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Blackbrook Zoological Park

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Fantastic Experience

We visited Blackbrook Zoo for an 'Animal Encounter'. The staff were extremely helpful and knowledgeable about the Park and its inhabitants. The experience was suitable for both adults and children, the highlight being feeding the penguins and pelicans. Excellent value for money. Overall it was a fantastic day for all involved.

By AnnabelleRees at 18:49 on 05/01/13

      
      

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Blackbrook Zoological Park is the jewel of the Staffordshire Moorlands. This beautiful park is set i...

 
      
      

7 Reviews of Blackbrook Zoological Park

       
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    Fantastic Experience

       

    We visited Blackbrook Zoo for an 'Animal Encounter'. The staff were extremely helpful and knowledgeable about the Park and its inhabitants. The experience was suitable for both adults and children, the highlight being feeding the penguins and pelicans. Excellent value for money. Overall it was a fantastic day for all involved.

    By AnnabelleRees at 18:49 on 05/01/13

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    *** Fantastic! Well worth a visit ***

       

    Blackbrook Zoological Park is a fantastic place to visit, I went on a 'Zoo Keepers Experience' morning lead by the head Keeper Tony, who is so knowledgeable and passionate about animals, wildlife and conservation. We really got a great 'behind the scenes' experience, got to hand feed Lemurs which was amazing, the collection of birds is fantastic, the three Meerkats are so cute, and I enjoyed feeding the Penguins, and seeing the Pelicans and Flamingos. We also had sandwiches and tea included. The shop is good, but I think it could be better stocked with informative wildlife books. I had a lovely day and didn't want to leave. They are struggling financially, and depend a lot on donations to keep the park running. I would definitely recommend it's well worth a visit, and it's only a few miles away from Alton Towers.

    By nba1000 at 20:09 on 20/03/12

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    Glad we found the voucher

       

    Found a voucher online so Kids could go free, glad we did as it would of been an expensive few hours out otherwise!! Certainly not enough there to fill a full day, but what is there is fine, highlight of the day for my son... the Meerkats!!!! Would go again but only if we found another voucher!

    By JuliaB1977 at 11:29 on 07/05/11

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    Kids Loved It

       

    We had a great time at the weekend! Glad we found the voucher on line as the kids loved it. Besides the wind it was great to be in the fresh air. The variety of animals was great to see in Staffordshire Moorlands, and the unique White (Albino) peacock was Beautiful. Will return (when not so windy) and can enjoy the pleasures and views once again.

    By wuzzlefan at 16:26 on 08/02/11

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    Chaos for 99p!

       

    Had to wait over a hour and an half for food in the tea-room, the park is very dirty looks like the bins are not been emptyed ended up taking out empty bottles back to the car, the park used to look very clean and tidy but it looks like its not been looked after any more, i did not notice any staff on the whole day around the park have they all left or something? lots of things that are on website are not on view! overall a very bad day out! go chester you kids would enjoy it more!

    By vmuser555 at 15:49 on 01/02/11

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    Even on a cold January day..........

       

    We took our 3 year old daughter for a day out at Blackbrook zoo on Monday (24 Jan) and even though there was a cold wind it is still a fantastic day out - there is so much to see and do and Helen just loves the penguins :-).

    A break for lunch in the Cafe, fab toasties and chips for us and kids lunch box for Helen and off we went again. When it was time to leave our little daughter was asleep before we left the car park!

    By gadgetsrus3 at 14:42 on 25/01/11

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    Great Day Out

       

    We took the kids last year and they loved it.
    The highlights were the meerkat, penguins and the maddest big bird who was really keen on eating my trainers.
    I posted a photo gallery of the day here

    http://mytunstall.co.uk/forum/10/09/blackbrook-zoo-leek-gallery-pets-animals
    Blackbrook zoo gallery

    http://mytunstall.co.uk/forum/10/09/meerkats-enclosure-blackbrook-zoo-gallery-pets-animals
    Meerkat Gallery at Blackbrook Zoo

    By mattyb75 at 12:58 on 22/01/11

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