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World of Country Life

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Westdown Lane | Sandy Bay, Exmouth EX8 5BY, England
+44 1395 274533
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Excellent day out!

We came here yesterday for a day out whilst staying at the haven site and must say it was fantastic... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rachel01H
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Redditch, United Kingdom
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World of soft play

Overall we had a nice day. Reasonable price for this kind of thing, definitely worth paying extra... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
CharPlym
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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?!
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“deer train” (177 reviews)
“goat” (119 reviews)
“pirate ship” (77 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Westdown Lane | Sandy Bay, Exmouth EX8 5BY, England
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+44 1395 274533
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"vintage cars"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came here yesterday for a day out whilst staying at the haven site and must say it was fantastic value for money! We absolutely loved the deer train and our 7month old baby found it great fun having the deer eat out of mummy...More

Thank Rachel01H
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ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this reviewResponded today

Great to hear you enjoyed your visit. Thanks for the review and feedback and we look forward to welcoming you again next time!

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Overall we had a nice day. Reasonable price for this kind of thing, definitely worth paying extra for the deer train. Really the play activities were what my daughter wanted to do. Looking at the state of her socks the soft play areas could do...More

Thank CharPlym
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ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for the review and feedback.Glad to hear you had a nice day.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not sure what we were expecting but were blown away by this experience... I Could divulge into telly you about every attraction but they’re too vast and varied to consider writing about each one.. Lots of kids play areas, areas with lots of animals at...More

Thank 77Craig
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ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Great to hear you enjoyed your visit! Thanks for the review and we hope to welcome you again soon!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Although quite dated in some areas, A World of Country Life does provide a nice day out for the family particularly for children aged 2-10 years with lots of play areas and plenty of hands on experience with animals.

Thank johughes581015
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ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Great to hear you enjoyed your visit. Thanks for the review and we hope to welcome you again soon.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Well I am 55 and I loved it here, hubby did too. Very quiet, not many people about when we visited. Lots of vintage vehicles to view, amazing amount of farming and country life machines and implements. There are some animals including donkeys, also an...More

1  Thank Jan F
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ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Great to hear you enjoyed your visit - you're never too old for a day out with us! Thanks for a smashing review and we hope to welcome you again soon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just come back from a wonderful day out at the World of Country Life which is a truly outstanding activity venue fir children. We were impressed by the range of facilities on offer which meant that we ended up spending more than 5...More

Thank Chris L
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ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow, what a fantastic review! So great to hear you all enjoyed your visit and spent so long here! Thanks for a smashing review and we hope to welcome you again soon!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived early for our holiday at Haven with friends so decided to take a visit to the farm. What an absolute dump. Apart from the staff on reception we saw no other staff around. The place is terribly dated and has a severe lack...More

1  Thank Emma W
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ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and really sorry to hear you feel this way. We are really proud of our attraction and feel it's great value for money. Our team work really hard to keep it looking fantastic - and the vast majority of our...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place for the family, we visited as a couple, as we love the animal and the history of country life, there's lot to do, it was grey and wet when were here, had a good game of crazy golf, went on the deer train...More

Thank John F
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ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great to hear you enjoyed your visit. Thanks for the review and we hope to welcome you again soon!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here 3 times. Absolutely love it and great for all the family. Children especially loved the goat walking And feeding the lamps / calves. Brilliant way to spend the day with something for everyone

Thank Yazz A
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ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great to hear you enjoy visiting. Thanks for the review and we hope to welcome you again soon!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its not big, but big enough for a good day out. Bottle fed the lambs, walked a goat, held a variety of small animals, fed some deer. Great indoor & outdoor play areas. Takeaway food was delicious too 😀

1  Thank Lesley G
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ManagerWoCL, Manager at World of Country Life, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great to hear you enjoyed your visit. Thanks for the review and we hope to welcome you again soon!

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cornwall2013
22 July 2017|
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Response from ManagerWoCL | Property representative |
Hi there. We have a carers go free policy so you, as your husband's carer, would get free entry. Anything like your pip letter or blue badge is ok. I hope this helps - see you in September!
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Bernie12008
7 July 2017|
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Response from ManagerWoCL | Property representative |
Hi there I'm afraid we only allow working assistance dogs in the park as some of our animals are not keen on dogs. I hope you understand. Regards James
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Evelyn51515
31 May 2017|
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We have regular weekly visits from adult coach tour groups who enjoy the museums and vintage vehicle collections as well as the animals. Particular favourite is the daily Hawkridge bird of prey flying display. Hope this... More
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