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Safe Haven Exotics CIC

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A definite must for any reptile enthusiasts

This was our third visit and it was just as enjoyable and educational as before. My children love... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2018
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom

A very good morning out with two little people, they loved meeting all the animals and loved the... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2017
High Bickington, United Kingdom
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We started rescuing reptiles in 2008 and thanks to some very kind people we have been able to open this centre. We want to show you how wonderful these amazing animals are by opening the doors so you can come and spend some time watching, learning...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
| Horswell Farm, Bishop's Tawton, Barnstaple EX32 0ED, England
+44 7754 839181
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

This was our third visit and it was just as enjoyable and educational as before. My children love to handle the animals and appreciate being able to chat away and have all their questions answered. They always learn something new! I will happily visit again...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

A very good morning out with two little people, they loved meeting all the animals and loved the one to one showing of all the animals and ofcourse getting to meet them all too. Fully recommend visiting here. All the work they do is amazing...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

So educational and a lovely place to go with children of all ages. I really recommend this place. My two year old was transfixed and the staff were so friendly and knowledgeable.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

I accidently came across this googling animal handling in north devon, it popped up on the 1st page and I was surprised I hadn't heard of it living locally to the area!! Nice carpark area and a reasonable entrance fee (going toward cost of upkeeping...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We had a great time at safe haven exotics. The staff were friendly and helpful. Sorry did not catch man's name but he was full of funny stories but also facts. It was lovely to see somebody so passionate about the reptiles and what he...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Karen D
Reviewed 20 February 2017

A great place to interest anyone who likes reptiles. Great for a rainy day (or sunny!) Run as a not for profit venture this place is fantastic. Staff are always on hand to help you, explain things and even give you the opportunity to handle...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank christinethomas14
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Great place to go if you want something relaxing,fun and educational for both adults and children,children loved holding the reptiles and having a picnic there too . it's good to know the entrance money goes to a good cause as well....safe haven do a great...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank 385vickyc
Reviewed 10 May 2016

I took our grandson to the Safe Haven Exotics for the first time and fell in love with the whole ethos of the place. All the reptiles, such as large tortoises, bearded dragons and boa constrictors have a story of rescue and survival, making it...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank TheSouthWestFlossy
Reviewed 30 March 2016

My son and I were made aware of Safe Haven Exotics when they recently attended South Moulton Pannier Market and we were sold by Marc's enthusiasm and knowledge of the reptiles he had on show. He let children hold corn snakes and a boa and...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank TheGeordieAngler
safehavenexotics2015, Owner at Safe Haven Exotics CIC, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2016

Thank you very much for a lovely review. I am glad you enjoyed yourselves and felt it was value for money. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Visited today and a totally unexpected afternoon. The team were brilliant and the kids couldn't believe they were able to handle the snakes, bearded dragons and chameleon. Fun and learnt so much. What a brilliant family trip !!

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank JRoccam
safehavenexotics2015, Owner at Safe Haven Exotics CIC, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2016

Thank you for your lovely review, we are so pleased you and your family had a great time.

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