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Wild Discovery

Type:Animal Collection

Ribby Hall Village, Ribby Road, Wrea Green, Preston, Lancashire, PR4 2PR

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Tel: 01772 673 836

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Wild Discovery

Wild Discovery is the zoo that interacts with you.  A small friendly business situated within the beautiful grounds of Ribby Hall Village.

The aim is to bring you unique experiences through daily interactive and educational talks and animal encounters, including the Farmyard Talk, Pelican Feed & Talk, Bat Talk, Meerkat Feed and Talk, Armadillo Talk and much more.  They hope to inspire people of all ages to help conserve the fascinating animal kingdom and protect the environment that you all live in. 

Wild Discovery is home to a variety of animals including Otters, Armadillos, Porcupines, Pelicans, Wallabies, Meerkats, Genets, Rare Breed Pigs and Sheep, Tortoise, Marmosets and many more including bugs, reptiles and amphibians.

Seasonal activities include Lamb Feeding, Meet the Chicks, Reindeer Feeding, Pumpkin Carving and Decorate your own Christmas Tree.

Special one-hour Animal Encounters are provided, where visitors can pre book a unique experience to meet and greet some of animals up close, prepare food, feed them and provide them with some enrichment.  Or for those that would like to be a zoo keeper, Zoo Keeper for the Day is available, where you get the chance to work alongside some of the Wild Discovery Keepers, meeting quite a few of the animals.

At Wild Discovery, your admission is a day pass, so you have unlimited entry for that day so you can explore all the areas within the zoo, discovering and learning about animals from around the world, whilst enjoying the facilities at Ribby Hall Village including the Children’s Play Park and the Woodland Walk.

They also offer childrens parties and educational school and group visits throughout the year.

It’s a great day out for the whole family.

For more information about opening times, admission prices, daily talks and activities and experiences please visit the website.

 

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult 16yrs+£7.00 per ticket
Child 3-16yrs£6.00 per ticket
Family Ticket£24.00 per ticket
Free 2yrs and underFree

Family ticket - upto 5 people - maximum of 3 adults

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
DayTimes

* Last entry 1 hour before close

Awards

  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018

Directions

Road Directions

Car - Sat Nav use postcode PR4 2PR

Leave the M55 at Junction 3 towards Kirkham. Follow the A585 to the fourth roundabout, and take the 2nd exit signed Wrea Green. Ribby Hall Village is approximately 200 metres on the left. Once on site take 3rd exit at roundabout and follow road and signs.

Public Transport Directions

Bus

The 61 bus service operates between Kirkham & Wesham train station and Ribby Hall Village every 30 mins Mon - Sat during the day and every hour on Sunday

Facilities

Parking & Transport

  • Car Parking
  • Coaches Welcome
  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside

Special Offers

  • BE A KEEPER FOR THE DAY!

    Work alongside a keeper, get involved with all the daily tasks including cleaning out and replenishing the animals bedding. Food preparation, feeding and creating enrichment for selected animals. 

    You will have special access to the keeper only areas and have the opportunitiy to interact with some of the animals.  You will recieve an A5 full colour photograph and certificate to take home and remember your experience.

    Keeper for the Day Experiences are very hands on and interactive. It is recommended that you wear clothes you do not mind geting dirty or smelly!  Sturdy shoes are a must and long hair to be tied back.  Dress for the british weather.  Breaktime brews and snacks are included in each option, lunch is not provided.

    Terms and conditions apply.

    15 years+ 9am- 4pm, £80 per person

    Junior Keeper 8 - 14 years, 9am-1pm, £60 per person

     

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