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Yorkshire Wildlife Park

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Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Good but need more staff

Well looked after animals. Polar bears, lions and tigers my particular highlight. Enclosures were... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Beeston, United Kingdom
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Fun day out

Me and my partner went to the wildlife park after hearing about it from friends that had been... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Katie O
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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The Yorkshire Wildlife Park is a unique walk-through wildlife park located just outside Doncaster, South Yorkshire. YWP brings families in touch with some of the world's most beautiful and at risk species inc Polar Bears, Black Rhino, Lions, Tigers...more
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Doncaster, England
+44 1302 535057
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well looked after animals. Polar bears, lions and tigers my particular highlight. Enclosures were well maintained and spacious. The only niggle was that the toilets were disgusting and the queues for food and drink were ridiculous - especially in the freezing cold! However was fun...More

Thank Elmo1989_03
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Me and my partner went to the wildlife park after hearing about it from friends that had been previously. The staff in the park are the most enthusiastic and informative staff members I've ever come across, being able to tell us details about each individual...More

Thank Katie O
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was our first visit but certainly won’t be our last. Friendly staff, fantastic layout and ideal for everyone due to the paths making wheelchairs/ buggy’s a lot easier. Happily spent 6 hours viewing the animals and listening to the knowledgeable keepers. Loved seeing the...More

Thank Blueeyes2007
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place for a full day. Close encounters of the wild kind that make the visit more educational. Good variety of animals. Thought it a bit odd to have Zebra alongside the Tiger enclosure, almost a tease. Lots of facilities, coffee stops and toilets. Washing...More

Thank KThewander
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fantastic place to visit. Is was great to see happy animals in huge enclosures. The polar bears were amazing! The staff were all friendly and helpful (especially the keepers) Refreshments were very good value for money. Lots of toilets and places to sit on the...More

Thank spotti4321
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited because i wanted to see the bears from Japan that arrived recently but they are still in rehab at the moment so we only got the smallest of glimpses. However the whole park is well worth a visit. We saw lots of animals...More

Thank Tambobs
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our second visit here did the polar bear experience last time absolutely wonderful. This time did the big 5 experience again wonderful. Fed lions rhino giraffes and one of the polar bears again. Saw the rescued bears that were on tv they look so much...More

Thank fishnorwich
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent. Two of my grandchildren 8 & 6 absolutely love the outdoor play areas here (they quite like the animals too) but to be honest they never stop on the activity parks. It’s a shame the food and drinks are a little overpriced although it’s...More

Thank Tracey K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I'm always wary of zoo like attractions, especially when they have large animals such as Polar Bears but was recommended YWP by a Vet. Fantastic day. Enclosures large and well maintained. Animals seemed content, in good physical condition and active, not bored and fat. Many...More

Thank Becky B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Painghton Zoo WAS my favourite until I went here this place is amazing a big must the animals enclosures are massive it’s like a safari park but you walk round don’t think about going here just go you won’t be disappointed The place is so...More

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Heather W
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Response from Galit S | Reviewed this property |
27 August 2018|
Response from Tracey T | Reviewed this property |
NO just shorter days.
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Adult 17.50, child 14.50. Senior 15.50 disabled 11.50 children under 2. Free