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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Key Stage 4

Hands on Learning!

2018 Key Stage 4 Programme

Each Key Stage 4 session includes the chance to meet a live animal and usually involves a powerpoint presentation for the key facts.

As many schools follow different syllabuses at this level, if you would like to send us any specific points you would like us to cover we can ensure the session is tailored to meet your requirements. Please contact the Education Team at or on (01953) 715337

Biodiversity, Conservation And The Role Of Zoos

Discover how Banham Zoo is working with other zoos help to protect habitats and ecosystems around the world. How do breeding programmes work? How else can zoos contribute to conservation and what can we all do to help?

Zoo Careers

Find out all about the world of work in this exciting and diverse setting. Whether your students want to work with animals, become chefs, manage teams dealing with visitors or want to work in social networking, Banham Zoo is a great case study!

There’s No Business Like Zoo Business!

Banham Zoo is a place for the conservation and care of a variety of animals from around the world.

However to allow us to do this, the zoo must operate successfully as a business. In this session we look at the history of the Zoo, our customers, marketing and job roles within the zoo.

Health & Safety

Here at the Zoo, the health & safety of our guests, staff and animals is of prime importance. This session looks at risk assessment and minimizing risks, first aid, safety procedures, training, legislation and signage within the Zoo.

Science In The Workplace

Science is essential for running a zoo! Biology, chemistry, veterinary medicines, physics, maths, environmental science and information technology! Find out how we use science and why it is so important to us.

Topic Of Your Choice

Sessions can be tailored to meet different learning goals and syllabuses. Please contact the Education Department to discuss how we can tailor a session to your needs.

We encourage photographs to be taken as they make a wonderful addition to a child’s learning journey. Please ensure all relevant consent has been obtained.

Sessions last approximately 45 mins and can seat up to 30 people.

Sessions are charged at £20 and include an education pack.
Sessions can been booked by contacting Guest Information on 01953 887771 option 2.

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