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Birthday parties

Celebrate your birthday with us!

We offer 3 different birthday party packages at Askham Bryan Wildlife & Conservation Park:

Wake Up The Zoo

An hour long guided tour around the wildlife park, including opportunities to meet some of the creatures, followed by brunch in the Hive, after which you’re welcome to explore the wildlife park on your own for the rest of the day.

Start Time9.30am, weekends and holidays
Cost£100 deposit, Additional £6 per child payable on the day.
Maximum No. Children12
FoodBrunch: bacon baps, Danish pastries, fruit, fruit cordial and toast. Brunch is served at 10.30am.
Party Length1 ½ hours, plus day admission to the wildlife park for each child and their accompanying adult
AdultsOne free adult per child, two free adults for the birthday child.

Bugs & Beasties

An indoor tour and a Bugs and Beasties session, led by a staff member, followed by some free time to explore the wildlife park, and then a party tea in the Hive café.

Start Time1.30pm, weekends and holidays
Cost£100 deposit, Additional £6 per child payable on the day.
Max No. Children18
FoodParty tea: vegetable sticks, margarita pizza, crisps, ice cream and fruit cordial. Party Tea is served at 3pm.
Party Length2 hours
AdultsOne free adult per child, two free adults for the birthday child.

Twilight Tour

A personal guided tour of the wildlife park, including a Meet the Creatures session, followed by a party buffet.

Winter season (Nov-March): An indoor tour, including some time behind the scenes in the aquatics and reptile rooms

Summer season (April-Oct): A tour inside and outside in the wildlife park.

Start Time4.30pm Weekdays Only
Cost£100 deposit, Additional £6 per child payable on the day.
Max No. Children18
FoodParty buffet: ham, cheese and jam sandwiches, crisps, biscuits, fruit and fruit cordial. Party Tea is served at 6pm.
Party Length2 hours
AdultsOne free adult per child, two free adults for the birthday child.

Cancellation Policy

A full refund on the deposit will be issued for parties cancelled at least 7 days prior to the party. For parties cancelled with 1-7 days’ notice 50% of the deposit will be refunded. For parties who do not give notice of cancellation prior to the party date the deposit is not refundable. 

How much will the party cost?

All of our parties are priced the same – the only difference is the maximum booking, which is:

18 for the Twilight Tour and Bug & Beasties

12 for Wake Up The Zoo.

You pay a £100 deposit, which covers the party lunch buffet and the staff member to deliver the tour, and then you’ll pay an additional £6 per child on the day, which covers wildlife park admission for the child and their accompanying adult.

No. ChildrenDepositTo Pay on the DayTotal
6£100£36£136
7£100£42£142
8£100£48£148
9£100£54£154
10£100£60£160
11£100£66£166
12£100£72£172
13£100£78£178
14£100£84£184
15£100£90£190
16£100£96£196
17£100£102£202
18£100£108£208

Additional adults are charged at concession rate (£5.95).

Children aged 2 and under are free.

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