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Watermelon Weekend

Fed up with the school holidays already? Don’t be ‘melon’choly! Join us for Watermelon Weekend on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th August 2017. Activities throughout the day will include fun games such as Watermelon Bowling and Watermelon Smashing, an eating competition, and a chance to show off your carving skills to be in with a…

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A free day out on us

Kids can have a free day out courtesy of Hobbledown this summer. Visit our adventure park and zoo and we will give you FREE child entry to our sister site Kidspace Croydon within 24 hours, or half price child entry if you visit Kidspace within 14 days. All you need is your Hobbledown receipt to…

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Annual Membership Perks

Are you a Hobbledown Annual  Member? If so check out these fantastic perks you are entitled to as part of your membership: 15% off parties at Hobbledown 30 minutes EXCLUSIVE use of our indoor play barn before our doors officially open for general admissions at 10am (Doors open at 9:30am for passholders Monday to Friday…

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Party offer alert!

Book a Hobble Hood Archery party this summer and get £2 off per head. Archery parties are one of the hottest new trends for 2017, and by hosting it at our multi award winning adventure park and zoo you are guaranteed a day to remember! Geared at 8 to 13 year olds, Hobble Hood Archery parties are…

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Junior zookeeper experience now available

Our Zookeeper for the Day experience is now available to book for children as well as adults. Available for ages 8+ the package costs just £70 per person, one of the cheapest on the market. Trialing life as a zookeeper allows you to get hands on with a variety of livestock, exotic and domestic species across…

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Mining Village gets a facelift

Nearly a million pieces of  Hobbledown Crystallite have been found there since we opened in 2012, and now our Mining Village has been given a facelift. The sandy area [next to the jumping pillows] has undergone essential ground works and improvements. This includes installing a new slide and introducing 130 tonnes of fresh sand. Assistant General Manager Sarah Trevillion said:…

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International Zookeeper Day

International Zookeeper Day takes place on October 4th 2016 and Hobbledown is marking the event by introducing you to some of its animal keeper team. The day aims to recognise the contribution zookeepers make to the care and conservation of exotic animals. At Hobbledown we have six keepers who look after our 400+ animals, under…

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Wildflowers 2016 – in photos

Thank you to everyone that came to Wildflowers, our festival of sound and colour. The festival has become a popular annual feature in our events calendar and this year’s line-up included House DJ Konal, a powdered paint throwing extravaganza inspired by the traditional Hindu festival Holi, foam party and entertainment by Funky Moves dance company. Check out these…

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New deluxe parties!

INTRODUCING OUR NEW DELUXE PARTY RANGE ~ HOBBLE HOOD ARCHERY, CLIMBING TOWERS AND MORE! Why have a typical birthday party when you can you have a Hobtastic birthday party?! At Hobbledown we know how to give you a great time, and our parties have just stepped up a gear making them among the most desirable…

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Bubble Bike and Old Man Tom!

Two new additions have been causing quite a stir here at Hobbledown. New character ‘Old Man Tom’ has been delighting guests with the box of tricks that he carries around on his back. And Professor Topporpot’s quirky new  invention, a bubble bike, has also been entertaining both young and old as he hysterically wheels it around Hobbledown…

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