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Address: Canterbury Road, Herne Bay CT6 7LQ, England
Phone Number: 441227712111
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Welcome to Wildwood, where you can come nose-to-nose with British Wildlife...

Welcome to Wildwood, where you can come nose-to-nose with British Wildlife past and present. We have over 200 native animals set in 40 acres of beautiful ancient woodland. See Wolves, Bison, Deer, Owls, Foxes, Red Squirrels, Wild Boar, Lynx, Wild Horses, Badgers, Beavers and more as you make your way around the park. Let your children go wild in our amazing adventure playground with drop slide, tube slide, wild fort, tree-top towers and more!

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Ideal for picnic and day out

Been here a few times with friends and its a very good place to take kids for a picnic or to see the nature within. Ideal if in the area if not in the area maybe not worth a long... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
PopeDaveThe1st
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Bridlington, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited today and loved it! Nice big enclosures for the animals and we saw loads of them about... from reindeer, to otters, wolves and a beautiful brown bear. Plenty of seating if you wanted a rest, cute little shop with some quirky gifts in. We found the rope bridge in the bear enclosure scary but fun. Many laughs had walking... More 

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Thank Keepsmiling2014
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I have been visiting Wildwood for over 14 years and in that time we have seen it grow in size and strength. It's a truly amazing place and every visit is different, depending on which animals we are privileged to see! Gives us so much pleasure! Great little café and play area for the children too! It's... More 

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DanWildwood, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review. Hope to see you again soon! More 

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48 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my toddler here for a day out. She loved it, but I was put off by the conditions for some of the animals - the bison lived in a muddy postage stamp, and a few animals were clearly nuts from solitary confinement. Pay the extra £3 and go to Howletts instead. It's a million times better in my opinion.... More 

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Thank Ross M
DanWildwood, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are an award winning wildlife charity with very experienced and highly qualified keepers, educators, re-wilders and conservationists. All of our enclosures are designed by experts with the enrichment of the animals our priority. We have enclosure rotation systems in place for our animals' welfare and also to allow ground... More 

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47 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had one of the best experiences of my life meeting and feeding their two rescue bears. The keepers were so helpful and knowledgeable and told us all about the bears while we fed the bears through the fence. It's definitely worth paying the extra to do the animal experience and I hope that when we go back we will be... More 

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Thank H H
DanWildwood, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and for the patience to really see our wonderful animals. The park is built to be sympathetic to our animals and is set in 40 acres of natural surroundings, so visitors do benefit from patience and acceptance of the trials and tribulations of walking through muddy woodland. We are providing... More 

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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place a little muddy but the kids loved it, not good for a whole day but lovely for half day outs. I would go again yes.

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Thank Kim T
DanWildwood, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Our park is set in 40 acres of natural woodland and can get a little muddy, we recommend a good set of wellies when it has been raining! More 

Bridlington, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here a few times with friends and its a very good place to take kids for a picnic or to see the nature within. Ideal if in the area if not in the area maybe not worth a long journey to go to but a quality local attraction if that makes sence

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Thank PopeDaveThe1st
DanWildwood, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. More 

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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's fantastic that they have kept the woodland as natural as possible, it makes it a lovely place to walk round with a great variety of animals to see. My favourite is definitely the Bears, it's so great to see brown bears in the uk and in such a wonderful environment! There were a couple of things the prevented me... More 

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Thank Sarah W
DanWildwood, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time for leaving a review. We are aware that our signage could be better and will be addressing the issue over the winter. Thank you for the constructive reminder. As for the fencing, we are legally and morally required to have certain standards for the protection of the bears and our guests. Although we have... More 

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37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

was quite nice here but have been to better regading animals,not as many to see and for me there are better ones around, the kids playpark area i must say is very good and food and drink like all places like this bit on pricey side

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Thank leesedge
DanWildwood, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are a charity that looks after British animals from past and present living in as authentic conditions as possible. This does mean that the foilage in their enclosures is left to grow naturally and gives plenty of places for the animals to hide. We also allow them to sleep... More 

Whitstable, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been visiting here on and off for years and this was a return visit for the first time in some years so I was excited to see new animals and how it has developed. The park has upped its game certainly (and prices but I don’t mind as it’s a great cause!) for the larger zoo orientated market... More 

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Thank LifewithWesley
DanWildwood, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Our ethos will always be as a conservation, education and re-wilding charity. We are aware that the wildlife park does tend to get very busy with families in the summer holidays and many are not particularly interested in our animals. We are hoping to use the opportunity to inform the... More 

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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed my walk around while my lovely gf was capturing pictures on the animals...would come back again

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Thank Legend R
DanWildwood, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. See you soon! More 

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