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Schools Go Free

In 2023, Paignton Zoo is celebrating its centenary.

Herbert Whitley opened Paignton Zoo in 1923 with education at its heart, and we want to celebrate this core principle with as many people at possible, so every school pupil who visits a Wild Planet Trust zoo can do so for free.

This offer is open to pupils from early years to KS4 (3­–16 years old) in usual school hours during term time.

To make sure we can offer your group the best day possible, there will be a limited number of places available per day so please book early to secure your preferred date.

For full details, and how to book, head to either zoo website: