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Lakeland Wildlife Oasis

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LRoberts wrote a review Oct 2020
Manchester106 contributions17 helpful votes
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Staying nearby in Kendal and this was a great find! Had done nothing but rain all week so as soon as we saw a break in the forecast we booked to visit and I'm glad we did. Only spent a couple of hours, so it's not a full day out, but we all enjoyed it. From the beautiful snow leopards to the creepy crawlies- theres lots to see! Lots of info around the enclosures that was simple enough for my 9 year old to enjoy reading. Some of the animals you can really get close to, we spent ages watching the meerkats. The layout is brilliant, even with the one way systems currently in place (there were cut throughs if you wanted another go round certain areas again without going ALL the way round, well thought out!) Loved the overhead runs for the lemurs and the tunnel going through the leopard enclosure. Food from the cafe was good and reasonably priced. Only gripe was the high prices in the gift shop but this is standard across every zoo I've ever been to. Would definitely recommend a visit if you're nearby.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Andrea wrote a review Oct 2020
Preston, United Kingdom7 contributions2 helpful votes
It is 3 years since we last came and it was even more enjoyable than last time. The kids aged 9, 11 and 14 were all fascinated by all the animals and we spent the entire afternoon there. The leafcutter ants were particularly interesting and of course the snow leopards,which we could have watched for hours. Good to see some updating going on but without making it lose its special cosy feel. Worth a mention is the food. Simple and freshly made -just the job and the friendly and caring staff. Just love this place, can’t recommend it enough for a fun and educational afternoon out.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Katie Terry wrote a review Oct 2020
9 contributions2 helpful votes
The squirrels were really entertaining and the leaf cutter ants were amazing. We all really enjoyed our afternoon here. It's only a small zoo but plenty to see and the animals looked well looked after. Nice cafe too serving brilliant cakes. Love it.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Jess wrote a review Oct 2020
Dereham, United Kingdom18 contributions9 helpful votes
Lakeland Wildlife Oasis is a small but absolutely delightful little zoo. Me (29) and dad (55) went and have left overjoyed that we chose this one and not one of the bigger zoos. Its got quite a lot of inside creatures, and while there is a one way system in place - it definitely makes sense. The outside area is really lovely, the animals are clearly well cared for, and the enclosures look like a great place for them. The little cafe there was very reasonably priced, and both me and dad really enjoyed our food (he had a cheeseburger and chips and I had the halloumi and chips both) we also treated ourselves to what I believe is homemade cake - and it was lovely. I saw lots of animals that I'd not actually seen before, ones that aren't shown at bigger zoos, but actually, they were so sweet. This place would be just as great a day out for a young family as it was for us. And dads returning in a couple of months with my stepmum. I'm already thinking of inviting the boyfriend and his little boy to visit with me again in the future.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Jack W, General Manager at Lakeland Wildlife Oasis
Responded Oct 7, 2020
Thank you for taking the time to review us - we appreciate your positive comments and we look forward to seeing both you and your father (plus guests!) soon.
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James B wrote a review Sep 2020
37 contributions17 helpful votes
We’re currently in Morecambe on a short break and we stumbled upon this lovely place. I feel that I should mention first that the people who work here are managing the pandemic so well, and we felt safe at all times because of the safety measures that are in place. The staff are so friendly, and happy to help so we decided to stay longer and have some lunch in the sun - great decision! The food was really good and it was a pleasure to visit! It was quite quiet which was lovely because you could spend more time seeing the different animals and the creepy crawlies! Would visit again and again in a heartbeat.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Jack W, General Manager at Lakeland Wildlife Oasis
Responded Oct 7, 2020
Hi James - thank you for leaving us such a positive review! We're so happy to see our hard work shines through - especially our COVID-safe precautions! We hope to see you again soon!
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