New Forest Wildlife Park, Ashurst

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#1 of 6 in Fun & Games in New Forest National Park Hampshire
Set in natural woodland, New Forest Wildlife Park specializes in providing a safe home for native and past-native British wildlife. The park is recognized as the UK’s leading institution for the rescue and rehabilitation of unwell, injured, and orphaned otters. It also rehabilitates other wildlife, such as owls, deer, and foxes, in similar situations. Alongside the British wildlife, the park hosts a few international guests, including wallabies. Join the keepers for their regular informative talks throughout the day and watch them feed the animals. Look out for the free-roaming, inquisitive deer, one of which has been known to examine visitors' pockets for treats. The adventure playground is the ideal place to let little ones run loose, including a zip line, climbing ropes, swings, and more. There is also a special play area for children under six. Relax in the Woodlands Bakehouse coffee shop for lunch, or treat yourself to home-baked cakes and New Forest ice cream. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Ashurst trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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  • Our first visit for a couple of years. As every there was lots to see and some lovely animals to catch up with. The Harvest Mouse exhibit in the main building is a joy. We probably spent over an hour ...  more »
  • Great day out on a cool overcast March day. We stayed at the restaurant which is basic but good choice of food, cakes and drinks. We followed the trail through the glass house and round the site. Most...  more »
  • I read some stinking reviews of this wildlife park in the New Forest and hesitated to visit. I am not a lover of zoos but keep an open mind on places where animals are kept well and have good-sized en...  more »
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  • Great on a dry day with kids, nearly all outside. Interesting animals and talks given at feeding times. Buggy and wheelchair accessible but not easy. Paths are stone gravel type. Cafe and shop. Great play parks for different ages, from toddlers to adults. Great place for a picnic.
  • What a little gem. All the staff were really knowledgeable and helpful. Prices good . Loads of children's play areas Not all the animals are always out. but hey there wild animals what do you expect. Great morning or day out .
  • ticket is around £12. the main attraction are the otters. they also have some different species of owls, also wild cats, wolfs, foxes, deers.
  • Had a great day with the family. Great play areas for small and big kids and plenty of animals to see. Butterfly house was great, our boys loved it.
  • Great day out. The Kepper talks are very good, full of excellent information. Giant otters are mental!😁👍

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