Entry costs for school trips


Please note we are only currently taking bookings for Autumn term. Visits for January – July 2022 are not yet bookable. We will be reviewing this in September, so please check back then.

Prices are per person unless otherwise stated.

Rates are available Monday - Friday during UK term time dates only. Educational rates are not available at weekends, bank holidays or during school holidays

  Autumn Term 1 Autumn Term 2 Spring Term 1 Spring Term 2 Summer Term 1 Summer Term 2
  1st Sept– 22nd Oct 2021 1st Nov-17th Dec 2021 4th Jan –11th Feb 2022 21st Feb – 1st April 2022 19th April – 27th May  2022 (excluding 2nd May) 6th June – 22nd July 2022

Primary child

(age 4-11)

£8 £7 £7 £9 £9 £9

Secondary student


£8 £7 £7 £9 £9 £9

Post 16 student

(A Level or FE)

£9 £8 £8 £10 £10 £10
Higher Education student* £14.25 £14.25 £14.25 £14.25 £14.25 £14.25

Additional adults

(above ratio)

£14.25 £14.25 £14.25 £14.25 £14.25 £14.25
1:1 carers Free Free Free Free Free Free

Education Workshop


(price per workshop)

£45 £45 £45 £45 £45 £45


*Higher Education students are those students studying at Level 5 and above.


Pre-visit information



Payment for an education visit must be made by in advance by credit card or BACs. We no longer accept payments on arrival or after a visit. We no longer accept payment by cheque. If payment is not received at least 3 days before your visit you may be refused access as we need proof of payment to allow access. If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact our team.

Education Workshops

Each workshop can hold a maximum of 35 students plus supervising adults in line with our supervising adult ratios. Primary students have a 1:5 ratio so 35 students plus maximum 7 adults, Secondary+ groups have a 1:10 ratio so 35 students plus maximum 4 adults.   Workshops cost £45 each. We are regularly reviewing our COVID safety measures and Risk Assessments will be reviewed ahead of the new school year.


Education workshops 



Drop off for minibuses and coaches is available in ZSL’s car park, but regretfully due to third party works we’re unable to offer coach parking. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you in advance for your patience. Cars may be charged the regular car parking fee of £14.50. Car park spaces cannot be reserved or guaranteed.

Terms & conditions

Digital Outreach

A presenter doing a Digital Outreach session

Digital Outreach links your classroom to the zoo via a live video call! Digital Outreach sessions can be used to extend learning after a zoo visit, or can be standalone sessions. Each session costs £45 per class. 

Find out more