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Wildwood Escot

#1 of 6 things to do in Ottery St. Mary Features Animals
Parklands Farm Ottery St, Ottery St. Mary EX11 1LU, England
+44 1404 822188
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Amazing day out every time

We love it here, we visit every year sometimes more than once with children 7 & 5. Although have... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Katie S
via mobile
Day out

Had another great day out love this place so brought annual ticket really good value 2 adults and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
glenfaymar
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Budleigh Salterton, United Kingdom
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Escot is known as the Natural Place for good reason. In the 220 acres of parkland, threatened native species such as the iconic red squirrel and the secretive water vole have found sanctuary in surroundings steeped in history and filled with beautiful plants and champion trees. Meet Escot’s family of otters, wild boar and the stunning birds of prey. There’s woodland to explore, wetlands to navigate, a maze to solve and so much more.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Parklands Farm Ottery St, Ottery St. Mary EX11 1LU, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We love it here, we visit every year sometimes more than once with children 7 & 5. Although have been since they were babies. We love all the animals, falconry shows. Horse back falconry was pretty cool. The village and activities are always a hit...More

Thank Katie S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had another great day out love this place so brought annual ticket really good value 2 adults and up to 6 children ( and the kids don't have to belong to you ) all for £ 84 lots to do we saw lynx today and...More

Thank glenfaymar
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I visited here with a friend and my 2 sons aged 8 and 9. We thoroughly enjoyed the day. There was plenty to do and in fact we didn't get to fit everything in. The Saxon village was fantastic. We loved going inside the different...More

Thank Ella456
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited today (1 adult 2 pre-teens!) and arrived 10 mins before opening (10am) We parked close by the entrance (being one of the 1st cars there) Cost was around £25 for 3, unfortunately I didn't follow it on Facebook, as I could have got...More

Thank J O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing day at wild wood with our girls. It's a stunning place with plenty to do. The girls really enjoyed the hands on experience of the village and the bird display. The ice cream went down and treat. The extra little play...More

Thank Duttonclang
Reviewed 1 week ago

My mum and I visited Wildwood Escot to celebrate my 30th birthday as we are both animal and particularly wildlife lovers. We were particularly interested in seeing red squirrels for the first time. We arrived around 10.30am as we had been advised that the best...More

Thank bobbins876
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a really lovely day with great friends. Loved the red squirrels and the wolves. Very special experiences. The birds of prey were fabulous. The staff were very helpful and friendly. Loved the whole thing.

Thank Sunnysenora
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having read the very mixed reviews, we didn't know whether we would have a good day out or not. However we were very keen to see the red squirrels so took a chance. It was an absolutely wonderful day. I cannot understand the poor reviews....More

Thank Sheila B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wildwood Escot feels like one of the older types of Wildlife Parks to visit, so don't expect a clean-cut, personally catered visit but DO expect friendly, informed staff, plenty of unique character and some awesome animals, including their wonderful Red Squirrels. Quick early note, I've...More

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of things to do and see for all of the family in the park. Only down side was the restaurant our lunch order was lost and we had to wait 3/4 hour for lunch with 2 small children. They gave us a free round...More

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suzhLondon_uk
25 June 2015|
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Response from Jaie G | Property representative |
The Escot red squirrels are fed daily at 1pm. They usually come out to entertain our visitors at feeding time but please note that we cannot guarantee that they will oblige, especially if it is a very warm day. Robin... More
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