Looking to give your class a spectacular lesson about animals, the environment, geography or biology? Then Hobbledown Heath’s the place for you! There are a variety of options available for schools, tailored to early years learning, as well as Key Stages 1, 2 and 3 of the National Schools Curriculum.
Looking to give your class a hands-on lesson about animals, the environment, geography or biology? Hobbledown’s the place!
There are a variety of options available for schools, tailored to early years learning, as well as Key Stages 1, 2 and 3 of the National Schools Curriculum.
With farm and zoo animals, up-close animal walkthroughs, as well as a giant outdoor playground to explore – it’s an extraordinary day out for kids.
Plus we also offer classroom sessions run by trained zoo professionals suitable for Early Years along with Key Stages 1 and 2 of the National Schools Curriculum.
Choose from packages like Shaggy Beasts, Animals in Motion, The Hobbler Guided Tour, and more!
Packages available include:
- The Hobbler Guided Tour £10 per Pupil suitable for Early Stage, KS 1 &2
This involves a curated guide around the different animal walkthroughs we have examining the different types of animal species we have and their habitats.
- Interactive Animal Experience £10 per pupil suitable Early Stage, KS 1&2
This lesson allows the students to get up close to one of the animals and learn about specific features of the animal and how these suit their specific lifestyles and habitats. Please note we cannot always guarantee your choice of animal in these sessions.
- Shaggy Beast: Price £11 per child, suitable for Early years, Key Stage 1 & 2
Led by one of our expert animal team members, learners will meet face-to-face with some of our “shaggier” animal residents, and explore how animals adapt to their climate.
- Animals in Motion: Price £11 per child, suitable for Early years, Key Stage 1 & 2
Explore the park along with one of our expert animal team members and let them teach you how animals move.
- Birds of Prey: price £11 per pupil, suitable for early years and KS 1 & 2
Expect some magical interactive surprises as you join the award-winning Coda Falconry team to learn about the adaptations and natural habitats of birds of prey.
Pricing School packages start from £10 per child
Also Available To Book:
- Packed lunches: adapted for specific allergies if required.
- Private Rooms: Available for groups up to 50 or from 50-100 if you need somewhere to lock valuables or re-group during the day.
Teacher Familiarisation Days are available.
Resources including risk assessments pre visit and worksheets for post visit.
Children must be supervised at all times, to aid in this supervision, all accompanying teachers are complementary up to the number of children within your school group.
Tickets must be booked in advance, with no deposit required. Visits can be moved/Cancelled at any time (subject to availability). Please note that school groups do not get access to the indoor play barn.
There are no guaranteed animals for these sessions, and we cannot take requests. We will always match the animals used based on the age of the children and the topics being covered.
Disabled Access, Disabled Toilets, Facilities for Hearing Impaired, Facilities for Visually Impaired, Guide Dogs Welcome, On Site Parking
Conference Facilities, Pre visit Available, Risk Assessment Available,
Cafe, Picnic Site, Shop, Toilets,