20 Best Zoos and Wildlife Parks In Wiltshire Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Zoos and Wildlife Parks In Wiltshire

We've rounded up the best zoos and wildlife parks in Wiltshire in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 27 Wiltshire 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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Owl at The Hawk Conservancy Trust in Andover

Hawk Conservancy Trust

  • Andover
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Enjoy a fun, educational and all-out amazing day out at the Hawk Conservancy Trust, home to over 130 magnificent birds of prey. From Pearl-spotted Ow...

Herd of buffalo at Bush Farm Bison Centre in West Knoyle

Bush Farm Bison Centre

  • West Knoyle
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Bush Farm Bison Centre offers the rather unique opportunity to see Bison in the UK and learn all about them, and to see a number of other animals inc...

Sloth at Marwell Zoo in Hampshire

Marwell Zoo

  • Winchester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Head over to Marwell Zoo, home to hundreds of endangered and exotic species, plus it's set across 140 acres, so there will be plenty of opportunities...

An adult lion at Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens in Oxfordshire

Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Burford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Take a walk on the wild side at Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens! Gaze at the Asiatic Lions lazing around in their enclosure and look a giraffe in...

Red Panda at Bristol Zoo Gardens

Bristol Zoo Gardens4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Bristol
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

A visit to Bristol Zoo Gardens is an adventure into an exciting animal kingdom, all set within 12 acres of beautiful grounds and award-winning garden...

Giraffes at Wild Place Project in Bristol

Wild Place Project

  • Bristol
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Calling all animal lovers, a trip to the Wild Place Project needs to be on your family to do list. With the focus being on protecting threatened habi...

Herd of deer at Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary in Newtown

Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary

  • Newtown
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Deer viewing at Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary isn't guaranteed but the herd is fed by the friendly local New Forest keeper daily between April and Septem...

Kids learning at The Living Rainforest in Newbury

The Living Rainforest

  • Newbury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Exploring the depths of the rainforest might not take as long as you thought, in fact, you don’t even have to leave the UK! At The Living Rainforest...

Hawk at Millets Farm Falconry in Abingdon

Millets Farm Falconry

  • Abingdon
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Millets Farm Falconry, (formerly Fallowfields Falconry), has over 70 birds of prey to see, from huge eagles to tiny owls, and is a great place for ki...

Parrot at Birdland Park

Birdland Park and Gardens4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Bourton-on-the-Water
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Birds of all different colours, shapes and caws have made their nest at Birdland; come and make some feathered friends for life. This is one of the l...

Falcon at Libertys Owl Raptor and Reptile Centre in Ringwood

Liberty's Owl, Raptor And Reptile Centre

  • Ringwood
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Libertys Owl Raptor and Reptile Centre is named after one of the many birds of prey on display, their Alaskan Bald Eagle. You can also see Vultures,...

Swans at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre

WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre

  • Slimbridge
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre offers families an exciting range of close wildlife encounters. From hand feeding birds and handling amphibians, to exp...

Sand lizard at New Forest Reptile Centre in Lyndhurst

New Forest Reptile Centre

  • Lyndhurst
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

If you prefer your animals to be of the slithery and scaly kind then get down to the New Forest Reptile Centre. There’s nothing fuzzy or fluffy here!...

Noah's Ark Zoo Farm

Noah's Ark Zoo Farm5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Bristol
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Meet over 100 species of animal at Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm in Bristol, including all the big zoo favourites - lions, tigers, bears, giraffes and elephant...

Bandstand by lake at Prinknash Bird and Deer Park in Gloucester

Prinknash Bird & Deer Park

  • Gloucester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Once the hunting lodge of King Henry VIII, Prinknash Bird and Deer Park's Old Abbey is set in a charming wooded valley the other side of a monastic e...

Otter at The New Forest Wildlife Park in Southampton

New Forest Wildlife Park

  • Southampton
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Journey deep, down into the woods and discover a wonderful, wildlife surprise in New Forest Wildlife Park. You will meet indigenous species in their...

Lake at Beale Park in Reading

Beale Park

  • Reading
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Set by The Thames, Beale Park makes the most of its stunning backdrop by offering plenty of opportunity for guests to enjoy the scenery in the beauti...

Crocodile at Crocodiles of the World in Brize Norton

Crocodiles of the World

  • Brize Norton
  • Indoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

For a bit of pre-historic fun get your jaws round a trip to Crocodiles of the World! The UK’s only crocodile zoo has one of the world's most diverse...

Badger at Badger Watch Dorset

Badger Watch Dorset

  • Dorchester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

From the professionally crafted hides, thrill at the sight of badgers emerging from their setts and foraging for food! The area is floodlit for perfe...

Monkeys on trees at Monkey World in Wareham

Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Wareham
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Apes are beautiful, intelligent creatures that deserve a safe home, which is exactly what they get at Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre . There are mo...

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