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Porfell Wildlife Park & Sanctuary

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Address: Porfell Porfell | Trecangate, Lanreth, Liskeard PL14 4RE, England
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+44 1503 220211
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Good day out

nice little place although lots was closed due to weather or maintenance, very friendly staff and good selection of animals, the kids loved it.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
jez l
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

nice little place although lots was closed due to weather or maintenance, very friendly staff and good selection of animals, the kids loved it.

Thank jez l
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with our grown up children aged 15 to 23 with low expectations. We were very pleasantly surprised they loved it they were calling us over to look at each animal as though 5 year olds again. The animals were very well cared for by this wonderful rescue centre that takes in animals that would otherwise die. Great place,... More 

Thank fatherfack
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Great for little children, lovely little cafe, some animals interactive plus just big enough to get around with smaller children

Thank 13LisalovesTurkey
Kettering, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

On the leaflet Porfells is described as Cornwall's biggest exotic animal sanctuary and although we didn't expect anything that was massive something that took more than 30 minutes to walk round would have been good. At £10.00 a head this was an expensive trip for the 4 of us, many of the paths and very damaged and muddy, most the... More 

Thank Therookleys
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This was a lovely place to visit whilst holidaying in the area, food was very reasonably priced, however the place was quite small and we got around it very quickly wish we had headed up earlier in the day so that we'd of had some time to visit another small place nearby! The staff were very friendly and informative and... More 

Thank SKemble
St Austell, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We went to this park in October with our grand daughter. The access is down a single lane track, with one passing place. Cost adults £7.50 children £6.50. Ok it had been raining in the previous days, but there were few hard walking surfaces in the whole place. We didn't see anyone that was disabled, but I think it would've... More 

Thank johnbrookside
Devon, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Porfell is a lovely little sanctuary which takes in animals that are no longer wanted by other people. The sanctuary does brilliant work to get these lovely animals back to how they should be. They are all well cared for and look happy. There is a good range of animals to see including lemurs, monkeys, a couple of different types... More 

Thank claytonbaker
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

we saw some write ups about this place and went to take a look we weren't sure what we were in for but we got a nice surprise.It was raining when we got there but it didn't stop us and we saw lots of the animals .After we had looked at the Maasai village (yes its there in Cornwall !)... More 

Thank Barbara R
Dawlish, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Well, reading the review by Evilraccoon, she seems the sort of person who would complain about church bells ringing if she moved to a country village. As for the smell, doesn't she know the difference between wildlife park smells and a nearby farmer muck-spreading? Also, she was obviously peeved off by not being able to play with her mobile telephone.... More 

Thank CPv2
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We spent a couple of hours here looking at a small collection of monkeys, zebras, owls, and farmyard favourites. It felt a little 'end of season' tired and was very quiet with only a few visitors. There's nothing flashy about this place and you may not appreciate the smells in a few places. We loved the woodland walk and the... More 

Thank Cathy C

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