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VISIT PAIGNTON ZOO FOR AN INSPIRING DAY OUT…
With over 2000 animals and countless amazing plants across 80 acres of beautiful, spacious grounds, you are in for a fantastic day out at Paignton Zoo! Located in South Devon, it is one of the South West’s most exciting visitor attractions and one of Britain’s top zoos.
Discover your favourite species, big and small, including gorillas, orang-utans, giraffes, tigers, crocodiles, red pandas and rhinos, and be ready for a few surprises along the way.
As well an being an inspiring day out come rain or shine, Paignton Zoo is part of Wild Planet Trust, a conservation charity that aims to help halt species decline.
Get up close to some of the animal wonders of the world across their specially designed habitats – from the savannah to the wetlands to the tropical forest. Come face to face with three different species of lemur in Lemur Wood, spot the community of Hamadryas baboons hanging out at Baboon Rock, be captivated by Komodo dragon Khaleesi at Crocodile Swamp and discover exotic plants across the botanical gardens.
To refuel during the day, there are various food outlets around the site to grab a drink or snack, or you can enjoy a spot of lunch at the Island Restaurant in the heart of the zoo. Situated in the main entrance, the Living World gift shop is stocked full of unique gifts, cuddly toys, souvenirs and an eco-friendly range.
Paignton Zoo is a registered charity, so not only do you get a great day out, you know your money is going to a good cause: supporting education, scientific research and practical conservation. Part of Wild Planet Trust, Paignton Zoo supports a number of projects in the UK and overseas that aim to conserve wildlife in the wild, as well as playing a key role in breeding programmes for rare and endangered species.
Paignton Zoo is open from 10am every day (except Christmas Day).
Closing times and last entry varies throughout the year so please see their website to find out more.
Please visit our website for ticket prices.
Paignton Zoo is located on the A3022 Totnes Road, 1 mile from Paignton town centre. Once in Paignton follow the brown tourist signs marked with an elephant and Zoological Gardens. The Zoo is situated near to Morrisons supermarket. The postcode is TQ4 7EU.
The Zoo has free parking for 1,110 cars on site and an overflow car park a short walk away. There are designated disabled parking bays located on the first level of the car park and visitors can be dropped outside and collected from the main Zoo entrance.
The nearest train stations are Paignton and Torquay. Onward travel to the Zoo is by bus.
Routes 22, 66 and Stagecoach Gold all stop by or near the zoo.
This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.
|Season (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)|
* Open every day from 10am (except Christmas Day). Closing times and last admission varies according to season. Please check the Paignton Zoo website for full times.
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