Whether you are just visiting YWP for a school visit or adding an education session on to your day, your students are guaranteed to have an amazing educational trip at YWP.


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:

Aren’t animals amazing

During this general fun, hands on education session students will gain a greater appreciation and understanding of animals. They will observe and touch a range of animal artefacts such as skulls, claws, feathers. There will also be an opportunity for a Q&A session.

Zoo Careers – Job roles and responsibilities

Find out about the different roles and responsibilities at YWP, with a special focus on what it takes to be an animal ranger. The session includes a presentation and YWP animal ranger video.

Conservation and endangered animals

Sessions start with a thought provoking group activity centered around endangered animals, the session also includes getting hands on with a range of animal bio-facts and items seized by HMRC (such as furs and skins).


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

Customer Services

An in depth look at importance of customer service and how it is implemented at the park: 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.

Secondary School Trip
Secondary School Trip
Secondary School Trip


You must pre-book to receive discounted education rates. Why not incorporate an education session into your visit for just £1.60 extra per child, 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 (aged 3-16) £8.50
Students (16+) £9.50
2 year olds £5.50
Carers £7.00
Education session (per child) £1.80*
FREE Adult admission ratio: Secondary 1 Adult : 10 Children

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

*Minimum charge of £45.00 per education session.


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 email