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Water Fowl Sanctuary and Children's Farm

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Wigginton Heath, Banbury OX15 4LQ, England
+44 1608 730252
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A lovely few hours out of the house.

When we went to the Water Fowl Park the weather was not very pleasant, but the children had a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sue F
Lovely owner

Such a lovely place. All the animals are so well cared for and very obviously loved. We were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Claire P
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“guinea pigs” (10 reviews)
“baby chicks” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Wigginton Heath, Banbury OX15 4LQ, England
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+44 1608 730252
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"guinea pigs"
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"feed the animals"
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"baby chicks"
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"petting area"
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"picnic benches"
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"couple of hours"
in 4 reviews
"worth a visit"
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"great fun"
in 3 reviews
"lovely afternoon"
in 2 reviews
"all ages"
in 2 reviews
"mabel"
in 5 reviews
"geese"
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"wellies"
in 4 reviews
"cuddle"
in 9 reviews
"feeding"
in 6 reviews
"enclosures"
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"wildfowl"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When we went to the Water Fowl Park the weather was not very pleasant, but the children had a lovely time, holding the little chicks and rabbits on their laps. We still managed to have fun even in the wet.

1  Thank Sue F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a lovely place. All the animals are so well cared for and very obviously loved. We were greeted by the lady who had started the sanctuary. She was very helpful and at the end she let us and my little boy pet the animals...More

Thank Claire P
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We went with our friends and our 4 children, what an orsom place, the owners Mable and Rodney were lovely, they were so kind and welcoming. They both loved the animals and really looked after them. Our children spent about 4 hours stroking rabbits, ginni...More

1  Thank glampingthorpe
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

We took our 2 and 5 year old grandchildren here on Saturday and we all had a wonderful time. They just loved handling and cuddling the animals. Feeding the goats was a highlight. This is clearly a fully operating wildfowl and animal sanctuary, so inevitably...More

1  Thank georgemoncrieff
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Arrived only to be turned away .Gentleman said he couldnt allow my daughter in trainers as its a farm and wet and mucky..then made comment about her not going in cos of walking with a stick. I had trousers on with trouser shoes,high front and...More

Thank Flora M
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Unkempt facilities and animals look poorly cared for and beg aggressively for food. The whole place was very odd and the toilet that had an out of order sign absolutely stank just walking past. We left as quickly as we could, will never go back.

Thank AshleighDawn27
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

what a lovely farm to visit, we were in the area and picked this one in particular to visit. the animals are well cared for and you even get plenty of opportunities to cuddle rabbits, guinea pigs and chicks. They have plenty of animals to...More

Thank meow1991
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Our family really enjoyed our visit (2 adults, 2 teenagers and a 12 year old). Welcomed by a nice chap who quickly settled us in, giving us the opportunity to pet rabbits, gerbils, Guinea pigs and chicks. We then happily wandered around outside, meeting a...More

1  Thank Harold_ardrada
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

This place is tired and has been for 15 years as far as I can tell. The owners do not invest any money in updating it and it is always filthy. The bird poo on the paths is horrible and after several complaints a few...More

Thank HappyFamilies_12
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

The place has obviously seen better days but lots of rabbits and other cute fluffies to pet indoors and a large outdoor area with pigs, goats etc in pens. Saw a rat in one of the buildings but thankfully one of the experts assured me...More

Thank julianhill99
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