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Animal Encounters

Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens we are not just a zoo, we believe in educating our visitors about animals and their behaviours.


Therefore, on all zoo opening days we have a range of animal encounters throughout the day so that our visitors can experience first-hand feeding times, handling and talks from our experienced and dedicated zoo team.


See a list of times below.

 

10:00am - until 1 hour before closing

Animal handling with rabbits and guinea pigs at PETALZ Barn

 

 

 

11.00am – Lemur Feeding and Talk


11.15-11.45am – Wallaby Walk through


12.30pm – Meerkat Feeding and Talk


12.45 – 1.15pm - Lorikeet Lookout


1.25 – 1.55pm – Wallaby Walk through


2pm - Reptiles in the Encounters Room


2.30 – 3.00pm - Lorikeet Lookout

 

 

 Our Lorikeet Lookout is BRAND NEW! 

For just £1, you can hand feed these beautiful birds inside their enclosure. 

 

PLEASE NOTE: on special days, there may be slightly different or themed encounters. 

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