Discover Porfell Wildlife Park
Visit Cornwall’s biggest exotic animal sanctuaryPorfell Wildlife Park is a wild family attraction only a few miles from Looe in South East Cornwall. It offers sanctuary to more than 250 animals from around the world. They might be neglected, injured, imported illegally or simply no longer wanted. For whatever reason they come to us, they’re always welcome.
Animals call it homeSince 1989, we’ve created homes designed to suit each species’ individual needs. The result is a living attraction quite unlike a zoo. Here children (and adults!) can get up close to wildlife, feed the animals, touch them and learn all about the natural world. Feed the animals | Be keeper for a day | See owls fly
In November 2012, two rare Geoffroys/Common marmoset babies were born right here in the park….Read the full story
Our animals need you!Adopt Sparky and help Porfell carry on its vital work. More on animal adoption
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May 7, 2014
Porfell Wildlife Park and Animal Sanctuary loses one of its co-founders
It is with great sadness that we have to inform everyone that John Palmer passed away on Wednesday 30th April.Continue reading →
April 25, 2013
Rare Twin Baby Marmosets Born at Porfell Wildlife Park
Porfell has two new residents: twin baby Marmosets have been born in captivity.Continue reading →
February 15, 2012
The oldest lemur in town (and the world)
This Black lemur is 32 years old and we think she’s currently the oldest lemur in captivity anywhere in the world.Continue reading →