Zoos and Wildlife Parks near Oxfordshire

Crocodiles of the World - Brize Norton
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Crocodiles of the World - Brize Norton
Crocs of the World is here for you to experience a broad selection of crocodiles, alligators and caimans from all over the world: with over 100 individuals representing 14 different crocodilian species. A new experience for our visitors, Crocodiles of the World recently moved into a new home near Brize Norton approximately 3.4 miles from Burford....
Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens
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Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens
Get involved with the animals and feed the penguins or become a Keeper for the day click here Cotswold Wildlife Park is set in 160 acres of parkland and gardens around a listed Victorian Manor House and has been open to the public since 1970. The Park is home to a fascinating and varied collection of mammals, birds, reptiles and invertebrates...
Tiggywinkles - Aylesbury
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Tiggywinkles - Aylesbury
Caring for sick and injured hedgehogs, badgers, wild birds, foxes, even reptiles and amphibians Every year in Britain over five million wild animals and birds are injured as a direct result of their encounters with man's world. We are a specialist hospital, dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating all species of British wildlife using all...
Beale Park - Reading
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Beale Park - Reading
Beale Park's the place to be with fun, adventure, animals, gardens, play and activities on the banks of the picturesque River Thames. A great day out for all ages near Pangbourne in Berkshire. Space, fresh air, tranquility, fun, adventure, enchanting animals, exotic beauty and all this on the banks of the magical Thames. Isn’t it time...
The Living Rainforest
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The Living Rainforest
Explore the rainforest, and discover its wonders for yourself. On your visit, look out for free roaming lizards, birds and butterflies - you never know where they will appear next! See some of the world's most popular foods, from bananas to coffee, cocoa and ginger... as well as plants that have changed the way we live today. Plus... monkeys, a...
Birdland Park and Gardens - Bourton on the Water
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Birdland Park and Gardens - Bourton on the Water
Birdland was first established in 1957 and was sited in the centre of Bourton.The current location was a trout farm and prior to that a Poplar Tree plantation There are still over 150 trees which create a high canopy for the River Windrush and enclosure. Birdland is a natural setting inhabited by over 500 birds; Flamingos, pelicans,...
UK Wolf Centre
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UK Wolf Centre
Founded in 1995, we support education, conservation and research. With your support we've donated over £338,000 in recent years. Please note all visits have to be pre-booked with the exception of Visit Wednesdays. We have ten wolves at the Trust. Find out more about them here!
The Nature Discovery Centre - Thatcham
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The Nature Discovery Centre - Thatcham
The Nature Discovery Centre has a wonderful lakeside setting. The visitor centre, with cafe, hands-on exhibits and a varied and ever changing calendar of activities provides an ideal base for a day out. Our fantastic adventure playgrounds, network of footpaths and wildlife offer many opportunities to enjoy the fresh air at any time of year. Once...
Woburn Abbey and Gardens
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Woburn Abbey and Gardens
For an amazing family day out, go on a safari drive adventure in the heart of Bedfordshire! Come to Woburn Safari Park and meet the wildlife roaming in over 300 acres of beautiful parkland. Enjoy a full day of family fun for one low ticket price. Park for free in the leisure area and walk through our animal encounters, where you'll see...
Woburn Safari Park
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Woburn Safari Park
Head off on your own Safari adventure Woburn Safari Park offers the chance to visit the animals of the wild plains, jungles and savannahs of Africa, without leaving the country! Head off on an adventure on the Road Safari to see endangered and exotic animals, including beautiful tigers, lions, rhino, giraffes, monkeys and many ...
ZSL Whipsnade Zoo - Dunstable
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ZSL Whipsnade Zoo - Dunstable
Whipsnade is home to over 2,500 wild animals many of which are free to wander in large paddocks, emulating their natural habitat. Lions, tigers, rhinos and bears can be seen in almost natural conditions. A full-size steam railway takes visitors past rare breeds such as the White Rhino and Przewalski's horses. Visitors may also drive their own...
Marwell Zoological Park - Winchester
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Marwell Zoological Park - Winchester
A visit to Marwell Wildlife is a chance to get up close to the wonders of the natural world and help save them. Marwell is a zoological park set in 100 acres of delightful Hampshire countryside, six miles south-east of Winchester. There's a real sense of purpose at Marwell - the conservation of endangered species. There are animals from almost...
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: Bolivian Squirrel Monkey, Common Marmoset Monkey. Birds: Bengalese Eagle Owl, Congo African Grey Parrot, Green Wing Macaw, Military Macaw and more. You...
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 spectacular 42 hectare reserve also features:     *       Fun family day out at London Wetland Centre...
National Birds of Prey Centre - Newent
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National Birds of Prey Centre - Newent
The centre houses on of the most significant collections of Birds of Prey in the UK with over 60 species of Owls, Eagles and Hawks. The Centre has played a major part in the captive breeding of many species and continues to be involved in breeding and conservation of many important species, with new species laying eggs each year. The...
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 Zoo and SEA LIFE centre Kids Go Free on Short Breaks at our safari-themed Resort hotel Go wild with our 2-day tickets Experience one of our Xtra...
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 conservation of many amazing species. Watch out for the Happy Families area, where you can see meerkats keeping an eye on their neighbours from rocky...
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 with a ring tailed lemur? Or popped up right beside a meerkat? Have you ever spent time with a pot bellied pig? Seen an otter at work? Chatted with a...
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 get up close to a range of farmyard animals. Have a browse and find out more about what we do, or better still, come and visit us and see for...
Longleat Safari & Adventure Park - Warminster
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Longleat Safari & Adventure Park - Warminster
Set within 900 acres of Capability Brown landscaped parkland, Longleat House is widely regarded as one of the best examples of high Elizabethan architecture in Britain and one of the most beautiful stately homes open to the public. It was the present Marquess of Bath’s father, the 6th Marquess, who first perceived that a house of this...
Paradise Wildlife Park - Broxbourne
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Paradise Wildlife Park - Broxbourne
Paradise Wildlife Park is a privately owned establishment with the conservation of animals as it's main objective. The Sampson Family have owned the site for 21 years and have built a reputable Animal Park and Leisure Venue that is enjoyed by generations of local families. Not only does the Park serve the local community by offering employment,...
Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park
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Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park
Located on Pershore Road, two miles south of Birmingham City Centre, the Birmingham Nature Centre homes a wide range of animals, both European and from across the world. These animals include many charismatic and exciting species like Red Pandas, Meerkats, Lemurs and Otters. The centre has a wide collection of endangered reptiles, and it plays an...
Hamerton Zoological Park
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Hamerton Zoological Park
There's more than just seeing our collection of animals Play Areas We also have 2 play areas, one for babies and toddlers and the other for older children. Both get a "thumbs up" from all that play. Picnic and Gardens The new covered picnic areas and gardens gives you a great area to relax and enjoy the snacks...
Twycross Zoo - Atherstone
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Twycross Zoo - Atherstone
Twycross Zoo is now renowned as a World Primate Centre and has a wide variety of monkeys and apes including the UK’s only group of bonobos. We have breeding groups of many endangered primate species so we often have babies and toddlers playing around in our great ape groups, and in many of our monkey groups. We also hold a range of other...
New Forest Otter Owl and Wildlife Park - Southampton
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New Forest Otter Owl and Wildlife Park - Southampton
Welcome to the New Forest Wildlife Park! (Formerly New Forest Otter, Owl and Wildlife Park) The New Forest Wildlife Park covers twenty-five scenic acres of...
Shepreth Wildlife Park
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Shepreth Wildlife Park
The Wildlife Park first started as a private wild animal sanctuary in 1979, when a young injured jackdaw was brought to us to look after. 'Jack' recovered and soon became one of the family. Since that time we have adopted many other injured victims and have hand reared countless orphaned animals such as foxes, hedgehogs, squirrels, rabbits, deer,...
This section lists zoos in Oxfordshire 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 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 Oxfordshire area and you are on the lookout for a good outing then why not take the your family to the nearest zoo. With so much to see and do, a trip to the zoo is the ideal day trip for people of all ages.  From Grandad to toddlers, aunties and uncles, a trip to the zoo is terrific fun for all the household. The day trip to your local zoo near Oxfordshire is equally instructional and informative, and can leave you having a long lasting impact.  The creatures on exhibit will consist of several types of rare, unique and protected wild animals. Getting near to one of the bigger wildlife  such as rhinoceros or even gorillas is an unforgettable experience. there can be a large number of varied kinds of wild birds to discover at a zoo like birds of prey and pelicans. Quite a few zoos will have  a reptile building so you can see creatures like highly dangerous snakes including rattlesnakes. The diverse assortment of mammals shall be on exhibit for example monkeys as well as wolves. From the waterways and seas of our earth you will find a lot of amazing species of fish to see such as unicorn fish. Diverse and colourful ocean life for example lobsters are definitely wonderful to view. Amphibians like frogs are always interesting for little ones of all ages to examine. The zoo is actually a place where living creatures are placed to be displayed and researched. The name is actually a popular type of zoological garden, and most zoos are gardens or parks containing buildings as well as other enclosures. Zoos generally keep only wild creatures, many of these coming from distant countries. However, a number of zoos house indigenous creatures such as pigs and hogs to display to city kids who may have no way to go visit farms. Kid's zoos are occasionally included in zoological gardens. They could possibly have nurseries where kids can observe small creatures, and sometimes have places where young children can pet and feed tame creatures.  Zoos are also crucial centres for wildlife preservation. A lot of zoos breed protected species, several of which are no longer found in the wild.