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Best Zoos and Wildlife Parks In Lancashire

We've rounded up the best zoos and wildlife parks in Lancashire in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 15 Lancashire 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.

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Turbary Woods5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Preston
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

If you have a wildlife lover in the family, then a trip to Turbary Woods is sure to make them happy! Over 90 birds of prey, including falcons, hawks,...

WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre

  • Burscough
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Fancy an escape to nature? Enjoy a great family day out in the wild at WWT Martin Mere any time of the year! From ducklings to migrating swans - you’...

Blackpool Zoo5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Blackpool
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Blackpool Zoo occupies 32 acres of parkland providing a safe haven for children of all ages to let off steam. Daily talks and animal feeds offer visi...

SMJ Falconry

  • Oxenhope
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

SMJ Falconry is home to over 60 birds of prey, making it the perfect attraction for bird enthusiasts. Owls, falcons, hawks and kites are just a few o...

Manor Heath Park and Jungle Experience5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Halifax
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Make the most of Mother Nature at Manor Heath Park and Jungle Experience. It’s an award-winning, 19-acre park where the great outdoors are open all y...

Gauntlet Birds of Prey, Eagle & Vulture Park

  • Knutsford
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Meet some of the world's most amazing flying predators up close at Gauntlet Birds of Prey Eagles and Vulture Park. Some parks have eagles, some - owl...

Vale Royal Falconry Centre

  • Acton Bridge
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Vale Royal Falconry Centre provides the perfect setting for a fun and educational day out in the countryside for families and friends to experience b...

Lakeland Wildlife Oasis5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Milnthorpe
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Get up close with nature at Lakeland Wildlife Oasis. Venture through the tropical halls where bats, butterflies and birds fly freely, become a zookee...



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Cheshire Falconry

  • Northwich
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Tucked inside Blakemere Craft Centre the Cheshire Falconry facility offers a fantastic range of special interactive experiences with their owls and b...

Ponderosa Zoo4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Batley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Ponderosa Zoo has everything you could wish for, being home to over 120 animals and featuring multiple outdoor areas for your kids to discover. You...

Chester Zoo4.5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Chester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Chester Zoo is a world-class hub for wild and wonderful animals. With over 21,000 endangered and exotic creatures, 500 species and 125 acres of islan...

Safari Zoo

  • Lindal in Furness
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Is it a Safari? Is it a Zoo? No! It’s a Safari Zoo! Here you come face to face with the free roaming animals. It's as close to nature as a day out ge...

Tropical World Roundhay4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Leeds
  • Indoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Summon your inner explorer at Tropical World (Roundhay) - discover tumbling waterfalls, humid rainforests and pools of exotic fish in the not-so-far-...

Peak Llamas

  • Great Hucklow
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Peak Llamas offers llama trekking in the Peak District, and is the ideal way to spend a day out with a difference. These graceful animals are the per...

Predator Experience

  • Lake District
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

In the natural world it doesn’t make much sense to actively seek out and get close to predators. However that’s what you’ll get at the Predator Exper...

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