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By car

  • Paignton Zoo is located on the A3022 Totnes Road, 1 mile from Paignton town centre. Once in Paignton follow the brown tourist signs marked with an elephant and 'Zoological Gardens'. The zoo is situated near to Morrisons supermarket. The postcode is TQ4 7EU.
  • The zoo has free parking for 1,110 cars on site and an overflow car park a short walk away. There are designated disabled parking bays located on the first level of the car park and visitors can be dropped outside and collected from the main zoo entrance.
  • Please note: Parking at Morrisons Supermarket - which is adjacent to Paignton Zoo - is at your own risk. Paignton Zoo is not affiliated in any way to Morrisons Supermarket. Morrisons has a strict parking policy and will enforce it.

Sustainable forms of transport to the Zoo

Why not leave your car at home and travel to the zoo by a more sustainable method of transport?

By train

The nearest train stations are Paignton and Torquay. Onward travel to the zoo is by bus or is a 15-20 minute walk along Totnes Road from Paignton Station.

By bus

Routes 22, Hop 122 (from March to September) and Stagecoach Gold all stop by or near the zoo. For more information please visit

By bike

The zoo has a free secure bike rack outside the main entrance - please ask staff where to store bikes safely.

Visitors travelling to the zoo by a sustainable form of transport will receive a discount on the entry price on production of a valid travel ticket, if applicable (not valid with any other discounted offer).

Quotes Brilliant, loved every minute of it especially the free activities throughout the day. Quotes