Children’s Day at Whipsnade Zoo

10am - 5.30pm
Whipsnade Zoo
Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 2LF
This year you can also get heavily reduced price tickets to the NEW Special Children’s Day at Whipsnade Zoo. The day includes: A Very Special Welcome: Pick up your Special Children’s Day day-planner. There are friendly zoo characters to meet and The Dixie Swing Band too! Staff & Volunteers will be at hand to assist you as your fun day gets underway! Singing Hands: Meet Suzanne & Tracy in person as they introduce you to the amazing world of animals through Makaton themed signs, songs, rhymes, stories and games. Shows are free and run throughout the day Wildlife Gardening: Plant a seed to take back with you and grow at home, or build a mini-beast hotel to attract wildlife into gardens Sensory Storytelling: Interactive stories about the natural world. Shows are free and run throughout the day and all are welcome! The ‘Discovery Zone’: Includes hands-on activities and a chill out zone, meet live animals and discover all about the natural world Animal LIVE! talks: Our amazing talks will be accompanied by British Sign Language interpreters throughout the weekend Arts & Craft Zone: Make your own badge or get creative with our resident artists New for 2015 – The Butterfly Housea brand new walk-through enclosure New for 2015 – Barclays Digital Eagles: Details to be confirmed….!


  • Additional friendly staff and volunteers on hand to assist
  • Additional facilities, including hoists, accessible toilet units & respite areas for families
  • Dedicated first aid & lost children’s post with qualified staff
  • Charity Hub: an onsite hub where charities will be on hand to offer guidance, advise and networking opportunities for families
  • Free all day parking for blue badge holders in the main ZSL car park
Waste no time and get over to London Zoo’s website to book your significantly discounted tickets quickly as they are limited and always sell out!
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