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Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Yorkshire Wildlife Park Brockholes Lane Branton Doncaster South Yorkshire DN3 3NH

The Yorkshire Wildlife Park is a unique wildlife park located just outside Doncaster, South Yorkshire. The wildlife attraction brings families in touch with some of the world's most beautiful - and at risk - species.

For a more in-depth experience at the Park, visitors can book a VIP Tour with a Ranger or Shadow a Ranger. Budding zoologists can also enjoy a taste of working at Yorkshire Wildlife Park with the Junior Ranger Experience.

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation helps to save endangered giant otters 20th Nov 2018 The Foundation has awarded a grant of nearly £10,000 to a project that will protect otters in their native Brazilian tropical rainforest.
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Can you spot the polar bears? 12th Nov 2018 Polar bears at Yorkshire Wildlife Park are helping to test new technology that could provide an early warning system at the outskirts of towns.
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Big Week at the Zoo 28th Aug 2018 A new TV series highlighting the vital conservation work, dedicated keepers and amazing animals at BIAZA zoos and aquariums around the UK.
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Tongki the Korean polar bear is retiring to Yorkshire Wildlife Park 11th Jun 2018 Tongki the Korean polar bear will be flown 5,500 miles to retirement in Yorkshire Wildlife Park.
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Big Bug Bonanza 2017 12th Dec 2017 Big Bug Bonanza (BB) is a bi annual campaign organized by the Terrestrial Invertebrate Working Group (TIWG). In 2017 BBB ran from the 6th to the 13th…
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Yorkshire Wildlife Park bear necessities education programme 1st Dec 2017 Yorkshire Wildlife Park is home to the only polar bears in England and this was the perfect opportunity to launch a brand-new education session entitled ‘Bear Necessities’ to make students aware of the issues surrounding global warming and climate change.
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Christmas arrives early at Yorkshire Wildlife Park with birth of baby Mara trio 30th Nov 2017 The birth of a cute trio of baby Maras has provided an early Christmas present at the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park.
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Yorkshire Wildlife Park and Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation win praise for polar bear conservation efforts 8th Nov 2017 The Yorkshire Wildlife Park and the Yorkshire Park Wildlife Park Foundation have been praised for its ‘commitment and dedication’ to saving endangered polar bears in the lead up to the international Polar Bear Week.
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Vet School success for Yorkshire Wildlife Park students 6th Nov 2017 A trio of students from Yorkshire Wildlife Park’s Ranger Academy have won prized places at veterinary colleges to pursue their dreams.
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Big Bug Bonanza 15th Aug 2017 Every second year, BIAZA's Terrestrial Invertebrate Working Group organizes Big Bug Bonanza which took place from the 7th of August until the 13th of August 2017.
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Award Winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park hosts conservation world summit 20th Jun 2017 The world’s top conservation scientists will gather at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park to discuss threats to animal species and climate change.
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Yorkshire Wildlife Park announces £50m expansion plan 15th Jun 2017 The YWP team is currently working on plans for new reserves and the introduction of new species to continue the park’s conservation and welfare work.
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Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation gives double boost to Critically Endangered rhinos 28th Apr 2017 The safety of threatened rhinos has been given a huge boost with grants from the Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation.
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Study polar bears for British Science Week 16th Mar 2017 Visitors to the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park are being offered the chance of taking part in a mass research project on polar bears.
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Painting a brighter future for the African wild dog 20th Jan 2017 Yorkshire Wildlife Park has been working with Painted Dog Conservation and Wildlife Vets International in Zimbabwe, bringing together ex situ conservation breeding and in situ conservation activities.
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Leopard heights 29th Oct 2016 Historically leopard sub-species are kept in enclosed mesh roofed exhibits, we aim to build a large, three dimensional, open topped exhibit.
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Special new arrival at Yorkshire Wildlife Park 18th Feb 2016 Nobby the polar bear has become the latest special addition to the animal kingdom at Yorkshire Wildlife Park (YWP).