Get up close and personal!

From Camels to Coatis, Hobbledown is home to an array of farm and zoo animals,  all housed in spacious enclosures with plenty of room to roam around and play.
 
Don’t miss our new Pygmy Goat Walkthrough - you can even feed the goats.  Or get up close and personal with some of your favourite animals in our Wallaby and Rabbit and Guinea Pig walkthroughs.
 
Or try one of our Experience Days - from Zookeeper For The Day to Connect With Camels and Birds Of Prey Handling and Flying we have many options and they also make great gifts.
  • Birds of Prey

    Hobbledown is now home to 17 Birds of Prey including Eagles, Hawks, Owls and Falcons. Flying demonstrations, informative meet and greets and experience days will be on offer throughout the year. 
  • Bactrian Camels (Humpledink)

    Two humped camel that can grow up to 12ft!
  • Meerkat (Horizog)

    Known as the Hobbledown guards because of the way they always stand to attention!
  • Llama (Rumbalama)

    Llamas move very gently on their toes and the hobblers think they look like they are dancing!
  • Bennett’s Wallaby (Bouncer)

    Springy animals all the way from Tasmania that click and chatter to communicate!  Get up close and personal in their wonderful walkthrough experience.
  • Black tailed prairie dog (Digger)

    They are called dogs because of their incredible bark. They have very sharp teeth and claws.
  • Asian Short-clawed Otter (Whiskat)

    With cat-like whiskers these smooth animals love to swim and hunt for crabs.
  • African Pygmy Goat (Bobilly)

    Bearded goat with excellent climbing skills. Check out their brand new walkthrough – you might even get to feed them.
  • Mara (Splatjad)

    With their strong hind legs the Mara are members of the rodent family and can move really fast.
  • Coati (Bandillo)

    Coatis are members of the raccoon family. They are gentle, easy going and incredibly noisy animals.
  • Alpaca (Grossis)

    Because they sometimes spit and chew their food over and over again (really they do!) the Hobblers take great care looking after these funny looking creatures.
  • Yellow-Naped Amazon Parrot (Gibblegook)

    A cousin of the gumblegook, this green-feathered parrot has a bright yellow patch on its neck.
  • Giant Flemish Rabbit (Bomjad)

    Cottontail rabbit. Always in a hurry.
  • Peafowl (Pimpertail)

    Emerald-crested peacock with a glorious fan of fancy feathers.
  • Sheep (Grimwoolly)

    Woolly-haired sheep that loves lazy, grazing days and field racing.
  • Chicken (Picker)

    Feathered bird that struts around pecking at seeds and corn. Sometimes does the funky chicken dance!
  • Pigs (Snufflers)

    Squiggly-tailed pig that is very fond of mud and apple.
  • Nilgai (Mighty Bloo)

    Predators such as tigers and lions will hunt Nilgai in the wild. Luckily they are fast and can travel at great speed.
  • Muntjac deer

    Native to south-east China and Taiwan, muntjac deer were introduced to parks in the UK in the early 20th century.
  • Rhea (Nogook)

    As one of the bird species, it may surprise you that the Rhea cannot fly. Instead, it runs helter skelter across the field as it cannot move in a straight line!

Read what some happy customers have to say

My grand-daughter aged 10 had an amazing day as a Junior Zoo Keeper. I would like to thank the staff especially Miles, Dan and Jamie they made it truly a memorable day. They were so knowledgeable about all the animals and made the day so interesting. I would highly recommend Hobbledown and will most certainly be visiting again.

— gb0072018

Sign up for news and exclusive offers

Sign up to be the first to hear about our latest news, offers and events. We take your privacy seriously.
See our Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

You can unsubscribe at any time.