Zoos and Wildlife Parks near Shropshire

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Gentleshaw Wildlife Centre
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Gentleshaw Wildlife Centre
Gentleshaw Wildlife centre is a small sanctuary for exotic animals and birds of prey. As well as a hospital unit for the treatment of wild raptors (Not on display), the centre is home to over 30 different species of Bird of prey, Primate, Reptile, Invertebrate, Raccoons, Cats and many more. . Our mission statement is to provide at all times the...
West Midland Safari and Leisure Park
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West Midland Safari and Leisure Park
Are you ready to SAFARI and come face to face with some of the fastest, tallest and cutest animals around? They have four fantastic miles of safari trail with close encounters galore. The adventure continues - track down a rare White Lion; Elephant; Rhino; Tiger; Wild Dog; Lion; Wallaby; Wolf; Buffalo; Zebra; Gnu; Camel and all kinds of Deer....
Dudley Zoo & Castle
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Dudley Zoo & Castle
Have a great day out at Dudley Zoo with some of the rarest and most exotic creaures from all over the world, They have togers, lemurs( funny furry animals) lions and penguins to name but a few. They have lots of other stuff going on as well please check their events calendar. As a Charity we rely upon donations from our visitors to support our...
Cathedral Falconry & Nature Gardens
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Cathedral Falconry & Nature Gardens
The beautiful cathedral gardens now play host to one of the most amazing aerial displays imaginable. This family attraction offers you the chance to see some of the most spectacular birds of prey, right up close, right here in Chester city centre. Come meet our reptiles who visit our centre on certain dates over the school holidays and various...
Chester Zoo
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Chester Zoo
Where do we start? With our 21,000 animals and over 500 different species, in 125 acres of award-winning zoological gardens? With the 1.4 million people who come to visit every year? Or with the many conservation projects we’re involved with, at home and abroad?   Founded in 1934 the North of England Zoological Society is the...
Owl Centre
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Owl Centre
A magical place to experience animals, birds, and owls. Visit us once and you will come again, year after year. Enjoy a few hours of pure simple pleasure in an enchanting place where the rest of the world just doesn't seem to exist. Small Breeds Farm Park and Owl Centre Kington, Herefordshire. We are now open EVERY DAY of the year, bar one -...
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...
Peak Wildlife Park - Winkhill
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Peak Wildlife Park - Winkhill
Get up-close and personal with three brand new immersive animal walk-throughs. Inspire your kids and let them come face to face with lemurs, penguins, wallabies and much more! Our large walkthroughs allow you to come face to face with exotic and endangered animals from across three continents. Whether you love lemurs, have a passion for penguins...
Gigrin Farm
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Gigrin Farm
Mid Wales has the greatest density and diversity of birds of prey in southern Britain...Mid Wales was home to the last remaining Native Red Kites. Now, due to the hard work of the Conservation bodies here in Wales, Red Kites are once again in the ascendance. Wild Red Kites are fed at Gigrin Farm every day of the year. With breathtaking feats of...
Drayton Manor Park - Tamworth
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Drayton Manor Park - Tamworth
Drayton Manor Family Theme Park is one of the oldest parks in the country where families can enjoy a day of excitement and adventure. Originally billed fifty years ago, in 1949, by George Bryan as an 'Inland Pleasure Resort', the park is still to this day 'Family Run for Family Fun'. With loads of fantastic rides to keep you thrilled throughout...
RSPB Nature Reserve Eglwysfach
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RSPB Nature Reserve Eglwysfach
nys-hir mixes Welsh oak woodland with wet grassland and saltmarshes. In the spring, the ground is carpeted in flowers, and birdsong fills the air. You might see flycatchers and redstarts emerging from the nestboxes. Summer brings wading birds, such as lapwings and redshanks, and some very special butterflies too. Then in the colder ...
Llama Trekking at Old King Street Farm - Hereford
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Llama Trekking at Old King Street Farm - Hereford
Llama Trekking with the Golden Valley Llamas herd. Take a llama trek in Herefordshire or the Black Mountains of Wales Visit the book town of Hay-on-Wye, the Cathedral city of Hereford which houses the largest chained library in the world and the Mappa Mundi, the market towns of Abergavenny, Ross, Monmouth, Ludlow and Chepstow Walk on a long...
Knowsley Safari Park - Merseyside
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Knowsley Safari Park - Merseyside
Knowsley Safari Park has a five mile safari drive with animals roaming freely throughout their large enclosures.  In the safari drive you are in the cage (your car) and the animals a free.  In the safari drive you will see Lions, tigers, hunting dogs, bison, wildebeest, camel, white rhino, Knowsley Safari Park's infamous baboons and many...
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...
Croxteth Hall and County Park - Liverpool
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Croxteth Hall and County Park - Liverpool
Children and adults will enjoy the sights and sounds of country life! Get close to all the animals (cows, pigs, horses, sheep, etc) on a real working farm. See the traditional Victorian farmyard, home to an important collection of rare farm breeds of the past. Also learn about modern farming, watch our livestock grazing in the...
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...
Animalarium Borth Zoo
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Animalarium Borth Zoo
We are a rapidly expanding Zoo in Mid Wales, near Aberystwyth. We are dedicated to conservation and have endangered animals and birds. We now have a pair of young African lions this year, which were surplus from  Noahs Ark Zoo Farm. There are lots of attractions and daily activities for visitors to enjoy, Reptile shows when you may...
The Welsh Mountain Zoo
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The Welsh Mountain Zoo
The completion of a new £100,000 Condor Haven at the Welsh Mountain Zoo in Colwyn Bay has led to the creation of a unique project between conservationists in Ecuador and Wales. The project, titled Condor Huasi, (translating into “House of the Condor” from the native Indian Quichua language), is a wildlife conservation and...
This section lists zoos in Shropshire  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 Shropshire vicinity and you are wanting to find for a good day out then why don't you take the your family to your nearest zoo. With so much to discover and do, a visit to the zoo is the ideal outing for mums and dads of all ages.  From Grandma to toddlers, aunts and uncles, a trip to the zoo is great fun for all of the friends and family. A day out to your nearest zoo close to Shropshire is both equally educational and informative, and will leave you having a lasting impact.  The creatures on exhibit will include several species of uncommon, unique and protected creatures. Getting near to one of the larger wildlife  for instance hippopotamus and / or lions is an unforgettable experience. there are a lot of distinct varieties of avian species to see at a zoo for instance eagles and wading birds. Various zoos could have a reptile house so you can easily see creatures like extremely venomous snakes such as adders. A broad range of mammals is going to be on exhibit including big cats as well as pandas. From the rivers and seas of our earth there are lots of incredible fish to see like lionfish. Varied and colourful underwater life such as coral are usually brilliant to discover. Amphibians such as salamanders are usually intriguing for little ones of all ages to study. A zoo is a place where living creatures are housed to be exhibited and researched. The title is a well-known type of zoological garden, and many zoos are landscapes or parks containing buildings as well as other enclosures. Zoos normally look after only wild creatures, several of these from remote countries. However, some zoos exhibit indigenous creatures such as cows and piglets to demonstrate to city little ones that have no chance to go visit farms. Kid's zoos are in some cases included in zoological gardens. They may have areas where youngsters can observe small creatures, and at times now have sections where youngsters may pet and feed tame creatures.  Zoos are additionally important centres for wildlife preservation. A lot of zoos breed protected species, some of which are extinct in the outdoors.