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Address: Whipsnade, Dunstable, England
Phone Number: 01582 872407

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Some parts work better than others but this is worth stopping at for a wander round if you are passing. Personally, I wouldn't travel to it specially.

4 of 5 starsReviewed today
Tim C
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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158 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Some parts work better than others but this is worth stopping at for a wander round if you are passing. Personally, I wouldn't travel to it specially.

Thank Tim C
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22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a beautiful spot that's lovely and shady in the midday sun. It's a lovely tranquil place (although today our 4 young children played a noisy fame of hide and seek!). Beware of timing your arrival though - we got stuck in the queue for the zoo when arriving at 10.30 -11 am.

Thank Sjs929
Harpenden, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here many times over the years and it's constantly improved over that time. It has all the animals you'd expect to find at a zoo, seemingly well looked dafter in good conditions. I believe they do good work for animal preservation, welfare etc. too. The views over the countryside are spectacular, particularly from the penguin bit!

Thank davidrichardmurdoch
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have a spare ten minutes then it's worth a stop off to the tree cathedral.. Not what I was expecting but it was quiet after a visit to the zoo in August. I wouldn't go again as I've now seen it.. We've driven pass many times and always said about stopping. We finally took the plunge and stopped.... More 

Thank Hayley G
Luton, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
17 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Good for a walk. For nature lovers. Although not so fun on rainy weather. Peaceful place, more recommended for seniors.

Thank NinoDianne
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful spot to visit. It is very peaceful and the surrounding countryside is scenic. Just don't expect to find anything resembling a cathedral. There are signs telling you what part of the tree cathedral you are in but it is very hard to picture it at ground level. Worth a half hour stop if you are driving... More 

Thank uxb
Dunstable, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

We go all the time to walk the dogs, collect conkers, look at the seasons changing and meeting the wood carvings. Have been going for years and only recently discovered the Orchard.

Thank Ellielyon264
Holton Le Clay, United Kingdom
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332 reviews
229 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Firstly, the road leading up to the carpark was almost impassable with potholes. Then the grass path going to the cathedral was rutted and muddy from cars. Also the nave itself has been driven on and rutted. I was then quite surprised to see a national trust Land Rover driving along making it even worse. All this mud made the... More 

Thank HatterWilko
Lymington, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

A lovely tranquil place. Following the outline of the "cathedral" is fun. Leave plenty of time for contemplation.

Thank Localityenthusiast
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Sunny Sunday afternoon walkabout of a bank holiday weekend. Free parking via pot holed access road following signs. Very gentle walkabout. Dogs loved exploring trees and bushes and other dogs.

Thank BooRadley6969

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