How to book your school visit
Booking your school visit to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo has never been easier!
Book by phone
If you would like to book one of our education sessions then please call our friendly team on:
Call: 0844 225 1826
Open: Mon - Fri (8.30am - 5pm)
Should you simply wish to book entry to the zoo, then please book these using the options below.
Book and pay online
The easiest way to book your school trip is online.
Booking online is only for self-guided visits. If you would like to book education sessions, please contact us by phone (above).
Reserve your place
Reserving online is only for self-guided visits. If you would like to book education sessions, please contact us by phone (above). This option will not take payment, you will need to pay for your visit when you arrive.
Once a booking has been made, we will send you a letter confirming the time and location of your education session. Please bring this with you.
Bookings only available for UK schools: Mon-Fri term time only.
Pre-visits for teachers
Once a booking has been made one teacher per class will be automatically allocated free admission to plan their trip- simply bring your booking confirmation with you when you visit. Last entry to the Zoo is one hour before the Zoo closes.
Information about the content of your educational activity, pre-visit information, maps and worksheets are all available online. Make sure you check out our pre-visit checklist .
Please note: If you alter the date, education session or cancel a visit ZSL reserves the right to charge an administration fee of £20.