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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By choosing a Muddy Puddles Workshop, your students will be given the opportunity to get up close with many different animals, from Shetland ponies and pygmy goats to rabbits and guinea pigs!
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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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Our guided tours teach childrenin an educational but fun way about animals and birds. We cover habitats, baby animals, colours, caring for animals, eating habits and much more. Tours can be tailored to suit subjects related to the national curriculum.
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Magdalen Farm provides engaging, stimulating and exciting Residential School Trips, where students have the opportunity to learn through real outdoor adventures.
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Based in Somerset, we offer everything you need for an educational, fun-packed school trip. With over 100 different animal species (from chicks to elephants!), we provide great learning opportunities for all ages and abilities.
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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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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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Roves Farm is a family run, working farm open to the public. We are located three miles east of Swindon and offer days out and school visits year round, with particular emphasis on hands on learning.
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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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Based in the New Forest (National Park). You will find Europe’s largest collection of otters, owls, deer, badgers, lynx, mink, polecats, foxes, Scottish wildcats, pine martens, wallabies, wild boar, wolves & many more species of indigenous wildlife.
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Here at The Isle of Wight Zoo, your class will experience unique learning sessions where students can study all areas of the curriculum, whether its biological sciences or our award-winning conservation work.
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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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