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Wildwood Escot

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We had a lovely time at Escot with our grandchildren seeing the otters wolves wild boar to name a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Exmouth, United Kingdom
One of the nicest days out we’ve had

Took my kids, 6 and 3, here on a whim as we’d been in devon and were headed and it was on the way... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ellie H
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Wildwood Escot is known as the Natural Place for good reason. In the 220 acres of parkland, threatened native species such as the iconic red squirrel and the secretive water vole have found sanctuary in surroundings steeped in history and filled...more
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Parklands Farm Ottery St, Ottery St. Mary EX11 1LU, England
+44 1404 822188
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a lovely time at Escot with our grandchildren seeing the otters wolves wild boar to name a few of the animals then tea in the cafe

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited Wildwood Escot in July 2017 to use the soft play area as our daughter liked them. When we eventually found the soft play area we were deeply disappointed. It was small and dilapidated with no facilities for adults. We ordered lunch in the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my kids, 6 and 3, here on a whim as we’d been in devon and were headed and it was on the way. Paid £25ish for the 3 of us. It was fabulous. The setting is like wandering through the woods, where the children...More

Thank Ellie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice enough place however don't go if disabled/using a wheelchair. Both me and my son (5) were using wheelchairs, I have ME and my son has a broken leg. The paths are awful if you want to see everything and the only disabled toilets are...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of space, animals were great, talks on the animals were very informative. Took teenagers there and there was lots for them to do. Really enjoyed it!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took 6 yr old son and 2 yr old daughter for a day out in middle of August whilst on holiday in Charmouth. Paid £29 for entry and a quiz trail for the kids to do and we took a picnic. Was really impressed with...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great day out even though it was raining alot of the time. Otters, red squirrels, wolves, boars, wildcats, peacocks, birds of prey . Best maze we have visited for a long while. And great Saxon village. Special mention to the staff. Guy doing copper pendants...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Driving towards this attraction whetted the appetite and we thought we had found a great day out. Admission was £19 for the two of us and we were given a plan of the site. We were also badgered to fill in a gift aid form...More

Thank Ian R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have spent 6 hours here today and saw: red squirrels, Lynx, British Wild Cats, otters, wolves, a falconry display, owls, peacocks and wild boar. The staff were warm and welcoming as well as knoweldgable and informative. The kids (we had 5 ages 4 -...More

Thank Jenni O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a terrific venue to visit. We were staying close by and decided to have an afternoon out. Found this online and popped along. Our fault not to realise that a big music festival was taking place next door to Wildwood but the Wildwood staff...More

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11 July 2018|
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Response from JamesDevon | Reviewed this property |
1 September 2017|
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Response from 11bubbles | Reviewed this property |
Due to the introduction of the wild cat, lynx and wolves dogs are no longer allowed. Reasons of bio security, animal welfare and behaviour are described on the wild wood website. However dogs are permitted on the wider... More
25 June 2015|
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Response from Jaie G | Property representative |
The Escot red squirrels are fed daily at 1pm. They usually come out to entertain our visitors at feeding time but please note that we cannot guarantee that they will oblige, especially if it is a very warm day. Robin... More