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Animal experiences at Tapnell Farm Park

Treat the family to an experience they won't forget this May Half Term!

Ever wanted to work with animals? Or make friends with a Meerkat? Well, now you can!
Tapnell Farm Park is offering our visitors the opportunity to take part in some brilliant tailor-made animal experiences, perfect for budding animal enthusiasts.

TRAINEE ANIMAL KEEPER EXPERIENCE (6+ years)

Price: £70 per person, includes Farm Park admission. Max of 3 participants from same family/group per session.
Duration: 2 - 2.5 Hours
Times of experience: 10.15am -12.15pm or 2.15pm- 4.15pm

Availability: Tuesday 28 - Friday 31 May 2024

What your experience includes:

  • Fun packed 2 hour experience
  • One to one animal encounters
  • A friendly and experienced personal Keeper guide
  • Complimentary refreshment
  • Trainee Keeper certificate plus a cuddly souvenir to take home


What to expect during your day

Upon arrival at Tapnell Farm Park you will have a quick health and safety briefing before heading out into the Farm with your experienced keeper host, who will be looking after you throughout your exciting experience.

You will help our experienced and knowledgeable Keepers with some light duties throughout your day including mucking out, feeding our Mischievous Meerkat and Wallaby mob, as well as making sure all the animals are looking their best for our visitors to the Farm Park.

Following a busy morning you will be able to grab a quick snack with our Keepers before getting back out into the Farm to meet some of our other wonderful four legged, six legged and even no legged friends! A perfect way to find out what it’s really like to be an Animal Keeper.

Things to know before you arrive:

  • Participants must be aged between 6+ years old and have a reasonable level of fitness
  • Participants under 16 years must be supervised by an adult throughout their experience
  • All spectators, including supervising adult (s), will need to pay Farm Park admission per person
  • Mid- morning refreshments are included however it is advisable that participants bring extra water especially in hot weather
  • Appropriate closed toe footwear must be worn for the experience i.e wellies or trainers
  • Please be prepared for all weather conditions; sun hats, sun screen and water proof gear will not be provided
  • The experience itinerary, content, duration and availability are subject to change without notice
  • Please arrive on time, we advise guests arrive at least 15 minutes before the experience begins
  • Please see our full terms and conditions for more information

If you have any questions about booking please feel free to contact us.

Accessibility: Access for wheelchairs is not viable for this activity.

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To book an experience

If you have any questions about booking, please contact our team on 01983 758722 or email [email protected]

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