Whether you want to take an alpaca for a walk, make friends with some farm animals or get up close to some of the most dangerous creatures in the world, you’ll find some amazing animal attractions in the Cotswolds.

Cotswold Farm Park

Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park

Meet 50+ rare breeds of British farm animals, whizz along a zipline, hold little chicks, stroke a bunny, bounce on giant pillows, play in a woodland and go on a wildlife walk, all in a day at Cotswold Farm Park!

Cotswold Wildlife Park

Cotswold Wildlife Park

Take a walk on the wild side! Get eye-to-eye with giraffes, watch rhinos graze on the Gothic manor house lawns, walk with lemurs, watch the penguins have their lunch and take a ride on Bella the Train.


Birdland Park & Gardens

Set in nine acres of gardens and woodland, Birdland is home to over 500 birds from magical owls, graceful flamingos and England’s only breeding group of King Penguins. Venture into the Jurassic Journey and meet life-sized dinosaurs lurking between the trees.

Cogges Manor Farm

Cogges Manor Farm

Cogges is a unique historic farm with a beautiful Manor House, woodland adventure play area, nature trail and 17 acres of open space to enjoy. You’ll find chickens and ducks roaming free, plus farm animals, Shetland ponies, guinea pigs, rabbits and farm cats.

Animal Ark experience at Sudeley Castle

Sudeley Castle

Until November 2023, enjoy the Animal Ark experience where visitors are invited on an animal odyssey across the castle grounds that begins with an Augmented Reality (AR) treasure hunt, before venturing into a brand new reserve area, where habitats from Kenya, China, Tibet, India and even the North Pole have been evoked for life-sized animal sculptures.

Crocodiles of the World

Crocodiles of the World

The UK's first and only crocodile zoo, Crocodiles of the World is home to over 80 crocodiles, as well as lots of other reptiles, turtles and animals. 

Cotswold Alpacas

Cotswold Alpacas

Join James, Bridget and their herd of alpaca in the stunning setting of Korinn Farm for a walk you will never forget. Choose from a short 30 minute ‘meet and greet the alpaca’ session to a longer Cotswold Alpaca walking experience.

Slimbridge Wetland Centre

WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre

Get up close to rare and exotic birds, mammals and the largest collection of amphibians in the UK, splash in the outdoor water playground, go on a canoe safari and lots more - all set in the tranquil surroundings of Slimbridge nature reserve.

Cotswold Wildlife Park

Animal experiences

If you want to get hands-on, become a keeper at Cotswold Wildlife Park or Crocodiles of the World, or get to know more about your favourite breed of bird with an experience at Cotswold Falconry Centre.


Cotswold Falconry Centre

And there’s more…..

If that isn’t enough to keep you entertained, why not go horse riding at Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre, become a llama farmer at Briery Hill Llamas or milk a goat, cuddle a bunny and groom a pony at Butts Farm Visitor Centre? See magnificent birds of prey in flight at Cotswold Falconry Centre, and feed the adorable animals at Fairytale Farm.




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