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Squawk on the Wild Side - CLOSED

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"Informative And fun talk but..."

This place should be taken for what it is, predominantly a rescue centre which is open to the... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2015
Georgia- May D
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Spilsby, United Kingdom
Birthday Party!!!

Recently Squawk on the Wild Side came to our son's 5th Birthday Party in Horncastle. A definite... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2014
Wayne M
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Horncastle, England, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good1%
  • Average5%
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  • Terrible13%
4 May 2015
“Squawk on the Wild side is no longer open”
18 Feb 2015
“Not very big for the money”
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Squawk on the Wild Side is now closed and has been replaced by a shoddy outfit called Myla's Ark. This new business lacks all of the enthusiasm and professionalism that Squawk on the Wild Side stood for. It is run by people that have little to no...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Skegness Road | Burgh le Marsh, Skegness PE24 5AA, England
+44 7918 836885
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 7 December 2014

Recently Squawk on the Wild Side came to our son's 5th Birthday Party in Horncastle. A definite highlight of the day! An interactive and educational experience enjoyed by the children and adults alike. Everyone was able to hold and learn about a variety of animals....More

5  Thank Wayne M
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Reviewed 18 February 2015

Was just a pet shop sized place in the corner of the garden centre, would have been ok for a couple of pounds to get in, but was similar cost to other attractions with much more for the money. Felt a bit ripped off if...More

7  Thank St-Holmes
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Reviewed 4 May 2015

Squawk on the Wild side is no longer open it is closed ie no longer exists. it is no more it is a dead squawk

1  Thank Kaz L
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Was just a pet shop sized place in the corner of the garden centre, would have been ok for a couple of pounds to get in, but was similar cost to other attractions with much more for the money. Felt a bit ripped off if...More

7  Thank St-Holmes
Reviewed 16 February 2015

Using the address given on this website, we attempted to visit Squawk on the Wild Side however were taken to a house. So we drove a little down the road to the garden centre to find there was nothing there? Not sure whether we were...More

1  Thank Amy C
Squawk_Admin, Owner at Squawk on the Wild Side, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2015

Hi As you can see by reading the description, Squawk on the Wild Side has now closed down and was being run under a different name by different people. I am now of the understanding that the new place has also closed down. Leaving a...More

Reviewed 20 January 2015

This place should be taken for what it is, predominantly a rescue centre which is open to the public to view the animals, which granted does not seem that many-we did not see any marmosets etc... However you should stay for the talk no matter...More

1  Thank Georgia- May D
Reviewed 7 December 2014

Recently Squawk on the Wild Side came to our son's 5th Birthday Party in Horncastle. A definite highlight of the day! An interactive and educational experience enjoyed by the children and adults alike. Everyone was able to hold and learn about a variety of animals....More

5  Thank Wayne M
Reviewed 20 November 2014

Ever wondered what a snake feels like or held a chameleon ,or had a conversation with a parrot ? you get all this and more at squawk the staff are wonderful and are very informative about the animals at squawk .....all the animals are well...More

3  Thank mummynandj
Reviewed 14 November 2014

We visited the attraction during October half term. Its a small attraction that's main concern is rescuing unwanted pets and ill treat animals. We paid £15 for a family of 4 and even though this seems a bit pricy we had a brilliant informative time....More

3  Thank nikki1519
Reviewed 11 November 2014

We took our grandchildren for a visit to Squark on the wildside, and to be honest on entering the place, I thought it was going to be a waste of money, but they loved it, especially myla the parrot, she was so friendly, quite a...More

3  Thank jean m
Reviewed 30 October 2014

We visited the main garden centre and there was an advert about the place called "Squawk" so we walked through and found the main entrance. We were greeted with some friendly staff and we paid the entrance fee to get in. We were introduced to...More

2  Thank Denasreviews
Reviewed 14 October 2014

This is a shed at the back of a garden centre. Complete rip off, takes about a minute to walk round their 4 parrots, a raccoon, and some reptiles. Absolutely convinced all the fantastic ratings are from friends/family of the business. Would have been better...More

2  Thank Tillynatt
Squawk_Admin, Owner at Squawk on the Wild Side, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2014

Hi Please can you let me know when you visited our attraction, as for the last 5 months we have had over 50 animals here. to be precise, 9 Parrots, 1 Barn Owl, 1 Raccoon, 8 Turtles, 2 Marmoset Monkeys, 1 Milk Snake, 4 Corn...More

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