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Trentham Monkey Forest

#3 of 119 things to do in Stoke-on-Trent Features Animals
Stone Road | Trentham Estate, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 8AY, England
+44 1782 659845
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Great time

Fantastic for kids and adults alike get really close to the monkeys perfect day out good for summer... read more

Reviewed yesterday
goodfood750
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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Nice day out

We had a great time at monkey forest. We brought a packed lunch which we ate in the picnic area... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
CharlotteBlack
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Glossop, United Kingdom
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Monkey Forest is completely unique to the UK. It is the only place that you can walk amongst 140 Barbary macaques roaming free in 60 acres of beautiful English Forest. Walking in the park transports you into a different world through close contact with the monkeys.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Stone Road | Trentham Estate, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 8AY, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Fantastic for kids and adults alike get really close to the monkeys perfect day out good for summer .

Thank goodfood750
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a great time at monkey forest. We brought a packed lunch which we ate in the picnic area before entering the monkey enclosure. The monkeys were out and about enjoying the sunshine. We spent about an hour in the monkey enclosure, half an...More

Thank CharlotteBlack
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This encounter with the monkeys was really unique, as they walk right next to you on the path. There's lots of facts around and the feeding talk is really interesting. The cafe and shop is a little expensive so I'd suggest taking a packed lunch.

Thank Caitlin N
MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We're happy to hear you enjoyed the experience and we hope to see you again very soon.

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Driving from Shugborough to Congleton we came across the Monkey Forest by chance and, being a beautiful day we thought we'd stop off. £8.50 to get in seems reasonable enough but there's certainly no need to purchase the £3 map - you don't need it....More

Thank Harry J
MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. We're happy to hear you decided to stop off on your way! It sounds like you had a lovely time. We hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a good time seeing and getting to know more about the monkeys. Nice to see the monkeys in a more natural habitat. Good for all ages and families. Enjoyed the feeding talk. Good facilities with cafe, toilets and shop on site. Reasonable value for...More

Thank hannahk366
MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Happy to hear you enjoyed your time here, we hope to welcome you back again soon. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a fantastic place to take the kids . Well set out , well informed , staff all want to be there , monkeys look content not stressed. Price was about right , and the cafe was good to

Thank david c
MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. Monkey Forest is the perfect place to bring the kids and a great family day out for all. We hope to see you all again soon.

Reviewed 3 days ago

Went to Trentham monkey forest with Vicky's coaches ,were given a talk by one of the guides as to what we could and could not do for the safety of ourselves and monkeys .We got in the enclosure to find the monkeys roaming free it...More

Thank Cheryl C
MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Happy to hear you had a lovely day out here at Monkey Forest. We hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Quite expensive for what it is, we spent maybe an hour there so I just didn't think it was worth it, and before we went in they offer £3 for a map when I just don't see any need for a map when it's a...More

Thank Windsora21
MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review. We're sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your time here. Monkey Forest is a half day attraction and most visitors spend around 2-3 hours with us. The Souvenir Guide and Map includes pages full of gorgeous imagery and...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a very good experience walking through the park whilst seeing lots of monkeys. They were being fed small amounts throughout the day so that they weren't being overfed and the visitors could see how they foraged for the seeds and fruit that was...More

Thank TheLaza
MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review. It sounds like you enjoyed your experience here at Monkey Forest. You were very lucky to have seen the new babies. That particular mum actually only has one baby herself and has been seen babysitting the other baby too! Twins...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

such a great day out for people of any age. really great seeing monkeys not in a zoo environment. me and my boyfriend were so fascinated seeing the monkeys. there was lots of them and they get very close to you unlike a zoo. great...More

Thank Gemma L
MonkeyForest, Public Relations Manager at Trentham Monkey Forest, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Lovely to hear you and your boyfriend enjoyed a day out at Monkey Forest. Thank you for leaving a review, we hope to see you both again.

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Thuy P
When is the best time to visit to see tiny baby monkeys?
11 May 2017|
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Response from MonkeyForest | Property representative |
Babies are born late spring early summer, so any time now. Keep an eye on our website for Facebook page for updates :)
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LaurenB5955
Hi, how long on average do people spend at the park?
26 March 2017|
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Response from Mary D | Reviewed this property |
We spent about 2 hours in the forest itself and then about an hour in the picnic area.
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tricamellor
Will the monkeys be active enough in February or will they be somnolent and hiding from the miserable British climate? Thanks
15 February 2017|
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Response from bigron2016 | Reviewed this property |
They will be able to be seen they don't hibernate you might need to wrap up warm though let me know how you get on might be better for you going out of season there will be less people
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