Things to do in Cambridgeshire: Wildlife park is among East of England Tourism Awards finalists

A Cambridgeshire wildlife park has been shortlisted for the East of England Tourism Awards.

The East of England Tourism Awards “recognise, celebrate and support businesses and individuals across the East of England who have shown resilience, imagination and growth within a sector”.

This year the beloved Shepreth Wildlife Park has cracked the top ten, facing fierce competition from areas such as Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex.

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The animal park was “delighted” to have been nominated for the award.

They posted on Facebook: We are delighted to announce that we are FINALISTS in the East of England Tourism Awards for Small Tourist Attraction of the Year 2020/2021.

“Winners are announced later in February and we wish all the other finalists the best of luck!”

Shepreth Wildlife Park is a popular Cambridgeshire attraction.

Shepreth Wildlife Park is not only a zoo and animal conservation centre, there is also a hedgehog hospital which treats and rehabilitates injured hedgehogs before releasing them back into the wild.

Shepreth Wildlife Park saw around 4,500 hedgehogs come through its gates

Shepreth Wildlife Park has been nominated for the Small Tourist Attraction of the Year award along with competitors such as English Spirit Distillery in Essex and Watatunga Wildlife Reserve in Norfolk.

The secret judge who visited the animal park commented: “All team members were focused on providing a positive experience.

“The animals were clearly well cared for and the park was well maintained.”

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