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The Monkey Sanctuary

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Eye opening

My parents and I visited the monkey sanctuary 3 years ago on the same day and we both still very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marina H
Bristol, United Kingdom
Great little place

Loved coming here to see the critters and would come again. I’m sometimes tempted to leave my 2... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“rescued monkeys”(49 reviews)
“pet trade”(42 reviews)
“play area”(28 reviews)
Support a charity and visit Wild Futures Monkey Sanctuary offering a safe haven for monkeys since 1964. Nestled into the side of the south Cornish coast between Looe and Seaton, Wild Futures’ Monkey Sanctuary cares for a range of different species...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Murrayton House | St Martins, Looe PL13 1NZ, England
+44 1503 262532
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My parents and I visited the monkey sanctuary 3 years ago on the same day and we both still very much enjoyed our visit. It really educates people on why it is important to not keep wild animals as pets. It is heart breaking to...More

Thank Marina H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved coming here to see the critters and would come again. I’m sometimes tempted to leave my 2 boys there! The monkeys looked really well cared for and the staff were very happy to talk to visitors and tell them all about their charges.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can’t fault this place and I struggle to see how you can’t give it 5 stars. Everything has been set up for the benefit of the residents and when you hear some of the stories of what the individual monkeys have gone through you...More

Thank Rivelino70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here on there last week of the year before they shut for the winter. What a lovely place. They have done a great job caring for primates who have be miss treated and poorly cared for. Lovely to see the animals not looking...More

Thank sarahfS4816DY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Monkey Sanctuary is a gentle place and very much one of those special finds. Unspoilt and very simplistic. The work they achieve here through their commitment and dedication to the monkeys in their care is heart warming. We enjoyed some delicious vegetarian pasties and...More

Thank Kismet08
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife first visted the Monkey Sanctuary 37 years ago - so a wonderful trip downmemory lane for her! Over the years there have been many additions to the site, including different species of monkey. It was lovely to see that the volenteers have so...More

Thank Nigel_829
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Initially we thought £9 each was a bit steep, but having spent a good couple of hours here we were wrong. Luckily we had checked the website as we had originally planned to go midweek, but in October they are only open at weekends. The...More

Thank RumTor
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Seemed pretty expensive at first, but after seeing the amazing cages and surroundings the monkeys live in the cost proved to be irrelevant. The guides were standing by the cages ready to impart their knowledge and answer any questions we had. There is more to...More

Thank daylysutton
Reviewed 20 September 2018

We thought we would give our Great Grandson a treat who is 3yrs old, us being in our 70s were not well pleased with the assess ability quite a slop from car park & uneven surface, once in lots of steps & slopes not good...More

Thank 6PaulineMoore
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Great morning spent hearing about the monkeys and how they got there, Lovely little walk around the grounds and nice little cafe. Lots of places to stop and sit and enjoy the peace. The monkeys clearly have interesting back stories and it was great to...More

Thank Melanie M
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Liz s
1 July 2018|
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Response from RoxanneH473 | Reviewed this property |
We went today. The cafe is still there and open.
19 October 2017|
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Response from Alan M | Reviewed this property |
yes to both
22 July 2017|
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Response from Rachel H | Property representative |
Thank you very much for contacting us. In regards to your question, we don't, under any circumstances, allow contact between members of the public and the monkeys who live here for various reasons. Although disappointing to... More