Christmas at the Zoo


Christmas Trail – Saturday 21st December until Sunday 5th January 

During the School holidays take part in our FREE* Christmas Trail around the Zoo.  *normal Zoo admission applies.  ‘Santa is delivering a new animal at Dartmoor Zoo. Head out around the park to find the hidden letter on the Christmas Trees to spell out the new arrival! Once you have found all the letters head to the restaurant to collect your prize’  

Boxing Day is Christmas Day for our residents! – 26th December   

Visit Dartmoor Zoo on Boxing Day to see our resident big cats receive their very special Christmas Treats. Along with other festive enrichment activities and talks.   

Golden Envelope Giveaway ‘A gift from the Zoo to You!26th December – 5th January 

Christmas isn’t over at Dartmoor Zoo, from Boxing day until the end of the School holidays, Dartmoor Zoo will be giving away a mystery prize in a hidden golden envelope. Find the envelope around the park to win a prize that could be anything from… an animal experience, free admission tickets or a cuddly toy!  

Christmas Giving Tree  

Once again, the restaurant will be decorated with the ‘Amazon Wish List Tree’ where guests can purchase items for our residents right here at Dartmoor Zoo: Making it more fun and easier for the animals and guests to enjoy Christmas giving.

Check out our Amazon Wishlist Here