How To Book

How To Book Your School Visit

We’ve made booking your school visit as easy as possible.
Simply contact our Education Team on 01993 846 353, or email us at: [email protected]


We will need the following details:


  • Name of School
  • Contact person for the school
  • Phone number
  • Class details
  • Number of children

Your Visit

Please remember that:

  • A typical visit includes 2 learning sessions – simply choose your sessions from the curriculum matching grid or learning sessions.
  • Sessions can be tailored for all ages, abilities and learning areas. Tell us what you would like to achieve and we can make it happen.

Previsit Information

Use the link below to download a helpful pre-visit guide and learn more about our facilities. You can also find out how to get here.


pdficon Download our Teachers Pack  (Adobe PDF, 1700K)

Risk Assessment

Click below to download a risk assessment form.


pdficon Zoo general visit risk assessment (Adobe PDF, 399K)

pdficon Risk Assessment Outreach 2017 (Adobe PDF, 370K)


Please remember that:


  • Schools will remain responsible for children when visiting the zoo in organised school trips and are encouraged to undertake their own risk assessment.
  • It is the responsibility of teachers and group leaders to supervise the children at all times.


This information is also given in the guidelines on the booking form that all visiting groups must sign to say they agree to comply with.

Any Questions?

If you have any questions, please read our FAQ page which may have the information you need. If you need any further assistance or have queries regarding your visit, please contact us.