THE ZOO IS OPEN 362 DAYS A YEAR FROM
5th November 2023 - 9th February 2024 10.00 am - 4.00 pm (or dusk)
10th February -3rd November 2023 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
(last entry 1 hour befoe closing)
Due to the avian influenza outbreak we have had to cover all our waterways in the zoo. This work has nearly finished 28.07.23. All our earlier 2022 development projects have been delayed because of this bird flu pandemic.
Please note that all our previous free range domestic birds in the zoo grounds will remain enclosed.
The zoo is pleased to announce the arrival of Bagheera our new black leopard!
Our cafe is open with indoor seating for those purchasing food from our cafe with a selected menu serving, toasties, hot baguettes, pasties, chips, burgers, jacket potatoes, hot and cold drinks etc., 2023 Cafe prices Download here.
A covered picnic area is available for those wishing to bring their own food.
- You can choose to pay online on our web site or alternatively pay on the door by card or cash. If you decide to use online tickets, they need 24 hours (overnight) to download to our website (all tickets get downloaded overnight). If you decide to visit on the day you can purchase tickets on the door as usual..
- Online tickets are non-refundable but are valid for 6 months for a single use. Please check carefully you have ordered the correct tickets before completing your purchase.
Thank you all for your continued support - it has been amazing! Your help, either through our “Fund our Zoo” appeal, by "sponsoring" our animals, buying a gift voucher or "animal experience" (to use when we open), updating your season membership tickets, visiting our "Amazon wish list" or just simply being there for us and talking with us on Facebook has helped lift our spirits!
Avian Flu is still impacting on us. Do not forget us and if you can support us, any donations given will be used to help the zoo.