The Lake District Wildlife Park, Bassenthwaite

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#13 of 104 in Outdoors in Lake District
Located in one of England's most outstanding areas of natural beauty, The Lake District Wildlife Park shelters several hundred animals. Spread across approximately 10 hectares (25 acres), the grounds' natural enclosures allow visitors to observe both domestic and exotic species, including gibbons, zebras, deer, birds of prey, and a variety of reptiles. The park regular hosts falconry shows and lectures about rare breeds of domestic animals. Families with small children can take advantage of tractor rides, an adventure playground, and animal feedings, which occur at regular intervals throughout the day. In addition to picnic and rest areas, the park also contains a small restaurant and gift shop. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to The Lake District Wildlife Park and many more Bassenthwaite attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Bassenthwaite day trip planning app .
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  • August 21, 2017
    A nice wildlife Park, lots of animals in separate areas, not caged, except birds and snakes. A cafe.on site with various choices. shop also selling toys etc.  more »
  • August 18, 2017
    Fantastic place for the family whatever the weather! All the tag were welcoming and all looked so happy to be there. Richard and the birds were a particular favourite of ours. We held all sorts of ani...  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    Visited not knowing what to expect, particularly as one review said it takes about an hour to go round all the animals. We were there for over 5 hours which made it a good value day out. All the staff...  more »

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