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Earnley Butterflies Birds and Beasts

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Address: 133 Almodington Lane | Earnley, Chichester PO20 7JR, England
Phone Number: +44 1243 512637
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Visited this place last week and my children loved it!! It does need a lot of TLC that's true but it's such a large area to run it needs a lot more staff but financially it... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 October 2016
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Visited this place last week and my children loved it!! It does need a lot of TLC that's true but it's such a large area to run it needs a lot more staff but financially it probably isn't taking enough to employ help! The lady's were lovely but they could probably get away with halving the site and making that... More 

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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Visited with my husband today whilst holidaying in the area. It cost £18 for us to get in, plus we paid for a bag of animal food (£1). The butterfly area was small and didn't take long to walk around. The butterflies we did see were lovely but there was a dead one stuck in a cobweb...The bird enclosure was... More 

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Thank VictoriasAdventures
London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Its got lots of potential but sadly appears to be neglected. We actually still enjoyed our visit, I suspect this was once a very nice place. There is an overall feeling of being stuck in a time warp, it obviously has money/investment problems. Either the price needs to be substantially lowered, or the place needs substantial improvement.

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Thank Peter F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Came her with friends and young children, good range of animals, big play area and a picnic area. Children loved it and I did too would love to go back and see the owls fly !

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Thank blondeyxgirl
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I wish I could attach photos to this review, as I can't you will just have to take my word for it. When you arrive it all looks charming. The entrance seems fine - once you have paid your £8 per person ticket you suddenly begin to realise what a mistake you might have made.H & S should be sent... More 

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Thank Emma H
Surrey England
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22 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Went there today and omg what I saw was awful. This place needs to be shutdown and the animals need to go somewhere they will be looked after. The donkeys were shaking as though they were terrified to even move. The reptiles could hardly be seen through the dirt in the cages. The birds area had tons of bird pooh... More 

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Thank KimSurreyEngland
Chichester, England, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

I'm not quite sure what's happened here - this used to be one of my favourite places to come to with the small people on a rainy day because there was so much to do. It has never had delusions of grandeur and has always been a little untidy, but that was always part of its charm. But having visited... More 

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Petworth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Very bad service. There was no one at the reception when we first arrived. The place was dirty and the some animals "especially birds" did not look healthy. There was only about 5 to 7 butterflies.... Sadly not worth the money. My daughter touched a gate and it fell down, try to get staff to let them know but was... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Thought it was a little expensive if honest. I'm not going to moan, it wasn't my thing so I had a quick look around with her indoors and left. Be more suited to family with kids. Didn't like the way the hawks and owls where kept though, there was a decayed carcass on the branch and the bath water had... More 

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Steyning, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

popped in to see if wheel chair accessible as planned to make visit next year with ladies group. Distinct lack of butterflies, animals did not look a happy lot gave the impression as unkempt and not a place I would make the 1.30 hrs coach trip to visit. shall be cancelling booking. very over-priced for what is on offer

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