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London For Toddlers: Whipsnade Zoo

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Zoo
Soft play
Playground
All ages

Whipsnade Zoo

North London

Free - £30

Spanning 600 acres, Whipsnade Zoo comprises four sections: Asia, Africa, Europe, and Base Camp.

Guests can travel between these areas via foot, bus, or car. Moreover, a ride on one of the zoo's steam trains offers a unique perspective of the area.

Whipsnade Zoo is Britain's largest, as well as one of Europe's biggest wildlife conservation parks - home to over 10,000 animals.

At Hullabazoo Farm, kids can get up close and personal with a range of farmyard animals.

There is also an outdoor play area for children to enjoy with bridges, swings, climbing frames and more.

Hullabazoo Indoor Play encourages children to imitate their favourite creatures by providing different habitats.

Finally, the zoo offers experiences such as sleepovers, keeper days and animal encounters.

HIGHLIGHTS
PRICES

Adult (ages 16-64) - £30.00
Child (3-15 years) - £21.00
Under 3 (ages 0-2) - £0.00
Senior (+65) - £27.00
Student (with id) - £27.00
Disabled adult (carer goes free) - £27.00
Disabled child (carer goes free) - £21.00
Group adult (ages 16-64) - £25.50
Group child (3-15 years) - £17.80
Group under 3 (ages 0-2) - £0.00
Group student (with id) - £22.90
Group senior (+65) - £22.90
Group disabled: adult - £22.90
Group disabled: child - £17.80

OPENING TIMES

October - February: 10:00 – 16:00
February - March: 10:00 – 17:00
March – September: 10:00 – 18:00
September – October: 10:00 – 17:00

ADDRESS
Whipsnade

Dunstable

LU6 2LF

GETTING HERE
Rail/Underground
Parking

Parking available in the free external car park, from which you can walk around the Zoo. Or you cay drive into the Zoo for an extra charge and park in specified areas around the Zoo.

MORE INFO
PLACES TO EAT

Base Camp Restaurant - serving hot and cold food and drinks.
Base Camp BBQ.
Viewpoint Kitchen and Deli - serves a combination of Al forno pasta dishes and freshly made pizzas.
Visitor Centre Cafe - serves deli sandwiches, hot savoury snacks (including breakfast baps), plus your favourite hot and cold drinks.
Station Store Picnic Shop - serving a selection of sandwiches, bakery items and hot and cold drinks.
Hullabazoo - serving drinks and a snacks.
Afternoon Tea at Viewpoint Kitchen and Deli - served at 2pm, on weekends and daily during the school summer holidays.

FAMILY FACILITIES

Baby changing in the toilets

ACCESSIBILITY

There is an underpass that gets visitors from the external free car park to the entrance to the Zoo. This is ramped but is a steep ramp out of the underpass. You may park in the free external car park with designated Accessible parking bays and push around the Zoo or you may drive into the Zoo and park in specified areas around the Zoo (if you have a blue badge, essential car entry is free of charge). There is limited number of wheelchairs that are available for hire on a first-come, first-served basis. Wheelchair accessible toilets. Hullabazoo Adventure Play has accessible play equipment.

BIRTHDAYS

Hullabazoo Private Hire
Age: 10 years and below
Capacity: up to 60 children (total of 150 people including adults)
Price: £330 with a 10% discount for our Gold Members/Patrons and Fellows
Description: Hullabazoo is available for Private Hire on Saturdays and Sundays all year round and selected Friday's.
Including: Two hours exclusive use of Hullabazoo Indoor Play, Unlimited squash for the children, Parking outside Hullabazoo Indoor Play, Access to the Zoo 30 minutes prior to the session for the party organiser to set up, Access to the Zoo 15 minutes prior to the session for party guests

To book: Website