£3 Entry to Whipsnade Zoo

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo - Asian Elephant Calf

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is one of the largest zoos in the UK, spanning over 600 acres of beautiful parkland. The popular attraction wants as many people as possible to be able to enjoy a brilliant day out with them, to benefit from the amazing animals who live at the zoo.

Help for Households

To help people who might find cost or other challenges a barrier to visiting ZSL Whipsnade Zoo and ZSL London Zoo, their Community Access Scheme provides discounted tickets priced from as little as £3 per person.

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo - Entrance Sign
ZSL Whipsnade Zoo – Entrance Sign

£3 Whipsnade Zoo Tickets

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is aware of how hard things are for many families on low incomes right now, and they want to do what we can to help.

As part of their Community Access Scheme, you can now buy reduced-price tickets for ZSL Whipsnade Zoo online from as little as £3 per person if you are receiving Universal Credit, Working Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit, Employment and Support Allowance, Income Support or Jobseeker’s Allowance.

The £3 tickets are available for the whole family (under 3’s go free), from 11.00am every day of the week.

What You Need To Do

You’ll need to bring your proof of benefit letter with you to the zoo when you buy your tickets from the friendly staff at the admissions gate (this can be an electronic copy if you prefer). Unfortunately, ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is unable to issue discounted tickets unless you are able to show one of the above documents (per household) as proof of eligibility.

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo - View from Whipsnade Zoo over the north downs towards Ivinghoe Beacon.
ZSL Whipsnade Zoo – View from Whipsnade Zoo over the north downs towards Ivinghoe Beacon.

For Families with Disability Benefits

The ZSL Community Access Scheme also provides reduced-price tickets (£6.50 per person) to people that have additional needs or disabilities. The attraction is working through carefully selected organisations to issue these tickets.

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is an impressive zoo located in Bedfordshire, England, spanning over 600 acres of land. With a vast collection of over 3,500 animals, this zoo provides an unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages.

The zoo is home to some of the world’s most endangered animals, including the white rhino and the Amur tiger.

Terms and Conditions

* These tickets are available to buy from 11.00am onwards 7 days a week.
* These tickets must be booked online in advance of your visit, as only full price tickets are available to buy at the gate.
* Regular admissions tickets, including those for anyone coming along with you, must still be booked online and in advance.
* The attraction is operating a cashless system on their sites and they ask that you pay with credit or debit cards, or contactless payment methods only.
* Due to the popularity of this scheme, there may be queues at 11.00am and on busy weekends, so we suggest arriving later or visiting on weekdays.
* If you can afford to spend a little bit more on your ticket, please consider adding a voluntary donation of £1 on tickets. These donations are crucial to the vital conservation work around the world protecting wildlife.
* View full details on the ZSL Whipsnade Zoo Official Website.

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo - Flamingo
ZSL Whipsnade Zoo – Flamingo

Travelling to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is located only 20 minutes from the M25 (junction 21). The Zoo is signposted from the M1 (junction 9 and junction 12) and all major roads, just follow the brown tourist signs or put the postcode LU6 2LF in your sat-nav.

Travelling by Train

To get the train to Whipsnade Zoo, you’ll need to head for Luton or Hemel Hempstead, both stations are approximately 10 miles from the zoo. The Centrebus X31 service links both stations with the zoo and runs from Monday to Saturday.

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Nearby Accommodation

There are lots of places to stay near Whipsnade Zoo. Search for hotel accommodation at Hotels.com or Travelodge are always a good option for budget hotel accommodation.

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£3 Entry to Whipsnade Zoo was last modified: July 16th, 2024 by Dan

Author: Dan

I am passionate about Theme Parks and Attractions. I love riding roller coasters and thrill rides. With two young boys I understand how expensive family days out can be and this was one of the main driving forces behind Attractions Near me. My aim is to help you and your friends enjoy some great days out without costing the earth. Thanks for reading and have a great time - Regards Dan

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