Visitors were greeted with new animals and a new reserve as the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park reopens

Bonner and Hindley News

Yorkshire Wildlife Park reopened today, and visitors were greeted with new animals and a new reserve as the award-winning park kick-started a fresh era. The 175-acre park, which has more than 5kms of pathways, unveiled its new entrance and the Atlantic Reserve, marking the first phase of an exciting development plan. A pair of recently arrived Lowland Tapir, Maned Wolves …

YWP is becoming bigger, wilder and better from April 12th

Bonner and Hindley News

Not only are we reopening our gates on April 12th but we have moved them too! New animals, a new reserve, a new purpose-built entrance and the first phase of a new visitor complex will surprise visitors when Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Doncaster, reopens on Monday April 12th. With the opening of the new entrance, visitors will see the preliminary phase of …

Giant otters at Yorkshire Wildlife Park will be making a splash when it reopens in April as they show off their adorable new baby cub.

Bonner and Hindley News

The giant otters at Yorkshire Wildlife Park will be making a splash when it reopens in April as they show off their adorable cub. Parents Alexandra and Orimar welcomed their first-born girl on Boxing Day and have been nurturing her through the winter while the award-winning park has been closed. But the playful pup, who has yet to be named, …

10 unBEARlievable Facts on International Polar Bear Day!

Andrew Watson News

Saturday 27th February 2021 is International Polar Bear Day! To celebrate this brrrrrilliant day, check out these TOP TEN unBEARlieavable Facts about this incredible species: 1. Polar Bears are the LARGEST living land carnivores on Earth! 🐾 2. They have an incredible sense of smell with the ability to sniff out prey over 8 MILES away! 👃 3. Polar Bear …

The majestic polar bears of Yorkshire Wildlife Park are full of playful energy on International Polar Bear Day.

Bonner and Hindley News

The hint of spring has had the majestic polar bears of Yorkshire Wildlife Park full of playful energy on International Polar Bear Day.   The quartet of bears at Project Polar are firm favourites with visitors but the fight to save the species is still at critical level as climate change is rapidly melting their Arctic sea ice habitat. Nobby, …

Giraffes at the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park share a chilly Valentine’s Day smooch.

Bonner and Hindley News

Love is never a tall order for giraffes Jengo and Palle who enjoyed a chilly Valentine’s Day smooch at the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park. The lofty lovebirds gave the ultimate demonstration of ‘necking’ as they roamed the Into Africa reserve at the 150-acre park, today. (SUN) The romantic mood was shared by otters Alexandra and Orimar who kept each other …

Enjoy a thrilling staycation this summer at Yorkshire Wildlife Park and experience the morning roar of African Lions.

Bonner and Hindley News

Wake up to the morning roar of African Lions at Yorkshire Wildlife Park and enjoy a thrilling UK staycation this Summer. A unique opportunity to fall asleep under the stars to the breath-taking sounds of lions, leopards and polar bears will be a highlight of this summer’s staycation stampede. The award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park is reopening its Roar and Snore …

The animals at award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park enjoy a special treat donated by Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice.

Bonner and Hindley News

The animals at Yorkshire Wildlife Park were given a treat yesterday thanks to a consignment of Christmas trees donated by Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice. The Rhinos were first to enjoy firs fun followed by the curious Lemurs and the Polar Bears. The South Yorkshire Hospice has been busy collecting real trees across the region in return for a small donation …

Animals at Yorkshire Wildlife Park enjoy a snow day.

Bonner and Hindley News

The polar bears at Yorkshire Wildlife Park were having SNOW much fun yesterday. Playful Hamish, Nobby, Sisu and Luka spent the day rolling about and sliding down the hills of Project Polar, one of the world’s largest reserves which is at the centre of international conservation efforts to save the species. YWP, in Branton near Doncaster, is currently shut due …