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Exotic Zoo

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Closed Now: 11:00 - 16:00
Open today: 11:00 - 16:00
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‘Keeper experience

Great little zoo, very reasonably priced entry prices. Would be a great morning/afternoon for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jowen3101
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Shifnal, United Kingdom
Brilliant Animal Encounter and lovely half day out

Lots of hands on experiences, we stroked and held so many different animals. The keepers were very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JennieTitley
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Exotic Zoo is one of Telford's best kept secrets, a real gem winning the hearts of visitors to this small and interactive zoo. Meet our friendly staff as you explore the zoo and find out all about the animals they are working with today. As a...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Exotic Zoo at Lakeside Plant Centre | Woodhouse Lane, off Salisbury Avenue, Priorslee, Telford TF2 9TT, England
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+44 1952 371570
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little zoo, very reasonably priced entry prices. Would be a great morning/afternoon for families I imagine. My wife and I did the keeper experience with Ryan. We had a great time with a range of animals. Ryan’s love for, and knowledge of, the animals...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of hands on experiences, we stroked and held so many different animals. The keepers were very knowledgable and friendly. A tiny zoo, but very cheap and a lovely half day out, I would highly recommend a visit. We booked a 'Reptile Encounter' for my...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JennieTitley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This has to of been the best animal experience i have ever done.i was desperate to do this for my birthday, and due to some technical issues they ended up double booked in the day which meant we couldn't go. However they managed to fit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dgv09sophieb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the exotic zoo today on a bit of whim but was somewhat disappointed at what I saw. While I appreciate the cost was very little (£3,50) I would have preferred to pay more and see animals in larger enclosures. The barn owl had...More

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank E6637PSgregw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my niece for a late Halloween treat as we haven't been for over 6 months.... wow an amazing difference!! Fab enclosures with enrichment for all the animals and creatures, really impressive and happy to see so much effort has gone into the zoo's...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ronnie01167
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely little place. Lots of parking at the Lakeside Plant Centre. £3.50 gets you an adult entry. I was surprised how many animals they have on show. There were a few young 'keepers' about to tell you about the animals and we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place. Well layed out with easy access for the disabled. All the animals and birds are well kept and looked after. The staff were very helpful and accomodating.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lorddarby
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only small but full of helpful, happy, smiling and welcoming staff and you can get real up close to everything there

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mike S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent value, fun and educational well worth the money and little ones are able to interact with some of the animals

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank andyredden2017
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

I visited today with my teenage son and had a wonderful couple of hours.Fantastic value for money.We have visited many wildlife parks and zoos but loved the fact there are so many staff about,letting you ask questions about the animals, they are very knowledgeable and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Passport66098953559
30 October 2018|
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Response from Trail26905652300 | Reviewed this property |
I visited today and they had lots of different animals out.We stroked a corn snake, chameleon and a frog
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Passport66098953559
30 October 2018|
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Response from BeakerCat | Reviewed this property |
There is an indoor reptile and invertebrate area (like a shed) and an indoor nocturnal area (another shed) but it is essentially all outside. It is not a huge place, though, and you couldn't spend a whole day there. Well... More
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Kenadams111
6 October 2018|
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Response from verityzoo | Property representative |
Hi Lavdeepmichael, We have a farm section and in that area there is a petting area where you stroke rabbits as well as a horse, donkey, sheep and a pig 🐽 Verity
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