record breaking

Wow! What a January!

Wow! Teddy the Yellow-breasted capuchin can’t believe our record breaking January visitor figures. During the first month of 2020, we recorded 11,688 visitors through the turnstiles – a whopping 47 per cent increase on this time last year. Zoo Director Derek Grove, said: “It’s been a great start to the year for DZC. “The mild, Continue reading Wow! What a January!

Record grotto numbers!

DZG’s Winter Wonderland welcomed 15,206 visitors during its three-week opening, making it our best grotto ever! Santa and his elves were kept busy in the 11th century Dudley Castle during the festive run-up, with official figures revealing 2,615 more people began their Christmas celebrations here at DZG this year than 2015. Marketing Manager, Andrea Hales, said: Continue reading Record grotto numbers!

300,000 visitors!

Christmas came early for DZG after we welcomed our 300,000th visitor for 2016 through the turnstiles – our best yearly visitor figures in over 30 years. We hit the momentous milestone on Saturday and zoo bosses are delighted with the numbers, which are ten per cent up on last year. Zoo Director Derek Grove, said: Continue reading 300,000 visitors!