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Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum

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Nice lunch

Never visited Bentley before and we had an enjoyable couple of hours there in the glorious sunshine... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
SalC123
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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Benteys seems to have Closed Down Without Notice!

We had a nice visit to Bentley's last year and wanted to go back, it was accessible for the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Summerlok
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United Kingdom
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Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum is currently closed. Information will be available in due course regarding 2019. The wildfowl collection is currently being sold or returned to owners following instructions from the owners of the Bentley Estate...more
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Harveys Lane, Lewes BN8 5AF, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a nice visit to Bentley's last year and wanted to go back, it was accessible for the wheelchair bound. But it's closed. Gates locked, no explanation. I'm particularly concerned for the welfare of the many wildfowl who lived there, what has happened to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Summerlok
Events M, General Manager at Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your comments. Bentley is closed for winter. On the instructions of the trustees of the bentley Estate, the Wildfowl collection is being sold or those on loan being returned. Their welfare is of paramount importance and is under the strict conditions of...More

Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful place this is to visit. So much open space. A wonderful small tea room that does wonderful home made food. It was the first visit for my granddaughters and how they loved it. The highlight was definately the wild fowl. We spent...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Maggs C
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Visited Bentley with our grandsons and family on a lovely sunny day. We had never been before but will definitely come again. Yes, this is an independent venue without the large financial input of a huge theme park, but that is what makes it so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Lj1ndy
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

On arrival the greeting wasn't 'hello and welcome' it was 'hope you don't want a drink or something as the cafe is closed' Museum is looking tired and needs a 21st cent makeover,fantastic weather to view the wildfowl,however very few information points relating to what...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 295petere
theshippingforecast, Manager at Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Dear Peter, We're sorry that on the day that you visited our Tearooms and staff had faced some bad news. We're not in a position to make a 21st century makeover as the instructions are to close the Bird Reserve and make other drastic changes.

Reviewed 17 October 2018

Lovely place to visit and had a great day. Nice Staff, nice food and a warm welcome. Make sure yo buy some Bird food in the shop before going on the Wildfoul as the little buggers follow you asking for it. Great place for Children...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank joeswl
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Never visited Bentley before and we had an enjoyable couple of hours there in the glorious sunshine (added bonus) staff very friendly, food in cafe very good. All the cars were in good condition and well exhibited. I found walking around the wildfowl area very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SalC123
Reviewed 24 September 2018

… and this would be a good AM/PM half day out! Pleasent couple of hours in the sun walking around, bit tired in places but would re-visit with kids to run 'em ragged.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Trevlik
Reviewed 21 September 2018

This is a great place to visit, the motor museum has some very unusual and amazing cars and motor bikes, together with a vast array of wildfowl and a restaurant with great food.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank andrewboulden
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

We visited this weekend while camping at the Embers campsite next door. We had a lovely time and the staff were so friendly. The cars on display were stunning and though my kids were less interested in the cars, they were certainly interested in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dougair
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Motor museum is very good, not massive, about 40 cars, but worth a look. Nice little train and the wild fowl enclosure is beautiful. Jolly good breakfast too!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Mopo1923
30 August 2018|
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Branching Out Adventures are nearby at the same postcode...
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Mopo1923
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No there is a company nearby called Branching Out Adventures....
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20 July 2018|
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I'm afraid not. We have a zoo license which prohibits dogs within our boundary
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