Rodbaston Visitor Centre Animal Zone | Day Out With The Kids

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Rodbaston Visitor Centre Animal Zone

5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)
  • Stafford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Ages 0-8
  • Children's Farms

Attraction Information

Over 750 animals live at the Rodbaston Visitor Centre Animal Zone, from friendly meerkats to mischievous monkeys and everything in-between.

Go and visit the snakes, lizards, geckos and iguanas in the new reptile room and keep your eye out for new exhibits and arrivals, such as the pygmy slow loris and the yellow mongoose. You can even arrange special encounters with the lemurs or meerkats, giving you up close and personal experience feeding and learning about these animals.

The Zone has a host of exciting activities  – these can include Animal Encounters, Meet the Keeper Sessions, Feeding, Craft Sessions and many more! There are also lots of special events through the year, such as meeting the baby lambs in the spring!

So many animals to visit and enjoy!

  • Friendly visitor centre with café facilities
  • Outdoor picnic area and indoor tea room
  • Play area
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Opening hours

Term Time
Saturday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00

School Holidays
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00


General Admission
Adults: £6.00
Kids (3-16): £5.00
Under 3's: Free
Concessions: £5.00
Family (2 adults, 2 kids): £20.00

Travel & Contact Information


Rodbaston, Penkridge, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST19 5PH, England

Phone number

01785 710560



Click here to visit Rodbaston Visitor Centre Animal Zone's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets and accessible toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

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

Rodbaston Visitor Centre Animal Zone has not told us if they are fully wheelchair friendly.

Not all areas are currently accessible to wheelchairs and scooters. 

Rodbaston Visitor Centre Animal Zone has not told us if they are fully pushchair friendly.

Assistance/Guide Dogs only


Fab day out with kids! 5 out of 5 stars

Came here with my 7 and 5 year old today! Awesome day out and lovely activities like holding an owl and watching meetcats being fed! Entrance prices are brilliant too if you are like me and on a budget! Definitely coming again! Fab place!


Great day out 5 out of 5 stars

Lovely day out, lots to see and the staff were very helpful. Would recommend to anyone - we'll definately be going again.

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