Please note that we have been informed that there will be essential maintenance to the payment portal for payments being taken via our website. This is taking place on Wednesday 20 February 2019 between 4:45am and 7:00am. We advise guests who wish to purchase annual passes or tickets to do so outside these times. On behalf of our payment provider, we apologise for any inconvenience.


The Roadtrain at the zoo has, regretfully, broken down. As a result there will be no service around the zoo for the remainder of the school half term holiday as a minimum. We sincerely apologise for any disappointment this may cause.

Admission Prices Inc. Donation Exc. Donation
Adult £15.95 £14.50
Children (3-15 Years) £11.95 £10.85
Under 3's FREE FREE
Senior Citizen (65 Years+) £13.95 £12.65
Registered Disabled    
Child / Adult / Carer £7.95 £7.20

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Brown Wood Owl

Strix leptogrammica

The brown wood owl is a medium sized owl, closely related to the tawny owl. It has very dark eyes – indicating that it is a nocturnal (active at night) owl.



Size: 40 - 55cm
Weight: 500 - 700g



This owl is found in the tropical and temperate forests of southern and Southeast Asia.



The brown wood owl is a nocturnal predator, hunting for small mammals, birds and reptiles.



Brown wood owls nest in tree hollows or on a forked tree trunk. 1 to 2 eggs are laid, which are incubated for 30 days.


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