We have themed events throughout the year so there's always something new and fun to discover!

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Normal admission charges apply for our events unless stated otherwise. Some scheduled activities may be weather dependent. Certain crafts and activities may cost extra.

Enchanted Fairy Forest

27th May 2017 to 4th June 2017 - 10am - 5.30pm
Enchanted Fairy Forest

Magical fun for the young and the young at heart!

Go on a fairy guided tour of the forest at the Tropical Butterfly House... experience a magical fantasy world as you discover tiny pixie dwellings, dragons, and fairy hideaways!

Head to the Activity Centre for face painting, fairy crafts, activities and games (suitable for all ages)

Watch the spectacular free-flying bird, and animal display, and take part in amazing animal encounters!

This years Enchanted Fairy Forest event coincides with BIAZA’s Love Your Zoo campaign, grab a sticker on arrival!

Normal admission charges apply, click 'buy fast track tickets' to purchase your tickets now...

Free entry for dads on Father's Day

18th June 2017 - 12:30pm and 2:45pm
Free entry for dads on Father's Day

Plus enter our Bushtucker Challenge!

Treat your dad this Father’s Day to a special day out at the Tropical Butterfly House, rated number 1 on TripAdvisor…

We’re giving all dads FREE entry on Sunday 18th June!*
During the day, children can challenge their fathers to a Bushtucker Challenge with chocolate grubs and sweets with nasty or nice fillings, which will you get?!

The challenge will take place at the end of the Free Flying Bird & Animal Displays at 12:30pm and 14:45pm in the Bird Display Arena… father’s that succeed in their challenge will win their child a chocolate treat! Are you brave enough?!

The Bushtucker Challenge registration is on a first come, first serve basis, just mention that you would like to take part at the kiosk on arrival, we’re open from 10am

*Offer is valid only when the father is accompanied by a full paying child, and is not to be used in conjunction with any other offer, valid on the gate only on Sunday 18th June 2017

Amazing Animals Summer Holidays Event

22nd July 2017 to 5th September 2017 - 10am - 5.30pm
Amazing Animals Summer Holidays Event

Witness the amazing world of animals!

♦ Discover the superhero skills of lemurs, meerkats, owls, snakes and more in close up animal encounters every day of the school holidays!

♦ Take part in superhero crafts and have your face painted in the Activity Centre, watch out for our superhero characters!

♦ Conquer the Realm of Camelot adventure playground or splash about in the Wet Play Park!

♦ Watch the spectacular superhero themed Bird & Animal Display

♦ Wear a superhero outfit and or take part in the amazing animals quiz and you could win a prize!

♦ Visit the Big Red Bus Stack Stop

Normal admission charges apply, click 'buy fast track tickets' to purchase your tickets now...

Meet the Hulkbuster

28th August 2017 - 10am - 12:30pm
Meet the Hulkbuster

August Bank Holiday Only!

Don't miss out on seeing the Hulkbuster!

You can even meet him and have your photo taken with him on the day between 10am and 12:30pm, no booking necessary, general admission charges apply, click 'buy fast track tickets' to purchase your tickets now...

This extra special event takes place during our Amazing Animals Summer Holidays Superheroes event!

The wildlife centre is open from 10am until 5:30pm every day of the school summer holidays.

Halloween Spooktacular!

21st October 2017 to 5th November 2017 - 10am - 5.00pm (and every weekend in October)
Halloween Spooktacular!

Encounter the exotic and the scary!

Don't miss the Tropical Butterfly House's biggest and best event of the year!

♦ Visit the new Witch’s Cottage and the Haunted House

♦ Brave the ghoulish tractor trailer ride through the Freaky Forest and come face to face with ghosts and monsters!

♦ Watch the bird and animal displays, featuring amazing birds of prey and parrots; hosted by witches!

♦ Carve a pumpkin and join in spooky crafts and activities, suitable for children of all ages

♦ Daily children’s fancy dress competition and unforgettable animal encounters with lemurs, meerkats, otters, birds of prey, snakes and creepy-crawlies throughout the day

Normal admission charges apply, click 'buy fast track tickets' to purchase your tickets now...

Santa, Elves and Sleigh Bells

23rd December 2017 to 24th December 2017 - 10am-4.30pm
Santa, Elves and Sleigh Bells

Experience a classic family Christmas on 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th December

♦ Take a magical sleigh ride through the wintery woods to meet Santa

♦ See the Farm Barn nativity scene and take part in animal encounters

♦ Visit the Elf Workshop for Christmas Crafts, and enter the Christmas jumper competition

♦ Give a gift to a lemur for £1 with profits going to charity

♦ Enjoy festive food in the Butterfly Café

♦ Browse a selection of stocking fillers in the Jungle Gift Shop, including great value Animal Adoptions and Experiences

Normal admission charges apply, click 'buy fast track tickets' to purchase your tickets now...
If you would like your child to have a present in Santa's Grotto, please advise at the kiosk, the cost will be £5 per present.

Centre closed Christmas Day & Boxing Day
We are now open New Years Day!

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