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Dartmoor Zoological Park

Dartmoor Zoological ParkSparkwell
Telephone: 01752 837 645


There are over 200 animals at Dartmoor Zoological Park: from tiny stick insects to Ben our Brown Bear or Josie our Lion, all set in over 30 acres of beautiful parkland.

Discover something different, learn something amazing and help us make tomorrow's world rich in animal life.

We are open daily from 10am all year round. It is a wonderful place to bring children. Come and see the animals and enjoy new our new restaurant with far reaching views, and delicious healthy food.

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It may be worth checking out Dartmoor Zoological Park's website to see if there are any special events or seasonal fun things to do that may be going on during the day.


We do strongly suggest you contact Dartmoor Zoological Park before you set off on your family day out, just to make sure they are open and to confirm admission prices, as there is nothing worse than disappointed kids in the back of your car after a long journey.

Opening Times

2016 Details:

Dartmoor Zoo is open 364 days a year, from 10am to 4pm in the winter months (from November 1st) and 10am to 6pm in the summer (March to October). Last entry is 1 hour 15 mins before closing. We are closed on Christmas Day.


"I'm hungry"

We have a full and varied menu, consisting of delicious home made hot dishes, light bites and snacks. Vegetarian and vegan options are also available. Ice creams and drinks are also in plentiful supply.

healthy food

Our main meal dishes are home made with only natural ingredients and spices. We have plenty of options for those on a diet!

"Can I have one of those?"

We have a fantastic gift shop full of high quality, great value branded merchandise and gifts.

"i need a wee"

We have two seperate toilet facilities on site, as well as disabled toilets.

and baby come too...

We have baby changing facilities.


"are we there yet?"

From the A38, take the Plympton Dark Lane junction and follow the signs for 'Wildlife Park' and 'Zoo'. If you get lost, give us a call!

...got any top tips?

Guide dogs: Unfortunately, due to animal welfare considerations; we are unable to allow guide dogs at the zoo. The enclosures are close to footpaths and public areas, therefore guide dogs may cause considerable stress to the animals.

Prices & Admission

2016 Prices:

Adult £13.95
Concession £11.95
Child (4 to 15 years) £9.85
Child Concession (Disabled) £8.95
3 and under Free!
Family (4 persons, max 2 adults) £42


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Dartmoor Zoological ParkSparkwell
Telephone: 01752 837 645