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

Raise money as you shop… without spending an extra penny! Help us raise funds to support our animals when you shop online. Every time you shop you’ll contribute towards the animals’ upkeep and maintenance of the zoo, and it won’t cost you a penny extra. #FiveSistersZoo #FSZ

A big thanks to our old friend Steven and the team at Tropical Butterfly House down in Sheffield for the special delivery. Our rainforest walkthrough enclosure is temporarily closed but they can still be viewed from the outside!

Wow! We cannot thank everyone enough that came along to the opening weekend of the Autumn Nights. We are delighted with the response this lighting evening has had. We are almost sold out of all our remaining evenings. If anyone is interested in tickets please ensure you purchase tickets directly through the zoo website or … Read more

We are super excited to announce the birth of a further not one but two Scottish Wildcat kittens! This takes the total number of kittens born at the zoo this year to three. Each kitten born as part of the international breeding program plays an important role in conserving this native species and bringing it … Read more

We are delighted to have added our animal prints and masks to our online shop. Animal Prints These excellent prints are original pencil drawings by artist Anthony Wyatt – you may recognise a few of them. All funds raised will go directly towards the zoo during this difficult time. All our prints can be purchased … Read more

There is only 1 month to go until the opening weekend of our spectacular new lighting event – FSZ Autumn Nights. Work is starting to take shape here at the zoo and we cannot wait to show you want we have instore for you guys at this brand new event – this one is not … Read more

Our general tickets for both events have now been added to the booking system. Tickets are selling very quickly with some Saturdays already completely sold out. We highly recommend you to book your tickets in advance to prevent disappointment.

Extended opening hours…. Just a reminder that the zoo is open until 9pm Saturday (8th) and Sunday (9th). We do still have tickets available via the link below: We have also added additional timeslots to Thursday 13th and Friday 14th August, on these dates the zoo will also be open until 9pm. #FiveSistersZoo #FSZ