Animal Encounters

Animal Encounters

What To Expect

If you're looking for a fun day for the whole family, why not join our Animal Encounters events. These unforgettable days give everyone a fantastic opportunity to meet their favourite creatures. Get up close and personal with some of the cutest animals around, perfect for animal lovers of all ages.


Our unforgettable animal experience days are truly unique and the perfect way to get up close and personal with some of your favourite animals and gives you a chance to pick the brains of the very knowledgeable handlers. Not only will you have a wonderful time, you can make memories to take home forever, our animal encounters are a truly special experience.







The whole family is welcome to enjoy our hands on educational fun experience, getting up close to many animals from tarantulas, snakes, lizards, tortoises, meerkats, raccons, foxes, skunks and more. We have four session times to choose from 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm & 3.30pm with each session will last one hour and fifteen minutes. Buy your animal encounters experience online or in store and select the day you wish to visit. The ticket availability is limited so we recommend booking early for these very popular events and sell out very quickly. Please note all animals will be subject to availability.


Advanced Tickets

Single Ticket - £5.99, bookings can be made online or in person at our garden centres.





Ticket Information



Tickets that are published online are only available to purchase until thirty minutes prior to the event starting. Please note: All children must be accompanied by an paying adult.

Event Information

Locations holding event: Bradmore, Beverley, Glebe, Pulham Market, The Barn and Aquatic Centre Peterborough, Roman Way & South View


Parking Information

Free standard and priority disabled parking is available at all of our garden centres.

FOR YOUR SAFETY - Please note the following safety rules provided when attending the event.

In the event of adverse weather, the organisers reserve the right to cancel the event.

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