From red pandas to red kites, seahorses to sloths, Wales is home to animals from all over the world. Whether you’re staying in the South, North, or beautiful Welsh midlands, make a trip to see some of its more exotic residents – or get up close and personal with its friendly farm creatures.
Folly Farm in Pembrokeshire. The Welsh Mountain Zoo in Colwyn Bay. The Anglesey Sea Zoo. Whatever your favourite animal is, you’re sure to find it in one of the zoos, farms, or aquariums in Wales. And with a range of petting experiences on offer, why not see if you can do more than just catch a glimpse of them?
Wales boasts both inner-city zoos and expansive farms in the heart of its stunning National Parks. Its aquariums showcase some of the most beautiful marine life from its own Welsh coast, as well as tropical fish from bays and oceans around the world. Sea lions, sting rays, starfish, sharks – all these and more await you in Wales.
If you’re looking for something even more immersive, step into the only walk-through underwater tunnel in the country. The Rhyl SeaQuarium offers a range of interactive activities to take your aquatic experience to new depths – literally.
Wales’ compact size means you’re never far from its best national zoos. Hunting for your wild day out? Discover our handy tips, insider information, and all the details you need to organise your perfect trip.