Most magical attraction

Hobbledown has been named one of the UK’s most magical attractions. It was placed at number 2 in the ‘Top 10 Magical Attractions’ list by Day Out With The Kids. Hobbledown’s General Manager David Long said: “Hobbledown offers escapism and wonder for both kids and adults alike. Its magic ingredient is being totally unique. “Where…

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An update for our guests…

Welcome back Hobblers! We are delighted that we are open again, albeit somewhat differently from before. From 4th July our outdoor play facilities will be open, alongside the zoo which reopened on June 23rd. As a reminder, all guests and members must pre-book online so we can manage capacity. You will no longer be able to buy tickets…

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New sheep walkthrough

Och aye, our newest exhibit has just opened, and its stars are all the way from Bonnie Scotland.  Our new Sheep Walkthrough is filled with Shetland Sheep whose roots go back over 1000 years. It is thought they were brought to the Shetland Islands by Viking settlers. Shetland Sheep are a small, calm breed of sheep.…

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Build a bunny this Easter

Looking for something fun to do with the kids this Easter? Give them an Easter treat to remember by booking them a Build a Bunny experience here at Hobbledown. Build a Bunny takes place in our magical Teddy Bear Workshop, one of our party rooms. You even have to enter through a Narnia style wardrobe to…

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Easter at Hobbledown

Enjoy some cracking good fun at Hobbledown this Easter. Throughout the holidays (April 4th – 19th) we will have an action packed line-up to keep the whole family entertained. This includes: A family Easter Egg Hunt (with chocolate prize) plus special Hunt for the Golden Egg The opening of our brand new lemur and lorikeet…

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How we keep our guests safe

With Coronavirus dominating the news, we feel it is appropriate to explain what we are doing as a business to keep our guests safe. Hobbledown is taking several preventative measures to protect the health of our customers and team: All guests will be asked to use the santizer on their hands upon entry to the…

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Exciting changes are coming

We’ve taken the opportunity while closed to finish the work on our new animal enclosures for the lemurs and lorikeets. The lemurs had their first outing in their new home the other day. And although nervous at first, they soon seemed to enjoy it! Our lorikeet enclosure is also finished and the birds are loving…

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Lemur and lorikeets – coming soon

New for 2020 will be our brand new lemur and lorikeet walkthroughs. The immersive lorikeet walkthough will be home to around 20 rainbow lorikeets which will fly free just inches above your heads! You will also get the chance to feed these colourful and exotic birds their daily nectar. The lemur walkthrough will house a…

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Pygmy goat walkthrough

You’d better goat moving! Our Pygmy Goat Walkthough is 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 it, you will…

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Festive opening times

Our opening times will be slightly altered over the Christmas and New Year period. We are closed for Christmas Day and Boxing Day only. The Hobblers would like to take this opportunity to say a big thank you to everyone that visited us in 2019. We wish you  very happy 2020. See below to find…

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