Zoos and Wildlife Parks near Kent

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The Hawking Centre - Doddington
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The Hawking Centre - Doddington
Children aged 8 - 12 years can have a fantastic opportunity to spend hands on time with birds of prey, in our new Falconry Fun Days, designed both to educate and to entertain, run by expert...
Wildlife Heritage Foundation - Ashford
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Wildlife Heritage Foundation - Ashford
WHF is not routinely open to the public; access via pre-booked events only! BIG CAT AFTERNOON TOUR Enjoy an exclusive visit to see Europe's most important collection of felids.   Our...
Howletts Wild Animal Park - Canterbury
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Howletts Wild Animal Park - Canterbury
Howletts Wild Animal Park, Kent’s most successful animal park, is celebrating its 40th Birthday in 2015.  Originally owned by conservationist John Aspinall – founder of The Aspinall...
Port Lympne Wild Animal Park - Hythe
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Port Lympne Wild Animal Park - Hythe
Experience an African adventure in Kent when you visit Port Lympne Reserve – home to Kent’s only authentic safari experience, where giraffes, black rhino, wildebeest and more roam freely...
Wildwood Trust - Herne Bay
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Wildwood Trust - Herne Bay
A visit to Wildwood, is a great day out for all the family where you can see over 200 British animals past and present. Set in 40 acres of ancient woodland, Wildwood holds a stunning collection of...
Wingham Wildlife Park - Canterbury
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Wingham Wildlife Park - Canterbury
At the park we have tried to ensure that our facilities offer you the most comfortable and enjoyable surroundings for your trip.  All of the facilities at the park have been designed to ensure...
Eagle Heights - Eynsford
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Eagle Heights - Eynsford
Eagle Heights is one of the UK's largest bird of prey centres, currently we have a collection of approximately 150 raptors. This includes over 50 species, many of which are now breeding at the centre...
Tropical Wings World of Wildlife
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Tropical Wings World of Wildlife
 There is a massive selection of wildlife to interact with at Tropical Wings in Essex. Some of Daily activities and attractions at the zoo include:     * One of the UK's largest...
Beaver Water World - Tatsfield
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Beaver Water World - Tatsfield
Beaver Zoological Gardens & Reptile Rescue Centre is precisely that, we are a registered charity and we rescue reptiles and all the other animals in our care. We are not a Zoo in the accepted...
Drusillas Park - Alfriston
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Drusillas Park - Alfriston
Where getting nose to nose with nature is all part of the most memorable fun family day out you can imagine. Voted the number one attraction in Sussex for days out with the kids by Southern FM...
Mohair Centre - Chiddingly
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Mohair Centre - Chiddingly
Holiday Club runs mid July to mid August: Each day will include feeding the animals and any routine stock tasks that need doing. There are always lots of jobs to be done. There might even...
Seven Sisters Sheep Centre - Eastbourne
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Seven Sisters Sheep Centre - Eastbourne
Welcome to the Seven Sisters Sheep Centre. A warm welcome awaits you at this family run farm. We are set in the beautiful Sussex Downland just 1 mile from Beachy Head. Our farm is packed full of...
Hackney City Farm
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Hackney City Farm
For over 20 years , Hackney City Farm has been giving the local community the opportunity to experience farming right in the heart of the city. It offers an opportunity for children and adults to...
Battersea Park Children's Zoo - Battersea Park
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Battersea Park Children's Zoo - Battersea Park
Battersea Park Children's Zoo in the heart of South London offers an exciting animal experience that combines a zoo, animal encounters, play area and relaxing cafe.Have you ever come face to face...
ZSL London Zoo - Regent's Park
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ZSL London Zoo - Regent's Park
See what's new at London Zoo. Indulge your senses and engage your mind and with so many exciting animals, a day at London Zoo offers the ultimate back to nature experience and supports the active...
Chessington Zoo & World of Adventures
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Chessington Zoo & World of Adventures
Chessington World of Adventures is the perfect place to share a fun kids and family day out, combining the attractions of a theme park and our very own Chessington zoo! Explore 9 Themed Lands, our...
WWT London Wetland - Barnes
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WWT London Wetland - Barnes
Located on the banks of the River Thames in Barnes, Southwest London the centre is home to rare and beautiful wildlife including Bitterns, Kingfishers and a colony of endangered Water voles. The...
Huxleys Birds of Prey Centre - Horsham
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Huxleys Birds of Prey Centre - Horsham
The centre began as Julian's private collection and was moved to its current location in 1993. Its hard to believe that the site where Huxley's and its stunning garden stands was once a dumping...
Colchester Zoo
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Colchester Zoo
Colchester Zoo is constantly evolving to ensure our world class level of commitment to our animals. If you would like to contribute to any of our developments listed below, or require further...
The Tropical Zoo - Brentford
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The Tropical Zoo - Brentford
The Tropical Zoo, based in London is a zoo that offers an indoor children's zoo experience. They have a great range of animals including crocodiles, tarantulas, piranahs and snakes. Monkeys:...
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This section lists days out at zoos in or near Kent so if you would like to take the little monkeys to the zoo please see our list below. Some of the zoos listed maybe wildlife parks, or petting farms, these zoos have a varied selection of animals for viewing. there are various creatures at Safari Parks such as lions and you can sometimes drive through the paddocks and view them from the comfort of your car. there are also baboons and monkeys which can be fun to watch. Or there are elephants, giraffes and other African and Indian animals. A lot of zoos have collections of insects and birds and also water creatures, all in all a trip out to the zoo is an educational experience for your children.
If you are living in the Kent region and you are needing inspiration for a fun family day out then why not take the family to your nearest zoo. With a great deal to see and do, a day out to the zoo is the ideal day trip for kids of all age groups.  From Grandparents to toddlers, aunties and uncles, a day trip to the zoo is great fun for all of the family. The day out to your local zoo close to Kent is both equally helpful and full of facts, and will leave you having a long lasting impact.  The animals on exhibit will include many species of uncommon, unique and endangered animals. Getting close up to one of the bigger animals  for example rhinoceros or giraffes is an unique encounter. You will find many varied kinds of birds to view at a zoo like parrots and wading birds. Various zoos could have a reptile building so you are able to see animals like highly poisonous snakes including adders. The broad range of mammals will be on exhibit including gorillas as well as red pandas. From the streams as well as oceans of our earth you will find plenty of incredible fish to see including clown fish. Varied and amazing underwater life for example turtles are usually brilliant to discover. Amphibians such as newts will always be intriguing for kids of all ages to examine. The zoo is a location in which living animals are housed to be displayed and studied. The actual name is a well-known type of zoological garden, and a good number of zoos are landscapes or recreational areas that contains buildings and also other enclosures. Zoos normally maintain only wild animals, several of these from faraway nations around the world. However, some zoos display domestic animals such as cattle and sheep to demonstrate to city little ones who may have no way to pay a visit to farms. Kid's zoos are sometimes incorporated in zoological gardens. They might have areas where children can observe small animals, and sometimes now have sections where children can pet as well as feed tame animals.  Zoos are additionally crucial centres for wildlife preservation. A lot of zoos breed endangered species, some of which are extinct in the wild.