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World of Country Life

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Address: Westdown Lane | Sandy Bay, Littleham, Exmouth EX8 5BY, England
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+44 1395 274533
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Devon's multi-award-winning all-weather day out for the whole family! You...

Devon's multi-award-winning all-weather day out for the whole family! You can ride on the deer train or take a goat for a walk! Get up close to the animals in the pet centre or burn off some energy in one of the three different soft play areas, Pirate Ship Adventure or outdoor adventure playground. There's also a museum of farming and an indoor Victorian Street, featuring a dairy, cottage & pub! The vintage & classic car collection features vehicles that have appeared in Downton Abbey, Mr Selfridge & Parade's End. Then there's the steam engines and Reg Imray motorcycle collection. To top it all off there are daily ferret, lamb or duck racing shows and the excellent Hawkridge Bird of Prey flying display. Refuel at Farmer Lee's Food Barn restaurant or grab some local food to go from the Pasty Shack! With so much to see, come rain or shine, can you do it all in a day?!

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Great Family Day out

This was my second visit and on both occasions I went with my Grandchildren aged 18 months to 8 years with two 4 year olds in between. We had a really nice time, there is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was my second visit and on both occasions I went with my Grandchildren aged 18 months to 8 years with two 4 year olds in between. We had a really nice time, there is something for all ages. We stayed from 10am until 4pm. There is always something going on from feeding lambs to Ferret racing. We booked our... More 

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Thank Liz635906
ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this review

Great to hear you enjoyed your return visit! It's great to hear feedback like this - that family of all ages enjoyed the trip! Thanks for a super review and we look forward to welcoming you all again soon! More 

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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178 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Came here as it refers to indoor activities, we had such a great time my Granddaughter loved everything she fed Lambs , Calves and helped to walk a Goat we did pay extra to go on Deer Feeding Safari you are really close to them and they take the food from your hands. Three different indoor soft play areas in... More 

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Thank Wendy B
ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this review

Great to hear you enjoyed your visit - we're really lucky to have so much under cover so a bit of wet weather doesn't spoil the day! Thanks for the review and we hope to welcome you again soon! More 

Devon, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We chose this attraction as we are relatively local and it looked fun, the weather forecast was not great but we took the chance. The children loved the animals especially the indoor area, however unfortunately outdoors we struggled to get close due to them sheltering from the rain. We attempted the crazy golf which was fun but does look a... More 

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Thank stonerv5
ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this review

Great to hear you enjoyed your visit - we're lucky that even in grotty weather we've got the indoor play areas, animal areas and museums. Thanks for the review and we look forward to welcoming you again in better weather! More 

Exmouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first of its kind from Countrylife! It was extremely well organised, the staff had dressed up brilliantly, we went on the train first and fed all the Deers which the children always love. Then we went inside where we sang carols and we had mince pies and hot chocolate, and On such a cold day it was very welcome.... More 

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Thank deborahn99
ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this review

Wow, thanks for such an awesome review! Great to hear you enjoyed visiting us for Christmas - as you said it was the first time we'd done anything like it so we're really happy to get such great feedback! Thanks again for the review and we hope to welcome you again soon! More 

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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There's lots to do, so be prepared to stay a while, or do what we did and buy passes for the year so that you can come and go as often as you like. The kids love the animals, and there are plenty of soft play areas and outdoor play areas for the kids. You really must see the falconry... More 

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Thank Petitor
ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this review

Great to hear you enjoyed visiting so much you got Annual Pass membership! Thanks for the review and we look forward to welcoming you back again this season! More 

Exmouth, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We buy season tickets for here every year as the kids love it. They are 7 and 10 now and have been going their whole lives and still love it here! You can visit for an hour or 8 hours and still go back again and again. Friendly staff, loads to do both indoors and outside, the only low point... More 

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Thank Alison G
ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this review

Great to hear you enjoy coming back to see us every year! Thanks for the feedback regarding the restaurant - we have a new catering manager starting this season so hopefully you'll see some great improvements there! Thanks for a super review and we look forward to welcoming you back again in a couple of weeks when we open for... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

Took the kids to see Santa here and I was initially sceptical, however my concerns disappeared as soon as we made our way into the site. We received a friendly greeting from the staff there who were all smiles and our girls loved it. Santa was brilliant, although I think he'd had one cigar too many as his voice was... More 

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ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this review

Great to hear you enjoyed your Santa visit - thanks for the super feedback! Santa was getting a little husky towards the end of the week - he'd seen a lot of lucky boys and girls! Fantastic to hear you enjoyed seeing all the other bits too and we look forward to welcoming you back again during the main season!... More 

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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

We visited in December to see Father Christmas. Our group of nine ranged from 1-70 years and we all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Thank you. We've visited before during the 'normal' hours and we've enjoyed ourselves every time. There's lots to see and do.

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ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this review

Great to hear you enjoyed your visit to see Santa and all your 'normal' trips too! Thanks for a super review and we look forward to welcoming you again next time! More 

Axminster
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

We were a party of 8 adults, a baby plus 3 children from 3 to 7. We all enjoyed our visit which started with a ride to Santa's understoody reindeers where we fed some very greedy animals. Then after a handwash we went inside for a sit down, hot chocolate, sausage rolls and mincepies and a sing song of carols... More 

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Thank DaisyMinor
ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this review

Great to hear you all enjoyed your visit to see Santa! It's the first year we've had Santa here so it's great to get feedback like this! Thanks for a super review and we hope to welcome you again soon! More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

Took my two grandchildren to experience feeding tame reindeer on jolly train, lot of effort in making trip special and not too busy, perfect , plus Santa great.

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ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this review

Great to hear you enjoyed your visit to see Santa! Thanks for the review and we look forward to seeing you again next season! More 

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