Activities Days Out Ideas

15 Days Out For Animal Lovers!

Written by Chloe Penn

Venture into the wild and meet some of your favourite creatures,
Scales, feathers, and fur are just some of their features!
From local zoos to a day down on the farm,
Each and every animal has it’s own special charm!

1. Longleat

Exclusive 10% off!

Enjoy a full-on, fun-packed day for all the family at Longleat! Meet creatures from around the world, from the majestic and exotic to the cute and cuddly. Explore the animal kingdom with the immersive drive-through safari where you’ll get up close with lions, tigers, monkeys and more, then head into the safari park for even more animals including koalas, sloths and adorable otter! Book here.

2. Whipsnade Zoo

📍Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Family of 4 from £87!

The biggest zoo in the UK is set in 600 acres of beautiful countryside and has over 10,000 fantastic animals to discover, including elephants, rhinos, tigers, lions, cheetahs, hippos, brown bears and giraffes, offering a completely wild day out for the whole family! There is such much to see and do here including the animals, indoor and outdoor play areas, and the Whipsnade Zoo Railway. Book here.

3. Africa Alive

Up to 33% off!

Set in 100 acres of stunning Suffolk countryside, this is the perfect day out for animal loving families! The spectacular centerpiece of this beautiful park is the ‘Plains of Africa’, a perfect place to spot five species of African savannah animals, including giraffes and rhinos. Enjoy a close-up view of the magnificent lions from the ‘Lookout Lodge’ viewing point. The park is also home to some other amazing primates including, king colobus monkeys, drill and numerous species of Lemurs. Book here.

4. Howletts

Up to 30% off tickets!

Treat the family to a fun and educational visit to Howletts, Kent’s original wildlife park and home to over 400 animals including the UK’s largest herd of African elephants and Kent’s only giant anteaters. With new babies arriving throughout the year, a visit to Howletts offers an action-packed, wild day out with something new to see and experience at every turn! Book here.

5. Dudley Zoo & Castle

Save up to 20% off tickets!

The beautiful grounds of Dudley Castle are home to hundreds of exotic and endangered animals that you can come face to face with at this fabulous attraction! See rare species that you won’t find anywhere else such as the beautiful Arctic Fox or the not so beautiful Naked Mole Rat! Enjoy daily talks and demonstrations which get you even closer to the amazing animals at the Zoo, and keep an eye out for family fun seasonal events all throughout the year. Book here.

6. Dartmoor Zoo

Family of 4 £54!

 From incredibly fast Cheetah’s to slow and steady Giant Land Snails, there are so many amazing creatures to get up close to and discover more about at Dartmoor Zoo. Explore the massive 33 acres of beautiful parkland, and the impressive number of animals such as the biggest cat collection in the South West, and over 250 animals in total! Book here.


7. Hounslow Urban Farm

Family of 4 £20!

Meet and greet the adorable animals including pigs, sheep, rabbits, guinea pigs, birds, snakes, lizards, tortoises and many, many more! Everyday you can take part in animal encounters throughout the day and watch amazing owl displays. You will also find an outdoor play, indoor bouncy castles and kids activities where little ones can explore and burn off some energy! Book here.


8. Banham Zoo

Up to 33% off!

Banham Zoo is an award-winning family attraction and one of the most exciting wildlife attractions in the country, with over 2,000 animals from around the world and set in 50 acres of beautiful parkland and gardens. There is such an amazing array of animals to see at the zoo, from penguins and monkeys to big cats and reptiles! Banham Zoo is a great day out for animal-loving families. Book here.


9. London Zoo

Family of 4 from £87!

London Zoo is set in London’s Regents Park and is the perfect day out for all of the family in search of animals of all shapes and sizes. The zoo has over 15,000 animals for you to observe and learn about including giraffes, big cats, a BRAND NEW reptile and amphibian house, penguins, and so much more! Book here.


10. Liberty’s Owl, Raptor & Reptile Centre

Exclusive 30% off!

This amazing attraction in Ringwood is home to and named after one of their Alaskan Bald Eagles, Liberty as well as a large collection of other birds of prey, reptiles and creepy crawlies! You’ll have the chance to see owls, hawks, eagles, pythons, bearded dragons, snakes, tarantulas and much more. You can get up close to these breathtakingly beautiful birds and see them in action in daily shows.  Book here.



📍Multiple locations
Up to 46% off tickets!

Discover the wonders of the underwater world at one of the UK’s SEA LIFE Centres – home to exotic, colourful, weird, and wonderful marine life from oceans near and far. Go on an aquatic adventure at your local SEA LIFE aquarium, where you’ll find fun, exciting and education experiences for all ages. Featuring incredible shows and interactive displays filled with sharks, seahorses, stingrays, jellyfish, corals and more! Book here.

12. Chessington World of Adventures

📍Chessington, London
Family of 4 from £120!

Answer the call of the wild at Chessington World of Adventures Resort this year! With both a thrilling theme park and a zoo, a day out here is a wild adventure for animal loving families ready to encounter fascinating animals and experiences the best rides the wild has to offer! Go on a safari where you’ll see giraffes, rhinos, zebras and more, before heading into the zoo to see the tigers and other wildlife! Book here.


13. Hobbledown Heath

Family of 4 from £60.80!

Explore the enchanted world of Hobbledown Heath and it’s striking woodland adventures! With four themed worlds to discover, the whole family can enjoy an action packed day in the great outdoors with fantastic play areas and exotic animals to meet and greet! Come face to face with amazing animals including goats, meerkats, capybara, highland cows, as well as exotic and traditional farm animals! Book here.


14. Dairyland Farm Park

Family of 4 £53.95!

At Dairyland Farm Park, families can get to know a wide range of animals, including adorable goats and ponies, snakes & lizards and of course the herd of cows! Nestled in the picturesque town of Newquay, the farm offers a fantastic day out and unforgettable experience for all ages. Little ones will love getting to meet the loveable animals on the farm, with bottle-feeding, pat-a-pet, pony rides, and meeting the cows. Book here.


15. Easton Farm Park

📍Easton, Suffolk
Save up to 25% off tickets!

Spend a day in the great outdoors with adorable farm animals, activities and attractions to keep the whole family busy at Easton Farm Park! You’ll be greeted by the friendly residents there including piglets, donkeys, goats, lambs, cows, and more, which little ones will love being able to get so close to. There are both indoor and outdoor play facilities so no matter the weather, little explorers can enjoy a day down on the farm. Book here.



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