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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Here at Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay, students can explore 40 naturally-themed underwater habitats, transporting you and your class from the Cornish coast to the exotic seas.
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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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With the use of innovative displays, informative talks and feeding demonstrations, Blue Reef Aquarium offers wonderful School Trips for students of all ages to find out more about the wonders of the deep.
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If you're looking for an alpaca-based School Trip experience, then look no further! Here at Charnwood Forest Alpacas, students will not only have the chance to meet numerous alpacas, but will also get to discover a real farm with various animals.
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