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Parc de Cleres

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Address: 32 avenue du Parc, 76690 Cleres, France
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+33 2 35 33 23 08
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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  Founded in 1919 by Jean Delacour, the animal park of Clères has more...

  Founded in 1919 by Jean Delacour, the animal park of Clères has more than 1,500 animals in semi-freedom in a park of 13 hectares open to the public. The park also has an architecturally significant building from the 13th century and altered since the Renaissance and until the 19th century

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A park with potential

This zoological / botanic park is situated in the beautiful village of Cleres, a little off the beaten track. We visited as part of our cycle ride up from Rouen. Both the gardens... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 September 2016
MiMosey
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This zoological / botanic park is situated in the beautiful village of Cleres, a little off the beaten track. We visited as part of our cycle ride up from Rouen. Both the gardens and the animal areas are still being developed, but it was still an interesting visit, with lots of birds to identify. The chateau, allegedly housed Joan of... More 

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newcastle on tyne
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

For the last couple of years we've visited the animal park at Gramat with our small boy, which has its fine moments, the wolves, the pelicans etc, but is abit big for a little child. Although he's now six, animal parks can be a trek and tiring. This place is a perfect size, with enough natural wonders, confusingly roaming around... More 

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NE England
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84 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

We visited the park especially to view the bird collection, unfortunately the aviary was closed for redevelopment. This closure was not posted anywhere that we found on the website. In addition I found a serious lack of information on the birds that we did see. There were particularly interesting birds on lake that were not identified. However, the park and... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

This is the earliest we have been to Cleres in the year and we were not sure what there would be to see. Many of the animals were not on view and the aviaries were being re-furbished as it was limited, with no reduction in entry, which was disappointing (the shop was not open either). We did see baby wallabies... More 

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Thank Denise C
Paris, France
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60 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

We have visited this park many times, in different seasons. We love it. It is beautifully kept and it is wonderful to see some animals wandering around freely. A must for families !

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Nanaimo , B.C. Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015

This was a great surprise as we stopped not knowing what we would see. Unfortunately we didn't have enough time to really explore & e joy. Loved the Chateau from the outside.

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Thank 255Barbara
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2015

The children loved seeing the wildlife, deer, flamingos, pelicans, wallabies, owls, duck and many more. Take some water and snacks. The old chateau now restored is somewhat magical. On the terrace of the chateau there are tables, chairs, loungers, sunshades and a little shop so could be a wonderful way to entertain one's children. Or, perhaps eat in the village... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2015

What a fabulous park - we thoroughly enjoyed our visit here thoufgh we didn't know what to expect, so it was a wonderful surprise. Loads of birds to see and information boards to tell you what you're looking at. The caged bird area near the entrance also should not be missed. In addition to the birds, the main attraction, there... More 

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London
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217 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2014

This is a private collection of primarily exotic birds and monkeys, but I loved the grazing wallabies everywhere and the gentle lemur.

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essex
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014

visited with 3 grandchildren in august 2014. The parc is in the grounds of a large chateaux and has several lakes and animal enclosures. There are many different birds to see including pelicans and flamingos. Also wandering around are wallabies and deer. k about 3 hours to walk round. There is no café on site but there is a vending... More 

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