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Enjoy a wildlife adventure at Whipsnade - the UK's biggest zoo

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, Bedfordshire

Best prices online - be sure to book in advance!

Suitable for -1-99 years

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Explore a world of wildlife like never before at Whipsnade Zoo, the largest zoo in the UK. Enjoy a full day of adventure making incredible memories. Experience thousands of amazing animals and learn how, as a ZSL conservation zoo, we're protecting their future.

Here are the best five facts about Whipsnade Zoo:

Largest Zoo in the UK: Whipsnade Zoo, operated by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), is the largest zoo in the UK, covering over 600 acres of land. This expansive space allows for a variety of large animal enclosures and extensive conservation efforts.

Home to Rare Species: The zoo is home to many rare and endangered species, including white rhinos, Asian elephants, and Amur tigers. It plays a crucial role in international breeding programs aimed at preserving these species.

Safari Experience: Whipsnade Zoo offers a unique safari-style experience where visitors can drive their own cars through certain enclosures or take a guided tour on the Jumbo Express train, providing an immersive way to see animals in a more naturalistic setting.

Historic Institution: Founded in 1931, Whipsnade Zoo has a long history of wildlife conservation and education. It was one of the first open zoological parks in Europe, allowing animals to roam in larger, more natural spaces.

Spectacular Location: The zoo is located in the Chiltern Hills in Bedfordshire, offering stunning views of the surrounding countryside. Its location not only provides a picturesque setting but also contributes to the well-being of the animals with its expansive, varied landscapes.

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Dates and Prices

Standard Pricing:

ADULT (AGES 16-64) - £28.50

CHILD (3-15 YEARS) - £19.90

UNDER 3 (AGES 0-2) - £0.00

SENIOR (+65) - £26.50

STUDENT (WITH ID) - £26.50

DISABLED ADULT (CARER GOES FREE) - £26.50

DISABLED CHILD (CARER GOES FREE) - £19.90

GROUP ADULT (AGES 16-64) - £24.20

GROUP CHILD (3-15 YEARS) - £16.90

GROUP UNDER 3 (AGES 0-2) - £0.00

GROUP STUDENT (WITH ID) - £22.50

GROUP SENIOR (+65) - £22.50

GROUP DISABLED: ADULT - £22.50

GROUP DISABLED: CHILD - £16.90

Flexi Tickets - Book now and use within 12 months:

Adults - £35

Kids - £26

Senior - £32

Need to Know

Kids under 3 go Free!

How to Redeem Click on Buy Now and you'll be taken to ZSL Whipsnade to purchase your ticket directly. 
Plan your Visit

Address and Contact Info

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo
Dunstable
Bedfordshire
LU6 2LF

Nearest Park: Sallowsprings Nature Reserve