Animals & Wildlife

Drusillas Park's April Fool prank

Did you believe these April Fools’ pranks?

Some of the country’s top attractions and tour operators have been getting into the April Fools’ spirit today with some weird and wonderful pranks.

Animatronic dinosaur exhibition at Chester Zoo

Major plans for new habitats and visitor experiences at Chester Zoo

Plans at Chester Zoo in 2019 include the arrival of previously unseen species and a number of hands-on exhibitions.

Longleat Koala Creek

Meet Australia’s most iconic species in Longleat’s newest attraction

Koala Creek is due to open in March 2019 and will allow visitors to get up close to koalas and wombats.

Marwell Zoo brickosaur

Marwell Zoo to welcome a collection of life-sized brick dinosaurs in 2019

As part of the prehistoric experience, a collection of life-sized dinosaurs will join animals at Marwell Zoo in 2019. 

Reindeer

Find furry friends in Scotland

Scotland is home to a diverse range of wildlife, and you can discover this on a visit to one of its many animal-themed attractions.

Longleat's Festival of Light in 2018 - A Fantastic Journey

The Festival of Light will return to Longleat this winter

Returning on 9th November, 2018 The Festival of Light will take visitors on a journey through time and space.

ZSL London Zoo

Get closer to wildlife at ZSL London and Whipsnade Zoos

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Plan unforgettable group experiences with visits to ZSL London Zoo in Regent’s Park and the UK’s largest zoo, Whipsnade in Bedfordshire.

Christmas at ZSL London Zoo

ZSL London Zoo to host illuminated animal trail this Christmas

A new Christmas light trail, featuring light up animal sculptures, will be one of the highlights at ZSL London Zoo.

Bob Streatfeild

Q&A with Woburn Safari Park's head of VIP experiences

Bob Streatfeild talks career highlights, his love for zoology and group recommendations.

Camilla with bee hotel

Beekeeping workshops launched in London

The St Ermin’s Hotel, which is home to over 350,000 honeybees, will hold a series of beekeeping workshops this summer.

The Chameleon Tree

Revamped restaurant and coffee house now open at Longleat

The new facility, which can cater for up 420 people inside at any one time, has now opened to the public at Longleat in Wiltshire.

Bear at Woburn Safari Park

Animal attractions to visit during Love Your Zoo Week (and beyond)

Places to visit during Love Your Zoo Week, which celebrates the conservation work undertaken by zoos.

Royal Three Counties Shows

Royal Three Counties Show to celebrate British countryside for 60th time

The annual show will return for its 60th year at the Three Counties Showground, Malvern this year.

Mimi at Monkey World

A group visit to remember at Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre

The Dorset-based Rescue Centre is a fantastic destination for groups from all over the country.

Sea Life Brighton - Sea Stars

Sea Life Brighton to welcome Sea Stars display

Sea Life Brighton is set to unveil its newest creature installation, Sea Stars, on 10th February.

Aquarium at Nausicaa in France

Major expansion planned for French National Sea Centre

On 19th May, a massive expansion of NAUSICAA, the French National Sea Centre in Boulogne-sur-Mer, will open to the public for the first time.

Tropical House at Marwell Zoo

VIDEO: See the 3D imagining of new Tropical House at Marwell Zoo

Reportedly its ‘biggest ever exhibit’, Marwell Zoo’s Tropical House is set to open next spring and a new video reveals what the area is expected to look like.

SEA LIFE Blackpool

Blue Planet boosts group interest at SEA LIFE Blackpool

Sir David Attenborough’s Blue Planet II has reportedly created a big wave of interest in the undersea world, with an increase in shark experience bookings at SEA LIFE Blackpool.