Autumn Animal Fun Day

Autumn Animal Fun Day2018-09-18T16:57:03+00:00

Sunday 28 October 12-4pm

Join us for some Autumn Animal Fun at the Merrist Wood Animal Management Centre. Suitable for animal lovers of all ages.

  • Visit our Arid and Tropical Biomes housing species such as Cuban iguana, tortoises, three banded armadillo, Von der Decken’s hornbills, coatis, black throated monitor lizard, forest dragons, tree frogs and more…
  • Take a spooky photo in our new enclosure*
  • Visit our Farm
  • Reptile/snake handling
  • Pumpkin carving*
  • Spooky Trail
  • Refreshments*
  • Facepainting*
  • Halloween Fancy Dress competition – judged by our very own vampire!
  • Other activites and stalls*

*Additional costs may apply

Tickets MUST be purchased in advance

Ticket prices:
Adults £7
Children (2-16yrs) £6
Concessions (students & over 65yrs) £6
Under 2yrs – free of charge

Please note that there will be NO tickets sold on the day

Book Tickets

Useful Information for the Day

  • You will need to bring your online tickets printed, or on your phone, to obtain wristbands which will be checked throughout the day
  • Some areas are outside (except for the Animal Management Centre which may get quite warm) so layer up and wear outdoor shoes or wellies
  • There will be refreshment outlets – however you are welcome to bring your own food
  • Please make sure you wash your hands after handling or touching the animals – there will be plenty of hand washing areas available
  • Dogs are not allowed (except for guide dogs)
Lizard sitting on pumpkin
Young girl with mother feeding goats on the farm