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Askham Bryan Wildlife & Conservation Park

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Friendly staff and a fun visit!

Our party of 6, 2 children aged 2 and 8, 2 adults and 2 Grandparents went to visit. We spent a few... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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Nice service ,friendly staff and good location ! Highly rrecommend, i would visit again thanks... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2018
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Askham Bryan Wildlife & Conservation Park is a brand new visitor attraction in the beautiful historic arboretum at Askham Bryan College. Our mission is to inspire and educate future generations to respect and conserve animals and plants.
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Askham Bryan College | Askham Bryan, York YO23 3FR, England
+44 1904 772270
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Our party of 6, 2 children aged 2 and 8, 2 adults and 2 Grandparents went to visit. We spent a few hours there. Lovely area next to the pond with picnic benches to stop and have lunch, alternatively the cafe seem reasonably priced, cannot...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Nice service ,friendly staff and good location ! Highly rrecommend, i would visit again thanks very much

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Took my girls (14 &11yrs) for a zookeeper experience today and they had an amazing time. Sam, the keeper, was great, he was full of knowledge about the animals and the girls and I learnt loads. Highly recommend and would definitely do it again.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joanna G
Reviewed 31 October 2018

My son was bought a Little Zookeeper experience for his birthday. The day we booked the weather was horrendous but we were reassured that most of the experience took place inside. We had a chance to have a brief look around before our session but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

Took a group of children on a trip, booked an animal experience with reptiles, Jake the keeper was fantastic. Toured the small zoo set in stunning woodland with amazing trees, fantastic enclosed kids play park, Gnome sanctuary, paddled in stream, loved the meerkats. Really friendly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karen C
Reviewed 30 September 2018

It was a very wet day of the Bank holiday. The inside area was vey good but there was not a lot to see outside. I was quite shocked as a large branch came down in front of me on the footpath! Missing me by...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank FaithyLambert
Reviewed 24 September 2018

I was recommended by a friend who used to work at the college and I am ever so grateful because it was the perfect day for family and our friends... Staff were friendly and helpful and the talks they delivered were brillaint and very interactive-we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tracey I
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We spent a nice day here, it’s only small but plenty of interesting things to see: it’s good for children as plenty of places to run around: There is a small cafe but it’s pretty basic, there are plenty of places to sit and have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sal347
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

We visited the wildlife park on Sunday afternoon & although there was a few people there, it was by no means crowded. The great thing about this place is they tell you about the reptiles etc. & when the labs are open, they will get...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank N10yorkshire
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Called here today with my 2 year old little boy. Unfortunately the weather wasn’t great but it didn’t stop us from braving the wind for a good look around. Good selection of animals and various talks on throughout the day. We went along to the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Tony B
5 July 2017|
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Response from howard00 | Property representative |
Hi Tony, We are only open during weekends and holidays, exact opening dates can be checked on the website. Under 3s are free, other tickets can be purchased via the booking link on the website. Hope that helps!
1 August 2016|
Response from howard00 | Property representative |
We are open for all weekends and holidays from Spring 2017, but are now taking bookings now for animal encounters, keeper for the day experiences, birthday parties etc. These can be booked for any available weekend or... More