School visits to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

School visit to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

With so many different species housed at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, the UK's biggest zoo, your trip will be full of excitement.

Why not book one of our unique learning sessions as part of your visit - interactive experienced using resources including live animals, biofacts and multimedia and designed for all ages and abilities.

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Education sessions

We provide unique learning sessions for all ages and abilities.

Choose from primary, secondary and post-16 studies programmes as part of your education session.


Education sessions

NEW! Summer Sessions

Bioblitz Minibeast Investigate!

Have you ever wondered what roams between the exotic species at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo? In Bioblitz Minibeast Investigate! pupils will will work scientifically to collect real data on native species found in our specially designed wildlife habitat.

This Summer term programme can be booked by emailing or calling 01582 871563

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Empty Classroom Day

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is supporting Empty Classroom Day all week! so sign up your class and get them out of the classroom during the 15th – 19th June and take advantage of our FREE sessions!

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Teacher's Event

Breakfast with the Butterflies this June with our FREE teachers event at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo. With exclusive early entry into the Zoo you can explore our new Butterfly House before the doors open to the general public.

Enjoy behind the scenes access, free resources to use back in the classroomand particpate in fun activities throughout the day. Want to experience the Zoo with your family and friends too? All are welcome to come and explore at discounted rates! To book your place at our free teachers event please email us:


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Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

We are continually striving to improve our Discovery and Learning programmes to ensure that we are meeting the diverse needs of our learners.

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We offer a range of goody bags and activity packs which can be booked online.


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