From Camels to Coatis, Hobbledown is home to a wide collection of farm and zoo animals, all housed in spacious enclosures with plenty of room to roam and play.

Don’t miss our wonderful walkthroughs, where you can get up close to Lorikeets, Lemurs, Giant Rabbits, Guinea Pigs and Goats!

Or try one of our Experience Days - whether it's Feeding the Meerkats, Handling Birds of Prey, or the Full Zookeeper Experience, we have plenty of ways to give your animal-loving Hobbling a very special day.

Hobbledown Lemurs

Ring-Tailed Lemur

 

The Ring-Tailed Lemur is an endangered primate native only to Madagascar. They can live for up to 15 years in the wild!

Hobbledown Lorikeets

Rainbow Lorikeet

 

The Rainbow Lorikeet really does have the most amazing ‘rainbow’ coat. Its plumage has emerald green, royal blue, mustard yellow, warm orange and poppy red feathers.

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Bactrian Camels

 

These two-humped camels can grow up to 12ft! It's a myth that they store water in their humps - they actually store fat.

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Birds of Prey

 

Hobbledown's Raptor Centre is home to many Birds of Prey including Eagles, Hawks, Owls and Falcons. Flying demonstrations, handling sessions and experience days are available throughout the year.

Meerkat Hobbledown Epsom

Meerkat

 

The Meerkat is a small mongoose found in southern Africa. They are known as the Hobbledown guards because of the way they always stand to attention!

Wallaby Hobbledown Epsom

Bennett’s Wallaby

 

These springy animals all the way from Tasmania click and chatter to communicate. Get up close and personal in their wonderful walkthrough.

Prairie Dog Hobbledown Epsom

Black-tailed prairie dog

 

The 'dog' part of the prairie dog's name comes from its incredible bark. They live in complex burrow systems, which is why they're always busy digging.

Otter Hobbledown Epsom

Asian Short-clawed Otter

 

With cat-like whiskers, webbed feet and smooth bodies, these otters love to swim and hunt for crabs.

African Pygmy Goat Hobbledown Epsom

African Pygmy Goat

 

Bearded goat with excellent climbing skills. Check out their wonderful walkthrough if you want to see them up close!

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Mara

 

With strong hind legs, the Mara are members of the rodent family and can move extremely fast.

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Coati

 

Coatis are members of the raccoon family. They are gentle, easy going and incredibly noisy animals.

Llamas Hobbledown Epsom

Alpaca

 

These funny-looking creatures come from the high altitudes of the South American Andes, and often spit up and chew their food over and over again!

Parrot Hobbledown Epsom

Yellow-Naped Amazon Parrot

 

This green-feathered parrot has a bright yellow patch on its neck, and is endangered in the wild.

Rabbit Hobbledown Epsom

Giant Flemish Rabbit

 

These cottontail rabbits are gentle giants; they can grow up to 1.3 metres long!

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Capybara

 

These giant rodents are fantastic swimmers, extremely social, and very chilled-out! They are close relatives to the (much smaller) guinea pig.

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Peafowl

 

The females are called 'peahens', while the males are the 'peacocks' - and they're the ones with the glorious fan of fancy feathers.

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Sheep

 

Woolly-haired sheep that loves to lazily graze.

Pigs

Pigs

 

Though they're very fond of rolling in wet mud to cool off, pigs are actually very clean animals!

Nilgai Hobbledown Epsom

Nilgai

 

Nilgai are the largest Asian antelope, and they can run up to 29mph. Their name literally translates to 'blue cow'.

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Muntjac deer

 

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

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Rhea

 

As a species of bird, it may surprise you to learn that Rheas cannot fly. Instead, they run about all helter-skelter, as they cannot move in a straight line!

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