Reconnect with nature at Whipsnade Zoo this summer

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Summer is here, and it’s time to wind down and reconnect with nature as the weather turns up in the UK. Pack your sunhats and shades and enjoy a fun-packed day out with a trip to Whipsnade Zoo this season.

Retreat in Bedfordshire’s countryside zoo

Dunstable Downs

Located in Bedfordshire, Whipsnade Zoo transports you to a relaxing nature retreat with a stunning view of the Dunstable Downs. Come down for a visit and enjoy overlooking the beautiful landscape with a family picnic, or soak in the greenery while taking a peaceful stroll through the zoo. ZSL members benefit from free entries to our zoo’s, so pop by for many wonderful outings or pay a visit to take in the fresh air of the Bedfordshire countryside while simply reading a book!

Connect with Whipsnade’s wildlife

Whipsnade is home to a number of important wildlife and species that are at risk of endangerment or extinction. From white rhinos to our Asian elephant herd, here at ZSL, we are working on the protection of these amazing animals to ensure their survival in the wild.

Asian elephants

Visit our Zoo and hear from our fantastic experts to learn fun facts, as well as the challenging threats affecting our wildlife and what you can do to help. For a special highlight to your day, you can attend some of our daily talks and get the chance to get up close with some of our most iconic species. Why not also make your visit to Whipsnade Zoo more memorable by taking part in our incredible experiences and discover more of ZSL’s wildlife conservation work!

Support wildlife and nature 

Biodiversity cannot thrive while wildlife remains at risk. Help us expand our conservation work around the world by joining as a Zoo member today. Not only will you get to pay us a free visit and experience wildlife as often as you want, but you will be helping to protect our endangered animals. Together, we can work in supporting nature’s recovery.

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