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Blackpool Zoo

Type:Animal Collection

East Park Drive, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY3 8PP

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Tel: 01253 830 830

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Are you looking for an outdoor attraction with loads of fun for the family? Then look no further. The multi award-winning Blackpool Zoo has it all! Located only five minutes from Junction 4 of the M55 motorway, the zoo is situated in 32 acres of spacious, mature parkland with lakes, waterfalls and traditional English woodland. All your favourites are here – big cats, elephants, giraffes, gorillas, orang-utans and, of course, 'Blue Peter' TV stars, the sealions.

The animals reside in large, natural enclosures and Blackpool Zoo’s aim is to make sure you get as close as possible to all the species, however large or small. You can hold Colin the cockroach in Creepy Crawly Corner, meet a monkey in Amazonia, stroke a giant rabbit in the Children’s Farm or hop alongside a kangaroo in Wallaby Walkabout. There really is something for everyone at Blackpool Zoo.

Blackpool Zoo’s restaurant and cafe cater for all tastes and pockets with a wide variety of meals, fast food and snacks, and they now proudly serve Starbucks. Souvenirs abound in the retail outlets from pocket money items to life-like soft toy animals.

Check out the website or become a fan on Facebook or Twitter.

Be wild on your holiday – come to Blackpool Zoo!

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Ticket£17.99 per ticket
Child Ticket£13.50 per ticket
Concession£15.99 per ticket
2 Adults & 2 Children£57.50 per ticket
2 Adults, 3 Children£68.50 per ticket
Student£15.99 per ticket

Discounts are available for online ticket purchase - Please see website for further details.

Discounted annual memberships available, please contact directly for more information

Opening Times

Blackpool Zoo (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:45
Bank Holiday10:00 - 17:45

* Last admission is 45 minutes before the zoo closes.
Closed on Christmas Day

Events

Saturday, 7th December 2019 - Saturday, 7th December 2019

Sunday, 8th December 2019 - Sunday, 8th December 2019

Saturday, 14th December 2019 - Saturday, 14th December 2019

Saturday, 21st December 2019 - Saturday, 21st December 2019

Santa's coming to Blackpool ZooOur Head Keeper Elf has just received news from the big man himself. On selected dates in December he'll be flying down from the North Pole to check on his herd of reindeer and will be making time to meet your little ones in his Workshop. Nestled in a quiet corner of the zoo near the train track,…
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Awards

  • Sub-Regional AwardsLarge Visitor Attraction of the Year Large Visitor Attraction of the Year 2015
  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018
  • Local AwardsBlackpool Tourism Awards Visitor Attraction of the Year 2009 Blackpool Tourism Awards Visitor Attraction of the Year 2009 2010
  • Sub-Regional AwardsLancashire Tourism Awards 2016 - Finalist Lancashire Tourism Awards 2016 - Finalist 2016
  • Sub-Regional AwardsLancashire Tourism Awards Finalist 2017 - Large Visitor Attraction Award Lancashire Tourism Awards Finalist 2017 - Large Visitor Attraction Award 2017
  • Sub-Regional AwardsLancashire Tourism Awards Finalist 2018 - Large Visitor Attraction Award Lancashire Tourism Awards Finalist 2018 - Large Visitor Attraction Award 2018

Directions

Road Directions

Follow the M6 to junction 32 and take the M55 to junction 4, then follow the ‘brown elephant’ signs to the zoo. From the town centre or promenade, follow the ‘brown elephant’ signs.For your sat nav, our postcode is FY3 8PP.

Public Transport Directions

Blackpool Transport provides direct bus services to the zoo, lines 15 & 16, running approximately every 30 minutes from Blackpool Town Centre and the Blackpool North Train Station. Blackpool Transport offers great value day saver tickets that can be bought at paypoint shops or Blackpool Transport Travel Centres in advance.There is also a Classic Bus (line 21) running until 27th September 2015, on Weekends, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, direct from Blackpool Tower to Blackpool Zoo every 40 minutes. Click here to view the classic bus timetable. Trains run to two stations in Blackpool: We recommend Blackpool North Station which is a 5 minute walk from the town centre, from where you can take the bus or a taxi to the zoo.

Facilities

Other

  • Concessionary Admission Charges
  • Open All Year
  • Outdoor
  • Toilets
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Establishment Features

  • Conference Facilities
  • Disabled Access/Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Car Parking
  • Coaches Welcome
  • On site parking
  • Parking (charge)

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Special Group Rates
  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside

Specialist Features

  • Aim to Attract Conferences & Business meetings

Venue Facilities

  • Theatre

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