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    which is better woburn or whipsnade?

    Which is better for 2 adults, woburn safari park or whipsnade zoo?

    looking to spend 4-5 hours.

    Would appreciate comments from anyone who has been to either/both!

    thanks!

    17 Comments

    woburn i would say
    not keen on whipsnade , don't know why

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    purple22

    woburn i would say not keen on whipsnade , don't know why



    thanks is the one we are swaying towards at the moment but is there enough there to take a few hours?

    i think theres more at woburn to do and see than whipsnade

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    purple22

    i think theres more at woburn to do and see than whipsnade



    great thanks woburn definatly leading then lol

    Original Poster

    anyone else got any opinions?

    woburn - whipsnade too spread out

    A good drive then walk around after. A good 4 - 5 hours.
    Edited by: "bargainhunter2009" 30th Apr 2011

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    bargainhunter2009

    woburn - whipsnade too spread outA good drive then walk around after. A … woburn - whipsnade too spread outA good drive then walk around after. A good 4 - 5 hours.



    thanks hun looking like woburn it is!

    I love woburn! Whipsnade bores me as you spend all day walking and animals few and far between. You can get really close at Woburn in the car

    Woburn is expensive, in my opinion whipsnade is a better day out, and if you go on a nice day take a walk on Dunstables downs and watch the gliders. I know from experience as I have lived in Dunstable Milton Keynes and Leighton Buzzard. I now live in Manchester, The only advice on Manchester i can give you is AVOID!!!

    Toasthduk

    Woburn is expensive, in my opinion whipsnade is a better day out, and if … Woburn is expensive, in my opinion whipsnade is a better day out, and if you go on a nice day take a walk on Dunstables downs and watch the gliders. I know from experience as I have lived in Dunstable Milton Keynes and Leighton Buzzard. I now live in Manchester, The only advice on Manchester i can give you is AVOID!!!



    Manchester...poor you!! Woburn is best with Tesco vouchers

    Woburn is great - but avoid the monkey drivethrough if you want your car in one piece by the end of the day haha saw them destroy some poor guys soft-top car before

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    whipsnade larger better animals. Don't ever do London its just cruel how small the compounds are for the large animals.

    West Midlands safari park

    Original Poster

    have done london wasnt impressed at all!

    favourite so far is longleat but heading up to bedford area next month so figured id give one of them a go, its the boyfriends car so dont mind the monkeys getting it hehe

    Whipsnade is far better than Woburn. Its massive and will completely fill your day!

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    lol went ages ago and ended up going to woburn loved it tho so no regrets

    Woburn is great in the monkey enclosure but get someone else to take their car instead of you taking yours.
    I took my nephew when he was little. He had a banana with him which he waved at the monkeys. They then attacked the mirrors and windscreen wipers. It was funny but a bit scary at the same time. One of the warden jeeps had to come over and shoo them away. Then we went into the lion enclosure and my nephew tried to open one of the doors.

    You need a car with central locking, where you can control the locks.

    But its a great day out. Could probably get some great photos. Dont know Whipsnade.
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