New Forest Wildlife Park | Day Out With The Kids

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New Forest Wildlife Park

  • Southampton
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks, Parks and Playgrounds

Attraction Information

Journey deep, down into the woods and discover a wonderful, wildlife surprise in New Forest Wildlife Park.

You will meet indigenous species in their natural surroundings as you venture down the woodland trail, catching your breath as you spot animals in their natural habitat.  Set in 25 acres of the New Forest there is a vast range of animals to visit, from loveable Asian short-clawed otters, mighty European Bison to the magnificent Red Deer to name a few.

Friendly keepers are on-hand throughout the day to give you further information during feeding time and talks, and little and big kids alike will love the sand pits, diggers, slides, climbing frames and swings in the ‘Go Wild’ and ‘Mini Go Wild’ adventure playgrounds.   

A really wild sense of discovery, play and adventure!

  • Gift shop
  • Keeper experience
  • Seasonal events throughout the year
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Opening hours

Autumn - Winter
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:30 (or dusk)

Spring - Summer
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:30

Last Entry

90 minutes before attraction closes

Pricing

General Admission
Adults: £12.50
Kids (3-16): £9.50
Seniors (60+): £11.50
Adults/Kids with Disability: £11.50/£7.50
Family (2 adults, 2 kids OR 1 adult, 3 kids): £38.00

Travel & Contact Information

Address

Deerleap Lane at Longdown, Ashurst, Southampton, Hampshire, SO40 4UH, England

Phone number

02380 292408

Map

Website

Click here to visit New Forest Wildlife Park's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Yes, New Forest Wildlife Park is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

The woodland trails and natural forest environment may pose difficulties for some visitors. 

Yes, New Forest Wildlife Park have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Dogs are not permitted.

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