most disappointing day out we have had. We paid £48 for 2 adults and 2 children. There were 5 or 6 empty enclosures, the map doesn't give a clear route which enables you to hear the talks correctly. It was all poorly maintained and the lions were absolutely nowhere to be seen and the... More 

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Thank Kate T
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

£50 to get in for a family of 4. Then they charge you £1 per person for a very short train ride. Some attractions were good but overall it was shabby and not very well maintained.

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Thank TimGreen1409
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great for all the family steep in places so be warned but plenty to do wet or dry. Sea lion show and lots of dinosaurs hidden in the undergrowth to look out for food good and reasonable price (play barn) if rains plus other indoor bits to see when wet.

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Thank Chrisdell1982
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Run down hardly any animals very steep wouldn't go back waste of time indoor play area was ok sea lion pool was very low on water

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Thank brett33013
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great value for money. Second visit here. Maybe some places need updating/cleaning but great place to explore. Only saw two dinosaurs out of order but didn't spoil the day. Sealion show was very educational bug fun. Animals looked well cared for. Talks were very clear and for both young and old alike.

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Thank annettetoop
Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great day out with our 4 year old son. He loved the dinosaurs and also the animals :-). Make sure you take the train ride there's a great surprise at the end of the track ;-).

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Thank EmmaLC1981
Halesowen, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First off, do not go here it you're not a triathlete ! Hills Hills Hills. Even the carpark needs a ladder down. That said, what a nice place. Obviously spending a lot of money on new enclosures and all the animals appeared well looked after. The Sea Lion show is an absolute must but get there half hour early as... More 

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Thank Anne_x_David
Boston, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely day or half-day out. Many animals to see; the sea lions are amazing. Some extreme hills to negotiate, so if you are not up to walking very far you may prefer to give this one a miss.

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Thank Paul P
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I went here with my one year and and we are not fussy, usually enjoying the quirky smaller parks as opposed to the big busy theme parks. I was disappointed. I obviously missed any small print warning people with buggies of the steep hills. I tackled it all and it is do-able but it was challenging at points. No lions... More 

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