Askham Bryan Wildlife Park

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Opened in 2017, Askham Bryan Wildlife & Conservation Park draws in 20,000 visitors yearly. It hosts educational groups providing interactive experiences with tours, talks, and workshops. The park proudly houses an impressive collection of over 100 species, serving as a protective domain for threatened wildlife.

Commitment to Excellence Through BIAZA

The park is a member of the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA), ensuring a commitment to high standards in education, conservation, and research. This membership secures the park’s role as an exemplary institution for both its visitors and the students who are advancing towards recognised qualifications within the industry.

Encounter Diverse Species

  • Engaging with Asian Short-Clawed Otters
  • Observing the Common Marmoset
  • Studying the Larger Hairy Armadillo
  • Interacting with Meerkats
  • Learning about Raccoons
  • Conserving the Ring-tailed Lemur
  • Protecting the Sulcata Tortoise

Dedication to Conservation

At the core of Askham Bryan Wildlife Park’s mission is the advancement of conservation and welfare. The park engages its students and the wider community in industry-leading facilities, fostering a representative biodiversity and inclusive learning environment.

Visitor Information

Opening Details

The park welcomes guests on weekends and holidays, while weekdays during term times are reserved for the academic purposes of its students.

Café open from 10am-3pm on the weekends and holidays.

Car parking with overflow parking available if needed.

Season Ticket Advantages

Season Tickets offer the most value for regular visitors, providing unlimited access during standard operating hours and additional benefits.

  • Year-round unlimited entry
  • 10% savings on experiences
  • Discounts on adoptions and shop purchases


Askham Bryan Wildlife Park, Askham Bryan College, Askham Bryan, York, North Yorkshire, YO23 3FR
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