Animal Experiences

Want to get up close and personal with animals! Or ever wondered what a zoo/ animal keeper does? Well you can we have many great options for a school trip animal experience where your class or educational group can be hands on with animals of all shapes and sizes.  It’s an amazing fantastic experience you will never forget, learn all about their habitat, country of origin, animal behaviour and special abilities in the wild, but best of all their feeding habits which in your educational group and under supervision feed the animal (hope it’s not you!).

So, whether you are looking for your interactive animal experience at a Zoo, Working Farm, Wildlife Park or Safari you will never forget that amazing hands on experience of a living breathing animal up close. All of these fantastic animal experiences can be designed around your school group and cover subjects such as biology from KS1 to A level and university which are interlinked to the national curriculum.

So, what are you waiting for check UK School Trips Directory below for great ideas and educational animal experiences below:


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Bickley Hall Farm (Wildlife trust) provides fantastic opportunities for outdoor learning and compliments the National Curriculum, Our delivery staff are experienced environmental educators who are ready for your educational group.
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Amazona Zoo in Cromer offers a unique and special day out where visitors can explore and learn about a varied and fascinating selection of animals native to South America.
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Exciting & educational day for children of all ages, with over 1000 wild animals in over 300 acres of beautiful parkland; you’ll get an unparalleled close encounters with some of the world’s most magnificent & endangered animals.
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Anglesey Sea Zoo and Marine Resource Centre Wales provides fun educational school trips, where students can immerse themselves into interactive guided tours about seashore safaris, native marine habitats, lobster hatchery's and seahorse nursery's.
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Whether you want to get up close and personal with the giraffes, walk with the lemurs or watch the rhinos graze on the house lawns, Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens has something for everyone, even the teachers.
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Flamingo Land Theme Park & Zoo, The resort is located in Kirby, North Yorkshire. Yorkshire's ultimate Theme Park attraction & the UK's most visited Zoo, plus a luxury Resort Village, for fantastic educational groups and school trips.
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One of the Midlands most popular tourist attractions, with a unique hands-on approach to an educational day out, the attraction has continued to grow year on year. Visit the Farm to take advantage of the wonderful educational opportunities on offer.  
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Wildlife park for British animals only, past & present, set in an ancient coppiced woodland. The education team uses both the animal collection (including wolves, lynx, owls, deer, wild boar, bison, badgers, elk & reindeer) & the woodland for teaching.
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Set in the peaceful grounds of Tiggywinkles the worlds largest wildlife hospital and Europes first teaching hospital we have developed a very popular educational trail with the chance of meeting some of our permanent residents.
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Crocodiles of the World are the UK’s only crocodile zoo, with its largest crocodile collection and one of the best collections in Europe they provide excellent workshops for school trips and educational groups.
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Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm offers an excellent opportunity for children of all ages to learn about tropical rainforest environments and the plants and animals that live within these habitats (Key Stage 1 and 2 subjects covered)
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Here at Twycross Zoo, your students will have the opportunity to explore over 500 animal species, each with their own immersive state-of-the-art enclosures. Pupils will be able to discover the animal world while also learning all about conservation.
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