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Black Isle Wildlife & Country Park

#3 of 3 things to do in North Kessock Features Animals
The Croft, Drumsmittal, North Kessock IV1 1XF, Scotland
+44 1463 731656
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I visited with my daughter and have never experienced anything like it. Almost derelict with the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gabriella B
Appalling and Disappointig

Visited park today with my grandchildren, staff not interested in greeting customers, pens for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Inverness, United Kingdom
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The Croft, Drumsmittal, North Kessock IV1 1XF, Scotland
+44 1463 731656
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited with my daughter and have never experienced anything like it. Almost derelict with the most poor living conditions for the animals. Absolutely filthy with no staff to accommodate visitors or animals. Animal faeces in each enclosure, not to mention the oppressive smell of...More

Thank Gabriella B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited park today with my grandchildren, staff not interested in greeting customers, pens for the animals full of weeds and grass knee high ,some animal pens full of poo , too few animals. no signage on pens, pond filthy with no bird life at all...More

Thank c0rrin6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited this park in its heyday, tempted to try again. Arrived on Sunday and was closed. Tried again a few days later and wished I hadn't bothered. Animals looked sad and many enclosures overgrown. Was tempted to eat in the cafe but saw a...More

Thank Sarah j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As locals who had been a few times over the years, and read bad press of forced closure and bad conditions, of which were noticeable as customers, we were intrigued to see advertising of the newly rebranded Noah's ark farm. We thought, after all the...More

Thank westheath10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Paid money and man went off to get change but never came back. No other staff around to ask. There were no other customers there - place was deserted. Really run down and not a patch on what it was a few years ago. Would...More

Thank Alison M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited a few years ago and had a fantastic time, lots of animals, well kept and always looked forward to returning. Returned today after telling the children how great it was and everyone was left completely disappointed. Arrived to only one car in the car...More

Thank hl86frav
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Seen sign post from road side and thought of having a visit - was taken aback how run down a place it actually was - animals that's were there were fine but overall very poor none of the animals there's that was shown on display...More

Thank Breezy4911
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The only thing going for this place is the cheery staff in the shop. How they stay so upbeat I do not know and it's only because I did not want to embarrass them that I did not ask for money back. There are hardly...More

2  Thank lindybob2017
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Nice toasties in the restaurant, then no zoo license, no Zebras or Meerkats anymore, bunnies and parrots gone, monkeys gone, wildcats gone, owls gone, ostriches gone, bottom area shut off so now just llamas, alpacas, some goats and sheep, pea fowl, some exotic birds, ducks,...More

3  Thank G3o44-Duke
Reviewed 14 April 2017

So we visited last year and they had more animals and it was good day out. Just visited this afternoon and had another great day out. My children are aged 8,6 and 4 the donkeys and pigs loved being petted and park was great for...More

3  Thank pamdonald8
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