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Tropical Wings Zoo

Tropical Wings Zoo

  • Essex Tourism Awards

Educational Visits

ESSEX TOURISM AWARDS 2009 - Best Tourism Experience

Address

Wickford Road,
South Woodham Ferrers,
Essex,
CM3 5QZ

Details

Tropical Wings Zoo is a popular venue of educational visits with something to offer children of all ages and abilities. We feel that every young person should experience the world beyond the classroom as a vital part of self development. We offer curriculum linked learning with interactive workshops and animal handling sessions targeted specifically at KS1 and KS2, but can accommodate as required.

OPENING TIMES: Please contact for details.
SUGGESTED LENGTH OF VISIT: 1½ hours plus.

EDUCATIONAL VISIT FACILITIES:
Free preliminary visit for teacher, teacher and pupil resource packs, specialised education officer on hand, classroom/study area, outdoor eating area available.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Open all the time

Prices

EDUCATIONAL RATES:
Children £5.25. Adults - one free per six students. Additional adults £7.25 each.

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TQ 793976  Lat: 51.64873 Long: 0.59150

By Road:
Take the A130 towards Southend, take 1st exit signposted South Woodham Ferrers. Take 1st exit at 1st roundabout, then 4th exit at the 2nd roundabout. Approximately 2 miles from roundabout follow brown signs.

By Public Transport:
From South Woodham Ferrers station it is 15 minutes' walk to Tropical Wings Butterfly and Bird Gardens.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from South Woodham Ferrers station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups