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The Lake District Wildlife Park, Bassenthwaite
Categories: Zoos & Aquariums, Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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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Visited after other plans had to be abandoned. Great place for a cheap and cheerful day out. Perfect for families and couples. Cafe offers decent selection of food and drinks and park itself is well m... read more »
Pete & Lesley E
For one thing the park itself is in a beautiful location with rolling hills in the background, so much nicer seeing the animals in a more 'natural' setting as opposed to more built up areas. Prices ar... read more »
Had a lovely afternoon visiting meerkats, pandas, gibbons, zebras, monkeys and much more. Was well looked after by friendly staff. As this was something I was apprehensive of. In general I'm not a fan... read more »
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