School visits to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

ZSL’s education team are now back and taking bookings for the new school year


ZSL’s education team are eager to support your class’s learning both in person and digitally with our range of curriculum-based workshops. Whether you’re looking for a trip, digital offering or physical outreach to the school, get in touch to discuss your requirements at 

Whipsnade Zoo schools session

Welcome to 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.

Visit the zoo

join us online for a virtual visit

Have the Zoo come to you

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Students enjoying an education session with a live animal

Boasting a diverse and highly skilled Education Team, we provide unique learning sessions for all ages and abilities. Linked to the National Curriculum, we aim to deliver interactive experiences.

Education workshops

Pre-visit checklist

Use our helpful checklist to make sure you are fully prepared for your school visit to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.

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Meet the Team

Here at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo we have a fantastic team of staff who are dedicated to providing the best experience possible for all schools.

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See answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about ZSL Whipsnade Zoo's school visits.

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