Flamingo Land Resort - Theme Park & Zoo Yorkshire
Flamingo Land Resort Yorkshire Kirkby Misperton, Malton, YO17 6UX
MONTHS OPENJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Listed under: Art and Design | Tourism Organisations | Zoos | Wildlife and Nature Reserves | Theme Parks | Theatres | Picnic Areas | Adventure Playgrounds | Tours and Trips | Day Trip Destinations | Science | Leisure and Tourism | English | Citizenship | Business Studies | Conservation
What we offer
Flamingo Land Resort (Theme Park and Zoo) is Yorkshires Most Magnificent Attraction for the 2nd consecutive year.
We also have a range of shows and play areas available to use too! Choose to have a self led visit or enhance your visit by booking some activities with our education team.
What makes us a great choice?
Flamingo Land has so much to offer and lots to explore. Our theme park can link in with science and the physics of rollercoasters, energy and forces. The zoo has a fantastic range of animals to supplement learning about animals, habitats, conservation and evolution. Our whole site in general can be used as a case study for business studies or leisure and tourism. There's something for every age group from EYFS through to post-16 and community groups.
Accreditation and Awards
We have a LOtC Quality Badge and a member of BALPPA
Group Sizes Catered For
Any group size is welcome to visit Flamingo Land. For educational activities we limit group sizes to around 30-35 people per session, so pre-booking is required and served on a first come first served basis.
Materials, Resources & Information Provided
We have a selection of trail sheets which can be emailed across to groups in advance of their visit. An example of topics include adaptations, classification, geography, literacy and maths.
Photography, Filming & Audio Restrictions
We are happy for children to take photos. If they are taking photos or selfies? of the zoo animals then please respect them and their space.
Risk Assessment Details
We have risk assessments which we can email across to schools. We also allow 2 teachers per booking to attend for a free pre-visit to carry out their own risk assessments if required.
Zoo-only (available all year round): £5.50 per student, with one free adult per 5 primary or 10 secondary level students. Includes free activities of your choice with our education team!
Theme park and zoo (available late March to November): £20.50/£21.50 per student, with one free adult with every 10 students. A supplement of £2 per student is charged for educational activities, with no extra charge for adults.
Outreach Prices: Each 45 minute session costs £60 from Nov-Feb half term, £100 from Feb half term-Oct for schools which have a YO post code. An additional charge will be added for schools outside of this area, please contact us for details.
Flamingo Land is predominantly an outdoor attraction so we advise suitable outdoor clothing, footwear, waterproofs, sun cream etc depending on the weather.
First Aid Information
When visiting during the main season (March-November), we have a first aid centre open every day with several trained first aiders. When visiting in winter, we have other members of staff on site who are able to deliver first aid if required. As we are a large attraction, we advise groups to ensure they have their own first aider with them too.
We have a variety of food outlets to suit different budgets, several gift shops and stalls throughout the park, there are also arcade machines and stalls, ride photo booths and play areas.
Accessibility & Disabled Facilities
Flamingo Land is mostly accessible for people in wheelchairs. The majority of our paths around the theme park and zoo are concrete or tarmac and with ramps. We have disabled toilets scattered throughout the park. The first aid centre (open March-November) also has a changing bed if needed.
Opening Hours & Information
The whole park is open from 2 weeks prior to Easter until the end of the October half-term. From late November-March only the zoo is open. We open daily at 10am and close at 4pm/5pm/6pm/7pm depending on the time of year and the weather.
The students reactions to the animals - they were all very considerate of the animals and very curious about them. We saw some real engagement in some very hard to engage students.
Lindsay who delivered our educational activity was very knowledgeable and fantastic with my Key Stage 1 class. The children enjoyed handling the animal artefacts and remembered what they had learned when we got back to school. This has enabled them to write fantastic factfiles.
It gave the children an opportunity to see a wide variety of animals and the tour was very informative and the children had the opportunity to ask questions. The workshop was great and reinforced the learning which had taken place in school. The children enjoyed the opportunity to hold or touch the different animals. Also coming at this time of year meant we were the only school going round the zoo.
I took the whole year group over two days and the children were very enthusiastic. They were eager to stroke/hold animals which they wouldn't normally have the opportunity to. They had so many questions to ask and staff were brilliant giving educational answers.
The fabulous tour we were given was suitable and informative covering the required subject topics, excellent delivery and knowledge from tour guides.
The organisation from the park staff - timings, meeting the school on arrival. The information provided via email before the trip was very good. We felt very organised and secure with what we were going to be doing throughout the day.
How to find us
From the A64/A170, we are situated off the A169 Malton Road. Satnav postcode: YO17 6UX. We are fairly central to a few major towns/cities:
40 mins from York
40 mins from Scarborough
50 mins from Thirsk
50 mins from Selby
1hr 10mins from Leeds
1hr 15mins from Harrogate
1hr 15mins from Middlesborough
1hr 15mins from Hull
There is ample free coach parking on site.