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Exotic Zoo

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Closed Now: 11:00 - 16:00
Open today: 11:00 - 16:00
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Lovely afternoon

This zoo hasn't been there long but is lovely. Has a very small animals with some bigger ones on... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Laura H
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Amazing and different

Totally different experience to any zoo I’ve been to before everyone so friendly great family... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Telford, United Kingdom
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*CLOSED FOR WINTER* Please come and see us when we reopen for February half term 15/2/19. Thank you to all our wonderful guests for the last year, we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Exotic Zoo is one of Telford's best kept secrets, a real...more
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Exotic Zoo at Lakeside Plant Centre | Woodhouse Lane, off Salisbury Avenue, Priorslee, Telford TF2 9TT, England
+44 1952 371570
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All reviews garden centre penguin enclosure vip experience couple of hours meerkat experience little gem great little place interactive experience value for money hold snakes bearded dragon small animals fantastic value children and adults young staff ask questions great variety of animals
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This zoo hasn't been there long but is lovely. Has a very small animals with some bigger ones on the way. Also a little petting zoo too. Wasn't experience but a lovely couple hours out.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Laura H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Totally different experience to any zoo I’ve been to before everyone so friendly great family destination give it a try

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 370AndrewW
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We're do I start we booked an v.i.p experience at the exotic zoo for my son's birthday for our family yet again we was not disappointed everyone who came loved the experience and the children loved it! The staff are lovely ryan who has done...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rio291
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter (18) loves armadillos so I got her the armadillo experience for Xmas. We have had an amazing time there. Emma introduced us to Dillon Doris and Melon. She was knowledgable and really spent the time with us. Nothing was too much trouble and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sasb180
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times with my husband and 2 children (6 & 8) and it’s just brilliant. Entrance prices are very reasonable and the friendly staff are always on hand with the animals enabling you to pet them and ask questions. There is a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Emma T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the exotic zoo on a cold December day. The zoo is good with a good variety of animals. However some areas are looking a bit tired and it definitely feels like some investment is required. A good number of staff however makes...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ADPyne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my great grandchildren here for a fantastic day we were here for hours if you love small animals or merecats this is the place to go.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Loved the afternoon and got to hold some of the animals. My son particularly loved holding the snakes especially as he was afraid before.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MoorsieS73
Reviewed 27 November 2018

Great little zoo, very reasonably priced entry prices. Would be a great morning/afternoon for families I imagine. My wife and I did the keeper experience with Ryan. We had a great time with a range of animals. Ryan’s love for, and knowledge of, the animals...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank jowen3101
Reviewed 25 November 2018

Lots of hands on experiences, we stroked and held so many different animals. The keepers were very knowledgable and friendly. A tiny zoo, but very cheap and a lovely half day out, I would highly recommend a visit. We booked a 'Reptile Encounter' for my...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JennieTitley
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30 October 2018|
Response from Trail26905652300 | Reviewed this property |
I visited today and they had lots of different animals out.We stroked a corn snake, chameleon and a frog
30 October 2018|
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Response from BeakerCat | Reviewed this property |
There is an indoor reptile and invertebrate area (like a shed) and an indoor nocturnal area (another shed) but it is essentially all outside. It is not a huge place, though, and you couldn't spend a whole day there. Well... More
6 October 2018|
Response from verityzoo | Property representative |
Hi Lavdeepmichael, We have a farm section and in that area there is a petting area where you stroke rabbits as well as a horse, donkey, sheep and a pig 🐽 Verity