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Exmoor Zoo

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Birthday Party

We visited Exmoor Zoo today and what a wonderful day we had, despite the cold, wet, windy weather... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
via mobile
Clean natural habitat

First thing i noticed was there was no rubbish anywhere and the staff were frequently cleaning out... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“singing dogs”(62 reviews)
“big cats”(60 reviews)
“unusual animals”(51 reviews)
Winner of the Legacy award ,Best Family Business 2017, Gold award for best attraction in the South-west 2012, Exmoor Zoo has become an ideal family day out. The zoo has established a good rapport with the North Devon community and offers a very hand...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
South Stowford | Bratton Fleming, Barnstaple EX31 4SG, England
+44 1598 763352
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited Exmoor Zoo today and what a wonderful day we had, despite the cold, wet, windy weather. Our Grandaughter was celebrating her Birthday by having her party at there. The staff were fantastic, helpful, friendly and so knowledgable. Nothing seemed to be too much...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Speckledhen08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First thing i noticed was there was no rubbish anywhere and the staff were frequently cleaning out the animals.lovely green natural habitat for all the animals.very easy to get around even though myself and my husband both use a stick.we were very impressed with the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Doneflying
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with my husband on a cold day, obviously off peak season. This was ideal actually as it meant this lovely little zoo was quiet and it really came into its own. The layout is very clever, you wander for an hour and think you've...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank stephaniesL7530AS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a frequent visitor and agree with the many plaudits regarding the selection of rarely seen animals at other zoos, plus the friendliness and knowledge of the staff. The animals are well cared for and their privacy is respected when they want to be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lengthofwire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went here on a cold damp day and we had a lovely time. It has a real family atmosphere very friendly and homely feel. The only small downside is the cafe, the price is too much for the portion size. I was happy paying...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank meadowsmum
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my Grandson he loved the talks and the chance to hold a giant African snail and other Animals For a small Zoo there really are a lot of animals The food in the restaurant was very good and the children’s play area was very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sallyannharvey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So much to see and do with the added bonus of seeing the beast of Bodmin moor, a beautiful black panther. The zoo Is very clean and the staff are very knowledgeable. The feeding times are well posted and its worth doing a couple of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank davidrichardson30
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here not expecting to see so many animals as its smaller than some zoos but had a lovely day. Got a great view of some of the smaller and more elusive cats that usually hide in larger busier zoos. Had fun feeding he wallabys...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Elizabeth f
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had tickets for the Tapir Experience and it was brilliant. We were introduced to the Tapirs (Isabel and Denzil) by Head Keeper Emily, who was most helpful and informative. Had a great time with the Tapirs who were friendly and enjoyed being groomed, particularly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Oldpigsqueal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently took my grandson (2) here for his first zoo experience. As 2 year olds do, he ran around and enjoyed looking at the animals. The highlight for him was seeing and hearing and joining in with the 'singing dogs' . In fact if...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank randbn
Exmoorbeast, Owner at Exmoor Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Trip advisor's guideline suggest you should not name individuals - sorry! We would also like to state here that your direct email threatened this action and we felt that we had dealt fairly with your issue and had agreement from you that it was satisfactory....More

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28 September 2018|
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Response from RedOneShropshire | Property representative |
We dont have elephants here.. your nearest one would be Paignton zoo
18 September 2018|
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Response from RedOneShropshire | Property representative |
Regrettably not for a number of reasons. You are more than welcome to go in and out and check your dog if you wish to. Please ask for fresh drinking water as well.
18 September 2018|
Response from Mrsmacadingdong | Reviewed this property |
No dogs except assistance dogs allowed x