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Porfell Wildlife Park & Sanctuary

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Address: Porfell Porfell Porfell | Trecangate, Lanreth, Liskeard PL14 4RE, England
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+44 1503 220211
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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I was very suprised when I read the last few negative comments on this place , its a bit out of the way but we loved it , the prices were very reasonable and we spent a good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Oxford, United Kingdom
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely place to visit animals are so sweet . Staff are friendly and helpful. Would visit again. The Woodland Walk was a bit hairy with my Fathers mobility scooter but a lot of fun. Feeding the deer was the best experience very gentle and friendly.

Thank Rhondy68
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is good for the kids but not so good for the adults after looking round the park which takes about an hour theres a little farming area where the kids can feed the donkeys and then it's off to the park . The cafe is expensive too £1.20 for a can ok coke! Would be going back in... More 

Thank daniel s
Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very suprised when I read the last few negative comments on this place , its a bit out of the way but we loved it , the prices were very reasonable and we spent a good couple of hours there , we fed dear and saw lots of animals such as Lemur Meerkats, Zebra , someone upset the... More 

Thank caron22
Kent, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped off here as the weather was really nice and we wanted to make the most of the outside before our long drive home. It is a really nice little wildlife park with lots of animals to see and get up close to. It cost us £8.50 each which is more than reasonable considering the cost of other places... More 

Thank LeanneJ86
Kent, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Leaflet looked fantatastic for a great day out. Arrived for a day visits today took 2 hrs to get there, not sign posted very well at all. very poor value for money. Park very run down. Animals looked like they needed feeding up more as very skinny and boney. Not many animals to see, leaflet very misleading. very few staff... More 

1 Thank tinasuchley50
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here with my 3 y.o., my husband and her grandparents. It didn't start brilliantly, with the last on the till totting up the amount we needed to pay mentally. It was only after entered the park the we realised we had been overcharged by £2. This didn't seem much but it was quite pricey anyway for park entrance,... More 

Thank Munkypenny
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187 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Agree with other reviewers the place needs some TLC, but that costs money. The animals look cared for but it just did not have that wow factor. Granddaughter ( 3 ) was impressed though! Cannot understand why the café closed well before the centre did.

Thank JagerPlymouth
Bristol, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth the money. A good variety of animals, peacocks running free, showing off their feathery displays. 'Masai Village' interesting. Gives information about Masai life. Nice woodland walk lading to the childrens' animal area, goats, minature horses etc. Didn't go in the cafe as we had brought a picnic with us, which have eaten in the cafe garden if we'd... More 

Thank tansyflower
Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Visited with the family this rather run down park. Looks like there has been little investment in the animal enclosures for many years with some in a poor state of repair. Family ticket and we stayed about an hour and saw everything. Not one for older children.

Thank JasonW192
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Had a nice couple of hours here the kids loved it. They had a bigger selection of animals then I expected. It is quite hard to find which is my only negative, but being in the middle of nowhere benefits the animals I suppose.

Thank John D

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