...looking for some light relief after a busy school day?

...need to tire out the kids before bedtime? 

...or do you just want to get the best value from your ticket?


Join us for some afternoon play - there's no better value way to enjoy some downtime at Hobbledown.

Explore the park in the late afternoon while the sun still shines, including our outdoor areas and animal enclosures*, as well as entry to our huge indoor playbarn.

Discover the wonderful world of The Imaginarium - open at select times on off-peak days, and from 10am - 5pm on peak days. This part reptile house, part water play, part insectarium and part interactive jungle combines hands-on, messy play with live animals.


The Afternoon Saver ticket is available all week from 3.30pm onwards.

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Monday to Thursday (during termtime)

Booked in advance: £9 / On-the-day rate: £11

Fridays (during termtime)

Booked in advance: £11 / On-the-day rate: £13

Weekends and school holidays

Booked in advance: £13 / On-the-day rate: £15


*A £1 booking fee will be added to your transaction. Any tickets booked in advance save £2 compared to the on-the-day rates.


What you need to know...


*The animal barn and all animal walkthroughs close at 4:45pm

Hobbledown till points are cashless; only card payments are accepted onsite.

The Hobbledown characters roam the park on select peak days only.

Use of the High Ropes is available to purchase as an optional extra on select peak days only.

Tickets are non-refundable; however, your date of admission can be changed if you are self-isolating so long as you inform us 24 hours in advance of your visit.

Please note, that due to the current Housing Order for captive birds across the whole of Great Britain, our Lorikeet Walkthrough is currently closed. The birds are still viewable from outside their aviary.

A £1 booking fee will be added to your transaction.



Guest notices


  • Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable
  • Socks are required for zorbing and use of the jumping pillows.
  • If booking a free Under 2 ticket, please bring proof of age with you on the day.
  • Due to Health and Safety requirements, the Lemur Walkthrough is not accessible to guests under 3 years of age.
  • In the event of unsuitable weather, Zorbing will be substituted for Archery at select times during peak days.
  • If rain affects more than an hour of your visit, we will issue you a 50% return admission voucher that is valid for rebooking within one month.
  • Though we are a cashless site, animal feed dispenser machines may require a £1 coin.
  • Disabled visitors are required to pay the full general admission rate. They can bring a free carer over the age of 18 years. Evidence of DLA/PIP payments, Access Card or a valid Blue Badge dated within the last 12 months must be provided at the entrance to our team to qualify for the free carer.  You will be provided with the free carer ticket on arrival subject to your eligibility being confirmed.


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