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The Monkey Sanctuary

Features Animals
Open Now: 11:00 - 16:30
Open today: 11:00 - 16:30
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So good to visit an animal attraction which is more concerned with the animals than making money.

Great morning spent hearing about the monkeys and how they got there, Lovely little walk around the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Melanie M
Well worth a visit

This place is fantastic! Plenty of volunteers who are very knowledgable and clearly enjoy talking... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kettering, United Kingdom
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  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“rescued monkeys”(49 reviews)
“pet trade”(42 reviews)
“play area”(27 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
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Murrayton House | St Martins, Looe PL13 1NZ, England
+44 1503 262532
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All reviewsrescued monkeyspet tradeplay areatreetop cafegift shopknowledgeable stafffew hoursface paintingtheir livesmonkey worldkeep up the good workworthy causecraft activitiescouple of hourslarge enclosuresgiving talksfree entry
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Reviewed yesterday

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 yesterday

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
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is fantastic! Plenty of volunteers who are very knowledgable and clearly enjoy talking to you about the monkeys. Plenty of monkeys to see, they are extremely well looked after & have been rescued from very sad backgrounds. Good little play area too and...More

Thank RhiRhi0102
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Firstly, due to our toddler throwing a tantrum, we did not get to enjoy all that this place has to offer - I will expand on this below. Secondly, if you view the £9 entrance fee (per adult, children aged 3 and under are free)...More

Thank Passepartout1983
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I really liked this place. The staff were very knowledgeable about the monkeys and at 9 pounds it was great value for money . The cakes were also delicious from the gift shop !

Thank endg1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite small but staff very informative about the animals they have and how they were rescued. Won't spend all day here. Probably with kids about a couple of hours

1  Thank Robert W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently I visited Cornwall and stayed in millendreath just out of something to do on the last day we visit the monkey sanctuary, the staff are extremely helpful and well informed, passionate about the good causes of what this place is doing. A fun filled...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely visit here the staff were very willing to tell you all about the monkeys and how they came to be at the sanctuary , it is a small place and don't expect anything like monkey world in Dorset but worth a...More

Thank val r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sanctuary has large grounds but unfortunately not used to full potential. Not many monkeys or much to do. Was worth it for the view!

Thank KLG018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent an enjoyable few hours at the monkey sanctuary. The animals are very well looked after and considering their history it's good to see them so happy. It's somewhere to take your time watching the animals - you really see the interactions between then...More

1  Thank DynamoDoll
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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