New Forest Reptile Centre, Lyndhurst

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  • August 21, 2017
    Stopped by here on way back from somewhere else. Spent 15 minutes there and had done it all by then. Was a bit disappointed to be honest. Staff were really nice and pointed out what was hiding in ther...  more »
  • August 19, 2017
    Opportunity to see British amphibians and reptiles, which was fascinating. Only small but well worth a visit and staff really helpful and willing to explain everything. We were 2 wildlife loving adult...  more »
  • August 19, 2017
    Some really nice walks here plus it's free to park although a suggested donation is asked for by sign The kids loved the reptile pits and after a bit of time they can be spotted There's lots of inform...  more »
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  • Very informative naturalistic displays and a rare opportunity to see native reptiles and amphibians up close. Children very interested and engaged. Site well kept and staff helpful.
  • It's so difficult to see our native species of reptiles and amphibians in the wild, so this centre is perfect to do just that, I was delighted to be able to see Adders in there natural habitat. The centre is a must to visit while in the area, friendly knowledgeable staff on hand.
  • Great place to spend a sunny day. Children love to see the animals and there is a lovely flat walk and picnic area.
  • It has developed from being just otters and owls over 20 years ago to now have a wide variety of beautiful British animals. It also has some of the best play areas for children we have come across. We keep coming back.
  • Reptile walking route not very clear. South to north and north to south clear but from the left edge of the triangle to the right edge, west to east, no market posts and not an obvious clearing which is the route as there is many. As the marker posts disappear we ended up trudging through very deep wet mud up to our knees to get back to the car park. However the staff at the reptile outdoor shed very friendly and lovely reptile displays. Just do them first incase you get lost on the route and are very muddy like us!

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