Things To Do in Devon: Events at Paignton Zoo

Things To Do in Devon: Events at Paignton Zoo

There's always something going on at the Zoo, whether it's our daily programme of keeper talks and feeding times or one of our special events. Meet one of our expert keepers or watch some of the animals being fed; meet our resident birds in the Feathered Feats Bird Show or see if there's a special event taking place. Take a look and use our handy day planner to build your perfect day at Zoo.

Year of the Bird

Year of the Bird

14 February 2015 - 31 December 2015

2015 is the Year of the Bird at Paignton Zoo.   We'll be celebrating our feathered friends throughout the year with special talks, exclusive evenings, trails, craft...

Bird Of Prey Shows

Bird Of Prey Shows

28 March 2015 - 6 September 2015

Come and join in the celebrations of our Year of the Bird and watch one of our amazing Bird Shows! During the show you will have the chance to see incredible birds of prey from...

Paignton Zoo Frogs Day

Paignton Zoo Frogs Day

25 April 2015

Paignton Zoo Frog Day. Frogs are diverse, colourful and fascinating. For instance, did you know that the smallest frog in the world is tinier than a 10 pence...

Avian Adventures

Avian Adventures

26 May 2015

2015 is the Year of the Bird at Paignton Zoo and to celebrate we are giving you the opportunity to join us for an exclusive evening. Experience a guided tour of our...

World Parrot Day

World Parrot Day

31 May 2015

Today is World Parrot Day! Parrots are thought to be one of the most intelligent species in the animal world, they can imitate human noises and live for up to 80 years! ...

Identifying Devon Bumblebees

Identifying Devon Bumblebees

7 June 2015

Identifying Devon Bumblebees Sunday 7th June, 12 noon - 4.00 p.m. This introductory course led by County Bee Recorder Stephen Carroll will enable you to learn more about common...

World Giraffe Day

World Giraffe Day

21 June 2015

Today is World Giraffe Day! Giraffes are the tallest animals on planet earth and they can weigh as much as a pick-up truck! Help us celebrate these majestic...

Ape and Cake - SOLD OUT

Ape and Cake - SOLD OUT

24 June 2015

Please note: This event has sold out. Join us for an exclusive opportunity to eat cake with the apes at Paignton Zoo! Go behind the scenes and learn about our primates with the...

Evening Garden Tour

Evening Garden Tour

22 July 2015

Join us on our exclusive evening guided tour of the Zoo's gardens. With over 2,500 different plants this is a fantastic opportunity to see our unusual and rare species, meet the...

Tea with the Tigers - SOLD OUT

Tea with the Tigers - SOLD OUT

19 August 2015

Join Paignton Zoo for an evening with the big cats! Come along after hours for an exclusive opportunity to learn all about our majestic tigers and lions. Watch them at feeding...

Annual Charity Golf Day at Dainton Park Golf Club

Annual Charity Golf Day at Dainton Park Golf Club

18 September 2015

Join us at Dainton Park Golf Club for our annual Charity Golf Day to raise funds for our vital conservation work. Teams of two to four players are invited to compete...

Will Week

Will Week

5 October 2015 - 10 October 2015

Did you know an estimated 7 out of 10 people have not made a will? If you have not yet made a Will come along to Paignton Zoo and do it. Meet with a professional solicitor from...

Mistletoe Ball at The Grand Hotel, Torquay

Mistletoe Ball at The Grand Hotel, Torquay

5 December 2015

Kick start the festive season and join us for our annual Christmas black tie dinner and dance. Enjoy a champagne reception and a beautiful a four course dinner. Following dinner...

What You Say
Brilliant, loved every minute of it. Free activities throughout the day, must see the parrot show 
Volunteers were very friendly and keen to share information about the animals. 
Very good clean zoo, lots of animals, fun filled packed day!