Book a school visit
Booking an education visit to Dartmoor Zoo could not be easier
For all booking enquiries, please fill in the appropriate form below:
Please note that by completing this form you are requesting that a booking be made based on the information provided.
This form is not your entrance ticket. You will receive confirmation of your booking via email within five working days. If for any reason your request cannot be accommodated, then a member of staff will contact you to discuss.
If you require further information before completing the form, please email us or call 01752 837645 for all bookings. You can also write to us at:
Education Team, Dartmoor Zoo, Sparkwell, Devon, PL7 5DG.
Education Centre opening hours are 10am-4pm, Monday to Friday.
By submitting this form, you agree to our terms and conditions at the bottom of this page.
We ask that you kindly tell us of any changes in student and accompanying adult numbers the day before, otherwise the invoice will be issued with the original booking amount.
Prices and Payment
As part of our charitable commitment to education, we are delighted to offer our education classes at a very special reduced rate. This price gives you admission to the zoo for the day as well as the booked education class.
Cost per students – £7
Cost for workshops – £30
Cost for Post-16 workshops – £45
Groups will be invoiced after their visit for the number of adults and children that attended the education session.
We provide free admission for supervisory adults as follows:
Nursery – 1 adult per 4 children
Primary – 1 adult per 7 children
Secondary – 1 adult per 10 children
Special Schools – 1 adult per pupil if required
Other Ages – 1 adult per 10 students
Extra adults* – £9pp
Terms & Conditions
Minimum charges and Cancellation
Please note a cancellation fee of £40 is charged if cancellation is made 14 days or less before the visit. Unless a rebooking is made at the same time, the new booking must be within three school months of the original booking date.
Risk Assessment Guidelines
Responsibility for risk assessing a Dartmoor Zoo visit rests with the school/organisation. To assist with the planning of a risk assessment, please see below the following risk control measures that we take. These are for your guidance only and should not be used in place of your full risk assessment.
Dartmoor Zoo always has qualified first aiders on-site and first aid kits are stationed around the Zoo. Please call 01752 837645 or speak to any of our Discovery and Learning staff should you require first aid assistance.
Terms and Conditions
If you wish to cancel a confirmed booking, please do so in writing 30 days prior to your booking date. Cancellations under 30 working days’ notice from the booking date will be charged at 50% of the original booking fee.
In unforeseen circumstances, this fee can be waived if the same experience is rebooked for a later date.
On rare occasions, unforeseen circumstances may necessitate postponement of your trip at short notice. In this event, you will be contacted via email or phone as soon as possible. We recommend that you check your messages and emails regularly before your visit in case we have contacted you.