Williamson Park

Williamson Park

Williamson Park offers everything you need for an amazing educational trip with 54 acres of parkland to explore by woodland walkways. The Ashton Memorial, the Butterfly House, and Mini Zoo are ideal for pupils of all ages and offer activities linked to the National Curriculum.

Williamson Park

At Williamson Park, trained staff are on hand to answer questions and provide an exciting and stimulating experience.

Williamson Park – Option 1

Choose a guided tour of the Butterfly House or the mini beast cave, followed by a visit to the aviary and zoo. A half tour costs only £3.90 per person and takes 30 minutes.

Williamson Park – Option 2

Guided tour of the Butterfly House to see butterflies, terrapins and koi carp and more. Learn about each stage of a butterflies’ lifecycle. Then, off to the mini beast cave where you will meet and handle some of our resident animals.

Continue your safari, self-guided, out into the zoo to enjoy a close encounter with free flying birds, guinea pigs and rabbits not forgetting a very cheeky and inquisitive family of meerkats and our resident marmosets. A full tour costs only £4.60 per child and lasts one hour.

Williamson Park – Option 3

Visit the Butterfly House, Mini Beast Cave and Habitat Trail with a guide who will explain all about life cycles, animal behaviour and habitats plus the chance to handle some of the animals.  This tour costs £5.60 and lasts one hour 45 minutes.

Trips with children aged 5 and under include 1 free adult pass to every 4 children
Trips with children aged 6 or over include 1 free adult to every 6 children
Additional adults to pay relevant per person entry fee (£4 or £3.50 concession)

Contact the Educational Visits UK team to help plan your next school trip.



Disabled Access, Disabled Toilets, Facilities for Hearing Impaired, Facilities for Visually Impaired, Guide Dogs Welcome,


Conference Facilities, Pre visit Available, Risk Assessment Available,


Cafe, Picnic Site, Shop, Toilets,






01524 33318

Opening Hours

October to March (10am-4pm), April to September (10am-5pm)


From £3.90 per pupil


Quernmore Road, Lancaster LA1 1UX

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