Getting set for a fa-boo-lous half term!

We’re all set for a fa-boo-lous half term! From today, we’re inviting visitors to discover more about some of the creepy critters at the zoo as our Education Team delve into the world of animal myths and legends. View some brilliant and bizarre animal biofacts, skulls and skeletons in the Discovery Centre, where visitors can […]

Spideriffic half term

Dudley Zoo and Castle is getting set for a spideriffic October half term. Join the zoo’s Education Team as they delve into the world of animal myths and legends this Halloween. Visitors can collect stamps as they complete a trail around the 40-acre site and discover more about some creepy, but fascinating critters at the […]

Halloween half term fun!

This Halloween half term we’re inviting you to Skull Skool to help identify some brilliant and bizarre skulls and skeletons. Featuring our varied collection of biofacts and artefacts, many of which have been donated to us over the years from Customs and Trading Standards for teaching purposes, join our Education Team in the Discovery Centre […]

Love DZC!

We’ll be spreading the love this half term, as part of our annual Love Your Zoo Week celebrations. The theme of this year’s campaign, which is organised by the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA), is Pride and love and throughout half term (May 28 – June 5) there’ll be love-themed activities […]

Fact finding half term

Enjoy a fun, fact finding trip to Dudley Zoo and Castle this half term as we launch a packed programme of new animal talks and encounters.   Join our Presenters between 11am and 3.30pm each day across the 40-acre site as they introduce you to many of endangered species, including for the duration of the […]

Frighteningly good family fun!

Half term at Dudley Zoo and Castle is set to be frighteningly good fun for all the family! Running from Saturday October 26 – Sunday November 3, visitors will be able to follow a pumpkin trail around the 40-acre site, for the chance to win an adoption for one of the zoo’s Egyptian fruit bats. […]

Half term high!

DZG is celebrating its best February half term visitor numbers on record – with a staggering 15,600 people flocking to visit. Lemurs in line… Our ring-tailed lemurs enjoyed the attention from the half term crowds Zoo bosses were delighted with the bumper attendance which they attributed to the pleasant dry weather, our recently developed enclosures […]

Learn about our lar gibbons

Learn more about our family of lar gibbons during half term Q&A sessions. Our education staff will be introducing visitors to our family of four lesser apes – dad, Huggy, mum, Meo and their offspring Penny and Indah, during the daily 12pm talk at their enclosure, next to the sealion moat pools. Discover how the […]

Half term Halloween fun!

Visit DZG for some frighteningly family friendly fun this half term and get discounted entry in return for a carved pumpkin for our Halloween pumpkin patch! As part of our Freak Week we’re offering an adoption of Narna, our three-year-old flightless Egyptian fruit bat, for the best design. Running from Saturday, October 21 – 29, […]