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Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens

Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens

With cotton top tamarins from the tropical forests of South America, porcupines from Africa, our amazing new aquatics centre and all the kids' favourites in our PETALZ petting barn, you can enjoy a fun filled family day out in Northumberland.

What's more, with regular handling sessions and talks by our zoo keepers throughout the day, there's something to entertain everyone!

Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens opened in 2011 and over the past three year it has continued to grow and is now home to over 130 species of animals including:
Ring Tailed Lemurs
Coatis
Wallabies
Emus
Meerkats
Snakes and Capybaras

For all of you animal lovers out there we offer a wealth of opportunities for you to get up close and personal with a variety of creatures including:
Zoo School & Zoo Club
Meerkat, Lemur and Reptile Experiences
Zoo Keeper For The Day
Volunteering Opportunities
Animal Themed Birthday Parties
Student Placements
Rolling programme of events
And much much more!

As well as our vast collection of animals you can wander through and enjoy our lovely walled, woodland and ornamental garden, We also have a play area, picnic areas, a tea room and gift shop, 120 metre zip wire, high ropes and a regular programme of fun kids' activities.

A fun day out for all of the family!

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Locations

Ponteland, Northumberland, NE20 0AQ

12.3 miles  
  01670 841 235    
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