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12/02/2019

If the female herd here at the Zoo were to join a dating site in its hunt for a suitable alpha male it might read a little like this: ‘Group of larger ladies looking for a strong male to lead their herd and join them in their new luxury pad. With a swimming pool and a three-acre garden there is plenty of room for the pitter-patter of not so tiny feet!’

03/01/2019

There’s another exciting year in the pipeline here at Blackpool Zoo as management reflect on an incredible 2018, which included highs such as the grand opening of its largest ever single investment, some very special new arrivals and record visitor numbers!

02/10/2018

Five penguins have migrated west from Europe in time for winter! The female Magellanic penguins travelled from Germany and Italy to their new home here at Blackpool Zoo in an epic 24-hour journey.

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We are open and welcoming visitors!

Blackpool Zoo is open, Covid-secure and has many measures in place to keep our visitors, our staff and our animals safe. 

We are abiding by the current Covid Alert Level 'Very High' restrictions and it is each visitor's responsibility to ensure that they also abide by any additional restrictions that may be in place in their local area, specifically regarding socialising with those outside their household and travel. 

Visitor numbers will be limited each day and it is advisable to book online to avoid disappointment.

You can read about everything we're doing to make your visit safe and enjoyable here.