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Lake District Wildlife Park Bassenthwaite Lake, Keswick, Cumbria



Opening Times

Open Daily from 10am till 5.30pm (or dusk if Earlier) closed Christmas day and New years day



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Open your eyes to a world of wildlife, conservation and education in a spacious, picturesque park setting. See our lively Lemur troop from the forests of Madagascar,Zebra from the African Plains and Bison native to the Prairies of North America. A fantastic day out for all ages.

Fun and Informative Demonstrations

Handling of the animals is actively encouraged at Lake District Wildlife Park, especially during our audience participation events held throughout the day. Our keepers are experts in their field and provide daily talks and encounters with their animals. Come face to face with a snake, meet our Red Panda at feeding time and learn about their plight in the wild. Discover what a Lemur eats for lunch or where the worlds smallest Otters come from.

Play Areas and Activities

The indoor 'animals in action' pet show is a mustand there's also a large heated play area and Reptile House. Outdoors there's plenty to see and do and a playground to burn off any remaining excitement!  Don't forget to pack a picnic as there are some beautiful spots where you can take it easy in beautiful surroundings whilst the children enjoy the days activities.

Amazing Flying Displays

Amazing Flying displays Imagine a vulture flying over your head, seeing a falcon stoop at 100 mph and learning how a barn owl catches its prey... You can at our spectacular flying demonstrations. Hawk walks are also available by prior arrangement at extra cost.
For further details please contact Chris on 017687 76239

Educational Days

There are numerous events and organised activities for the children to enjoy at Lake District Wildlife Park.


Adults. £7.50 OAP. £6.50 Child. £5.50 under 3yrs free


Hundreds of animals Indoor heated play area Keeper led talks and presentations Cafe

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