A date with the mischievous monkey’s and other animals at Longleat

It has been a good couple of years since we last visited Longleat. Longleat is the UK’s first safari park and is a place where you can see lions roam, tigers stalk and monkeys getting up to no good, normally at your car’s expense. We arrived at opening time and with the weather forecast due to be wet that afternoon, made the decision to do the safari drive through first. At the beginning of the safari, you get to stretch your legs and explore the African Village. Sadly for us, the Giraffe’s were still in their winter enclosure so we… Continue Reading “A date with the mischievous monkey’s and other animals at Longleat”

A Winter Visit to Monkey World

Monkey World

The Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre is a 65 acre ape and monkey sanctuary and rescue centre near Wool, Dorset. For the month of January 2018, they are offering half price entry for locals, meaning that a family ticket costs £19 instead of £38 and is a real bargain. After suffering with the dreaded lurgy over the Christmas and New year break we have been itching to get outside for some much-needed fresh air and decided to head over to Monkey World to take advantage of this offer. We had been concerned that the weather was so cold that the… Continue Reading “A Winter Visit to Monkey World”