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Wildwood Trust

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Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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British wildlife past and present.

Great to see so many British animals past and present. Really puts into prospective how cruel we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
davidrR1019AS
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Margate, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great natural setting

Perfect setting for a wildlife centre. Even on a grey cold day there was plenty to see and do. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
justmarriedCowes
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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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...more
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A 291 Canterbury Road | Herne Common, Herne Bay CT6 7LE, England
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+44 1227 712111
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our trip to wild wood was more than we could have hoped for! We went to the park yesterday for the first time and it will definitely be the first of many. We were so lucky to see every single animal in the park (apart...More

Thank Maisiecarlier
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great to see so many British animals past and present. Really puts into prospective how cruel we have been to our amazing wildlife and so many of these animals are either extinct or threatened in this country now. A lot of the enclosures are of...More

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WildwoodTrust, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, it's much appreciated. Our bears will start becoming active again late Feb/early March when the temperature goes up.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the minute we got there the parking was all over the place as soon as we got in the queue we were asked 4 times to become members and when we finally got in the park most of the animal were hibernating, removed as...More

1  Thank stormzy03
WildwoodTrust, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're sorry that you didn't enjoy your day. We have been very busy during holiday periods this year and, even with a dedicated car parking team, have occasionally struggled to park visitors at peak times. We are planning to expand our FREE car park during...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect setting for a wildlife centre. Even on a grey cold day there was plenty to see and do. The highlights were the 2 lumbering bears who made a surprise appearance. Good value. the cafe hot drinks were machine produced and pretty poor, but not...More

1  Thank justmarriedCowes
WildwoodTrust, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, it's much appreciated.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved exploring the site. It was well set out and wasy to find our way around. There were lots of different animals and birds to see. The footbridge to view the Wallabies was a highlight, as was seeing 2 bears. The play area was...More

Thank blt100
WildwoodTrust, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, it's much appreciated.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I joined and so pay the monthly fee. The kids love visiting here. They always have lots of fun and love seeing the animals. Always something going on. This half term they have a “find the ingredients” quiz for you to do while you’re walking...More

1  Thank Jean C
WildwoodTrust, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review and becoming a member. Please feel free to scan the trail if you still have it and email it to us. We'll add it to the prize draw!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved my day here - lots of opportunities to see and photograph British wildlife in the spring sunshine

Thank Neese12
WildwoodTrust, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Glad that you enjoyed your day and thanks for leaving a review. It's much appreciated!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic photo day with the resident photographer Dave Butcher, learnt a lot about photography and how to use my camera better, would recommend this day to anyone, ended up taking some lovely photos of the animals

Thank Philip S
WildwoodTrust, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for one of our Photo Days, it's much appreciated. Please feel free to send us some of the images!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took my niece and baby son and despite living about 5 mins from it for years never been. It was wonderful!! Lovely seeing animals.. each enclosure I thought so well thought out. it wasn’t busy but people there. Lovely sunny day to wonder, watch,...More

Thank IzzieTurner
WildwoodTrust, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. For future visits, our animals tend to be more active either early or late in the day. Our staff are always on hand to help spot them if needed, just ask!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my daughter and her children - we were amazed at how well we could see the animals, and loved the creative fencing, viewing points and walkways. The green ethics of conservation, sustainability and recycling were evident throughout. It was a really good experience...More

Thank Daph22_12
WildwoodTrust, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and for understanding what we're trying to achieve at Wildwood, it's greatly appreciated and we hope to see you back soon.

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maggee2014
August 10, 2018|
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Response from WildwoodTrust | Property representative |
If you followed all of the trail it's about one mile of walking, but the trails are in 3 sections so you can pick and choose areas that interest you.
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Lmummy
August 6, 2018|
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Response from liquorice4000 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we were there on a photography day, we had sandwiches and crisps. They were nice.
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T_llrr
July 25, 2018|
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Response from Andrea V | Reviewed this property |
Yes the rope bridge is looking over the bear enclosure but you don't have to go on it.lots of people with Parma.great place to visit .enjoy
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