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Major UK Zoos


For the purposes of this site a major zoo is regarded as a combination of the following factors:
Large site, selection of animals species from more than one animal group, large number of animals and/or species. In general they will be the Zoos most commonly known and tend to be named after the town or city in which they are located.


Banham Zoo Banham Norfolk Major UK Zoos
Belfast Zoological Gardens Belfast   Major UK Zoos
Blackpool Zoo Blackpool Lancashire Major UK Zoos
Bristol Zoo Gardens Bristol Avon Major UK Zoos
Chessington Zoo Chessington Surrey Major UK Zoos
Chester Zoo Chester Cheshire Major UK Zoos
Colchester Zoo Colchester Essex Major UK Zoos
Drusillas Zoo Park Alfriston East Sussex  
Dublin Zoo Dublin Eire Major UK Zoos
Dudley Zoo Dudley West Midlands Major UK Zoos
Edinburgh Zoo Edinburgh   Major UK Zoos
Glasgow Zoo Park Glasgow   Major UK Zoos
Howletts Zoo Park Canterbury Kent Major UK Zoos
Jersey Zoo Trinity Jersey, Channel Isles Major UK Zoos
London Zoo LONDON   Major UK Zoos
Marwell Zoological Park Colden Common Hampshire Major UK Zoos
Newquay Zoo Newquay Cornwall Major UK Zoos
Paignton Zoo Paignton Devon Major UK Zoos
Port Lympne Wild Animal Park Port Lympne Kent Major UK Zoos
Twycross Zoo Twycross Warwickshire Major UK Zoos
Welsh Mountain Zoo Colwyn Bay   Major UK Zoos
Whipsnade Wild Animal Park Whipsnade Bedfordshire Major UK Zoos




Basildon Zoo, VANGE, Essex

Battersea Park Children's Zoo, LONDON

Camperdown Wildlife Center, Camperdown Park, DUNDEE

Carrick Green Wildlife Park, HITCHIN, Hertfordshire

Combe Martin Wildlife Park, COMBE MARTIN, Devon

Cotswold Wildlife Park, BURFORD

Cricket St.Thomas Wildlife Park, CRICKET ST. THOMAS

Curraghs Wildlife Park, Ballaugh, Ramsey, Isle of Man

Dartmoor Wildlife Park, SPARKWELL, Devon

Drayton Manor Park & Zoo, TAMWORTH, Staffs.

Flamingo Gardens and Zoological Park, OLNEY, Bucks.

Flamingoland, MALTON, Yorkshire

Gatwick Zoo, CHARLWOOD, Surrey

Haigh Mini Zoo, WIGAN

Hamerton Zoological Park, HAMERTON

Highland Wildlife Park, KINGUSSIE

Leeds Castle, MAIDSTONE, Kent *

Linton Zoological Gardens, LINTON, Cambridgeshire

Mole Hall Wildlife Park, WIDDINGTON, Essex

Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre , WAREHAM, Dorset

Paradise Park , HAYLE, Cornwall

Paradise Wildlife Park , BROXBOURNE, Herfordshire

South Lakes Wild Animal Park, DALTON-IN-FURNESS, Cumbria

Southport Zoo & Conservation Trust,SOUTHPORT, Merseyside

Suffolk Wildlife Park, KESSINGLAND, Suffolk

Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens GREAT YARMOUTH , Norfolk

Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust *


Last Updated 04/02/2001