Lancashire is home to a fantastic array of animals and wildlife. Take a walk on the wild side and encounter the largest and rarest animals at Blackpool Zoo or get up close and personal with the cute and loveable farm animals at one of the farm parks in the county.

SEA LIFE Blackpool
Showcasing more than 50 dazzling displays and more than 2,000 spectacular aquatic creatures including Lulu, the giant green sea turtle, tropical sharks, colourful reef fish, octopus and rays.

World Horse Welfare Penny Farm
Penny Farm is a horse rescue and rehabilitation centre operated by the charity World Horse Welfare. Meet the ponies and find out more about the work of the charity. 

Shores Hey Farm
Shores Hey Farm has been recently upgraded and children can enjoy visiting the horses and ponies on site, they can take part in a wide range of activities and explore the outdoor play area.

Blackpool Zoo
Situated in 32 acres of spacious, mature parkland with lakes and woodland, the Zoo has all your favourites – big cats, elephants, giraffes, gorillas, orangutans and much more.

Mrs Dowsons Visitor Centre & Farm
Mrs Dowsons is home to over 300 farm animals based in the beautiful Lancashire countryside. Explore the Farm where you’re sure to have an adventure discovering and learning all about farm life.

Thornton Hall Farm Country Park
Make friends with the loveable farm animals, greet the newest arrivals and take part in a range of seasonal hands-on activities, demonstrations and animal encounters at

The Bee Centre
A stunning, glass observation hive enables you to watch, up close, the fascinating workings of a honeybee hive. Book a 'Honeybee Experience' and get an even closer look at the hives.

WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre
With more than 100 types of rare and endangered water-birds to hand feed, a family of enchanting otters in residence, den building, an imaginative playground for young adventurers, an inspirational eco-garden and a rolling programme of events, walks and talks.


RSPB Leighton Moss

Wild Discovery
Wild Discovery is the zoo that interacts with you. It is home to a variety of animals including otters, armadillos, porcupines, pelicans, wallabies, meerkats, bugs, reptiles and amphibians.

Bowland Wild Boar Park
Set in the Forest of Bowland, enjoy a picnic or explore the footpaths of the park, whilst viewing wild boars, llamas, wallabies, meerkats, lambs and many more animals.




Nobody has commented on this post yet, why not send us your thoughts and be the first?

Leave a Reply