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Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park

#6 of 38 things to do in Ilfracombe Features Animals
Higher Leigh Manor, Combe Martin, Ilfracombe, Devon, Ilfracombe EX34 0NG, England
+44 1271 882486
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Fantastic family day out - great for younger children

We visited the park in may half term and thoroughly enjoyed looking at all the animals and really... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Abby M
Bristol, United Kingdom
Fun morning

We had a lovely morning here walking round the beautiful pathways to find lots of wildlife well... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Em S
via mobile
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A wildlife park that demonstrates how life was for the dinosaurs.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Higher Leigh Manor, Combe Martin, Ilfracombe, Devon, Ilfracombe EX34 0NG, England
+44 1271 882486
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited the park in may half term and thoroughly enjoyed looking at all the animals and really made the most of the many talks and activities/shows throughout the day. The sea lion show was especially good. The indoor soft play was great and if...More

Thank Abby M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely morning here walking round the beautiful pathways to find lots of wildlife well placed out.the baby wolves were so sweet and I loved the owls.and lions.the work gone into the walways are amazing and it's very clean and tidy. Ashame that...More

Thank Em S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely day. The kids had fun. My partner visited 20 years ago and the only changes were you can no longer stand beneath the T-Rex for a photo. The staff were excellent but they were wrestling with faulty PA systems and broken...More

Thank Sass_n_Mutz
Reviewed 3 days ago

We managed to find a spot in Car Park 1 , closest to the entrance. This still required a down hill walk down a steep gradient, difficult for us with a twins buggy. Prices were reasonable given the fact they have to feed the animals...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 4 days ago

well worth a visit imo, its not cheap but then the exhibits don't look cheap and the animals upkeep isn't cheap I imagine. the entrance path from the car park is very steep, it if was any steeper you would expect them to hand you...More

Thank Johnathan S
Reviewed 5 days ago

V child based although one has to question if entry fee can justified. Several cages/displays were empty especially lions which many children would want to see. Anyone with walking difficulty may find the numerous inclines a problem. Value of train ride has to be questioned...More

Thank Orville T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic place to go especially with kids, yes it's hilly... but it wears the kids out, quite a few animals, my daughter loved the dinosaurs and she's just coming up to two, scary is down to personal perception and we didn't find the dinosaurs scary......More

Thank James G
Reviewed 1 week ago

a very steep downhill walk to the entrance,not easy for children in buggies,harder pushing back up!!! The whole park needs an overhaul,a lot of steep hill walking with not alot to see apart from the dinosaurs tho a couple were broken down. The wolves &...More

Thank nesssatow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pros: Dinosaurs good, though scary for very young (2 yrs) child. Wolves and other animals were good attractions Cons: Hills up and down to carpark are treacherous. We saw another family really struggle, as their toddler ran face first into a metal bollard, unable to...More

Thank TravellingAbroad65
Reviewed 1 week ago

we have been visiting this park for the past six years and its always different. walking around the gardens which is peaceful apart from bird song and the odd dinosaur growl. the animals look well kept and happy. the highlight for us is the wolves,...More

Thank Maggie T
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Sinead L
Do you need to pre-book or can you turn up and pay on entrance?
30 April 2017|
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Response from SMC0904 | Reviewed this property |
You can pay on entrance, but get there early to avoid long queues
Donna W
are dogs allowed thanks
25 June 2016|
Response from ahsa B | Reviewed this property |
No only guide dogs xx
Hello, is there a lot to do indoors in this park? We would like to visit it this Saturday, but weather forecast doesn't look nice. Thank you.
24 March 2016|
Response from Shane M |
Yes they have a huge indoor play area and some indoor animal exhibits.