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~ Cornish Seal Sanctuary ~ an interesting day or part day out ~

Advantages: Conservation and seal rescue led
Disadvantages: Now run by Merlin Entertainment

Cornish Seal Sanctuary It was some time ago that I first visited the sanctuary and vowed to return. Since that visit the sanctuary visitor experience is now managed by Merlin Entertainments and that surprised me and I set out to learn more about th ...

LiveMusicLoverLyn 30.07.2017 · Read full review
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Review of Cornish Seal Sanctuary, Gweek

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An Excellent Zoo for Welfare, Conservation and Indeed; A Day Out!

Advantages: Breeding, Conservation, Animals well cared for, Good habitats, Knowledgeable keepers
Disadvantages: It's a pity so much conservation work needs to be done

Providing the animals are well looked after and provided for, both myself and my fiancé adore a good zoo and can happily spend hours meandering and cooing at various animals like lunatics. That said, we are rather fussy, particularly with regards to corre ...

Secre 12.11.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Newquay Zoo, Newquay

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Would be a fantastic day out when it's not a promo day!

Advantages: Nice animals, good facilities
Disadvantages: No giraffes! Quite expensive

Newquay Zoo Just before the summer season Newquay Zoo ran a promotion for local people, £2 entry if you took proof that you were from Cornwall. Me being the scrooge that I am wouldn’t pay for full admission so this was perfect for me and my daughte ...

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Review of Newquay Zoo, Newquay

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Abbey? Where's the Abbey?

Advantages: Lovely structure, interesting history, Rembrant
Disadvantages: Not an abbey

...Our final stop on the Cornwall holiday was in fact deliberately done to split up our journey home. Buckland Abbey is located on the Devon side of the Cornwall-Devon border and piqued my interest solely because of the Abbey part of the name. I am a huge fa ...

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Review of Buckland Abbey, Yelverton

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A Different Approach from the National Trust

Advantages: A different approach for the NT, a house in flux, wonderful gardens
Disadvantages: A house in flux might not be your cuppa tea

Trelissick is one of the properties more recently opened by the National Trust and in fact is open on a trial basis. This is because the family only fully moved out of the house in 2012 meaning that whilst the gardens were open to visitors, the house was ...

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Review of Trelissick Garden, Feock

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