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Best Zoos and Wildlife Parks In Cricket St Thomas, Somerset and Bristol

We've rounded up the best zoos and wildlife parks in Cricket St Thomas in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 21 Cricket St Thomas zoos and wildlife parks to pick from. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the zoos and wildlife parks we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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South West Deer Rescue

  • Crewkerne
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

South West Deer Rescue is a dedicated non profit centre which offers a unique up close experience with 5 different species of wild and semi-wild deer...

Axe Valley Wildlife Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Axminster
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Axe Valley Wildlife Park is East Devon’s ‘hidden gem’. Situated in the beautiful countryside of the Axe Valley, just a short distance from the Jurass...

Alpaca Trekking with Bearhouse Alpacas

  • Sidbury
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Alpaca Trekking With Bearhouse Alpacas is a working alpaca stud farm not far from the seaside resort of Sidmouth. It is situated in the Roncombe Vall...

The Donkey Sanctuary

  • Sidmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

The Donkey Sanctuary near Sidmouth is a registered charity that provides sanctuary from suffering to donkeys and mules worldwide. They are open from...

Abbotsbury Swannery

  • Weymouth
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Abbotsbury Swannery near Weymouth, has become one of the most popular things to do for the family visiting Dorset. Located on the dramatic Dorset Coa...

Badger Watch Dorset

  • Dorchester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

From the professionally crafted hides, thrill at the sight of badgers emerging from their setts and foraging for food! The area is floodlit for perfe...

Yaraks Bird of Prey

  • Cullompton
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Yarak's Bird of Prey is a rural centre which houses approximately 35 birds. This may be a small number but owners believe that this allows them to gi...

Apex Leisure and Wildlife Park

  • Burnham-on-Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Apex Leisure and Wildlife Park covers approximately 42 acres and a County wildlife site, there are many different sections to Apex, including fishing...



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Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre

  • Exmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Hawkridge Birds of Prey Centre is privately run by husband and wife team and offers a good variety of experiences, although all by appointment only....

Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre4.666666666666667 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Wareham
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Apes are beautiful, intelligent creatures that deserve a safe home, which is exactly what they get at Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre . There are mo...

Shaldon Zoo

  • Teignmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Step into your own acre of tranquil woodland garden when you visit Shaldon Zoo. This small zoo has a big heart as it works hard to contribute to the...

Exmoor Owl and Hawk Centre

  • Minehead
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Exmoor Owl and Hawk Centre 15th century National Trust farmstead within Exmoor National Park, with a large collection of owls, birds of prey, and fri...

Noah's Ark Zoo Farm5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Bristol
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Meet over 100 species of animal at Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm in Bristol, including all the big zoo favourites - lions, tigers, bears, giraffes and elephant...

Bristol Zoo Gardens3.5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Bristol
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

A visit to Bristol Zoo Gardens is an adventure into an exciting animal kingdom, all set within 12 acres of beautiful grounds and award-winning garden...

Paignton Zoo5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Paignton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

With over 2,000 animals there is plenty to see and do at Paignton Zoo. See them all: giraffes, lions, gorillas, cheetahs and thrilling crocodiles, pl...

Totnes Rare Breeds Farm4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Totnes
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Totnes Rare Breeds is a family-owned attraction is small enough to provide a friendly and personal service, with enough to keep visitors happy all da...

Buckfast Butterflies and Otter Sanctuary2 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Buckfastleigh
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Fly away to a land of natural beauty and wonder at Buckfast Butterflies and Otter Sanctuary. At the centre you’ll get to see first-hand exotic butter...

Wild Place Project

  • Bristol
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Calling all animal lovers, a trip to the Wild Place Project needs to be on your family to do list. With the focus being on protecting threatened habi...

Exmoor Zoo

  • Barnstaple
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

At Exmoor Zoo change keeps taking place, so even a visit last year, will today see new exhibits and animals! The zoo has always specialised in smalle...

Woodlands Family Theme Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Dartmouth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

With 125,000 sq. ft. of indoor fun, Woodlands Leisure Park is the largest theme park in Devon. Go wild on the thrilling attractions, whooshing down t...

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