Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens



Kirkley Hall NE20 0AQ, United Kingdom
NE20 0AQ

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01670 841 235

As well as being a hugely popular wedding venue and the campus of Northumberland College, at Kirkley Hall is also a fantastic family day out.



The zoo is home to a huge range of animals:

  • Mammals, including Bush dogs, and Geoldi's monkeys
  • Birds, including Tawny Frogmouths, and White-cheeked Turaco
  • Reptiles, including Rhinocerous Rate snakes, and the critically endangered Electric blue gecko
  • Amphibian, including False tomato frogs, and Trinidad stream frogs
  • Fish, including freshwater, marine, and brackish aquatics
  • Invertebrates, including Fruit-Sun beetles, and Greenbottle blue tarantulas

You can also:

  • Spend time on the Woodland walk, where you might just find giant musical instruments
  • Scale the rock climbing tower or fly through the air on our 120m zip wire at the activity centre
  • Explore the Cherry Tree Glade and Walled Gardens
  • Play in one of the two play parks (one indoor and one outdoor)
  • Have an animal encounter or experience
  • Have a zookeeper experience
  • Have your birthday party there.


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