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The Raptor Centre arrives at Hobbledown

New for 2019 is the arrival of The Raptor Centre, a sanctuary for birds of prey. Hobbledown is now home to husband and wife conservationists Eddie and Veronica and their 17 magnificent birds who will provide flying demonstrations, informative meet and greets, and experience days with the birds. Founded in 1977, The Raptor Centre aims…

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Our new chosen charity

Hobbledown is delighted to announce The Brain Tumour Charity as its new chosen charity. The organisation is dedicated to funding research, raising awareness of brain tumours, reducing diagnosis times and providing support and information for people with a brain tumour, their families and friends. Hobbledown joint owner Richard Farley said: “Every day 31 people in…

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Toddler Time Arts and Crafts

We have a new line-up for our week day Toddler Time, launching on Monday 7th January. Join us Monday to Friday between 10am and 2pm when our Toddler coordinator Kylee will have a new schedule of arts and crafts activities available (see below). Sessions are included in your general admission fee. No booking required. Off…

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The Fairy Dilemma

Stop Press – our new Hobbledown picture book is on shelves now! ‘The Fairy Dilemma’ is the latest instalment of the Hobbledown story. This delightfully illustrated book tells the story of Hobbledown characters Eliza and Crystal teaming up against Hobbledown’s rogues the Skibblers, and is a perfect read for children aged up to eight or nine.…

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Top praise for Hobbledown’s innovative menu

Hobbledown has joined the catering elite after being honoured at a prestigious awards ceremony. Hosted by Sport and Leisure Catering Magazine, the awards aimed to recognise the very best in the catering industry and took place at the iconic BAFTA theatre in London. Hobbledown was named a finalist in the Menu of the Year category…

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Great Christmas gift ideas

Ideal for Christmas, you can now buy your loved one a 6 month pass, or opt for Hobbledown gift vouchers instead. Available for this Christmas period only, our new 6 months passes are a steal and cost just £39 for an adult and £45 for a child! Pass will run from 27/12/18. Alternatively our standard 12…

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Sun, sea and sangria anyone?

Win a family trip to Barcelona courtesy of Hobnosh at Hobbledown. We are giving away a 3 night break to the beautiful Spanish city for up to 2 adults and 2 children, plus £200 spending money. The prize is up for grabs thanks to our restaurant Hobnosh which last winter introduced a selection of delicious,…

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NEW Zorbing Parties!

Zorbing parties are now available at Hobbledown. You can now enjoy EXCLUSIVE use of our Zorbing Arena for your next party, guaranteeing you a birthday that your class mates talk about long after it has ended! These fun-packed parties are part of our Deluxe range and provide an energetic, fun packed experience for up to 16 guests.…

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Who wants to Cuddle a Coati or Camel?

Hobbledown’s Animal Experiences have just got a whole lot more exotic. You can now Cuddle a Coati or Connect with the Camels as part of our Animal Experience packages. These are in addition to our Zookeeper for the Day and Meerkat Encounters that are already on sale. The new experiences allow you to get hands…

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