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Wetheriggs Animal Rescue

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Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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We was leaving Barnard Castle and looked close by for animal rescues and came across this one, what... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Halifax, United Kingdom
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What a brilliant place this is.....

My husband and I visited Wetheriggs a couple of weeks ago. We were very impressed with the care... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
Spalding, United Kingdom
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Wetheriggs Animal Rescue Centre is a small family run animal sanctuary based at Thorpe Farm Centre near Barnard Castle having previously been situated in Clifton Dykes near Penrith since it started in 2006. The centre is currently home to over 600...more
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| Thorpe Farm Centre, Barnard Castle DL12 9TY, England
+44 1833 627444
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All reviews rescue centre hand feed thank you for a lovely great couple of hours feed the animals farm shop and cafe lamb gift aid regular visitors really enjoyed our visit goat guinea pigs walk around worth a visit paddock ducks ferret
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wouldn’t recommend at all smelt Awful inside we couldn’t stay in! place unclean and has a strange feeling about it. Shetland pony lunged at us on the way past. Would not recommend this animal farm there are much better. Massively overpriced too.

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Reviewed 2 November 2018

We were very disappointed with our visit to Wetheriggs animal sanctuary this week. We visited the area with friends and googled the web page for something to do with the kids. The centre sounded very appealing to quote the "close interaction" with animals, "animal handling...More

1  Thank ejwild82
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We was leaving Barnard Castle and looked close by for animal rescues and came across this one, what a great place the staff super friendly and chat about everything and will come up to you and talk, I have read some reviews about being dirty...More

Thank jhains
Reviewed 21 September 2018

My husband and I visited Wetheriggs a couple of weeks ago. We were very impressed with the care that the staff obviously take with the animals. We spent quite a few hours there and fell in love with all the animals - from the biggest...More

1  Thank pennychaplin
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Not a bad way to spend an hour.. but a tad expensive.. yes I understand its a charity. You'll find quite a variety of animals crammed into the main building. Some of the enclosures do seem a bit small for the size or the amount...More

Thank Explorez
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Well I fell in love with every animal there! What a fantastic little centre that provides care for rescue animals of all kinds - we spent 4 hours here only because i couldn't tear myself away from kissy and hendrix the horses! Lots of different...More

1  Thank Sarahh-Jane
Reviewed 16 July 2018

I came to your open day and got to see inside the exotics building. all the animals are extremely friendly and come right up to you to be petted. i definitel recommend this to any family as a day out.

1  Thank ianscottbarton
Reviewed 4 July 2018

My partner and I found a baby hare (leveret) up on the moors. It was in poor condition and we were not sure where to take it. We were told to go to Wetheriggs so we did and the people there were so lovely and...More

4  Thank SandieMe
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

We had such a lovely day here today. The centre far exceeded our expectations, the animals are happy and really well cared for and we enjoyed being able to feed them. Thank you to the lovely friendly staff for the best day of our holiday...More

1  Thank Tracy1000
Reviewed 6 April 2018

This is a wonderful rescue centre where the staff do a wonderful job looking after a wide variety of animals. We were very lucky and were given the opportunity to bottle feed the lambs one of which had been found in a field during the...More

4  Thank pjags
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