New pygmy goat walkthrough

You’d better goat moving! Our new Pygmy Goat Walkthough is now open and we have some very excitable animals ready to meet you! Our new walkthrough takes you on a windy path, past grassy hillocks and over a delightful wooden bridge where you will be within touching distance of our furry friends. As luck may hoove…

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A festival not to be missed

Looking for the very best family-friendly festivals this summer?Well add Wildflowers to that list as our 3-day festival of sound and colour returns bigger and better than ever!  Wildflowers takes place at Hobbledown on August 16th, 17th and 18th 2019 and is the ultimate feel-good family festival.  Featuring live music, interactive theatre, music and dance workshops, walkabouts and circus entertainment, there will be a jam-packed line-up of alfresco fun throughout the 3…

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Love Your Zoo Week

Join us for Love your Zoo week throughout May Half Term. Love Your Zoo week is an annual event which raises awareness of the fantastic work zoos undertake in the UK. Run by Biaza (British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums), it also aims to promote the important work zoos do with regards to…

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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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What’s on at Easter

Enjoy some cracking good fun at Hobbledown this Easter. Throughout the holidays (April 8 – 23) we will have an action packed line-up to keep the whole family entertained. We have lambs, baby lorikeets and plenty of animals on show. For Easter weekend itself [Good Friday to Easter Monday *19th to 22nd*] come along and…

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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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A ‘family favourite’

Come and visit Surrey’s ‘Most Innovative Adventure Park’. There’s always plenty to see and do at Hobbledown, which was recently given the above title by AI Global Media in its 2018 Business Elite program. On top of all of our adventure play equipment, there is daring 130m long High Ropes Course which is open at…

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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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