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...

  • Christmas at Paignton Zoo

    Christmas at Paignton Zoo

    13 December 2014 - 24 December 2014

    Santa's lost his reindeer! Visit Paignton Zoo this Christmas to help him find them! Go on a festive adventure around the Zoo, meet Santa in his magical grotto and receive a great...

  • Year of the Bird

    Year of the Bird

    14 February 2015 - 31 December 2015

    2015 is the Year of the Birds at Paignton Zoo. Help us celebrate the launch in during February half term with special talks, craft workshops, fun facts and exciting trails! ...

  • Reptile Ramble

    Reptile Ramble

    31 March 2015

    Join us for an after hours guided tour of Reptile Tropics and Crocodile Swamp and get an exclusive opportunity to watch our crocodiles being fed!  Enjoy a rare chance to...

  • Avian Adventures - Evening Bird Tour

    Avian Adventures - Evening Bird Tour

    26 May 2015

    2015 is the Year of the Birds 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...

  • Ape and Cake

    Ape and Cake

    24 June 2015

    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 chance to quiz keepers about what...

  • Evening Garden Tour

    Evening Garden Tour

    8 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

    Tea with the Tigers

    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...

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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.
Very good clean zoo, lots of animals, fun filled packed day!