Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Type:Wildlife / Safari Parks & Zoo

Warning Tongue Lane, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN4 6TB

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About

You’re in for some fantastic family fun at Yorkshire Wildlife Park! As well as being an absolutely breathtaking Walkthrough Wildlife Adventure, Yorkshire Wildlife Park is also a dynamic centre for conservation and welfare, with nearly 400 animals and 70 different species of animal – including the only polar bears in England!

Situated in Branton, just 4 miles from Doncaster town centre, the park occupies 70 acres of a 260 acre site, allowing a unique view into the world of animals and letting you get up close and personal with some of the most magnificent animals on the planet.

Don’t miss the pride of Yorkshire at Lion Country, home to the famous rescued Romanian Lions and meet some of the most beautiful and endangered animals in the world, including Amur tigers at Land of the Tiger and Amur leopards at Leopard Heights. Yorkshire Wildlife Park work closely with charities to help the conservation of endangered species in the wild and captivity.

The award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park is also home to amazing walkthrough enclosures which allow you to get closer to the animals than ever before! Walk with the Lemurs in Lemur Woods, hop along in Wallaby Walkabout and feel the Latin vibe in South America Viva.

Be sure to visit our brand new reserves: Experience Ethiopia, composed of two areas, Hyenas of Harar, with spotted hyena and Simien Mountains, with a troop of Gelada Monkeys, and Himalayan Pass where you can visit Red Pandas and Smooth Coated Otters which in the wild are found on the mountain slopes and in the valleys of the Himalayas in Asia.

There are also exciting events happening throughout the year at Yorkshire Wildlife Park. From our famous festive celebrations to our Summertime spectaculars, you’re guaranteed to make some amazing memories at one of our special event days!

For 2021, Enjoy a WILD day out plus an incredible evening of LIVE headline music with Safari Nights. Safari Nights 2021 promises to be the best one yet, with acts including the one and only Ronan Keating and Welsh Superstar Mezzo Soprano, Katherine Jenkins!

Experience a full day of animal action and join us at the Outdoor Amphitheatre for exclusive live talks about our animals. Then go wild and let off some steam in our fun-tastic play areas, including the Pyramid Play Area, Oasis Adventure Play and the brand new Experience Ethiopia play area.

Feeling peckish? We have a range of different Cafés, eateries and snack bars located around the park, enjoy bistro cuisine in Safari Café, grab a quick bite to eat in Money Playhouse Café or add a touch of spice at Caramba Café in South America!  There’s also a chance for you to add a touch of retail therapy to your day in our free to enter Safari Village, with a range of great boutique stores and our Safari Gift Shop.  

You can also stay over at Yorkshire Wildlife park, in our sell-out Roar and Snore Campsite, which will be back in Summer 2021.

Yorkshire Wildlife Park also offers a range of special experiences including VIP Polar Bear / Carnivore Experience, VIP Behind-The-Scenes Family Tour, giraffe experiences and mini experiences and much more! To find out more visit  www.yorkshirewildlifepark.com or support the conservation work www.ywpfoundation.com.

Please note: to ensure that we can comply with social distancing rules on our site, there are currently restrictions on the number of guests that can visit at one time. Every guest (including Annual Pass holders) must have a pre-booked ticket before visiting! Visit our website www.yorkshirewildlifepark.com to book. We also ask all guests to adhere to social distancing guidelines.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adultfrom £21.00 to £22.00 per ticket
Child (age 2 and under)Free
Child (age 3-15 years)from £19.00 to £20.00 per ticket
Disabled Adultfrom £14.00 to £15.00 per ticket
Disabled Child (age 3-15 years)from £12.00 to £13.00 per ticket
Disabled Senior / Studentfrom £13.00 to £14.00 per ticket
Official Carer£7.00 per ticket
Senior (60+) / Studentfrom £20.00 to £21.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Accessible Lift
  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors
  • Wheelchairs available

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • First Aid

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Using SatNav Enter Post Code DN4 6TB. The entrance to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park is new The Post Code DN4 6TB will direct you to the established roads opposite the new entrance. Once you reach the destination please follow the signs directing you to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park Car Park.

From M18 Junction 3

Yorkshire Wildlife Park can now be easily accessed from the M18 via the new FARRRS link road. Leave the M18 at Junction 3 and exit onto the new “Great Yorkshire Way”, signposted “Yorkshire Wildlife Park”. Follow this A-road for approximately two miles until you reach a traffic light junction at the A638. Take the left lane signposted “Armthorpe”, join the A638, then after approximately 300 meters turn right onto Warning Tongue Lane. The park entrance is approximately half a mile along Warning Tongue lane on the right, just after the bridge.

From the A1

Join the M18 at Junction 35 and follow the instructions above.

From the M1

Join the M18 at Junction 32 and follow the instructions above.

Public Transport Directions

By Train Doncaster is very accessible by train, please click here for more information.

By Bus Take the No. 57 bus to Finningley from Stand A4 at the Frenchgate Centre, Doncaster to Branton village. Get off the bus just before the Post Office and the pedestrian access to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park is up Brockholes Lane which is opposite. No access for vehicles this way. From Finningley direction, get off the bus at the Three Horseshoes pub in Branton.

Buy your Yorkshire Wildlife Park tickets on board any First South Yorkshire bus and get a FREE FirstDay bus ticket valid across South Yorkshire. For more information visit the First South Yorkshire website.

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

* Open from 10am - 4pm (winter) / 6pm (summer)

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