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ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

If you're looking for family days out not far from London, take your little monkeys to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo. Located near Dunstable, Whipsnade has plenty of opportunities to come face to face with animals you wouldn't normally bump into in Bedfordshire.

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Spot the fastest land animal on Earth at Cheetah Rock, crane your neck up to say hi to the residents of Giraffe Heights and check out the physiques at Chimpnasium.

Life takes a slower pace with the elephants and you can make friends with miniature donkeys, pygmy goats, pigs and piglets, and bunnies and guinea pigs at Hullabazoo Farm. There are also daily talks so you can learn more about the lives of the animals.

You can also have a sleepover at Whipsnade at Lookout Lodge. This overnight experience includes a complimentary drink on arrival, exclusive tours of the zoo at sunset, after-dark and in the morning, a two-course dinner, a stay at Lookout Lodge, and a full English breakfast.

Whipsnade offers an array of experiences, such as Meet the Animals, Keeper for a Day and Junior Zoo Academy.

There's a variety of food and drink outlets, and parking outside the zoo is free - although you can park within the grounds for a fee.

There is ramp access to many areas of the zoo and a limited number of wheelchairs are available to hire for a returnable deposit.

Helpful Information

Is There Parking?

Parking is free.

Are There Baby Changing Facilities?

There are many baby changing facilities.

Is it Wheelchair friendly/accessible?

There is ramp access to many areas of the zoo and a limited number of wheelchairs are available to hire.

Food/Restaurants available?

There are a variety of food and drink outlets.

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