Yorkshire Wildlife Park provides a unique opportunity to inspire students on a wide range of courses, from business to animal management, YWP has something for everyone. Educational visits are self guided, however we recommend booking an education session, to enhance your visit.


Take a wild Educational visit to the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park! Explore Project Polar, home to the only Polar Bears in England! Engage in national curriculum linked interactive activities and get hands-on with incredible creatures and unique artefacts.

Spot some of the worlds most endangered animals including Amur Leopards and Tigers.

Yorkshire Wildlife Park is the perfect fun and safe environment for your next educational expedition and our dedicated award-winning team will take the stress out of planning your trip!

School visits at YWP are self guided (under 16’s must be supervised at all times), although education sessions can be booked to enhance your visit (please see below).


Why not incorporate an award-winning education session into your day with us? We have lots of fantastic sessions to choose from, for all key stages! A lot of our education sessions are linked to the national curriculum, See our sessions below:

Environmental Enrichment

Find out more about YWP’s environmental enrichment programme and look at different examples used throughout the park.

Enclosure Design

Join us to find out more about enclosure design at YWP, with given examples.

Conservation at YWP

Learn more about YWP’s conservation work. Session includes a presentation on the conservation projects that YWPF are involved in, breeding programs, as well as looking at items seized by HM revenues and customs.

Roles of Modern Zoos

Discover how zoos have changed over time and how YWP are involved in education, conservation and research.


Find out more about YWP and its marketing campaigns & strategies, the session includes targeted marketing activity and examples of campaigns.

YWP as a Business

Our award-winning park is the nation’s fastest growing wildlife attraction. This session gives students an inside look at the park right from the beginning and our mission statement up to the present day. Perfect for course work case studies!

Customer Service

An in depth look at the importance of customer service and how it is implemented at the park, the session includes a presentation and a customer needs activity.

Employability Day

This BIAZA award winning session links to many of the Gatsby Benchmarks and enables careers connections to be made across other areas in the curriculum. This session is an ideal way to support your goal of meeting the aims outlined in the governments career strategy. The session includes various activities which mean students will need to use a range of key transferable skills. As YWP is an expanding business and local employer, this session offers the perfect encounter for your students.

This session will last for 3 hours, ensuring that you still have free time to explore the park. Costs £150 excluding admission fees. Max of 20 students. Please enquire today.

Higher and Further Education School Trip
Higher and Further Education School Trip
Higher and Further Education School Trip


You must pre-book to receive discounted education rates. Why not incorporate an education session into your visit for just £1.50 extra per student, these hands-on interactive sessions are sure to enhance your students’ knowledge and appreciation of wildlife.

Ticket Type Ticket Price
Additional adults/teacher £15.50
Students (16+) £9.50
Carers £7.00
Education session (per student) £1.80 (minimum charge of £45.00 applies)

Education bookings are for a minimum of 10 children/students.



Booking a visit to Yorkshire Wildlife Park is easy! Just click the button below and follow the steps.


We know booking school trips can sometimes be a bit stressful, so if you do have any queries or just want to speak to a member of the Education team don’t hesitate to contact us on 01302 535057 EXT:77 or at Schoolvisits@yorkshirewildlifepark.com