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The Lake District Wildlife Park, Bassenthwaite

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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. Plan to see The Lake District Wildlife Park and other attractions that appeal to you using our Bassenthwaite vacation builder.
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  • Read a lot of bad reviews, but thought we would give it a go after finding a very good discount voucher. Went as a family of 4. Two adults and 2 teenage boys.( very hard to please) We had a fantastic ...  more »
  • Spent the day at the Park doing a Meerkat experience, it was brilliant and Laura was very friendly and informative making the experience really enjoyable. We wondered around the park which was spaciou...  more »
  • This being our second visit and things have improved with more attractions and play area for the kids. The birds of prey flying display is fab and very informative, the enclosures are large and the an...  more »

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