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Address: Canterbury Road | Herne Common, Herne Bay CT6 7LQ, England
Phone Number:
441227712111
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description:

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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Great place and lovely staff

It was very busy as it was first day of half term and the car park was nearly full. The staff in the restaurant coped admirably with the long queue at lunchtime and the prices... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
2004RobT
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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When we arrived , I purchased a family ticket which was more than the price advertised. When questioned he said they automatically take extra donation. I have no problem donating but think it should be choice. Once in most of the animals were hibernating so never got to see many. This is not there fault but I think they could... More 

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DanWildwood, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. It is a choice to donate and we're sorry if you were misled on entry. Please get in touch at info@wildwoodtrust.org with your comments and we can address them in full. Many thanks! More 

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25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wildwood makes for an an excellent family outing that's not too expensive. It's both fun and educational with attractions to keep all ages entertained. It particularly comes into it's own in the summer months being largely an outdoor activity. Lots of great wildlife to see up close and a great play area for children. It makes a terrific kids party... More 

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

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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was very busy as it was first day of half term and the car park was nearly full. The staff in the restaurant coped admirably with the long queue at lunchtime and the prices were very reasonable. The food was nice although the toasted paninis were barely toasted. The staff were friendly and efficient. Wildwood is well laid out... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I particularly like this park for the care of the animals, they seem to be happy and looked after so well. We have a season pass that is great value. Well worth a visit.

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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a cold winters day or a lovely summers day Wildwood is an excellent place to visit and a place not to miss if you are in the Canterbury/Herne Bay area. We have just got home from a visit (January 2017) because of the time of year some of the animals eg the Bears were hibernating but a lot of... More 

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DanWildwood, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, much appreciated and hope to see you soon! More 

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36 reviews
26 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

I have mixed feelings about the places but I would recommend going at a different time of year as many of the enclosures were either empty due to animals hibernating or due to much needed work and repairs. I visited many years ago and it seemed to me that not a lot of progress had been made with the animals... More 

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DanWildwood, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. At this time of year, many of our animals do seek warmth and comfort. The 'empty' enclosures mostly contain animals who are tucked away in bundles of straw or sheltering in their dens, although we do take this opportunity to perform maintainence on the park so some of the enclosures... More 

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27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

We visited Wildwood as a family about 8 years previous to this visit and thoroughly enjoyed that visit and looked forward to visiting again whilst on a long weekend in Kent. My wife and I were stunned at the incredible progress the trust has made in regards more animals for people to see and the improvement of facilities for visitors.... More 

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DanWildwood, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are trying to improve year on year, thanks for the comments! More 

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34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

well kept and extensive enclosures for all the animals which allowed us to view how some of the now extinct in Britain animals would have lived, beautiful settings and every animal and bird looked content and well looked after.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

We went back to Wildwood having visited in the past when children were younger. A cold December day and of course some animals were dozing somewhere cozy. But there was plenty to see including a magisterial Elk and even the lazy bear poked his head out curiously. The wolves were fascinating and the Lynx far bigger than expected. Most of... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to leave such a nice review, much appreciated. More 

Whitstable, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

Always a great day out with the family. Now with the addition of the bear bridge makes it even more enjoyable. Kids really enjoyed it

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