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Shaldon Wildlife Trust

#3 of 9 things to do in Shaldon Features Animals
Ness Drive, Shaldon TQ14 0HP, England
+44 1626 872234
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Set in woodland this small zoo is great. The animals are happy and there are lots of babies to see... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mary W
Peterborough, United Kingdom
via mobile
A wonderful little zoo, with lots to see for all ages

Shaldon zoo is not only a great little zoo with lots of different animals to be of interested to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Shaldon, United Kingdom
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The small zoo making a big difference! Set in an acre of woodland garden above the attractive coastal village of Shaldon, we look after, and help preserve, some of the rarest and most endangered animals in the world.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Ness Drive, Shaldon TQ14 0HP, England
+44 1626 872234
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Set in woodland this small zoo is great. The animals are happy and there are lots of babies to see. The enclosures are in a very natural setting so be patient when looking in as there are lots of places for them to tuck themselves...More

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shaldon zoo is not only a great little zoo with lots of different animals to be of interested to all ages but it also gets involved in conservation and preserving endangered species.

Thank Eddyapeters
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Decided to go to the trust as I have not been since i was a child and they had a field mouse habitat in an empty fruit machine, always love hearing feeding time, it has grown since i last visited and much improved , it...More

Thank Harriet P
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

It was just me and husband on visit but we enjoyed it. A friendly zookeeper pointed out one animals had very little babies on her back explaining the babies had been born recently, this is something you don't get at big zoos. Well worth a...More

Thank CardLady09
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This is not the largest of zoological attractions but is certainly one of the best. Visited with 3 year old who thoroughly enjoyed himself. Animals obviously well kept and happy in their surroundings. Lots to see and well informed keepers to talk to on the...More

1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Visited here in march with my baby and husband No idea there were so many steps and not advised on arrival by the lady who couldn't use the till so took 10 minutes to admit us, even tho she could see we hsd a pram...More

Thank mrsfleming
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

My nephew really wanted the junior zookeeper experience for the day, and he had had this place recommended by a friends mum. I was a bit apprehensive when as a thank-you he invited me as his companion. Wasn't sure how such a small place could...More

1  Thank Jon B
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Do cross the Ness to Shaldon Wildlife Trust.What a wonderful place to visit. So many animals and birds i had not seen before and what a situation! Woodland and near to a beach. Take time to look AND read. This zoo is a must visit...More

Thank Steve E
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We've been several times to this perfectly proportioned zoo with children of all ages. The staff are good and the exhibits interesting and easily accessible to all ages. It's a shame it's not bigger but they have a lot packed into such a small place....More

Thank chinashaw
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

It was a surprise visit for my birthday to have the meercat experience. Having been here a couple of years ago to feed the ringtails I knew I was not going to be disappointed. The staff are so friendly and really know their animals and...More

1  Thank Helen H
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