Daily Activities & Feeding Times

Easter Programme (April 13th – April 28th) – last admission 4 pm

Activity Start Time
Meet the Farm Animals 12.00pm -12.45pm & 2.15pm-4.30pm
Castle Bird of Prey Display 12.00pm
Discovery Time (in the Rainforest room) 12.00pm
Sea Lion Feed 12.15pm
Otter Feed 12.30pm
Giraffe Feed 12.45pm
Tiger Talk 1.00pm
Meet an “Eggciting” Animal in the Discovery Centre 1.15pm
Go Wild! Encounter in the Go Wild! Theatre 2.15pm
Sea lion Talk & Feed 2.45pm
Penguin Talk & Feed 3.00pm
Meerkat Talk & Feed 3.15pm
Meet a Chimps Keeper 3.15pm
Ghost & History Walk from the Castle Courtyard 3.30pm

Unless specified all talks take place outside the relevant animal enclosure. 

Please note that in the event of fine weather opening hours may be extended by one hour at weekends.  Please call 01384 215313 for further information.

Safari Gift Shop

10.00am – 5.00pm

Queen Mary Restaurant

10.00am – 4.30pm (Hot food served until 3.30pm)

Courtyard Cafe

11.30am – 4pm (school holidays only)

Discovery Centre

Used for Discovery Time on the talks programme only.

Castle Creatures

10.00am – 5.00pm

Lemur Wood

11.00am – 5.00pm

Lorikeet Lookout

11.00am – 4.00pm

Land Train

From 10.00am – 4.30pm (last run 4.30pm from the Elephant Statue to main entrance)

Face Painting

From 11am – 4.00pm. Weekends and School Holidays only.

Fun Fair

Seasonal – weekends and school holidays (weather permitting)

First Aid Stations are located at the Queen Mary Restaurant, Discovery Centre and Safari Gift Shop.

Seasonal activities  may be extended during busy periods.  Closing time may also be extended.  Please check with the Safari Gift Shop.

GROUNDS CLOSE AT 5.30 pm