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Trentham Monkey Forest

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Stone Road | Trentham Estate, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 8AY, England
+44 1782 659845
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This was a good day out. You can see the animals are well looked after and you get to see a lot of... read more

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Petethemeat6
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I visited monkey forest today with my family including 11yr old niece & 7 yr old granddaughter. I... read more

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verity f
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The perfect day out for all the family! Trentham Monkey Forest is completely unique to the UK. It is the only place that you can walk amongst 140 Barbary macaques roaming free in 60 acres of beautiful Staffordshire woodland.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Stone Road | Trentham Estate, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 8AY, England
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+44 1782 659845
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"picnic area"
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"banana cafe"
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"every hour"
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"feeding talk"
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"monkeys roaming free"
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"monkey business"
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"gift shop"
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Reviewed yesterday

This was a good day out. You can see the animals are well looked after and you get to see a lot of them very close up! Unfortunately after around 1-2 hours you have seen everything so as somebody who would attend without kids you...More

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Reviewed yesterday

I visited monkey forest today with my family including 11yr old niece & 7 yr old granddaughter. I would not recommend this place at all. I used a mobility scooter and the accessibility is appalling! The track is quite bumpy, it's very steep hills and...More

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MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for leaving a review. We are really sorry to hear you struggled during your visit with us. As stated on the website the pathway is wheelchair and scooter friendly, however, there are some steeper slopes that some may struggle with. These can be...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited here as part of the May bank holiday wknd away in the area also planning a visit to a well known theme park. We have been to many zoos and animal attractions and i think this was one of the most enjoyable so...More

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MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your lovely review. It really is a magical experience when you first catch sight of the monkeys living with no cages or bars, how they should be. It sounds like you really understand the concept of the park and we really hope...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely view, animals are so friendly. Beautiful walk around, kids loved it. Enough space for the monkeys to liveas naturally as possible too.

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MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your revew, we hope to see you again sometime!

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went yesterday with my partner, it was warm, we walked all the way round and saw two monkeys. Even when there was feeding time, there was more squirrels than monkeys. It took us 10 minutes to walk around, we looked up in the trees...More

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MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for leaving your review. Monkey Forest is home to 140 free-roaming Barbary macaques and we are confident that all visitors definitely see a lot more than 2 monkeys during their visit. It would be impossible to visit and only see 2 monkeys. The...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a family get together at Monkey forest over the bank holiday weekend as it was half way between our homes. On arrival at 10.15 it was getting busy but we were able to get a car spot quite close to the gate. The...More

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MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review of Trentham Monkey Forest. It's great to hear you made the most of your bank holiday weekend and decided to visit the monkeys. Most visitors spend around an hour and a half to two hours within the monkey enclosure. As...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really reasonably priced entrance and food. Not a huge place, but you can easily fill half a day with little ones.

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MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review. Monkey Forest is the perfect half day out for all ages. We hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What an incredible experience. I went into the park an hour early and helped staff to feed the monkeys. A trip on the jeep meant getting around to the different feeding spots and I really got up close. Also, had a certificate and photo. It...More

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MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for reviewing your Breakfast with Monkeys Experience. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed the morning and we hope to welcome you back again soon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

this is my 2nd time visiting but my partners and sons first time ever visiting, amazing experience to see these incredible animals wandering freely, felt like can walk around peacely without rushing as well, the cafe and gift shop was very pricey not much to...More

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MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review of Trentham Monkey Forest. Monkey Forest is a half day attraction and visitors can re-visit the monkeys as many times as possible during their trip. Thank you for your comments, we hope to welcome you all back again soon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove around hour and a half to get to the monkey forest for the day but there’s not a lot more after you have walked through the forest which is no more than an hour there’s a play area for young children after and...More

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MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Monkey Forest is a half day attraction and visitors can re-visit the monkeys as many times as they like during their visit. Most visitors spend a few hours in the monkey enclosure before visiting the play areas, shop and cafe....More

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Brad P
20 May 2018|
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Response from steve16220 | Reviewed this property |
May be this will help answer your question Where did it all begin? 140 monkeys living in Stoke on Trent? This unique idea first started back in 1969 when our first park was opened in France. Due to the success of the park... More
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kalmk
4 January 2018|
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Response from MonkeyForest | Property representative |
Yes, we are open daily from the 24th March - 4th November 2018
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Trustworthyreviews
23 October 2017|
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Response from MonkeyForest | Property representative |
Hi, you must stay at least a meters distance at all times and touching is not allowed. Hope that helps!
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