Zoo Animal Farms & Wildlife Parks in Derby
Get up close and personal with your favourite species at Derby's Animal farms and Wildlife Parks. Get the inside track on your favourite penguins and lemurs or hang out with the meerkats...!
Choose from Meerkats, Lemurs, Wallabies, Capybara or Giant Sulcata Tortoise.
A real, hands-on, behind the scenes visit to the Penguins. Their penguins are a friendly bunch, and they enjoy meeting friendly people! See a penguin's bedroom, the layout of their new walkthrough, and work with the keepers to care for PWP's Humboldt colony.
Alvaston Park offers a wealth of activities from fishing, exploring the science garden, riding your BMX, playing football to enjoying a leisurely walk around the historic lake. So whether you want to learn, be active or relax, there's something for everyone.
On the edge of Derby, our cows graze the fields at our Bluebell Dairy Farm. It’s the blend of their creamy milk and the finest ingredients that produce our wide range of freshly made, award-winning ice cream. Visit our farm and enjoy our Tea Rooms, Play Areas and of course, our ice cream.
Here at Matlock Farm Park, we are open all year round and hope to give you a wonderful visit in the fresh air and tranquility of the countryside. There is plenty to do for children, with lots of animals to see and feed, as well as smaller cuddly animals to pet in our barn. Learn more about our meerkats through our daily talks, short pony rides are on most days and you can have a free bet on our ferret races!