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Opening Times

Open 7 days a week! (Except Christmas Day and New Year's Day)

25th March 2017 - Sept: 10am - 6pm

Oct - March: 10am - 5pm

Last entry 1.5 hours before closing time.

PLEASE NOTE: Leaping Lemurs Soft Play is CLOSED until further notice. This building will be converted into a new Reptile House. A brand new indoor play facility will follow shortly, so please bear with us in the meantime.

Admission Prices

Child (3-15yrs): £9.95
Adult (16yrs+): £11.95
Under 3's: free of charge
Concession*: £10.45
PLEASE NOTE: ONLY GUIDE DOGS ARE PERMITTED INTO THE ZOO (FREE OF CHARGE!).
Family Ticket (2 adults/2 children): £34.00 + £7.95 for each additional child.

*Concession: applies to pensioners, disabled customers and carers with official photographic ID badge.

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Five Sisters Zoo
Gavieside
West Calder
West Lothian
EH55 8PT

T: 01506 870 000
    01506 871 111

F: 01506 871 961

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There are currently five interdisciplinary work booklets available to support your visit. These include pre-, during- and post- visit activities with accompanying teachers notes and learning outcomes. On confirming a booking the appropriate booklet will be forwarded by email.

 

 

 

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RAINFOREST: This topic includes a rainforest walkthrough in The Lost Kingdom, looking at ecosystems and the environmental impact of human activity. PREVIEW THE TEACHER'S NOTES

TEETH, DIET & FOOD CHAINS: This topic investigates food chains and ecosystems, animal diets with practical links to the maths curriculum. PREVIEW THE TEACHER'S NOTES

HABITATS & ADAPTATION: This topic explores animal habitats around the world, classification of animals according to their characteristics and investigating how species survive. PREVIEW THE TEACHER'S NOTES

CLASSIFICATION & CHARACTERISTICS: This topic collaboratively explores the classification of living things and pupils will investigate, collate, organise and present information with links to the maths curriculum. PREVIEW THE TEACHER'S NOTES

LIFE CYCLE & REPRODUCTION: This topic covers the main stages of the life cycle, investigates inheritance and examines how humans show parental concern for their young.

The above topics and accompanying work booklets have been compiled by a local teacher through the Excellence in Education Business Links (EEBL) programme.

If you would like to discuss tailoring the animal handling session to these or another class topic, please contact us in advance prior to your group visit.

NB: Handling sessions are included in your group visit during certain times of the year only. Please check fivesisterszoo.co.uk/teachers for the latest offers and education programme.

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