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Wildlife Parks, Zoos and Animal Attractions Luton

Included below are Wildlife parks, zoos and animal attractions, such as ZSL Whipsnade Zoo in Luton. Britain's Finest Wildlife parks, zoos and animal attractions are home to hundreds of animals, birds, insects and mammals including the rare and exotic species.

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, Dunstable, Whipsnade, Bedfordshire

Dunstable, Whipsnade 5.8 miles away

There’re loads of reasons to be wild about ZSL Whipsnade Zoo. Home to more than 2500 species, a visit to ZSL Whipsnade, can get you close to some of the world’s hairiest, scariest, tallest and smallest animals. Set on 600 acres, in the rolling... more

Woburn Safari Park

Woburn Safari Park, Woburn Park, Woburn, Bedfordshire

Woburn Park, Woburn 11.4 miles away

Woburn Safari Park is situated in the 300 acres of Woburn Abbey Deer Park, with over 800 animals with in the Road Safari and Foot Safari. Your journey starts with Chapman's Zebra and North American Bison before you enter the Road Safari into the... more

Paradise Wildlife

Paradise Wildlife, White Stubbs Lane, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire

White Stubbs Lane, Broxbourne 17.9 miles away

At Paradise Wildlife Park you can see an extensive range of animals, including lions, tigers, zebra, monkeys and camels. The Park has many new attractions including the amazing On Safari Adventure Golf, The Angkor Reptile Temple, Tiger Falls, Gold... more

Shepreth Wildlife Park

Shepreth Wildlife Park, Station Road, Royston, Hertfordshire

Station Road, Shepreth, Royston 25.1 miles away

Ever stroked a cockroach or hand-fed a lemur? Take the kids along to Shepreth Wildlife Park in East Anglia to meet a whole host of animals, reptiles and creepy crawlies. Down at Big Cat House you can come face to face with the tigers (and if you are... more

ZSL London Zoo

ZSL London Zoo, Outer Circle, London, London

Outer Circle, Regent's Park, London 26.2 miles away

At ZSL London Zoo visit the new exhibit Gorilla Kingdom to experience the sights, sounds and smells of the rainforest within a natural walk through environment and get closer than ever before to a group of Western lowland gorillas. Feel the heat of... more

WWT London Wetland Centre

WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth's Walk, London, London

Queen Elizabeth's Walk, Barnes, London 28.8 miles away

London Wetland Centre is a 105 acre wildlife haven with scenic walkways through the beautiful lakes, streams and gardens that are home to birds, bats, water voles, grass snakes, amphibians, dragonflies and moths. Unwind in this oasis in the heart of... more

Battersea Park Children's Zoo

Battersea Park Children's Zoo, Battersea Park, London, London

Battersea Park, London 29.7 miles away

You can’t beat a good zoo. Battersea Park Children's Zoo at London's Chelsea Gate brings wildlife to the city with an excellent array of creatures with which to wow your kids. Pop up beside the meerkats, hang out with Wiggle and Piggle the Kune Kune... more

Linton Zoo

Linton Zoo, Hadstock Road, Linton, Cambridgeshire

Hadstock Road, Linton 32.8 miles away

In 1972 the Simmons family were running a pet shop in Bishops Stortford when they decided to up sticks and bring their unsold stock to Linton and the ten and a half acres they had bought there. Passionate about wildlife and botanic conservation, they... more

Bucklebury Farm Park

Bucklebury Farm Park, Bucklebury, Reading, Berkshire

Bucklebury, Reading 45.7 miles away

If you’re in Berkshire with a couple of kids and time on your hands, they will thank you mightily for booking a trip to Bucklebury Farm Park. Discover more than 70 acres of parkland where you’ll find deer roaming, free tractor and trailor rides... more

Farmer Gow´s

Farmer Gow´s, Fernham Road, Faringdon, Oxfordshire

Fernham Road, Longcot, Faringdon 53.1 miles away

Farmer Gow´s, the much loved open farm in Oxfordshire, looks forward to welcoming you. Friendly, fun and a real ´hands on´ experience, Farmer Gow´s is a great place for a family day out. The farm´s speciality is its ´Meet the Animals´, held daily at... more

Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens

Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, Burford, Oxfordshire

Burford 53.4 miles away

Closer to Wildlife! Enjoy a relaxing day out in beautiful surrounding at the Cotswold Wildlife Park, with over 260 animal species in 160 acres of spacious Parkland. Stroll up our New Giraffe Walkway and get eye-to-eye with these amazing creatures.... more

Cotswold Falconry Centre

Cotswold Falconry Centre, Batsford Park, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire

Batsford Park, Moreton-in-Marsh 56.7 miles away

There’s something wonderfully medieval about going to watch swooping birds of prey diving and soaring through the air so it’s little wonder Cotswolds Falconry Centre gets busy in the summer months. The Moreton-in-Marsh centre is home to around 130... more

Birdland Park & Gardens

Birdland Park & Gardens, Bourton-on-the-Water, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Bourton-on-the-Water, Cheltenham 57.2 miles away

The only spot in the England where you can sit and watch the irresistibly cute King Penguins, Birdland near Bourton-on-the-Water is home to 500 birds, from flamingos, pelicans and cranes to waterfowl , hornbills, toucans and ibis. You’ve seven acres... more

The Hop Farm Country Park

The Hop Farm Country Park, Beltring, Tonbridge, Kent

Beltring, Paddock Wood, Tonbridge 58.4 miles away

Arriving with two young children at the Hop Farm, you will find there are dozens of things for kids to hare off and do here among the world’s largest collection of Victorian oast houses. Try searching for gold and treasure in the Pirate’s Cove... more

Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm

Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm, Swans Nest Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

Swans Nest Lane, Tramway Walk, Stratford-upon-Avon 58.9 miles away

Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm really is a very lovely place to while away the time, watching those huge splashes of colour swirl and dance around you as you pick your way through the tropical blossom surrounded by the splish splosh of little... more

Cotswold Farm Park

Cotswold Farm Park, Guiting Power, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Guiting Power, Cheltenham 61.8 miles away

Cotswold Farm Park offers a total countryside experience for everyone. It was founded in 1971 by Joe Henson in order to help protect some of our rare and valuable historic breeds. Today, with over 50 flocks and herds of rare breed farm animals,... more

Tropical Birdland

Tropical Birdland, Lindridge Lane, Desford, Leicestershire

Lindridge Lane, Desford 64.2 miles away

The Tropical Bird Gardens are situated in approx. 5 acres of land. Home to several hundred tropical birds of over 70 species. There are large aviaries with many exotic species such as parakeets, toucans, emus and mynah birds. Many of the birds are... more

Marwell Zoo

Marwell Zoo, Thompson's Lane, Winchester, Hampshire

Thompson's Lane, Colden Common, Winchester 71.6 miles away

What sets Marwell Wildlife apart from many other zoos are its lovely grounds which are just perfect picnicking territory come the warmer months. Surrounding the Grade I listed Marwell Hall (where Henry VIII is reputed to have married Jane Seymour),... more

Twycross Zoo

Twycross Zoo, Burton Road (on the A444), Atherstone, Warwickshire

Burton Road (on the A444), Atherstone 71.6 miles away

Twycross Zoo is well known for its 80 acres of parkland and more than 900 animals from 150 species. Whether you want to sing with the howler monkeys, go slow with the Aldabra tortoise or chatter with the blue and yellow macaws, there are enough... more

Banham Zoo

Banham Zoo, The Grove, Banham, Norfolk

The Grove, Banham 72.9 miles away

From African Harrier Hawks to Madagascan Hissing Cockroaches, Banham Zoo in Norfolk has enough weird and wonderful creatures to keep you busy for a week. There are more than 2,000 animals in this 50 acre park which opens daily around the year, except... more

Drayton Manor Theme Park

Drayton Manor Theme Park, Tamworth, Staffordshire

Tamworth 75.1 miles away

Drayton Manor theme park is packed with a host of great rides and attractions set in 280 acres of lakes and parkland. The park features some of the biggest, wettest and scariest rides around including Apocalypse, the world’s first stand up tower... more

Drusillas Zoo Park

Drusillas Zoo Park, Alfriston Road, Alfriston, East Sussex

Alfriston Road, Alfriston 77.2 miles away

What’s so brilliant about Drusillas Zoo Park is that it withstands multiple visits as there is just so much to do. Kids are always immediately enthused by the animals thanks to the spotter book given to every child on entry which they must stamp... more

The New Forest Wildlife Park

The New Forest Wildlife Park, Deerleap Lane, Southampton, Hampshire

Deerleap Lane, Ashurst, Southampton 82.8 miles away

The New Forest Wildlife Park: Enjoy a wildlife adventure in this lovely park, set in 25 acres of unspoilt woodland in the lovely New Forest. Get up close to the Sika, fallow and roe deer that roam freely throughout the park and watch the excitable... more

Dudley Zoological Gardens

Dudley Zoological Gardens, Castle Hill, Dudley, West Midlands

Castle Hill, Dudley 83.4 miles away

Fancy a really wild day out? Then go and learn all about some of the world’s rarest animals at Dudley Zoological Gardens. Come face-to-face with Sumatran tigers and Asiatic lions; take a walk on the wild side in Lemur Wood and Monkey Tails and watch... more

Pensthorpe Natural Park

Pensthorpe Natural Park, Pensthorpe Road, Fakenham, Norfolk

Pensthorpe Road, Fakenham 86.1 miles away

Love Pensthorpe! Pensthorpe Natural Park is a great place to get children involved in wildlife and the great outdoors. Not only is there a huge variety of birds and wildlife to spot, but families can choose from a range of activities to... more

West Midland Safari & Leisure Park

West Midland Safari & Leisure Park, Spring Grove, Bewdley, Worcestershire

Spring Grove, Bewdley 87.2 miles away

Who would have thought it? Giraffes and big game wondering like butter wouldn’t melt around the wilds of… the West Midlands? Before I even mention the fantastic animals you can see here, it’s worth flagging up the sheer variety of things to do. The... more

Monkey Haven

Monkey Haven, Staplers Rd, Isle of Wight

Staplers Rd, Newport, Isle of Wight 88.5 miles away

There’s lots of fun for everyone at Monkey Haven. It's a happy home for whooping gibbons, cheeky capuchins, birds of prey and many more exotic creatures. They care for monkeys and other animals in need, in the lovely sanctuary outside Newport. Monkey... more

Longleat Safari & Adventure Park

Longleat Safari & Adventure Park, Warminster, Wiltshire

Warminster 92.7 miles away

It’s hard to know where to start with Longleat – there are literally dozens and dozens of attractions to get through, from feeding giraffes in the African Village to cruising past the lions on the safari drive to hand feeding the deer to getting lost... more

Pettitts Animal Adventure Park

Pettitts Animal Adventure Park, Church Road, Reedham, Norfolk

Church Road, Reedham 97.4 miles away

Pettitts the top attraction to visit because it's Three Parks in one. Superb fun rides includes Flying Elephants, Teacups Roller Coaster, Miniature Train Robin Hood Adventure Play area. New Construction Site, New Puppet Chicken Show plus lots more. ... more

Africa Alive

Africa Alive, Whites Lane, Lowestoft, Suffolk

Whites Lane, Kessingland, Lowestoft 97.9 miles away

Keep your holiday airfare and take a trip instead to Africa Live where pretty much every animal you can think of roams the grounds. From Addax to zebras, congo sheep to Somali wild ass, you’ll need a full day to navigate your Suffolk safari. There is... more

Bristol Zoo Gardens

Bristol Zoo Gardens, Clifton, Bristol

Clifton, Bristol 98.4 miles away

From the aquarium to the Zona Brazil via the monkey jungle and meercats, Bristol’s vast array of species is enough to keep you busy all day, never mind all the other attractions at this Clifton tourist spot. Look out for Kamran and Ketan, the Asiatic... more

Hoo Farm

Hoo Farm, Preston-on-the-Weald Moors, Telford, Shropshire

Preston-on-the-Weald Moors, Telford 105.3 miles away

Hoo Farm is family run and over 100 years old, set in 32 acres of paddocks and woodland. The farm is home to owls, ostriches, ferrets, lizards, snakes, meerkats and many more, with different activities running throughout the day from Lamb Feeding and... more

Farmer Palmer's Farm Park

Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, Wareham Road, Poole, Dorset

Wareham Road, Organford, Poole 106.6 miles away

“Play More, Learn More, Experience and Explore” Farmer Palmer’s is designed for children aged 0-8 years and their families. Our visitor’s journey through a safe environment, with clean and well maintained play equipment. With both outdoor and... more

Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre

Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre, Longhorns, Wareham, Dorset

Longhorns, Wareham 112.1 miles away

Originally opened back in 1987 to be a home to abused Spanish beach chimpanzees, Monkey World, set in 65 acres of beautiful Dorset woodland, has now expanded to become a sanctuary for monkeys and apes from across the globe. These days there are more... more


SeaQuarium, Marine Parade, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset

Marine Parade, Weston-super-Mare 115.7 miles away

The SeaQuarium is located on the promenade sea front in Weston Super Mare - close encounters with our colourful creatures!Come along and see some of the weirdest, most fascinating and deadliest animals on the planet all in one incredible family... more

The Chestnut Centre

The Chestnut Centre, Castleton Road, High Peak, Derbyshire

Castleton Road, Chapel le Frith, High Peak 118.6 miles away

The Chestnut Centre is an escape from the bustle of life, in a secluded natural valley in the Peak National Park. The centre is home to 4 species of otters including the rare Giant Otter, 15 species of owl, tame fallow deer in the deer herd, foxes,... more

Abbotsbury Swannery

Abbotsbury Swannery, Nature Park, Abbotsbury, Dorset

Nature Park, Abbotsbury Tourism Ltd, Abbotsbury 125.2 miles away

This is the only place in the world where you can wander through the middle of a colony of nesting Mute Swans – and the gorgeous Dorset coast backdrop makes it all the more special. Abbotsbury Swannery was actually set up by Benedictine Monks back... more

Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo, Upton by Chester, Chester, Cheshire

Upton by Chester, Chester 140.4 miles away

Chester Zoo has just about every animal you can think of (around 11,000 from 400 species in fact) and an awful lot more for kids to do besides. We're talking monorail, face painting, tattooing (pretend, of course), an impressive wooden play park area... more

The Donkey Sanctuary

The Donkey Sanctuary, Sidmouth, Devon

Sidmouth 143.8 miles away

Where else in the world but animal-mad Britain would you come across such a soft-hearted attraction as the Donkey Sanctuary just outside Sidmouth? Visitors return time and again to wander through fields and fields of donkeys who will live out their... more

Quince Honey Farm

Quince Honey Farm, North Road, South Molton, Devon

North Road, South Molton 157.6 miles away

There’s a hive of activity going on at Quince Honey Farm! Get up close and personal with the native honeybee in this specially designed indoor apiary in the beautiful Devonshire countryside. Bring the kids to Beeworld and learn all about the inner... more

National Wetlands Centre

National Wetlands Centre, Penclacwydd, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

Penclacwydd, Llwynhendy, Llanelli 158.9 miles away

The National Wetland Centre Wales, near Llanelli, is run by the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT), a leading UK conservation organization, saving wetlands for wildlife and people across the world. Founded in 1946 by the naturalist and artist, the late... more

Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park

Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park, Combe Martin Wildlife Park, Ilfracombe, Devon

Combe Martin Wildlife Park, Higher Leigh, Combe Martin, Ilfracombe 160.3 miles away

Whether you have a dinosaur-crazy seven-year-old in tow or not, a trip to the Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park is a must for those holidaying in north Devon. Expect a giant life-size animatronic T-Rex plus vicious interacting Meglosaurs,... more


Animalarium, Borth Zoo, Borth, Ceredigion

Borth Zoo, Ynis Fergi, Borth 160.4 miles away

The Animalarium is a rapidly expanding Zoo, and has just completed work on the new extension which will accommodate the young pair of African Lions which are surplus from another Zoo. The lions are expected to be in place by Easter 2015. The... more

Flamingo Land Theme Park & Zoo

Flamingo Land Theme Park & Zoo, Kirby Misperton, Malton, North Yorkshire

Kirby Misperton, Malton 161.7 miles away

Flamingo Land Theme Park & Zoo, is home to over 1,000 animals, including Siberian Tigers, Grants Zebras, Bactrian Camels, Monkeys, Sea Lions, Reptiles, Humboldt Penguins and Meerkats. Also of course, the famous pink flamingos, the largest flock in... more

International Centre for Birds of Prey (Duncombe)

International Centre for Birds of Prey (Duncombe), Parkland Centre, Helmsley, North Yorkshire

Parkland Centre, Duncombe Park, Helmsley 165.5 miles away

There’s something magical about watching birds of prey swooping and wheeling over the English countryside but you have to be lucky to spot them sometimes. Not so at the International Centre for Birds of Prey, located at Duncombe Park on the outskirts... more

Paignton Zoo

Paignton Zoo, Totnes Road, Paignton, Devon

Totnes Road, Paignton 168.3 miles away

Paignton Zoo Environmental Park is one of Britain’s leading zoos. Visit the 80 acre site and you’ll see all your favourites such as lion, tiger, gorilla, orang-utan, flamingo, elephant and giraffe, as well as some more unusual species such as red... more

Buckfast Butterflies & Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary

Buckfast Butterflies & Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary, The Station, Buckfastleigh, Devon

The Station, Buckfastleigh 172.6 miles away

A wonderful day out for families and animal lovers of every age, the Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter sanctuary in Dartmoor National Park provides that golden day-out ingredient for kids – entertainment plus education. Wander through the... more

Blackpool Zoo

Blackpool Zoo, East Park Drive, Blackpool, Lancashire

East Park Drive, Blackpool 173.8 miles away

There’s something delightfully incongruous about visiting a place full of tropical animals in the city of Blackpool but you won’t regret a trip to Blackpool Zoo. A vast 32 acres spreads out before you and you can hear the weird and wonderful calls of... more

The Big Sheep

The Big Sheep, Abbotsham, Bideford, Devon

Abbotsham, Bideford 174.0 miles away

We promise you, you will not get round everything at the Big Sheep in one day. The out and out highlight of my visit was the drop dead hilarious sheep races on which tiny woollen sheep are tied to the backs of real life sheep who then complete a... more

South Lakes Wild Animal Park

South Lakes Wild Animal Park, Broughton Road, Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria

Broughton Road, Dalton-in-Furness 197.2 miles away

There’s something rather lovely about standing on a raised deck and proffering some foliage up to a giraffe to devour on a Wednesday morning in Dalton-In-Furness - it sort of makes you feel like you’ve elevated yourself from the daily grind. Other... more

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