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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Lunch with Santa

Back by popular demand this festive season are our Toddler Brunches and Lunches with Santa. Choose to have brunch or lunch with the main man for just £14.50 per child (includes 1 accompanying adult). Price includes: Hobbledown admission fee Lunch box for child Visit from Santa Gift Choose from these dates: Brunch (9.30am to 11:15am)  December…

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Sensitive Santa Session (SEN)

Hobbledown will be hosting a Sensitive Santa Session for children with special educational needs (SEN). The experience will allow children to meet Santa in his Grotto in a more relaxed, stress free environment with no queues. The session takes place on Saturday 7th December 2019 from 8:15am. How it works: 8:15am to 9:15am – exclusive free…

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Winter lights switch on

Get in the festive spirit by joining us at our winter lights switch on this November. Hobbledown will be transformed into a winter wonderland when our 10,000 twinkling lights are officially turned on by Father Christmas on Friday November 22nd. Between 4pm and 6pm we will have carol singing, meet the donkeys, arts and crafts and…

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Join us for Hobble’ween

Join us this October Half Term at Hobbledown for a week full of Halloween related fun events. Between October 26th and November 3rd our daily line-up will include: Meet our Creepy Crawlies Meet and greet a selection of our reptiles and invertebrates in our Gruesome Granary, including Blue Tongued Skink, Bearded Dragon, Giant African Millipedes,…

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Wildflowers in pictures

A big thank you to everyone that joined us for Wildflowers this year. From Bollywood dancing and African drumming to magic, science and bubbles, there was something for the whole family to enjoy.  Here are just a few photos from across the three days.

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Summer at Hobbledown

The school holidays are here and there will be plenty to see and do at Hobbledown this summer. Come rain or shine, for a one-off fee you can enjoy all the following: An abundance of unique play equipment including our 130m long daring High Ropes Course, jumping pillows, zip lines, mazes and labyrinth of secret…

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