Christmas at the ZOO 2019

From Saturday 30th November to Sunday 22nd December, our indoor barn will be transformed into a magical Winter Wonderland.


With giant 18ft Christmas inflatables & all the other trimmings, Santa will also be here at the weekends to hand out lovely presents to all the good little boys and girls!

Christmas Wonderland (included with normal admission)

  • Open every day, all day
  • Closes at 12pm Christmas Eve
  • No additional admission
  • Pre-booking not necessary

Santa’s Grotto (£5.50 per child, not including zoo admission)

  • Open Weekends only between 11am-2pm
  • Meet Santa & Mrs Claus/their helper
  • Parents can accompany for photos
  • Santa gives a lovely gift to every child who sees him
  • We can do special pre-arranged visits during week – conditions apply so please contact us
  • Pre-booking not necessary


The Christmas Owls are Back!


Christmas Owl Experience (£30 per child, not including admission) (£50 for 2, £70 for 3 children)

  • Available at weekends only, after 1:30PM
  • Write Letter to Santa with one of our elves
  • Official photo with one of our Christmas owls (printed and mounted ready for when you leave)
  • Time with the owl handler in our Winter Wonderland, where your letter will be flown off towards the North Pole by one of our Christmas Owls 
  • Finally, meet Santa in his grotto & receive a lovely present
  • Limited spaces & MUST prebook

Letter to Santa Experience (£15 per child, not including admission)

  • Available at weekends only, before 11am
  • Write Letter to Santa with one of our elves
  • Official photo with one of our Christmas owls (printed and mounted ready for when you leave)
  • Enter our Winter Wonderland & meet Santa in his grotto to receive a lovely present from him!
  • Limited spaces & MUST prebook


Pre-booking is advised for all Christmas Owl Events, so call us now on 01670 787778 & add some extra sparkle to Christmas this year!