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.

  • Amazing Ant Trail

    Amazing Ant Trail

    1 January 2014 - 31 December 2014

    Each year leading up to our 100th birthday we will be celebrating a different species. This year we’re celebrating invertebrates! We want you to be involved with the...

  • Wild Weeks

    Wild Weeks

    28 July 2014 - 22 August 2014

    Wild Week Summer Schools for children aged 8 – 12 years. 28th July – 1st August, 4th - 8th August, 11th - 15th and 18th – 22nd August 2014 Spend a fun...

  • Ape and Cake Evening - SOLD OUT

    Ape and Cake Evening - SOLD OUT

    10 September 2014

    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...

  • Annual Charity Golf Day at Churston Golf Club

    Annual Charity Golf Day at Churston Golf Club

    18 September 2014

    Join us at Churston 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 in this...

  • BioBlitz at Primley Park

    BioBlitz at Primley Park

    20 September 2014

    Primley Park Are you passionate about local plants and wildlife? Do you understand the importance of biodiversity? Then we need your help! Join us in our ‘BioBlitz’...

  • Will Week

    Will Week

    6 October 2014 - 11 October 2014

    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

    6 December 2014

    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...

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What You Say
Paignton Zoo is a great day out - lots of animals, lots of plants, lots of space. It's ideal for families but people of all ages will have a good time. It's fun and surprising and exciting and unpredictable
Excellent trip, fantastic Zoo, I thoroughly enjoyed my visit!
Simple - the best zoo I've ever been to! Great staff, well presented, clean, great value for money - well done all of you!