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“Better than expected”
Review of Gypsy Wood Park

Gypsy Wood Park
Ranked #4 of 43 things to do in Caernarfon
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Gypsy Wood Park is a magical day out for visitors of all ages. There are loads of things to see and do. Bring your wellies to explore the wetlands, meet all the different animals who live here, find the fairies, make a wish, hop on Woody’s train and enjoy one of our fabulous adventure play areas; just some of the events and attractions available at Gypsy Wood Park. We have an onsite Cafe and Shop but you are welcome to bring your own picnic. Gypsy Wood Park is also available for private hire, school groups and parties. Please note that in inclement weather we may close early, or in severe conditions we may remain closed for the day
Reviewed September 3, 2013

I used Tesco vouchers to pay for this which I had bought in case we had a rainy/overcast day this summer. We used the vouchers up one day before they expired. I took my son (7) and though that he may be a little old for this but he loved it. We spent ages looking at the model railway and playing on the playpark and he would have stayed on the go karts all day given the opportunity. The cafe was a little limited for lunch but it was fine and clean. The fairy bits and peices are really sweet. He would definitely go again and we had a great morning there. Not sure you could spend all day. The staff were really nice and I would think little girls who like fairies would love it. We particularly liked the fact that once you were in you did not have to pay for anything else and I thought the fairy queen and the fairy dust & wishes was a nice touch.

Thank ianjaneoli
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"fairy queen"
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"model railway"
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"train ride"
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"fairy dust"
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"go karts"
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"duck racing"
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"zip wire"
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"ride on toys"
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"play area"
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"various animals"
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"sheep race"
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"pressing buttons"
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"plenty of picnic tables"
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"magical place"
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"farm animals"
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"lovely family"
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"tesco clubcard vouchers"
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Reviewed August 25, 2013

Visited Gypsy Wood for the 5th time last week. Never, ever disappoints me in any way. My girls love this place, and for young girls who believe in fairies it is a truly magical place to visit. The wooded area is truly enchanting, especially if you have a big imagination. The attention to detail is amazing. It is clear that for the owners the place is far more than just a commercial venture, Beautifully clean, and the animals are so well cared for. Their homes are beautiful, and you can tell they are all happy and healthy. Lovely play area, and a separate area for toddler age with Little Tikes cars and slide etc. We spent a whole day there without a problem. Lots of places to explore, and lots of information which makes it educational for little ones aswell. The staff are extremely helpful and friendly, and we will without a shadow of a doubt visit again.

Thank MWendy
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Reviewed August 25, 2013

We we automatically charged for a child as my wife was carrying a sleeping , barely 2 year-old toddler , their policy is to charge for a toddler( seems a bit unfair with two adults going in - it's not really for our benefit)but less than an older child but we were charged for an older child until we questioned it. between us£17 for an attraction which didn't take an hour to see seems a bit steep.
Inside there were some animals and plastic tractor type bikes for small kids , lots of gnome type garden trinkets but on the whole we felt immediately disappointed with it.Entry fee 'included' a miniature train ride for our little one for which we were given a ticket but this turned out to run once an hour and had nowhere near the capacity needed for the amount of small children present (inadequate to run it once an hour when it's included in the price surely) so the ticket went in the bin as we left , 55 minutes after arriving.

3  Thank steven b
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Reviewed August 23, 2013

1. entrance
2. car park.....you get the idea.
Thankfully we used tesco vouchers to pay. We got there just as it opened at 10.30. We managed to derail the model railway within 5 minutes. There were 2 of us for the chicken feeding using soggy food which our 2.5 year didn't like to hold. We then went to the Elf Railway, which on a Friday before bank holiday weekend in Aug, runs once an hour for 1 ride. There were 3 children on and thankfully our daughter didn't want another go as we'd have to pay extra for that! Yes she did enjoy petting the donkeys and seeing some of the animals and the playground but the whole place isn't that big. We spent 2.5 hours here including eating eating our lunch.
Not worth it for the money.

2  Thank phil12345
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Reviewed August 21, 2013 via mobile

Excellent place to visit with children. Best for ages 4 upwards. Lots of animals to see and a large garden railway to watch and even control some of the trains. Entrance includes a ride on a train and their is also a good play area with lots of picnic benches. You could easily spend a half a day exploring.

Thank Steve H
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