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So you can make the most of your time with us, we've put together a suggested itinerary to help you plan your day. Please note that animal feeding sessions take place every day (weekdays at 12.00 and 3.00pm), with our animal encounter shows taking place at weekends and during bank and school holidays. Please note that timings and events refer to our main opening season and do not apply during winter opening.

10.00: Arrive and collect maps and Nature Trail cards.
10.15: Set off on the Blue Walk and collect all the stamps.
11.00: Collect your prizes from Gift Shop!
11.30: Meet at the Wishing Well and feed rabbits, ponies, guinea pigs and adorable pygmy goats.
12.00: Make your way to the Indoor Theatre for the Cute and Cuddly Animal Encounter Show to meet, you've guessed it, cute and cuddly animals!
12.20: Hungry? Time to get some food from the cafe (lots of yummy food and delicious Devon Cream Teas) or tuck into your picnic either in the Picnic Area or find your very own spot around the walks and waterfalls.
12.45: After lunch, tackle the Red Walk, where you'll see the main waterfall or, if you're feeling really adventurous, why not try the Purple Walk and discover the stunning Lower Falls. You can borrow Explorer Backpacks for children (returnable deposit required) - just ask at the cafe or gift shop.
1.45: If you've tried the Red Walk, you should be back in time for our next show, Animal Encounters of the Scary Kind. Ready to get up close and personal with some unusual Dartmoor residents? How about a 12-foot boa constrictor? Stroking is optional!
2.30: Time to make some take-home souvenirs in the Craft Area.
3.00: Meet the Meerkats at our keeper talk next to our Meerkat Enclosure.
3.30: If you missed animal feeding the first time around, now's your chance. Remember to meet at the Wishing Well.
4.00: Any shopping to do in the Gift Shop? Or maybe it's time for an ice cream from the cafe? Or a delicious Devon Cream Tea if you missed it at lunchtime!
5.00: Car park shuts at 5 o'clock so it's time to go home for a well-earned rest!

Please note that this schedule refers to our usual seasonal opening and does not apply during extended winter opening hours.


11.30: Animal feeding session
12.00: Cute & Cuddly Animal
1.45 : Animal Encounters of the
Scary Kind*
3.00 : Meet the Meerkats Keeper Talk*
3.30 : Animal feeding session

* Weekends and school holidays only.
** Everyday in July and August

Sunday 22 October 2017, 20:49
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