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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Red Panda

Ailurus fulgens

The red panda is a close relative of the racoon. They are excellent climbers and their bushy tail helps them to balance.



Size: Head-body length - 50 - 60cm, Tail length - 30 - 50cm
Weight: 3 - 5kg



Red pandas inhabit mountain forests and bamboo thickets in southern Asia. They are mainly nocturnal (active at night), often spending the day sleeping high in the trees.



Red pandas are part of the carnivore (meat-eater) family, however they are mainly herbivores (plant eaters) eating vegetation, in particular, bamboo.



A litter of 1 to 4 cubs are born after a pregnancy of just over 4 months. The female cares for her young until they are around 1 year old.



Red panda populations are believed to have decreased by 50% in less than 20 years! Habitat loss and degradation as well as hunting for their meat and fur are the biggest threats. They are protected in many areas in the wild, but this protection needs further enforcement.

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