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Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom

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| Preston-on-the-Weald Moors, Telford TF6 6DJ, England
+44 1952 677917
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Half Day Animal Experience

What an amazing day! I went with my partner and we both really enjoyed getting so close to some of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
aly H
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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
via mobile
MEERKAT EXPERIENCE

I can thoroughly recommend the Meerkat experience. We had an hour of hands on fun feeding and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
susiepatton
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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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| Preston-on-the-Weald Moors, Telford TF6 6DJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What an amazing day! I went with my partner and we both really enjoyed getting so close to some of the amazing animals. Our guide was professional, knowledgeable and really personable. The animals are clearly healthy and cared for. We shall be looking to return...More

Thank aly H
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I can thoroughly recommend the Meerkat experience. We had an hour of hands on fun feeding and cuddling the Meerkats. First we spent 1/2 an hour with the indoor group watching them scamper between laps for food (fruit/veg & mealworms) A knowledgable keeper (Tori) was...More

Thank susiepatton
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a carnivore combo which lasted just over an hour. the keeper was extremely knowledgable and friendly. We got to handle the animals who were very well looked after. Hoo Farm is a great place to visit even if you are not having an...More

Thank 19Silver82
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really and truely a great experience, It was amazing to get so close and personal to the animals in a well controlled environment. Such a well educated team and they know how to excel in what they do! Smiles all around :) And it's a...More

Thank saramarshall1994
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had an initial problem with booking when the confirmation came through for the wrong date but this was quickly sorted. Upon arrival we were pleasantly surprised as we thought it would just be a normal little farm, but there is lots to see and...More

Thank Hscott26
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Will D, Partner at Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Hscott26, Thank you for your kind review, I completely understand your concern and we’d have been happy to discuss this on the day. We have multiple procedures and checks in place to ensure that animals aren’t bothered when they don’t want and that they...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I was given a meerkat experience for my birthday and booked it at Hoo Farm. We arrived early so that we could look around the zoo before the experience. It was great to see an establishment that has so many rescued animals - i know...More

Thank curly_geek
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a great Half Day Animal keeper experience with Servals, Meerkats, Lemurs and more. Aaron was a very well informed guide and made the day even better with his quick humour! Would recommend bringing your own food as the cafe is a little lacking in...More

Thank jackchappers2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I booked 2 experiences for the same day as long way to travel. Both were excellent. We spent an hour at each experience and looked around the farm in between. The Meerkats were so cute and we got to handle 2 of the more tame...More

1  Thank LCey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I were fortunate enough to go to the meerkat experience yesterday afternoon. Every member of staff we spoke to was helpful and friendly. The 2 guys that did our experience had so much knowledge which made the talk really interesting and they...More

1  Thank AvrilAnne
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took our 14 month old granddaughter who is admittedly a little on the young side but nevertheless she seemed to enjoy it overall but please take a picnic with you as the food was nothing short of atrocious. Anemic looking chips under a warmer, god...More

1  Thank calpemaddave
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figcas
5 June 2018|
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Response from Jo B | Reviewed this property |
You share but get plenty of time with the animals
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Marie B
22 March 2018|
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Response from Cymru76 | Reviewed this property |
I was there yesterday & the lady showing us round said a child has to be at least 6 to do the experiences with the animals but there is plenty to see & do plus you're quite close to the animals anyway so would be a great day... More
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Paula F
21 July 2017|
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Response from Simon_in_Leigh | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any while I was there but would suggest contacting the park before visiting
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