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The Prize

Win the Best of the South Hams Prize Draw 

Get ready for an extraordinary adventure in the picturesque South Hams! Enter our exclusive prize draw for a chance to immerse yourself in luxury, culinary excellence, and an unforgettable wildlife encounter.

Prize Details:

A Night at The Beach Club Harbour Hotel, Salcombe: Experience a night of pure bliss at the renowned Beach Club Harbour Hotel. Nestled in the heart of South Hams, this hotel offers a blend of comfort, style, and serene ocean views, making it the perfect getaway spot.

Dinner for Two at Twenty Seven: Indulge in a gastronomic journey with a dinner for two at Jamie Rogers’s award-winning Restaurant, Twenty Seven in Kingsbridge. Expect a menu that tantalizes your taste buds, featuring the finest local ingredients and innovative culinary creations.

Meet the Tiger Experience at Dartmoor Zoo: Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet one of the most majestic creatures on the planet. Join Ben Mee, our very own wildlife expert, for an exclusive ‘Meet the Tiger’ experience. It’s not just a meeting; it’s an educational and inspirational journey into the world of these magnificent animals.

The Cause

Dartmoor Zoo, nestled in the breathtaking landscapes of Dartmoor, is not just a zoo; it’s a haven for wildlife conservation, education, and research. Our mission is to protect endangered species, foster a deep understanding and respect for nature among our visitors, and contribute to vital conservation efforts worldwide.

Why Your Support Matters:

Conservation Programs: Your participation in this prize draw directly contributes to our conservation programs. These programs are crucial for the protection and breeding of endangered species, ensuring they thrive for generations to come.

Educational Initiatives: Dartmoor Zoo is committed to educating the public, especially young minds, about the importance of biodiversity and wildlife conservation. By supporting us, you’re helping to fund educational workshops, school visits, and interactive learning experiences.

Habitat Enhancement: The funds raised will be used to enhance the habitats of our animals, providing them with environments that are as close as possible to their natural habitats. This not only enriches their lives but also offers a more authentic experience for our visitors.

Research Contributions: We collaborate with leading researchers and institutions to study animal behavior and conservation techniques. Your support helps us continue these vital collaborations and contribute to important scientific discoveries.

Your Chance to Make a Difference: By entering the Dartmoor Zoo Prize Draw, you’re not only getting a chance to win an exciting prize but also contributing to a cause that impacts wildlife conservation and education. Your support is invaluable in helping us continue our mission to protect and understand the animal kingdom.


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A Journey into Wild Romance: Real Stories from Our Zoo Weddings

What makes great Zoo Wedding Experiences? At Dartmoor Zoo, we are committed to crafting exceptional weddings beyond providing a picturesque backdrop. We take pride in creating memories that last a lifetime. Don’t just take our word for it – hear from real couples who embarked on their wild and romantic journey with us.

Our Couples Zoo Wedding Experiences

Embracing Nature’s Embrace: Jane and Mark’s Unforgettable Day

“From the moment we stepped into Dartmoor Zoo, we knew this was the place where our love story would unfold. The lush greenery and the distant calls of animals were like stepping into a fairy tale. Our ceremony in the Goodamoor House Ceremony Room was intimate and heartfelt. The double doors opened, revealing the breathtaking view of the rolling hills. Our guests enjoyed post-ceremony drinks on the vibrant lawn, creating a sense of togetherness that still warms our hearts.”

Highlight: The mesmerising view through the double doors makes their “I do” moment even more magical.

A Majestic Roar of Love: Sarah and Michael’s Safari-Inspired Affair

“Our wedding at Dartmoor Zoo was nothing short of an adventure. Choosing the Jaguar Restaurant for our reception gave us a sense of grandeur and intimacy. The cream drapes and twinkly lights transformed the space into a romantic wonderland. As the sun set, our African paddock view created an unparalleled atmosphere. And to top it off, our guests danced the night away in celebration. It truly felt like we were on a safari of love!”

Highlight: The enchanting safari-like ambience during their reception made guests feel like they were on a romantic adventure.

Love Amongst the Wildlife: Emily and Alex’s Marquee Magic

“The marquee reception at Dartmoor Zoo added a wild twist to our wedding. Surrounded by lush greenery and the curious eyes of animals, our celebration felt like a harmonious blend of love and nature. Our guests raved about the unique setting and the close-up encounters with the animal residents. The falconry display was an unexpected delight, making our day truly unforgettable.”

Highlight The animal-inspired marquee setting and the captivating falconry display wowed their guests.

Capturing Moments: Samantha and David’s Animal-Inclusive Experience

“Our wedding wasn’t just a celebration of love – it was a celebration of life. After the ceremony, we indulged in animal experiences that added a touch of magic to our wedding album. Feeding the meerkats was an adorable highlight, and our behind-the-scenes encounter with the tiger made us feel like royalty. Dartmoor Zoo’s commitment to creating these unique moments made our day extraordinary.”

Highlight The intimate animal encounters that created whimsical moments captured forever in their wedding photos.

Cherished Memories and Lasting Impressions

From intimate ceremonies to grand receptions, Dartmoor Zoo has etched its mark on the hearts of countless couples. Our commitment to weaving nature, love, and adventure into your wedding journey ensures that your experience is as unique as your love story.

Planning Your Own Unique Wedding at Dartmoor Zoo: Begin your journey into wild romance by downloading our wedding brochure. Join the ranks of couples who have woven their love stories into the fabric of Dartmoor Zoo’s natural beauty and enchanting animal encounters.

Plan Your Wild Wedding and Become a Part of Our Heartwarming Tales.