Booking a ticket is essential to avoid disappointment as visitor numbers are limited for the welfare of our nervous rescue animals.
Our aviaries are open until 2pm daily. Part of the lake area is still closed due to avian flu restrictions. If you wish to adopt an animal you must apply online or call us for assistance.
Book your visit

Summer Holiday Family Learning Days

Wednesdays and Thursdays, book your free tickets now!

Join our free Family Learning Days every Wednesday and Thursday from 27 July to 25 August from 10am-4pm.

Collect your trail sheet and follow the clues to explore our site and learn more about our animals.

Along the trail you will also have a chance to:

  • Take on animal challenges.
  • Enjoy a film show in our yurt cinema.
  • Take part in some arts and crafts.

Complete the trail and collect your activity pack full of fun things to do with your animals at home!

Book your free tickets Wednesday 17 & Thursday 18 August Book your free tickets Wednesday 24 & Thursday 25 August

Tickets are free but booking is essential as we get busy over the Summer Holidays and numbers are limited (please note that tickets will be released two weeks in advance before each date).

Animal Superpowers

Wednesday 27 & Thursday 28 July, Wednesday 3 & Thursday 4 August, and Wednesday 10 & Thursday 11 August

Come and discover the hidden superpowers of the Raystede residents this summer holiday on our Family Learning Days.

  • Which animal is the chewing champion?
  • Which animal can recognise 100 different faces?

Find out these fun facts and more, as well as having a go at testing your animal abilities.

Solve the clues to find the poos!

Wednesday 17 & Thursday 18 and Wednesday 24 & Thursday 25 August

Solve the cryptic clues to find the animals that are hiding the numbers around Raystede.

  • How many cryptic clues can you solve?
  • Will you successfully complete the sum to discover an amazing animal poo fact?

Make a mask of your favourite animal and enjoy a film show in our education garden.

Special offer in our café for Family Learning Days!

20% off the bill including drinks, when you spend £10 or more.

Eat in or takeaway.

We look forward to welcoming you to a family learning day soon!

Your kind donation helps us to rescue and rehome more animals in need.

We rely on your support to save animal's lives.

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