Zoos and Safaris - Family days out
Drive past the massive T Rex, flesh eating Velociraptors and baby dinosaurs in the new Dinosaur Farm. Dig for fossils, look for the dinos being fed and enormous mother guarding her nest.
Explore indoor Fun Factories with four great rides including the stomach churning Trauma Tower and Soft Play Centres for little ones. Blast balls at buddies in the two Alien Planet Arenas and ride the Circus Train.
Discover cuddly creatures and exotic animals, birds and insects at the Zoo-Farm, there are favourites for everyone. Then watch the great Grey Owl gliding and hawks diving in the Flying Displays at the Falconry Centre. Whether it's wet or dry Woodlands is special for all age groups.
Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur ParkHigher Leigh, Combe Martin, Devon EX34 0NG
Woburn Safari ParkWoburn, Bedfordshire MK17 9QN
Hamerton Zoo ParkHamerton, Nr Sawtry, Cambs PE28 5RE
Colchester ZooMaldon Road Stanway Colchester Essex CO3 0SL
Buckfast Butterflies and Otter SanctuaryBuckfast Steam & Leisure Park Buckfastleigh Devon TQ11 0DZ
Linton ZooHadstock Road, Linton, Cambridgeshire CB1 6NT
Set in 16 acres of beautiful gardens with plenty of picnic areas and a children's play area. There is also a coffee shop and gift shop (restricted winter opening hours).
Paradise Wildlife ParkWhite Stubbs Lane, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire EN10 7QA
At Paradise Wildlife Park you can touch and feed our paddock animals which include Zebras and Camels! There is a great range of other animals to see including Meerkats, Lions, Red Pandas, Tigers, Spiders, Snakes and lots more.
We offer a range of different experiences beyond a family day out, that can create life long memories including feeding the big cats, and hands-on encounters with Meercats or Wolves. Ideal unique gift ideas for birthdays, Christmas, Anniversaries, or just as a special treat for that special someone!
The Zoological Society of Glasgow and West of ScotlandCalderpark, Uddingston, Glasgow G71 7RZ
Mole Hall Wildlife ParkWiddington Saffron Walden Essex CB11 3SS
Isle of Wight ZooYaverland's Seafront, Near Sandown, Isle of Wight, UK PO36 8QB
West Midland Safari ParkSpring Grove, Bewdley, Worcestershire DY12 1LF
See White Lions and Tigers, Giraffe, Elephants, Indian & African Rhino, African Wild Dogs, Cheetah and white Wallabies in the four mile self drive safari that combines with Discovery Trail - showcasing a Sea Lion Show; Twilight Cave, Seaquarium, Mark O’Shea’s Reptile World, Creepy Crawlies, walk-through Lemur Exhibit and friendly animal encounters as well as an Amusement Area with over 25 family orientated rides.
Dublin ZooPhoenix Park, Dublin 8, Ireland
Wild BritainRenhold Road, Wilden, Bedford Bedfordshire MK44 2PX
Plashet ZooRutland Road (off Shrewsbury Road), Plashet Park, London E7 8AJ
Alstone Wildlife ParkAlstone Road Highbridge Somerset TA9 3DT
Hamerton Zoo Park
Address: Hamerton Zoo Park, Hamerton, Nr Sawtry, Cambridgeshire PE28 5RE
Each Stay Play Explore break offers a choice of 3 out of 5 family attractions or themed experiences - complete with a night’s stay and breakfast at a three or four star hotel with leisure facilities.
From just£109 per family (two adults and two children*) you’ll be saving up to 60 per cent on standard rates and admission prices! Gift vouchers are also available
Stay Play Explore - Family Fun (£109)
A family of four can stay at one of these family friendly hotels: Hilton Leicester, Hinckley Island, Leicester Marriott, or Holiday Inn Leicester City and enjoy 3 of these 5 world class, educational and entertaining attractions:
- National Space Centre
- Twinlakes Family Theme Park
- Bosworth Battlefield
Stay Play Explore - Family Adventure (£109)
A family of four can stay at Hilton East Midlands or Hinckley Island and choose three fun-packed activities from a choice of:
- Adventure Club activities at Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre
- Ten pin bowling at Hollywood Bowl
- Cycle hire in The National Forest
- Tobogganing at Swadlincote Ski Centre
- Bush craft, orienteering or ancient woodland skills at Conkers
Stay Play Explore - Theme Parks Adventure (£159)
A family of four can stay at Hilton East Midlands or Burleigh Court and visit two fantastic theme parks:
- Drayton Manor Theme Park & either
- Twinlakes Family Theme Park or Wheelgate Park
Stay Play Explore also offers £109 short breaks for couples including Gourmet Taste of Leicestershire, City Chic and a new Glorious Heritage short break coming soon.
*Additional adult and child tickets available at time of family ticket purchase. Book your break online at www.stayplayexplore.co.uk or telephone our short break bookings team on 0844 888 5181 or 0116 299 4444. See website for terms and conditions.
Blackbrook - The Zoological Park of the MoorlandsWinkhill, near Leek, Staffs ST13 7QR
Belfast Zoological GardensAntrim Road, BT36 7PN
ZSL Whipsnade ZooDunstable, Bedfordshire LU6 2LF
Pick up your essential full colour travel guide at the start of the trail which takes you around the five 'action stops' on your quest to meet and learn all about this majestic quintet. (lions, giraffes, elephants, bears and rhinos).
Fax: 01582 872649
Africa AliveWhites Lane, Kessingland, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 7TF
Shepreth Wildlife ParkStation Road, Shepreth, nr Royston, Hertfordshire SG8 6PZ
Knowsley Safari ParkPrescot, Merseyside L34 4AN
Knowsley Safari Park has become one of Merseyside's premier leisure attractions, winning several awards for tourism and its animal husbandry.
Exmoor Zoological ParkSouth Stowford, Bratton Fleming, Near Barnstaple, Devon EX31 4SG
The zoo specialises in smaller animals, providing living spaces for many creatures no longer seen in the city zoos. The careful planting of shrubs and trees as they have matured, keep the visitor wondering what is next and provide a relaxing and natural atmosphere within the park.
Amazon World Zoo ParkWatery Lane, Newchurch, Isle of Wight PO36 OLX