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...

Winged Wonders

Winged Wonders

28 March 2015 - 6 September 2015

Come and join in the celebrations of Paignton Zoo's Year Of The Bird and watch one of our amazing Winged Wonders bird shows! During the show you will have the chance to see...

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...

Global Tiger Day

Global Tiger Day

29 July 2015

Today is Global Tiger Day. Did you know? A century ago nine sub-species of tigers, perhaps about 100,000 individuals, roamed the face of the earth, thriving in a variety of...

International Owl Awareness Day

International Owl Awareness Day

4 August 2015

2015 is the ‘Year of the Bird’ at Paignton Zoo. Help us celebrate by joining us on this special day for talks, activities and more!

World Orang-utan Day

World Orang-utan Day

12 August 2015

Today is World Orang-utan Day!  Orang-utans are amongst some of the most endangered species in the world. Join us today for the chance to celebrate these amazing apes and to...

Wild Week Summer Schools

Wild Week Summer Schools

17 August 2015 - 28 August 2015

Are you aged 8 - 12 years and looking for fun ideas over the summer holidays? Look no further... Come and join us for a whole week of fun activities where you'll get the chance to...

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...

Red Panda Day

Red Panda Day

19 September 2015

  Did you know that there are fewer than 10,000 adult red pandas left in the wild? Help us to raise funds for their conservation with special talks, activities and more!

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

This Mistletoe Ball is kindly sponsored by Sparkworld. Kick start the festive season and join us for our annual Christmas black tie dinner and dance. This takes place at the...

What You Say
An awesome experience. The amount of free space given to the animals was very impressive. 
We've been to Paignton zoo several times and love it each time, especially the gorillas. 
The zoo is really well kept and the information along the way is great