We have some ‘otterly’ exciting news to share…. Our Asian short clawed otters Peanut and Oscar are now parents to four pups. The pups are now 8 weeks old and are now starting to venture outside.

Our garden centre is now open to the public everyday from 10am – 5pm. We have a huge range of shrubs, herbaceous, trees and beautiful bedding plants available.   We are also offering a delivery and collection service, orders for this can be made via the link: Shop – Gardens R Us (gardens-r-us.scot)

We have some great news to share after months of waiting and hoping we finally received confirmation today from South Lakes safari zoo that we are getting one male Red Panda, and hopefully we will get a mate for him in the future. We have now started the work on the enclosure which will look … Read more

Free Zoo Education for Home Learners! Throughout this new period of lockdown Adam, our Head of Education, will be presenting new short online classes (roughly 20mins) for school learners that will be made available each Tuesday and Thursday at 11am! These classes will be accompanied by activity sheets so those at home can get involved. … Read more

Following the government announcement West Lothian has moved down to tier 3. The zoo illuminations will run as normal from 11th December, if you are unable to travel we can offer a refund (minus the booking fee and ticket protection) or an alternative date to the illuminations or our brand new winter nights evening running … Read more

  Thank you to everyone that visited the zoo at the weekend for the trial opening for West Lothian residents. It was a great success therefore we have decided to open the zoo and the illuminations this weekend (28th & 29th Nov) for West Lothian residents only. Ticket prices have been significantly reduced for both … Read more

ROAD CLOSURE Unfortunately, the zoo cannot be accessed from Polbeth at the moment due to a road closure. The zoo can only be accessed from Mossend (leading to Polbeth road) from the B7015 or B792. If you have any further question about the road closure please do not hesitate to contact us on 01506 870000, … Read more

Anybody who has visited the zoo over the past few weeks might have noticed that Eso hasn’t been very active and there’s a good reason for that. Eso is currently in torpor. This is similar but not the same as the deeper hibernation of smaller mammals such as hedgehogs. Eso has several ready prepared dens … Read more

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