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Porfell Wildlife Park & Sanctuary

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Porfell Porfell Porfell | Trecangate, Lanreth, Liskeard PL14 4RE, England
+44 1503 220211
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Fantastic place - definitely worth a half day out!

We visited here 3 years ago just my husband and I and loved it then. As we were staying in the area... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jessica W
via mobile
Beautiful place

After reading mixed reviews, we decided to visit so that we could form our own opinion....... Some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lauren T
via mobile
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  • Poor6%
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Porfell Porfell Porfell | Trecangate, Lanreth, Liskeard PL14 4RE, England
+44 1503 220211
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited here 3 years ago just my husband and I and loved it then. As we were staying in the area again for a few days we decided to visit again with our 2 year old and we weren’t disappointed! The animals are lovey...More

Thank Jessica W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading mixed reviews, we decided to visit so that we could form our own opinion....... Some areas of Porfell look a little tired and worn, but one look at the animals and a word from the knowledgeable staff, makes it easy to see why....More

Thank Lauren T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here in sept 17 . Lovely little animal sanctuary. Staff all very helpful. A nice 1/2 day out with plenty of animals to see, all looked well looked after. The woodland walk was closed when we were there but that was only due to...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

went here after staying in looe (about a 15 min drive) was a bit dubious of coming after reading some of the reviews. didnt see any of the offensive signs people are talking about? You have to remeber that this places isnt a zoo but...More

Thank Rhiannon K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited as we were stranded for an extra day in the area and needed something to do, would recommend a satnav to get there as it is down a few narrow dirt roads with no signage at all. The most bizarre thing as noted...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First off please do not mistake this with a zoo as this is not what this is it is a sanctuary for animals that were pets or surplus to requirements from zoos. The people who help run and maintain this wonderful place need huge amounts...More

Thank Bam B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here today and we were not disappointed at all! it's a lovely rustic little sanctuary where the animals are obviously well cared for. The staff were very helpful and took the time to speak with us about the animals! we fed the meerkats...More

Thank Rer06nnr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a little unsure of visiting this animal sanctuary due to its mixed reviews . However we are so glad we gave it a chance to let us judge the place ourselves . It is so nice to visit an animal sanctuary that is...More

Thank Jayne G
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Access is a bit narrow but unlike other reviews I found the location easily signposted. We found the staff polite and helpful. There is a wide of animals to see. Lunch options are a bit basic but reasonably priced. We spent about 4 hours here...More

Thank 526gs526
Reviewed 12 September 2017

If not for our mobile phone we might never have found it. I love animals so had chose this place to visit whilst in Cornwall. Would have been even more of a challenge if it had been busy as we had to drive along some...More

Thank Rosemary C
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Claire P
28 September 2017|
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Response from Jennie D | Reviewed this property |
As already been said it's pretty much all outdoors
11 August 2016|
Response from james h | Reviewed this property |
Very possibly,The staff all seem very helpful and I did see a man with a beautiful Rottweiler in the cafe area. Hope this helps
Wendy S
4 February 2016|
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Response from Jamie Q | Reviewed this property |
no disabled access no disabled parking very rough ground