Explore the UK's biggest Zoo

Here you'll find everything you need for your animal adventure around the UK's largest Zoo, spotting some of the world's most endangered animals and learning about how we can protect wildlife across the globe together. 

    Whipsnade Zoo App
    Download the Whipsnade Zoo Visitor App

    Whipsnade Zoo App

    Explore the conservation Zoo your way with GPS-enabled step-by-step navigation.

    Map of Whipsnade Zoo
    Finding your way around the Zoo

    Whipsnade Zoo Map

    Use our map to find your favourite animals around the Zoo. 

    Baby elephant Elizabeth at Whipsnade Zoo
    Meet our animals


    From a herd of Asian elephants to 30 different species of butterflies, we have over 10,000 animals at Whipsnade Zoo.

    A butterfly on a leaf at Whipsnade Zoo
    Journey into the wild


    Connect with nature's most spectacular animals and learn about their unique habitats. From what it takes to provide expert care for a herd of elephants, to exploring one of the largest butterfly biomes in the UK.

    Views over the Downs from Viewpoint restaurant at Whipsnade Zoo
    Discover delicious food and drink

    Food and Drink

    We've got plenty of food and drink options at Whipsnade Zoo to ensure you are fully fuelled throughout your visit.

    Kids playing outdoors Hullabazoo
    Children's play parks

    Play Areas

    Whether it's our nimble red pandas or agile chimps, your children can leap, climb and swing just like their favourite animals in our nature-inspired adventure play parks.

    A steam train at Whipsnade Zoo
    Trains are currently running every day

    The Great Whipsnade Railway

    A steam-powered safari! Look out for elephants, rhinos, camels and more.

Daily talks and Special events

Hear from our animal experts

Daily talks

Get closer to nature and learn more about animals from across the world and what we can do to protect them.

Latest events


Discover our programme of events and activities throughout the year.

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