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Paignton Zoo Hangout play area

Outdoor play areas

Young adventurers can swing like a gibbon and bounce like a kangaroo in our many outdoor play areas.

Conveniently located next to picnic areas and snack shacks, children can run wild and give the adults a little time to relax!

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Hangout Play Area

The Hangout combines elements of free play to encourage creativity and cater for all children, including families with special educational needs (SEN).

The play area is built from sustainably sourced wood and eco-friendly materials in keeping with the zoo’s sustainable mission.

Primley Park treescape

Nature trail

Explore even further and you’ll find yourself in the tranquil woodland of our Clennon Gorge Nature Trail.

The trail begins near Lemur Wood and is the perfect chance to spot native wildlife. The route is fairly easy and takes around 10 minutes.

Please note: Due to the terrain, the trail is not suitable for wheelchairs or electric mobility scooters.

Paignton Zoo Jungle Fun indoor play area

Jungle Fun soft play

Jungle Fun is conveniently located in the middle of the zoo and features an indoor soft play area. Jungle Fun is divided into 3 play zones for different age groups: 0-12 months, 1-3 years, 2-6 years, and 5-10 years.

Jungle Fun is also situated right next to toilet facilities and our Great Griller catering kiosk.

FREE admission for members!*

*£2 per child for non-members

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Paignton Zoo wobbly bridge in Lemur Wood

Wobbly bridge

Do you dare to brave the wobbly bridge down in Lemur Wood?

This attraction is a thrilling adventure and offers the chance to see our lemurs from new heights. Suitable for all ages, but please follow the one-way system in place.