Flying high!

We’re flying high after achieving the Visitor Attraction Quality Assurance Scheme (VAQAS) award. The marque is given annually by Visit England following a secret visit by an inspector, who in a report commended the appearance of the zoo and castle grounds, the “amazing number and variety of species” and the “infectious” knowledge and passion of […]

Meet Delta!

Meet Delta – the newest addition to our bird of prey team! The red-legged seriema is just a few months old and is currently off-show and being hand reared and trained by keepers. Section Leader Nicola Wright, said: “We’ve already got a soft spot for him and he’s so unusual that we know he’ll be […]

Bird of prey day

Eagle eyed visitors can discover all about raptors on Bank Holiday Monday as we host a bird of prey event in the 11th century castle courtyard. As well as the opportunity to get close to a number of raptors including harris hawks, a red-footed falcon, common buzzard and a Northern White-faced Owl, we’ll also be […]