Shorelands Wildlife Gardens, Diss

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  • Great trip out. When we went the main wildlife area was closed but was still amazing looking through the window at pelicans and rare birds. The owner was there and spent time talking to us and telling...  more »
  • I visited Shorelands last summer and absolutely loved it. It's a quiet, peaceful, interesting place to visit with anyone that loves animals, especially birds and monkeys. I happily spent a few hours h...  more »
  • Wow what a place, only £4 to get in and loads of free roaming animals around the place. Mainly birds but also alpacas, goats, lemurs and monkeys (although despite looking hard we didn't spot any in th...  more »
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  • My review could have been quite negative if it weren't for the honesty of the staff on arrival. We were told that the gardens were in disarray and maintenance was due to be carried out on the whole site. For this we were charged a reduced rate of just £3. The garden was indeed full of weeds and the whole outdoor area desperately needed some TLC. But I absolutely knew that the guys running this place cared very much for the animals and their welfare and many of them including the lemurs and monkeys were free to go wherever they wished. We even had the opportunity to feed grapes to them which was a real treat for us! The staff were friendly and found time to chat to us about the animals. There is a nice café and a gallery and a tiny gift shop area. There isn't a huge amount to see or do here, maybe an hour's worth, but we still enjoyed it and would return again some day. With a lick of paint and a garden makeover this would be a little gem.
  • Fun couple of hours. Great how animals can wander around especially the little monkeys which arnt caged and come right up to you
  • A treasure in the heart of East Anglia, this is an amazing place, lovely gardens alive with wildlife and exotic birds and animals, loved the monkeys living in the hedges and the cranes just wandering around the garden
  • What a lovely setting to see some birds and the lovely tame monkeys swinging freely from tree to tree . very inexpensive day out . love it there.
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