Top 4 Wildlife Attractions in Devon

Calling all animal lovers... If you are staying at one of our holiday parks in Devon and want to experience some animal magic you will find some amazing animal attractions during your Devon holidays. 

I have put together a list of my top 4 favourite wildlife attractions to visit whilst you are on one of our holidays in Devon

Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park

Only a few miles from our North Devon holiday parks and nestled in the valley, Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park is home to an abundance of exotic wildlife. The Wildlife & Dinosaur Park is home to some of the latest in Dinosaur animatronics and a variety of fantastic animals including African Lions, Baboons, Gibbons, Caybara, Lemurs, Sea lions, Penguins, Meerkats, Timber Wolves and rare Hudson Bay Wolves. You can also pre-book some amazing animal experiences for your visit including swimming with sea lions or feeding African Lions. 

Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre

The Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre is set within 100 acres of Devonshire countryside, surrounded by a deer park, the location is simply stunning. The centre offers a wide range of experiences in house from 1 hour bird of prey experience to a 5 day intensive course, team building, weddings, birthdays and much more. The attraction has something for everyone to enjoy and prides itself on delivering an informative and memorable bird of prey experience 365 days a year. 

Exmoor Zoo
When you are on your North Devon holidays a visit to Exmoor Zoo is a must! You will be blown away by the truly unique rural zoo situated on the edge of Exmoor National Park, you will find a variety of rare and unusual animals including; The Exmoor Beast, meertkats, lemurs, sand cats, fascinating reptiles and much more. You can also get up close and personal with some fantastic encounters and experiences, become a zoo keeper for the day, meet and greet the meerkats and the lemurs or go behind the scenes to enjoy the the cat experience. 

If you are struggling for Christmas present ideas this year Exmoor Zoo have some fantastic special offers running at the moment - 25% off selected animal experiences, the perfect gift! 


Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary

When you are staying at one of our caravan parks in Devon this small and friendly South Devon attraction is the perfect day out for all of the family. Run by a dedicated team, they aim to make your visit educational and fun whilst you learn about tropical butterflies and their specially designed habitats as you watch their amazing life cycle unfold. 

In the Otter Sanctuary you will see 3 species of otter, our native British otter, the playful Asian otter and large North American river otters. The keepers are always on hand to explain all about the otters and why they are in the sanctuary, some are there for breeding, some for retirement, some for fun and some because they are not able to return to the wild. 

Their mission is "To be a proactive contributor to the preservation of the wildlife of the planet with particular focus on otters and butterflies"

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