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News - October 2019

31/10/2019

When volunteers at Blackpool’s Stanley Park donated a 50 stone pumpkin to the elephants at the neighbouring zoo it soon became apparent that moving it wasn’t going to be an easy task!

28/10/2019

It’s been an exciting few days here at Blackpool Zoo as we’ve just welcomed the first male elephant in our 47-year history.

Blackpool Zoo is reopening on Monday 12th April!

The government has announced that the outdoor areas of zoos will be allowed to reopen on Monday 12th April 2021.  

We will not be allowed to open most indoor areas: the indoor eating area of the cafe is closed, as are the indoor viewing area of animal houses including elephants, big cats, giraffes, small primates, gorillas and orangutans.  These animals all have access to their outdoor enclosures.

A full list of restrictions and measures in place can be found here.  Please ensure you read them before you book your tickets as they are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.

We really look forward to welcoming you back to Blackpool Zoo.

Stay safe everyone.