Take a break from the action and head over to the Animal Adventure Zone, the East Midlands No1 Family Farm. With over 10,000sq ft undercover you can enjoy close encounters of the furry kind with hundreds of creatures in the dry. Outdoors there are paddocks of friendly animals to see. Don’t miss the goat mountain and the climbing Billies. With activities running throughout the day, there is something for all the family.

 The Big Red Barn

Here are all your favourite farm animals. There are plenty of cheeky goats, cute ponies and pretty pigs to entertain all the family. Watch for the arrival of all the new babies that everyone loves. Save time for Dennis the Donkey (he gets sad when she’s passed by) and her little friend.

 Reptile House

Expect the unexpected here with reptiles that slither, crawl & swim. You’ll meet crushing Pythons, toothy carnivores and quick sliver lizards.  There are so many different animal adventures at Robin Hoods Wheelgate.

Cute Animal Barn

Its Ahh time for all the family when you see these cute pets in their large comfy homes. There are not only rabbits of every size and colour and guinea pigs with long coats but surprises that you never expected to see in a farm.

Handling the Animals Time

How can you pick up and hold a rabbit without hurting it? What is the best way of handling a guinea pig without stressing it out? Our friendly Robin Hoods Wheelgate Keepers are experts who will show you how to look after your pets and the best way to hold a strange creature. The Keepers are sure to bring along a surprise or two for you to touch and enjoy.
Please collect an activities hand out from admissions.

Animals can carry bugs and germs, follow our simple Farm Hygiene rules and have an awesome time at Wheelgate Park!

Activities include:
Lamb Feeding – Seasonal.  Help our farm keepers bottle feed our orphan lambs.
Bugs and Stuff – Dare you put your hands out to one of our giant millepede’s or a slimy African land snail?
Meet the baby animals – We have lots of cuddly baby animals from rabbits to guinea pigs waiting for lots of cuddles.
Meet the reptiles – For all the reptile lover out there.  Find out more about our snakes and lizards and maybe even hold one.

Check out our Animal Activity times for Weekdays (term time) & Weekends/School Holidays below!

Check out the latest Activity Timetables here



Come and see the man in the big red suit, Santa himself here at Wheelgate Park Christmas Experience!

Price included within Child/Toddler Day Passes and only £5.99 for Child/Toddler Annual Pass & Under 95s!

We hope you have a magical time! 🎅🎄

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Good morning, Wheelgate Park will be open today, however due to weather conditions ONLY the indoor play centres and rides will be open this morning, along with the Animal Adventure Zone also.

Santa will also be in his grotto.

ALL outdoor rides and attractions will be closed and will only open if/when we can.

Please stick to cleared pathways within the park. Thank you.
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Write a letter to Santa and the Elves at The North Pole Post Office will sort them out, get Santa to sign them all personally and send all your lucky children a letter back! 🎅🎅🎄🎄

For more details ask at entrance gates.

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Have some daily cuteness!!


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Just a sausage dog pup enjoying his first bath 😀🐶

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A few more from a great night at party in the park!!!
We really enjoyed having you🎅🎅

See Santa and receive a FREE gift, included within Child/Toddler Day Passes. Only £5.99 for Annual Pass Holders/Under 95cm! Open until Christmas Eve!!!

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