Finally we can now visit and support our region’s best loved zoos and attractions again…

0 are excited that our readers will again be able to get out and enjoy the East of England region’s amazing attractions and day’s out

Can you believe we’re almost at the end of July?! Not sure where the time has gone but we’re certainly hoping that the good weather remains over the coming months so we can (safely) get out and about again with the risk of coronavirus being passed on to others outdoors now considered to be low risk whilst people are socially distancing, and lockdown easing, and travel allowed, meaning these attractions are re-opening again after many long months of closure due to lockdown. have hundreds of days out, and family and places to visit listed throughout the East of England, also featuring some lovely holiday destinations for a UK staycation so you can have a great summer come rain or shine..

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the information displayed here is accurate, always check with the venue before attending (especially during the Covid-19 pandemic).

However, we would like to remind our readers to check details in advance with individual attraction, as they will have limited capacity, pre-booking will be required, and all will be enforcing social distancing.

When traveling please ensure you follow official UK guidance on COVID-19.

Africa Alive, Lowestoft, Suffolk

Explore the sights and sounds of Africa and discover lions, giraffes, meerkats, hunting dogs and many more animals from the African continent.

Amazona Zoo, Cromer, Norfolk

Home to over 200 animals specifically from tropical South America, including jaguars, monkeys, peccaries, macaws, parrots, capuchins, spiders, snakes, flamingos and many more.

Banham Zoo, Norfolk

Award-winning family attraction with over 2,000 animals from around the world and set in 50 acres of beautiful parkland and gardens. Throughout the day there are plenty of activities to thrill and entertain families, including daily animal feeding talks, ‘Amazing Animals!’ presentations and one of the most exciting ‘Birds of Prey’ displays in the UK!

Colchester Zoo, Essex

Learn about the animals as you see them up close, watch one of many daily displays and take the opportunity to ride on the ‘Lost Madagascar Express’ road train. 

Linton Zoo & Gardens, Cambridgeshire

Linton Zoo is a conservation centre, which focuses on breeding species which are vulnerable to extinction. Expect to see a good variety of jungle cats, birds, reptiles and smaller animals.

Paradise Wildlife Park, Hertfordshire

Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Among the glorious green gardens, you’ll find jungle cats, primates and pandas. Take the chance to tour the Hall itself and historic gardens, before encountering the many endangered species that have been rescued.

Ventura Wildlife Zoological Gardens, Great Amwell, Hertfordshire

Home to a variety of exotic animals. Open daily the new zoological gardens are located within the grounds of the Van Hage Garden centre in Great Amwell, Hertfordshire, ideally situated just off the A10 and A414.

Whipsnade Zoo, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

Woburn Park, Bedfordshire

With over 80 species of wildlife including lions, tigers and bears, this award winning popular attraction is one of the biggest safari parks in the UK.

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