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Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum

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Harveys Lane, Lewes BN8 5AF, England
+44 1825 840573
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Visited Bentley Wildfowl for the first time on Wednesday (1/8) The car museum has a wide... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barry S
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Lancing, United Kingdom
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Bentley Wild Fowl Museum is a real diamond in the rough. I visited yesterday with Roy my 89 year... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum Attractions include: Wildfowl collection of birds representing around 140 species from around the world. Motor Museum with a variety of vintage, classic and collectable cars Tearoom/restaurant, Miniature Railway (please check website for opening days and times £1 ride) Open every day 10.00am to 5.00pm. No dogs. Children under 3 entry free.
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  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“train ride” (19 reviews)
“vintage cars” (12 reviews)
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Harveys Lane, Lewes BN8 5AF, England
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+44 1825 840573
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Bentley Wildfowl for the first time on Wednesday (1/8) The car museum has a wide collection of cars and bikes dating back to the 20’s right up to more modern vehicles. The wildfowl reserve was very pleasant for a wander around We stopped in...More

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Events M, Manager at Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bentley Wild Fowl Museum is a real diamond in the rough. I visited yesterday with Roy my 89 year old pal. He doesn't walk at all well, and me at 72, am a bit better if I use my stick. I phoned on previous day...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited in July with a South African friend and it turned out to be one of the best attractions he went to on his two week holiday. The birds were okay, they don't really hold much interest to me, and the cafe was very pleasant...More

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Events M, Manager at Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you very much for your review

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mixed previous reports made a friend and I dubious about visiting but we thought we'd give it a try. Firstly the fowls seemed okay, not really our thing but still quite interesting, especially the flamingoes. The cafe was inviting and served a very good coffee...More

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Events M, Manager at Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking time to give a review of Bentley

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is true that we attended, as a family of four, plus grandparents, on a very hot day in a very hot summer. But this was a visit of two halves. Entry charges totalled around £40. The wildfowl area was desperately dry, with thick green...More

2  Thank vauxhallvictor333
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Events M, Manager at Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Vauxhall Victor, Thank you for taking time to review Bentley. I'm afraid that your assumptions re the Wildfowl reserve are entirely wrong. Our team have been working extremely hard and we have been purchasing extra hoses and hiring pumps to ensure that there is...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with two grandchildren. At entrance were told the gardens weren't good and the water was low (I accept neither is the fault of BW) and the railway people hadn't turned up this week (the receptionist didn't know why) but we were advised there was...More

2  Thank msimmo2016
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Events M, Manager at Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review Incredibly hot weather has a bearing on everything on offer at Bentley this summer. The railway runs at weekends and the timetable is available on our website. The ponies have shelter, water and are very well cared for at all...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kind and enthusiastic staff, great, rare and very beautiful cars. Revisitiable. If you’re into cars, (especially historic English cars) this is the place to go. Emil 16

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Events M, Manager at Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

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Reviewed 11 July 2018

We decided to visit Bentley as a birthday treat for my car loving husband.It is a 2 hour journey from where we live,and to be honest,I wasn't expecting much,and earmarked a couple of other places to visit in the area. Well,I can say I'm so...More

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Events M, Manager at Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Rachel, Thank you very much for your review

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

Last time I visited was about 20 years ago, but it didn't seem to have changed much. The Wildfowl area has a great collection of ducks, geese etc, many I had not seen before, the motor museum again has some very interesting cars, the Austin...More

1  Thank jean m
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We went during the week with two under threes and paid only £10 for all of us. The children loved the wide variety of friendly birds that were happily honking and tweeting to their delight! The range of vintage cars was also impressive. We had...More

1  Thank Lianne1412
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Events M, Manager at Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Thank you very much for your review.

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Surrey_UKIrene
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Response from Events M | Property representative |
I'm afraid not. We have a zoo license which prohibits dogs within our boundary
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Response from les s | Reviewed this property |
None advertised, always best to contact he venue with these sorts of queries
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Enterance £8.00 Seniors /Students £7.00 Children £6.00
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