The UK is home to some fantastic Zoos and Wildlife Parks. The Attraction Near Me’s guide to the Top 10 UK Zoos and Wildlife Parks will help you to decide where to visit.
Top 10 UK Zoos and Wildlife Parks
Read our top 10 listing to find the best-rated Animal Attractions near you. We understand that everyone has their personal favourites. We have based this Top 10 listing on our personal experiences and extensive knowledge of Zoos and Wildlife Parks.
There are over 27,000 animals, more than 600 different species and 128 acres of zoological gardens to explore at Chester Zoo. The large collection of animals includes some of the most exotic and endangered species on the planet.
Chester Zoo plays a vital role in inspiring and educating people about the natural world and the impact humans have on it – creating and nurturing the conservationist in us all. The zoo supports field projects around the world and closer to home, preventing the extinction of endangered species.
Longleat is a family attraction with a host of entertainment that all adds up to a special family day out bursting with adventure. Featured on numerous television shows, Longleat featured the first drive-through safari park outside of Africa.
ZSL London Zoo ranks as one of the best zoos in the UK. Set in leafy Regent’s Park amid heritage-listed buildings and beautiful gardens, ZSL London Zoo is an oasis in the heart of the capital with over 20,000 amazing animals to discover.
The Zoo’s biggest experience, Land of the Lions, gives visitors the chance to get closer than ever before to the mighty Asiatic lions – of which only 400 remain in the wild.
Visitors to Edinburgh Zoo can discover a wide range of species, from chimps to penguins. The Zoo is also home to the UK’s only koalas and giant pandas.
Yorkshire Wildlife Park brings families in touch with some of the world’s most beautiful and at-risk species. With nearly 400 animals and 70 different species of animal, Yorkshire Wildlife Park is a fantastic place to experience a truly breathtaking walkthrough wildlife adventure.
Most of the animals at the park are either endangered or threatened, Yorkshire Wildlife Park works closely with charities to help the conservation of endangered species in the wild and in captivity.
Flamingo Land Zoo is the UK’s most visited zoo. There are over 140 species of animals on show, with a monorail offering a bird’s eye view of the animals. The zoo also features elevated pathways that go over a small lake to the Penguin Coast.
Animals include tigers, giraffes, lions and hippos. Penguin Coast features a lovely penguin pool. The zoo offers regular handling sessions and talks by the zookeepers.
Woburn Safari Park is a drive-through safari park nestled in over 300 acres of beautiful Bedfordshire parkland. Drive through numerous naturalistic animal enclosures as part of a fascinating family day out at one of the country’s leading conservation parks.
Blackpool Zoo offers a memorable fun family day out, as well as offering educational visits with keeper talks taking place at specified times throughout the day. Many of the animals have open feeding sessions, where visitors can get up close and personal with the zoo’s star turns.
West Midland Safari Park is an award-winning visitor attraction, located in Worcestershire in the heart of England. It is home to a variety of all-weather attractions, including four miles of drive-through safari, the largest animatronic dinosaur exhibit in the UK and a theme park.
Enjoy a great day out at Dudley Zoo and Castle, home to more than 1300 animals, and nigh on 200 species, including some of the rarest creatures on Planet Earth. Hundreds of exotic and endangered animals inhabit an ancient wooded hillside, with a rich geological history, around the ruins of the 11th century Dudley Castle.
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