09:30 – 17:00 : Open Every Day*
(* Holidays and weekends only)
The attractions that are open daily are as below. Click on each for more information.
– Dinomite Indoor Play, Pterodactyl’s Treehouse & Café (Hot food 9:30-3:00pm)
– Dippys Snack Shack
– Dinosaur Trail– Lost World A-Mazing Adventure
– Jurassic Putt & Raptor Racers (Closes 3:45pm)
– Outdoor Adventure Play
– Dippy Ville
– Secret Animal Garden
– Explorers Restaurant*
Please ensure that you arrive promptly at the start of each animal encounter/event below.
11.15 – 11.30 : Meet Dippy – Map Ref 5
Come and meet Dippy the Dinosaur, everyday at 11:15 am
11:00 – 11:30 : Good Morning Pigs – Map Ref 13
Come and say good morning to our Kune Kune pigs Dinosaur, Peppa and George.
11:30 – 12:00 : Guinea Pig Petting – Map Ref 15
Pop along to the Encounter Barn and stroke one of the Guinea pigs. In quiet periods you may even be lucky enough to hold one. With over 20 Guinea pigs to choose from, will your favourite be out to meet you today? (Please note during busy periods Guinea pigs are only stroked, not held for welfare reasons).
12:00 – 12:30 : Goats Glorious Goats – Map Ref 13
Come and see either our Pygmy Goats or Golden Guernsey Goats showing of their skills. Learn all about them and have a chance to get up close and have a stoke.
12:30 – 13:00: Crafts – Map Ref 15
Take part in the days craft activity; colouring in, cutting and sticking
14:30 – 15:00 Snake Encounter – Map Ref 15
Your chance to learn about snakes and touch one of our friendly snakes that live in the Animal Barn. Will it be a Corn Snake, a Northern Pine Snake or a Royal Python? Come to the Encounter Barn to find out all about these misunderstood reptiles.
14:30 – 15:00 : Creepy Crawlies – Map Ref 15
Come along and learn about the fascinating world of invertebrates. Dare you hold a Madagascan Hissing Cockroach? Find out what it feels like to have a Millipede with over 100 legs walk on your hand or get up close to a Giant African Land Snail. (Please note invertebrates vary from day to day).
15:00 – 15:30 : Tortoise Time – Map Ref 15
Who will it be today- Basil or Parsley our Mediterranean Spur Thighed Tortoises or Flash or Scooter our Red Foot Tortoises. Learn all about these animals and get up close to them for a stroke.
15:30 – 16:00 : Ferret Fun – Map Ref 15
Discover the world of ferrets and see how friendly they really are – that’s if they can stay awake long enough. Learn about their habits and have a stroke of one of our many ferrets that live in the Secret Animal Garden.
16:00 – 16:30 : Roarrsome Rats – Map Ref 15
Come and meet one of our fancy rats, either Rose, Donna or Martha and have a stroke. Learn all about the interesting world of rats.
16:30 – 16:45 : Goodnight Pigs – Map Ref 13
Say Good Night to Dinosaur, Peppa and George as they head back up to the orchard for the night, give them a pat as they go past and discover some interesting facts about Kune Kune pigs.