Important Visitor Information

Due to Covid-19 the world is not quite the same and things feel a little different for everyone right now. Yorkshire Wildlife Park has introduced some changes to keep you extra safe when visiting. To ensure the safety of both our visitors and staff, we politely ask that you adhere to the new changes and respect 2m social distancing at all times.

Important New Measures - Please Read Carefully

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To ensure that we can comply with social distancing rules, there will be restrictions on the number of guests that can visit at one time.

Every guest (including Annual Pass holders) must have a pre-booked ticket before visiting! Children under the age of 3 do not require a ticket.

For staff safety, there will be no facility for on the day payment at the ticket kiosks. Therefore, you must book your ticket to the park prior to your arrival.

**Please ensure that you book the correct date and time slot as we cannot offer cancelations / refunds or make any amendments after booking!**

Admission Slots

Daily Timed Admission Slots are available daily at 9:00am*, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm and 3:30pm

* 9:00am slots are not available mid week with the exception of local school holidays

Your Visit

Please arrive no later than 45 minutes after your designated entry time.

If you arrive early, please wait in your car.  You will not be allowed to enter until your booked arrival time.

We estimate that most visitors will stay for around 3 hours however you may stay longer. The park closes at 6pm daily.

We are unable to accept any cash payments. We do accept card payments, contactless and mobile payments (ie Apple Pay) at every location.

Safety Notice

REMEMBER! If you are showing any Covid-19 related symptoms please stay at home and seek medical help if needed.

We would ask that all guests download the NHS track and Trace App via the App Store or Google Play and scan into the area they visit around the park, all QR codes will be clearly displayed. We would like to thank you in advance of your help and cooperation with this to help keep everyone safe.


Important FAQs

Booking tickets

Annual Pass Holders

What to expect when you visit


Finally, we hope that there will not be a further lockdown or closure of the park however, who knows what the future holds. If a regional spike does occur and the unfortunate situation arises where we do re-close we will contact everyone who has booked tickets via e mail to transfer their booking into a gift voucher.

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