Terms of entry

Paignton Zoo's Terms of Entry

Please respect our animal's welfare and your safety by observing the following code of conduct:

  • Barriers in the Zoo are for your own safety and for the welfare of the animals so please do not step over any of the fences.
  • Please do not feed the animals as they all have carefully planned diets and other food may be harmful to them. (Duck food may be purchased from machines by the lake).
  • Please do not bang on windows at exhibits.
  • For safety reasons we do not allow barbeques, balls or balloons in the park.
  • To ensure a pleasant day for all visitors, please do not use radios, scooters, rollerblades or skates in the Park. Heelys roller shoes must not be used as skates, but may be worn as shoes.
  • Bicycles are not allowed within the Zoo. However there is a bike rack, please ask staff where to store bikes safely.
  • Permission must be obtained for all filming and photography for commercial purposes.
  • Children under 14 will not be admitted without an adult.
  • No animals, other than fully trained Assistance Dogs, are allowed in the Zoo.
  • Please note, there is no provision for left luggage but we do have lockers that you can use inside the main entrance (you will need £1 which is refundable).
  • Don't leave valuables in your car. Lockers are available at the main entrance.
  • If you wish to return to your car after entering the Zoo please get your hand stamped at gate 5 to regain entry for that day, if you do not  have your hand stamped you could be refused entry.
  • Parking at Morrisons Supermarket is at your own risk. Please note that Paignton  Zoo is not affiliated in any way to Morrisons Supermarket. Morrisons have a  strict Parking Policy and WILL enforce it.
     

 


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What You Say
An awesome experience. The amount of free space given to the animals was very impressive.
We have a yearly membership which is very good value
Very good clean zoo, lots of animals, fun filled packed day!