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Address: Canterbury Road, Herne Bay CT6 7LQ, England
Phone Number: 441227712111
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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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More rangers at peak times & signs needed

This was my third visit this year and am pleased to be a member now. Wildwood is a wonderful resource and undoubtedly everyone works very hard to create and maintain a natural... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
cyanmagenta52
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wildwood really is a walk in the woods, punctuated by British wildlife, often rare and endangered species. As a bonus, the staff are friendly and helpful, always willing to answer questions, and the park includes a great cafeteria, what seems to be a huge play area for children (I'm too old to qualify!). The starts of the show are the... More 

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Thank heenan73
West Malling, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I took my grandson on a hot summer's day and many of the animals were either hiding in the shade or asleep. It is probably a better venue for slightly older children than my three and a half year old. He didn't appreciate the smaller animals. We did see a bear though. The place is very nicely done and I... More 

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

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

Heywood, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We thorughly enjoyed our day out at Wildwood Trust. Just like other reviewers with its FREE parking and reasonable family ticket price (£29.00 with discount vouchers from a leaflet) it was money well spent, with plenty to see and do for all the family.

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Thank John B
DanWildwood, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to leave a review. Much appreciated!! More 

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77 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my third visit this year and am pleased to be a member now. Wildwood is a wonderful resource and undoubtedly everyone works very hard to create and maintain a natural environment for the animals. It's great to see so many improvements. You do need to plan your time and have some patience to be able to see the... More 

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Thank cyanmagenta52
DanWildwood, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and for your comments. We are revisiting our signage and map through the winter to make it easier to navigate our 40 acres of woodland and also to kindly remind visitors to be respectful. Hope to see you back soon. More 

Herne, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An opportunity to get up close to wildlife in a woodland setting. My only criticism is that the staff try too hard to get you to buy extended tickets for future visits.

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Thank 999smiffy
DanWildwood, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and for your comment. We do offer membership which enables unlimited free entry for future visits rather than extended tickets. We're sorry if you feel that this was pushed too hard. More 

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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A bit confusing on arrival but there is a free car park,very reasonbly price for entry.stopped for some lunch in the canteen/restaurant it was reasonably priced and was edible considering.now on to the park a lot of walking but the park has plenty of picnic areas a very enjoyable day out a good selection of animals.i would def go again.

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Thank Dave C
DanWildwood, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Hope to see you back soon! More 

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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

As an annual pass holder I would like to say we visit here frequently but we don't. We tend to avoid going at peak times or school holidays to avoid the crowds. The big play area is a huge draw for my children, they're not really interested in the animals. Most animals (except bears, wolves etc) can be seen in... More 

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Thank Victoria C
DanWildwood, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and your comments which we will take on board. You do also have the option of bringing your own picnic, as there are plenty of seating areas around the park to sit down and eat. More 

Horsham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I went here when I was a little girl staying with my Grandma and was keen to go back last year as my memories were fond ones and I loved the wolves so much (see previous review). We went on my birthday and it was also the day we found out that we were expecting little one of our own.... More 

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Thank Helen B
DanWildwood, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this review

Hi Helen, thank you for taking the time to leave such a nice review. Patience is definitely a virtue at Wildwood and is so rewarding. More 

Hampshire, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Although many of the enclosures were empty (wrong time of day?) we saw bison, deer, bears and other animals. The rope bridge over the Bears was terrifying! But well worth doing. Great playground, especially the drop slide, loved by older kids

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Thank Sharon S
DanWildwood, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We rotate many of our animals and do have some empty enclosures, but the majority (those with information signs) do contain animals. We are very conscious of providing as authentic an environment as possible. We let them sleep when they wish and they also have a habit of napping/hiding in... More 

Walsall, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A wonderful opportunity to see past and present British wildlife, some of which may surprise you. We got some great video and photos of most of the animals. The only exceptions were all nocturnal animals like hedgehogs, which isn't exactly surprising. We didn't see hedgehogs at all. We did see the badgers but the view was poor through dirty glass.... More 

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Thank Adrian F
DanWildwood, Manager at Wildwood Trust, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and for the constructive comment on our nocturnal animals. We have exciting plans to better show our animals without it being detrimental to their well-being. More 

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