Edinburgh Zoo

Edinburgh Zoo
134 Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh, EH12 6TS
  • Telephone 0131 334 9171
  • Opening times Apr–Sep daily 9am–6pm; Oct & Mar 9am–5pm; Nov–Feb 10am–4pm.
  • Admission £15.50 (£13; under 16s £11; under 3s free).
  • Website www.edinburghzoo.org.uk
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Edinburgh Zoo

Set in 82 acres of sloping parkland, Edinburgh Zoo is home to over 1,000 rare and beautiful animals and the UK’s only giant pandas.

Get closer than ever before as you come face to face with the Sumatran tigers in their new enclosure – Tiger Tracks, or witness the world famous Penguin Parade featuring the knighted penguin, Sir Nils Olav. Wee Beasties is home to a number of exciting species including reptiles, amphibians and insects. There are also children’s play areas, restaurants and picnic spots.

  • Provides: Free wi-fi

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The Giant Lanterns of China

Bespoke displays created by 150 Chinese craftspeople from Sichuan.

Thu 14 Dec

Times to be confirmed / £19 (Children £12; Family £13.50) / 0131 334 9171

Fri 15 Dec

Times to be confirmed / £19 (Children £12; Family £13.50) / 0131 334 9171

Sat 16 Dec

Times to be confirmed / £19 (Children £12; Family £13.50) / 0131 334 9171

…and 71 more dates until 25 Feb 2018

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