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Chestnut Centre Otter, Owl and Wildlife Park

#1 of 5 things to do in Chapel-en-le-Frith Features Animals
Otter, Owl and Wildlife Park Castleton Road, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Peak District National Park SK23 0QS, England
+44 1298 814099
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Otters.

My boy is in love with all things otter related. This was the best day of the year for him. We saw... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Matt115
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Saar, Bahrain
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Not pram safe

Nice little place with lots of animals (squirrels and deer are very tame!). Glad we got to see some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hall_vi
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The Chestnut Centre is an escape from the bustle of life, in a secluded natural valley in the Peak National Park. The centre is home to 4 species of otters including the rare Giant Otter, 15 species of owl, tame fallow deer in the deer herd, foxes, pine marten and the elusive, endangered Scottish Wildcat etc. Truly a ‘Hidden Gem in a Hidden Valley”.
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Otter, Owl and Wildlife Park Castleton Road, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Peak District National Park SK23 0QS, England
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+44 1298 814099

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My boy is in love with all things otter related. This was the best day of the year for him. We saw lots of otters at feeding time. There isn't much beyond otters and owls but as that's what we came for we went away...More

Thank Matt115
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice little place with lots of animals (squirrels and deer are very tame!). Glad we got to see some otters although make sure you're around at feeding time! My only complaint would be the pram...we were told by friends that this place was pram safe,...More

Thank Hall_vi
Reviewed 1 week ago

In a tranquil, tucked away valley, it's set in a lovely environment. I felt it was geared toward families with children below the teens, but as a couple in our fifties, we found it informative and enjoyable. (We couldn't believe how small the harvest mouse...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to visit on the way home and I use a mobility scooter, the staff were a bit concerned as I don't think they had had anyone disabled go to visit even though it was advertised as being disabled friendly. Not everywhere is. I...More

Thank larraine72
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit if you love owls, otters and deer etc. as well as walking in the countryside. It is a bit of a walk to get to the animals and a bit awkward with a pushchair, but manageable if there are two of...More

Thank Hilary N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here a few weeks ago, first thing we saw as we entered the park were some deer just strolling around, lovely! Then on to the otter enclosures and we had timed it just right to see the giant otters being fed, a real...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had wonderful time visiting wonderful and cared for attraction. Lots of owls and otters all with their own personalities!! Fed fallow deer, a joy! Having been round sat on bench away from café on our own with fabulous views -could not fault!

Thank jiving
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter, who loves owls, asked if we could visit the Chestnut Centre whilst on holiday in Buxton. So we did. To be honest, having checked the website prior to visiting, my wife and I didn't think it would take that long to walk round,...More

1  Thank Simon B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After parking we called in the cafe then started our walk around , there are plenty of paths to get about so we enjoyed the walk , it isn't at all wheelchair friendly it's very limited so you may not get to see anything except...More

1  Thank Diane f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this place from a leaflet in our hotel, and if you like a peaceful walk in the wonderful Derbyshire countryside with the addition of being able to see lots of native wildlife in natural surroundings, this is the place for you. In addition...More

Thank Jeffsue
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Hannah B
17 June 2017|
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Response from Pat2212014 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I dont think so with all the animals around
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Tracy B
17 February 2017|
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Response from dfstarkey | Reviewed this property |
I think the feeding times start at around 12.30 but these can change. You can check on arrival or phone before your visit.
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bmjwilliam
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Sorry. I do not know
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