We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Galloway Wildlife Conservation Park - CLOSED

Lochfergus Plantation, Kirkcudbright DG6 4XX, Scotland
+44 1557 331645
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Needs some serious tlc

Very disappointed after visiting here. Its very unkept and over grown. The glass was so dirty it... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
236Helen
,
Leeds, United Kingdom
via mobile
Very nice little animal park

Visited when on holiday locally, thoroughly enjoyed this little gem of a animal park, although it... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Chris A
via mobile
Read all 182 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“red panda”(12 reviews)
“guinea pigs”(10 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
13°
May
16°
11°
Jun
17°
13°
Jul
Contact
Lochfergus Plantation, Kirkcudbright DG6 4XX, Scotland
Website
+44 1557 331645
Reviews (182)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"red panda"
in 12 reviews
"guinea pigs"
in 10 reviews
"edinburgh zoo"
in 5 reviews
"wildlife conservation park"
in 4 reviews
"small team"
in 2 reviews
"big zoos"
in 2 reviews
"be visiting again"
in 2 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 5 reviews
"staff were lovely"
in 2 reviews
"heavy rain"
in 2 reviews
"only down side"
in 2 reviews
"staff member"
in 3 reviews
"great little place"
in 2 reviews
"spend an afternoon"
in 2 reviews
"lemurs"
in 29 reviews
"support"
in 18 reviews
"visitors"
in 18 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 182 reviews

Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed after visiting here. Its very unkept and over grown. The glass was so dirty it was difficult to see the animals. The toilets were disgusting and the baby changing had spiders crawling all over it. Tried to speak to the lady in charge...More

1  Thank 236Helen
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Visited when on holiday locally, thoroughly enjoyed this little gem of a animal park, although it isn’t the largest of places, the price to attend is very reasonable and I was surprised at some of the animals on site.

1  Thank Chris A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Please visit This park could really do with loads of help. The owners are looking after the animals. But could do with volunteers and financial assistance to get the pens cages and that up to scratch. If we lived closer I would love to help...More

2  Thank Paul W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 16 August 2017

All the pens or cages were in a poor state, everywhere was overgrown and unkempt, an overall feeling of decay, animals were in a sad state. Caffateri was expensive,£1_30 for a small bottle of water. Will not return.

1  Thank fergie47
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Animals obviously well cared for but looked so sad and solitary in the very over grown and unkempt pens. lots were closed for upgrading which was heartening as looked long overdue.Lots of the animals on their own, maybe reconsider what you have and if it...More

1  Thank Ada M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 August 2017

My personal opinion of the park over all was good, if some small changes happen it would have been great. KIDS WEARING WELLYS IS A MUST when its been damp as its exactly what you should expect at a wildlife park natural nature paths my...More

Thank kmcdee300
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Had a good morning at the park kids loved seeing all the animals, spotted the red panda way up a tree and watched it for ages. Disappointed that the enclosures were a bit tatty and overgrown and lots empty! Sad to hear that the wolf...More

1  Thank sharon c
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Very disappointing. We visited this park some years ago and it seemed very popular and was very busy. Many of the rarer animals were solitary and of the 2 caracals which had been there, they had been replaced with what appeared to be a single...More

2  Thank douglas g
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

This place could be beautiful. The owners do the best with what resources they have. The animals they have are lovely and obviously very well loved and cared for. Would return again just to show my support. Please visit as it relies on the public...More

Thank Julie P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 8 July 2017

A bit off the beaten track behind Kirkcudbright but a good range of animals you can get up close to and good value. Could do with a little more information when you arrive but we nearly had the place to ourselves on a Monday late...More

1  Thank kevmclachlan
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 hotels in Kirkcudbright
The Royal Hotel
14 reviews
1.00 km away
Kirkcudbright Bay Hotel
127 reviews
1.00 km away
Arden House Hotel
72 reviews
1.20 km away
The Selkirk Arms Hotel
535 reviews
1.28 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Castle Restaurant
211 reviews
1.21 km away
The Selkirk Arms Bar, Bistro and Restaurant
523 reviews
1.30 km away
Auld Alliance Restaurant
90 reviews
.96 km away
Polarbites
504 reviews
1.06 km away
Nearby Attractions
Broughton House & Garden
242 reviews
1.30 km away
Kirkcudbright VisitScotland iCentre
112 reviews
1.10 km away
The Stewartry Museum
122 reviews
1.15 km away
MacLellan's Castle
91 reviews
1.28 km away
;