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Situated 15 minutes drive from Canterbury is Wildwood Wild Animal Park; a great experience for all the family.


Wildwood Wild Animal Park is a year-round experience for all the family in 40 acres of ancient woodland with over 50 species of British wildlife. Enjoy special events, talks and feeds around the park, adventure playzone and restaurant.


After a brief lunch, carry on out to the coast and the newly refurbished visitor centre at Reculver. Head back to Herne Bay and visit the Herne Bay Museum and Art Gallery with its history of the town and the famous bouncing bomb. Have a refreshing tea break at the Central Bandstand.
Reculver Towers and Roman Fort

Reculver Country Park & Reculver Towers

The twin towers of St Mary's Church are a distinctive feature of the north Kent coast. They are visible for miles around, guiding visitors as they have guided sailors for centuries. But there is much more to Reculver than the towers...
Herne Bay Museum, logo

Herne Bay Museum and Gallery

This coastal museum features the story of the Victorian seaside resort of Herne Bay and its surrounding area, with exciting finds from nearby Reculver Roman Fort.
Herne Bay Clock Tower cr Paul Spree

Herne Bay Clock Tower and Bandstand

In the spring and summer months the seafront's beauty is enhanced by gardens, which bring floral colour for visitors who pass the Clock Tower and Bandstand.

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From Owls to Otters, Bison to Beavers, Wild Boar to Wolves, there's lots to see at Wildwood Woodland and Wild Animal Park. Experience close encounters with over 50 species of British Wildlife set in 40 acres of beautiful ancient woodland.

Let your children thrill with close up educational talks and feeds or go wild in the adventure playzone with giant play fort and zip slide or enjoy a walk through the woods and a visit to the Beaver Lodge Restaurant.

Wildwood is a registered conservation charity and take part in conservation programmes of many native species, such as the Water Vole, Hazel Dormouse and European Beaver. So when you visit Wildwood you are helping to save some of the most threatened animals in the UK.

We offer regular special events, talks and feeds around the park, interactive sessions for groups and extensive educational programmes for schools.

Open every day, 362 days a year, Wildwood is a year round ever changing experience for the whole family with every facility you would expect from a premier visitor attraction.

View key to symbolskeyAccepts groups Baby changing facilities Coach parties accepted Credit cards accepted (no fee) Disabled access Disabled toilets Education/study area Facilities for educational visits Facilities for groups Gift shop On-site catering On-site light refreshments Picnic site Public toilets Wheelchairs available Children welcomeDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Guided tours for groups


Tel: 01227 712111

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Herne Common, Herne Bay, CT6 7LQ


See location of Wildwood on Google maps.See location on Google maps.     Map reference: TR 173637
     Lat: 51.33135  Long: 1.11883
Situated on the A291 between Canterbury and Herne Bay. Bus: Triangle Bus No 4 or 6. Wildwood bus stop.

Parking : free

Public Transport : 2 miles from Herne Bay station

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