1. Yorkshire
  2. South Yorkshire
  3. Doncaster

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Up for an immersive animal adventure? Take a walk on the wild side at the heart of Yorkshire with a visit to Yorkshire Wildlife Park, home to more than 250 amazing animals, including the largest collection of Polar Bears in the world! So, drop by the UK's number 1 walk-through experience for a totally paw-some day out!

Winter Event:
Wrap up warm and make your way to Yorkshire Wildlife Park this November for their Winter Illuminations event! It's back, bigger and better than ever, and this year it’s going to be out of this world! 

Experience the park after dark as you journey through multiple illuminated enchanted realms and join YWP as they light up the nights this festive season! Explore the magic of this dazzling light and lantern festival, with over 2,400 metres of illuminated trails filled with awe-inspiring giant lanterns, including de’lights’ such as, Animal Adventures, Under the Sea, Fairytale Kingdoms, plus brand new for 2023 - Space Odyssey and The Spirit of Christmas!

Indulge in festive fun for the whole family and treat yourself to tasty hot food and drinks as you make your way through this walk-around experience! If you fancy extending the magic, make a night of it and stay at the park adjacent, Hex Wildlife Hotel or make a day of it and visit Yorkshire Wildlife Park!

For full event dates and to purchase tickets, please visit the Yorkshire Wildlife Park website.

Wildlife Park
This wonderful animal park will take you and your little animal lovers all over the world, from Into Africa and Land of the Tiger to Wallaby Walkabout and Lemur Woods. Along the way, you’ll also get to see black rhinos, leopards, giraffes, and much more - Make sure to join the ranger talks at the park to learn more about your favourite animals too! With over 45 different species across acres of land, you’re sure to have a truly wild adventure at this outdoor animal adventure.

Pangea - Discovery of Dinosaurs
Make your way to Pangea - Discovery of Dinosaurs, an incredible, immersive walk-through dinosaur experience with over 30 life-sized moving dinosaurs!! explore FIVE unique prehistoric lands and come face to face with some of the largest species ever to walk the earth. Are you brave enough?

Play Areas
With both indoor and outdoor play areas for your kids to explore, your little adventurers will be able to burn off some energy! Whether they tackle the Jungle Lookout or Monkey Playhouse, they'll have a day of family fun here. 

Food & Drink
If you need to replenish your energy and settle your growling stomachs, you'll be able to munch here! From gourmet burgers at Monkey Playhouse, to light lunches and refreshments at Masai Coffee House, plus light bites and street-food inspired dishes at Safari Cafe and Caramba Café - there's lots on the food menu at Yorkshire Wildlife Park. Or you can even choose to dine with prehistoric creatures and mythical beasts at the Evolution Experience Restaurant in the Yorkshire Hive!

The family are sure to have an amazing time at Yorkshire Wildlife Park, whether you visit the lion pride or the largest man-made saltwater sea-lion reserve in the world, it's a family favourite wildlife park for a reason!
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Opening Times

Regular Times
  • Monday, 10:00 - 16:00
  • Tuesday, 10:00 - 16:00
  • Wednesday, 10:00 - 16:00
  • Thursday, 10:00 - 16:00
  • Friday, 10:00 - 16:00
  • Saturday, 09:30 - 16:00
  • Sunday, 09:30 - 16:00
Winter Illuminations Opening Times - 16:15 - 21:00
Friday 17th and Saturday 18th November 2023 
Friday 24th and Saturday 25th November 2023 
Thursday 30th November to Sunday 3rd December 2023 
Thursday 7th December to Sunday 10th December 2023 
Thursday 14th December to Sunday 24th December 2023 
Tuesday 26th December to Tuesday 2nd January 2024 
Friday 5th December to Sunday 7th January 2024 
Saturday 13th December and Sunday 14th January 2024
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Pricing & Tickets

General Admission
  • Babies and Toddlers (0-3) : Free
  • Child (3-15) : £19.00
  • Adult (15-18+) : £24.00

Disabled Adult £18.00

Disabled Senior/Student £16.00

Disabled Child £13.00

Official Carer for Disabled Visitor: £6.00

Park Entry Upgrade for Winter Illuminations:

Off-peak £10.00pp

Peak: £12.00 (includes entry to Christmas Market and Fair

*Please note the above prices are based on tickets purchased online at least 24 hours in advance

Book in advance for cheapest tickets

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Contact Details

Hurst Lane, Auckley, Doncaster
South Yorkshire

Tel: 01302535057

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