The Sanctuary

The Monkey Sanctuary cares for a range of different species of monkeys; all rescued from the UK and international primate pet trades. Our visitors receive an intimate insight into a working sanctuary with keepers on hand all day to give informative talks on the centre’s residents and the wider work of the charity, Wild Futures.

The Sanctuary offers a great day out for all the family, with wildlife gardens, children’s activity room, workshops, gift shop, café and picnic areas.

Your entrance fee entitles you to free re-entry for the following 12 months during the open season.

Click on the attractions to find out more about the different areas of the Sanctuary.

News

Wild Futures’ and Dickies team up for the monkeys!

August 27th, 2015

Wild Futures’ team were delighted when Dickies once again made a large donation of protective overalls and Wellington boots to their Cornish project, The Monkey Sanctuary. Dickies have made similar generous donations in the past. Much of the charity’s funding goes towards caring for monkeys rescued from conditions of abuse and neglect and carrying out [...]

Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Producers Ignore Concerns from Primate Experts and 80,000 Members of the Public

July 13th, 2015

Back in February, primate charity Wild Futures and campaign partners at Animals Australia,  Captive Animals’ Protection Society and Humane Society International Australia, raised serious concerns over the use of performing capuchin monkeys in the up-coming ‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5’ film, which is being filmed in Australia. The production team ignored expert concerns and imported [...]

Victory! Cross Country Trains removes advert featuring chimp after concerns raised by charities and the public.

July 13th, 2015

Wild Futures primate conservation and welfare charity recently expressed their delight and gratitude when Cross Country Trains pulled an ad in response to objections by the charity and their supporters. Cross Country’s recent promotion for NUS students featured a chimpanzee and suggested on ‘Step Number 4’ that students ‘Buy a Monkey’ with the saved money. [...]

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