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Animal Encounters

Animal encounters
Getting close to the penguins

Humboldt Penguins

Budding zoo keepers and those with an interest in exotic animals are invited to participate in our Animal Encounters.

This activity must be pre-booked and paid for at the same time. The cost is £35 for two people and participants need to be at least 10 years old and accompanied by an adult if under the age of 18. Waterproof clothing and footwear is a must as the experience will still take place if the weather is bad and no refunds will be given.

We ask that participants arrive at the Welcome Centre ten minutes early to discuss the Health and Safety procedures.

The session includes time for questions and answers and involvement with the food preparation then hand-feeding of the penguins.

The experience also includes a certificate, a voucher for 20 per cent discount on refreshments at the Clock Tower Cafe or Stables Gift Shop, a fact sheet, a copy of the zoo newsletter, a key ring and a Sewerby Hall and Gardens pen.

Please contact the Welcome Centre to book on (01262) 673769 or via sewerby.hall@eastriding.gov.uk

View the Animal Encounters Information Leaflet (pdf 3.2mb opens in new window)