Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Type:Wildlife / Safari Parks & Zoo

Hurst Lane, Auckley, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN9 3QY

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Get ready for an extraordinary family adventure at Yorkshire Wildlife Park, where a world of wild wonders awaits! With over 250 fascinating animals, including the largest collection of polar bears in the world, this park promises a truly unforgettable experience.

Plus, experience the wildest Dinosaur Park in Yorkshire, as well as indoor and outdoor play areas, cafes, shops, the free-to-enter Yorkshire Hive, and the luxurious Hex Wildlife Hotel.

Whether you come for the day or come and stay, you’re in for an unforgettable trip to Yorkshire Wildlife Park.

Disabled Memberships at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Enjoy a full year of fun at Yorkshire Wildlife Park with our Standard and Gold Disabled Memberships - now available to purchase online, as gift vouchers and at the Guest Services building situated at the entrance to the Park!

Options include, Disabled Adult, Disabled Child, Disabled Senior and Disabled Student memberships, and each annual pass includes a non-named carer admission as part of the membership - this does not need to be the same carer each time.

For full FAQs and to purchase, visit https://www.yorkshirewildlifepark.com/tickets-and-passes/memberships/

A Breath-Taking Wildlife Adventure

Embark on a thrilling journey through this wild kingdom and connect with over 45 diverse animal species, offering an up-close encounter with some of the planet's most majestic creatures. Don't miss Project Polar, home to eight enchanting polar bears, including the famous Flocke and her triplets. Lion Country shelters rescued Romanian lions, while Land of the Tiger showcases magnificent Amur tigers and Leopard Heights hosts graceful Amur leopards. In Point Lobos, admire Californian sea lions, and in Himalayan Pass, spot the adorable Red Panda sisters: Alice, Ariel, and Aurora.

The award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park goes the extra mile with incredible walkthrough enclosures that bring you closer to the animals than ever before. Frolic with lemurs in Lemur Woods, hop alongside wallabies in Wallaby Walkabout, and feel the Latin spirit in Amazonas.

Enhance your visit with VIP and Meet the Animal Experiences and gain deeper insights into your favourite creatures through a rich program of talks and feeds. This park is not just about entertainment; it's a hub for conservation and welfare, collaborating with charities to protect endangered species in the wild and captivity through the WildLife Foundation.

Pangea: A Discovery of Dinosaurs

Prepare to step back in time to the age of dinosaurs in Pangea. Explore five distinct lands in this immersive experience, home to over 30 life-sized, ROARING dinosaurs, including the formidable T-Rex and cunning Velociraptors. It's a prehistoric adventure right in the heart of Doncaster!

Play Areas

For little adventurers looking to burn off energy, Yorkshire Wildlife Park offers a range of fantastic play areas, both indoors and outdoors, ensuring a great time regardless of the weather.

Food and Drink

Satisfy your hunger with a hearty family meal or a quick snack at various dining spots throughout the park and The Yorkshire Hive. From the Safari Café and Masai Coffee House within the park to the Evolution Experience Restaurant and Wilds Café Bistro at the Yorkshire Hive, there are options for everyone.

Special Events

Don't miss the exciting events happening throughout the year, from festive celebrations to summertime spectaculars. These special event days guarantee unforgettable memories.

The Yorkshire Hive

Venture into the Yorkshire Hive, a free-admission shopping, dining, and entertainment destination adjacent to the park's entrance. Explore boutique stores filled with local artisan products, collectable artwork, and unique gift ideas. Young explorers can even have a blast in 'Uproar!,' a dino-mite indoor play barn, or dine with dinosaurs and dragons at Evolution Experience Restaurant, a culinary adventure to mysterious lands filled with giant prehistoric creatures and mythical beasts. Alternatively, discover the curiously quirky and welcoming Wilds Café-Bistro, and enjoy delicious breakfasts, lazy lunches, chilled bar refreshments or luscious coffee and cake.

Hex Wildlife Hotel

Wake up on the WILD side at the Hex Wildlife Hotel and make memories from dusk til dawn! Nestled in the heart of The Yorkshire Hive just steps away from Yorkshire Wildlife Park, this luxurious oasis boasts accessible rooms, delectable dining, and endless wild adventures right on your doorstep!

Short Breaks

For an extraordinary experience, consider camping at Yorkshire Wildlife Park during the summer. Camp Lion provides a unique perspective of the park after dark, while luxury glamping tents offer an unforgettable night under the stars just a stone’s throw from the incredible animals.


Accessible toilets are found throughout the park, including a Changing Places facility.

Visit  www.yorkshirewildlifepark.com or support the conservation work www.wildlife-foundation.org.uk .

All accessibility information can be found at https://www.yorkshirewildlifepark.com/plan-your-visit/accessibility/.

Guide Prices

Under 3's go free. All other prices can be found on our website.



  • Accessible Lift
  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Changing Places Toilet
  • 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

Yorkshire Wildlife Park can be easily accessed by car from the A1 and M1 via the M18. Exit the M18 at Junction 3 and follow signs for the airport. Continue along the Great Yorkshire Way (A6182) until you reach the second roundabout. Take the 1st exit and stay on Great Yorkshire Way for approximately one mile. At the next roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Hurst Lane and continue straight. Once over the railway bridge take the left lane and first exit at the roundabout, follow signs to Yorkshire Wildlife Park car parking. Priority / accessible car parking is also available.

Public Transport Directions

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

By Bus​​​​​​- From the Doncaster Bus and Rail interchange take the 57 bus to Hurst Lane/Poplar Way (from Stand A4), the Yorkshire Hive has a dedicated stop on this route. The Yorkshire Hive Entrance is a flat ten minute walk from the bus stop. The 57 runs a frequent return service throughout the day. Bus 57a is also available on this route.

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

* 9am-6pm weekends and 9:30am-6pm weekdays.