The Magic of Christmas
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Little ones can meet Santa in his magical grotto at the heart of the Zoo and receive a very special early Christmas gift to take home. And for an extra special treat, book our VIP Meet Santa Breakfast! Selected dates only.Festive Films
Relax and enjoy some time out in front of the big screen at our Free Festive Film Screenings. Cosy up with tasty snacks and a hot drink and enjoy your favourite Christmas films. Tickets are free, but must be booked in advance with a valid zoo ticket or membership.More to Explore...
Keep youngsters entertained as they become Keepers’ Little Helpers and prepare seasonal surprises for our Zoo residents. Then watch the animals enjoy their treats throughout the day at our 12 animals at Christmas talks. Enjoy festive crafts with Mrs. Claus, then cosy up on a giant beanbag and listen to a Christmas story. All included in Zoo entry. No need to book in advance.
Soak up the Zoo's festive atmosphere with our swiss-style chalets. Tuck into a tasty Christmas treat* whilst children can enjoy our traditional rides* and face-painting*.