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Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens

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Kirkley Hall | Morpeth, Ponteland NE20 0AQ, England
+44 1670 841235
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Zoo logical choice for a day out

Tasked with entertaining our 3 year old and 7 month old granddaughters for the best part of a day... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Andrew_M460
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Ponteland, United Kingdom
Very good for children

We came here on a very busy day. It is very good for children, lots to keep them interested in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
KH2691
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Enjoy a great day out for all the family at Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens with over three hundred species of animals including emus, wallabies, marmosets, pygmy goats, donkeys, meerkats, lemurs and many more.Visitors can meet the keepers and learn about the animals and their habitats. With a rolling programme of kids' activities and play areas, forest trails, garden walks, picnic areas and a brand new tea room and gift shop, there really is something for all of the family.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“zip wire” (46 reviews)
“climbing wall” (22 reviews)
“play area” (35 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Kirkley Hall | Morpeth, Ponteland NE20 0AQ, England
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+44 1670 841235
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tasked with entertaining our 3 year old and 7 month old granddaughters for the best part of a day, my wife and I decided on Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens. On arrival we first fed the girls and ourselves in the cafe. This was a pleasant...More

Thank Andrew_M460
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on a very busy day. It is very good for children, lots to keep them interested in the zoo. The peacocks were roaming around and there was quite a few things you could get involved with. The animals seemed to have quite...More

Thank KH2691
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited during half term with 2 grandparents, two mums and 4 grandchildren. The young ones loved the animals, especially the lemurs and little wild dogs. Lunch was rather longer then we hoped but well done to the two girls doing the cooking. I think this...More

Thank Denise2955
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and a friend attended with three children. The staff were so enthusiastic and encouraging with the children, as well as being super friendly to all especially when they were so busy. Thanks again for a lovely day out 😊

Thank AngEngland
Reviewed 20 October 2017

So a non-descript amount of days ago me and some of my class went to kirkley hall for a school trip. We went to the activity center for about ~4 hours. The activities we did were the climbing wall, the zipline, some forest thing, archery...More

Thank DanenIsBad
Reviewed 18 October 2017

My daughters and niece went to the zoo club for a day in the summer holidays. It was £30 each per day. Whilst they knew that poo picking would be part of the experience they didn't expect to do it most of the time. They...More

Thank stuart t
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

It's been a couple of years since my last visit and there has been a few changes - extra enclosures and more shrubbery. I loved the kookaburra's, the wallabies (one has a baby in it's pouch that we were lucky enough to see), the ring...More

Thank Lottie917
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Visited with my two dogs and a friend and her daughter and their dog for the dog festival. Arrived at 10 and stayed until 3pm. Lots of stalls and attractions to visit and doggy competitions if you wanted to enter. There were hundreds of people...More

Thank Elsa C
KirkleyHallZoo, Manager at Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

We are glad that you had a lovely day!

Reviewed 2 September 2017

Can't believe the difference since we last came and full marks for continual improvement. There were even more animals and some really interesting ones we haven't seen before including squirrel monkeys, racoon dogs, bush dogs and porcupine to name a few. We had a lovely...More

Thank Marcus C
KirkleyHallZoo, Manager at Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thank you for your lovely review! Our Rainbow Lorikeet Walkthrough is now finished and soon you will be able to hand feed nectar to them which is extremely exciting! Hope to see you soon. Kind regards, Aidan Marsden Visitor Experience Manager

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Found a voucher deal for £10 which allowed 2 adults and3 children which was perfect for us. On first glance I was worried that we would be out after an hour as it didn't look so big. We arrived at 10.45 and left the zoo...More

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KirkleyHallZoo, Manager at Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you so much for your comments; I'm so glad that you enjoyed your day! We have a new exhibit opening soon where you can hand feed our stunning lorikeets nectar straight from the pot so we hope you come back to see them! Hopefully...More

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jill s
16 August 2017|
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Response from marybloom08 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed anywhere on site apart from the zoo itself
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Ray K
20 April 2017|
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Response from 1964donna | Reviewed this property |
yes the walk ways around the main areas and picnic area's are wide enough but indoor animals(reptiles, aquatics etc) and tea rooms not suitable.Hope this helps
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SuperSonic1979
16 April 2017|
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Response from diane c | Reviewed this property |
sorry, if it rains, suggest all you could do is go back to your car, and picnic in there
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