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Best Zoos and Wildlife Parks In Brightlingsea

We've rounded up the best zoos and wildlife parks in Brightlingsea in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you.

There are 17 Brightlingsea zoos and wildlife parks to pick from.

Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the zoos and wildlife parks we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

  1. Red panda at Colchester Zoo

    Colchester Zoo

    Colchester

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    Set in 60 acres of parkland, Colchester Zoo is the perfect place to meet your favourite animals while surrounded by beautiful scenery. Enjoy a hands...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 8.9 miles from Brightlingsea
  2. Men watching rabbit at Havergate Island in Aldeburgh

    Havergate Island

    Aldeburgh

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    Havergate Island This small island in the River Ore is famous for its breeding avocets and terns, which can usually be seen during spring and summer....

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 25.2 miles from Brightlingsea
  3. Owl eating at Suffolk Owl Sanctuary in Stonham Aspal

    Suffolk Owl Sanctuary

    Stonham Aspal

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    Walk on the wild side at Suffolk Owl Sanctuary with over 80 modern-day raptors! Visit owls, eagles and vultures at home in their aviaries or flying f...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 26.6 miles from Brightlingsea
  4. Bears at Wildwood in Herne Bay

    Wildwood

    Herne Bay

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    Within 40 acres of beautiful woodland come nose to nose with British wildlife past and present at Wildwood. Kent’s unique wildlife park and conservat...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (2 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 33.4 miles from Brightlingsea
  5. Brazilian Tapir at Linton Zoo in Cambridge

    Linton Zoo

    Cambridge

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    Linton Zoo was born out of a family’s love for and concern for wildlife in the world. The zoo and all of its inhabitants came to Linton in 1972 and h...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 37.5 miles from Brightlingsea
  6. Jaguars at Wingham Wildlife Park in Canterbury

    Wingham Wildlife Park

    Canterbury

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    After starting life as a bird park in 1986, Wingham Wildlife Park really spread its wings under new owners in 2008 to become one of Kent’s most popul...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 37.7 miles from Brightlingsea
  7. Lemur at Howletts Wild Animal Park in Bekesbourne

    Howletts Wild Animal Park

    Bekesbourne

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    Which are your brood’s favourite critters? Chances are they’ll spot them at Howletts Wild Animal Park, with over 400 intriguing animals all waiting t...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 38 miles from Brightlingsea
  8. Mum and son pet camel at Oasis Camel Centre in Halesworth

    Oasis Camel Centre

    Halesworth

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    Think it strange to find camels in Suffolk? Not that strange, the owners of the Oasis Camel Park have kept camels and their various relations for man...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 40.3 miles from Brightlingsea
  9. Tawny owlet at The Kent Owl Academy in Maidstone

    The Kent Owl Academy

    Maidstone

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    What’s more magical than coming face-to-face with a wild animal? The Kent Owl Academy has a huge family of owls and birds of prey - from eagles to fa...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 41.9 miles from Brightlingsea
  10. Jaguar at Banham Zoo

    Banham Zoo

    Banham

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    Banham Zoo is an award winning attraction with lots of exciting animals and experiences to see and do! Passionate about animal conservation, the zoo...

    4 star rating Rating 4/5 (3 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 43.9 miles from Brightlingsea
  11. Hemsley Conservation Centre

    Hemsley Conservation Centre

    Wrotham

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    Creature comforts and conservation are the name of the game at Hemsley Conservation Centre, with all sorts of cute and curious animals and activities...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 44.6 miles from Brightlingsea
  12. Baby zebra and adult zebra at Ventura Wildlife Park

    Ventura Wildlife Park

    Great Amwell

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    Looking for a wild day out? Then head over to Ventura Wildlife Park in Hertfordshire, where you’ll be greeted by ring-tailed lemurs, zebras and croco...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 44.8 miles from Brightlingsea
  13. National Dragonfly Project

    National Dragonfly Project

    Wicken

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    Having recently changed hands from the National Dragonfly Project to The British Dragonfly Society and National Trust, The DragonFly Centre is locate...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 46.6 miles from Brightlingsea
  14. Lion at Paradise Wildlife Park in Broxbourne

    Paradise Wildlife Park

    Broxbourne

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    Paradise Wildlife Park is home to 400 of the world’s most exotic and endangered species. Get to know some of the animals in the daily feed and talks....

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 46.8 miles from Brightlingsea
  15. Eagle at Eagle Heights in Eynsford

    Eagle Heights Wildlife Foundation

    Eynsford

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    Do you want to see the home of some of the most incredible animals in the world? Come explore the majestic Eagle Heights Wildlife Foundation, one of...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 47 miles from Brightlingsea
  16. Red panda at Shepreth Wildlife Park

    Shepreth Wildlife Park

    Shepreth

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    There are lots of animals to go and see at the award-winning Shepreth Wildlife Park, including tigers, red pandas, birds of prey, otters and lemurs....

    4 star rating Rating 4/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 47.2 miles from Brightlingsea
  17. Capel Manor Gardens

    Capel Manor Gardens

    Enfield

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    Spend the day at Capel Manor Gardens, home to a stunning Georgian house with 60 beautiful gardens and 8 centuries of history. Let the kids run off an...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 47.2 miles from Brightlingsea

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