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Axe Valley Wildlife Park

#2 of 13 things to do in Axminster Features Animals
Summerleaze Farm Gammons Hill, Axminster EX13 7RA, England
+44 1297 34472
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Superbly surprised

Having lived a stones throw away from this hidden gem for 2 years I finally visited as a friend... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Epsom, United Kingdom
via mobile
Well worth a visit

We visited this attraction on a very dull day, but were soon cheered up by the animals. It is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Margaret P
Alton, United Kingdom
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A wildlife park set in the East Devon countryside
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“play area” (17 reviews)
“all ages” (20 reviews)
“guinea pigs” (20 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Summerleaze Farm Gammons Hill, Axminster EX13 7RA, England
+44 1297 34472
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having lived a stones throw away from this hidden gem for 2 years I finally visited as a friend with a young daughter came to stay. What a fabulous place! I had no idea. We spent 5 hours there and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The...More

1  Thank Smudge2207
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this attraction on a very dull day, but were soon cheered up by the animals. It is a quite small wildlife park, but it can keep you entertained for a long while. The animal enclosures are all very well looked after and clean....More

Thank Margaret P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here after reading reviews and what a lovely little place. Not big by any means, certainly not a zoo but would recommend it highly. Staff were very pleasant, food superb and the animals were very interesting. Our 2 year old grandson loved it. Definitely...More

Thank Saloon94
DevonPeacock, Owner at Axe Valley Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting us and glad you all enjoyed yourselves. Just to clarify to other visitors though, We are a zoo and have had a zoo licence for 6 years now and abide by the same strict rules as all the other zoos in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very pleasant little wildlife centre with some interesting and unusual animals. The lure of the Indochinese leopard cat was what attracted my interest (this is one of very few places in the UK which have them) but they also have rusty spotted...More

1  Thank BeakerCat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kids loved our day out here! There were wild animals as well as animals that we get in the country. We especially loved the snakes!

Thank Shazlina O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We returned having visited last year as we really enjoyed it as a family day out. It was great to see that there had been more improvements to the infrastructure and with many newborns you can see that the animals were thriving in their environments....More

Thank James T
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Visited with my baby girl and other half, expected great things after reading some of the reviews. Well... how wrong was I?! One of the worst animal parks I have ever been to. The animals have next no shelter from the elements and are practically...More

Thank applepieface
DevonPeacock, Owner at Axe Valley Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Firstly, we would have appreciated if you had spoken to us on the day of your visit and we would have discussed your concerns. We take the welfare of our animals extremely seriously and 'squalor' would indicate that our enclosures are very dirty, unpleasant and...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Not a massive wildlife park but reasonable size for a 2 hour visit (3+ with children) Plenty of interest and there are many picnic benches and seats plus a couple of children's play areas. It has a pleasant atmosphere. I'm not sure that the signage...More

Thank AndrewSG51
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

My three year old gran daughter came to stay and reading the reviews thought what a great place to take her. It had been raining and as every thing is in the open , we would recommend go on a dry day. She was interested...More

Thank golddigger1957
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

I found out about this wildlife park while browsing the internet for things to do in chard. We spent 2 hours looking at all the animals. We even see a white peacock. Lots to see, plenty to do for kids too. If going with kids...More

Thank cwhack05
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Rachel H
Can you brings dog on leads ?
20 February 2017|
Response from DevonPeacock | Property representative |
No we do not allow dogs into the park
What are the entry prices?
15 March 2016|
Response from Simon W |
£9.60 per adult and under 3's are free; as for children, I am not sure.