Discovery and Learning at Dartmoor Zoo

'Bringing the Natural World into the classroom'



We’re confident that whatever your educational requirements, we can deliver a fun, challenging experience that will help you achieve your goals and make your school visit a day to remember. Use the links to the left to navigate our Discovery and Learning programme.


Coming up...

Holiday clubs.  They are booking up fast. Check out our Zoo Conservation Academy page for more details on how to secure a place for your children on one of our fun packed courses. 

Evening classes: Do you want to know more about our work at the Zoo? Soon we will be launching our evening classes which will give you a chance to join us to learn more about the conservation work we do and how we go about running a Zoo. The eight week course will be delivered by the Discovery and Learning team, with guest lectures from the zoos curator and Benjamin Mee himself. Please register your interest by sending us an email and we will be in touch with you when we have a start date. 


"Im going to write a letter to Dartmoor"

Zoo because... 

we learnt so much"

 Pupil, Bloo House School

 "Really pleased with

the visit - very

appropriate for 

our level of learning"

Rosie, Woodlands School

 "For us it was the 

perfect amount of 

information to get

the students engaged" 

Francesca, Plymouth Uni

Contact the Education Team today on 01752 837 645