Marketed as Cricket St Thomas Wildlife Park, the rolling countryside was home to all kinds of elephants, zebras and cheetahs. A number of shops, cafes and restaurants were added to the park, and a miniature railway was built.
In the late 1980s, the park was one of Somerset's most prolific and successful tourist attractions, as well as being a popular place to visit for locals and residents. Real Estate Office, Cricket St. Thomas, Chard, Somerset, TA20 4BZ Private limited with share capital. The large estate of Cricket St Thomas had contracted when it passed from Lord Bridport to Mr.
Fry and Mr. Hall (my grandfather worked for all of them) and many of the farms went into private hands. Cricket St Thomas is a parish in Somerset, England, located in a valley between Chard and Crewkerne within the administrative district of South Somerset. The Cricket House and Wildlife Park were sold to Warner Holidays in 1998 after the family managed them for nearly 30 years.