Rodbaston Visitor Centre Animal Zone | Day Out With The Kids

Rodbaston Visitor Centre Animal Zone

5 star Rating 5 / 5 2 reviews

Stafford, Staffordshire, England

  • Fennec Fox at Rodbaston Visitor Centre Animal Zone in Stafford
  • Meerkats at Rodbaston Visitor Centre Animal Zone in Stafford
  • Owls at Rodbaston Visitor Centre Animal Zone in Stafford

Attraction Information

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Ages: 0-8

Venue type: Indoor and Outdoor

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


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Picnics Picnics Allowed
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Parking Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


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


Click here to visit Rodbaston Visitor Centre Animal Zone's website
01785 710560

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

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

More Information

Pets allowed

Assistance/Guide Dogs only

Guest suitability

Not all areas are currently accessible to wheelchairs and scooters. 


Fab day out with kids!

5 star Rating 5 / 5

Written by Mazzy1984 . 11.06.17

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 star Rating 5 / 5

Written by Anonymous . 19.10.15

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