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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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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 4 days ago
Spalding, United Kingdom
Hidden Gem

Well I fell in love with every animal there! What a fantastic little centre that provides care for... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Bowes, 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 reviewsrescue centrethe barnrun by volunteershand feedfeed the animalsgreat couple of hoursgift aidreally enjoyed our visitvisited todaywell worth a visitwalk aroundduckspigsenclosureshorsesstrokeferret
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank pennychaplin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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.

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

2  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

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
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Firstly on arrival there was no staff and we where stood around for 15mins until someone arrived so we could of bassicaly looked around and left before anyone turned up. Secondly the animals are kept in small confined dirty pens walking about in there own...More

13  Thank sophie L
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous little place where you can see and interact with the rescue animals. They have piglets, donkeys, ponies, goats and so much more. Lovely to see the animals getting so well looked after and it was a lovely experience getting so close and feeding them!...More

1  Thank jasminenattrass
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Wetheriggs is brilliant, went on speck,well worth it.Me and my husband will be back.I fell in love with a gorgeous lamb,pigs amazing and the goat with one horn posed for photos. Thank you for a lovely afternoon.Alison and Paul

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