Science Zoos and Aquariums in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Science Zoos and Aquariums

Association of British Wild Animal Keepers

Organisation established to improve cooperation among animal keepers while supporting the conservation of wildlife.

Beale Park

Offers a great day out with animals, gardens, play and activities all located on the banks of the River Thames.

Belfast Zoo

Features an A to Z directory with photos and descriptions of the animals in the zoo, as well as visitor information, news, events, and educational programs.

Blackpool Zoo

Zoo and dinosaur safari with over 1500 exotic animals from over 400 species, including lions, tigers, elephants, gorillas, orang utans and kangaroos.

Blue Planet Aquarium

Cheshire aquarium of sharks, otters and a large selection of marine life offering dive with the sharks thrills.

Blue Reef Aquariums

A group of sealife attractions in Portsmouth, Tynemouth, Hastings, and Newquay; information about admission, events, services, and locations.

Bristol Zoo

Five-hectare zoo in the heart of Bristol. Information for visitors, conservation work, education section, and how to get involved.

British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums

Professional body representing and promoting the zoos and aquariums in Britain and Ireland. With a guide to their conservation programmes, research, campaigns, education services, and legislation.

Chester Zoo

Presents visitor information for Chester Zoo, plus details of their conservation efforts.

China UK Giant Panda Partnership

Chronicling the story of how two giant pandas, the first in nearly two decades, came to Edinburgh Zoo following an agreement with China.

Colchester Zoo

Reported to be one of the finest zoos in Europe with more than 260 species within 60 acres of land and lakes. Directions, entry fees and adopt an animal details.

Cotswold Wildlife Park

Housing large and small animals and creatures in 160 acres of outstanding parkland, kids play areas, restaurants and a children's farmyard. Oxfordshire.

Curraghs Wildlife Park

Housing a broad selection of ammals, birds and reptiles including wallabies, otters, parrots, vultures, owls, lemurs, red pandas, capybaras and penguins. Ramsey, Isle of Man.

Deep Sea World

Presents information on conservation and education programs, ticket details, and a calendar of upcoming events.

The Deep, Hull

An aquarium and visitor attraction in a dramatic overlooking the Humber estuary, with an extensive collection; includes a visitor guide for families and schools, and a guide to their research and conservation projects.

Deepsea World

Scotland's national aquarium at North Queensferry, housing the UK's longest underwater viewing tunnel. Details of the displays that include sharks, coral reefs and a range of attractions. DeepSeaWorld

Dudley Zoological Gardens

A large well-stocked zoo with an A-Z of their animals, visiting details and opening times.

Edinburgh Butterfly and Insect World

Presents visitor information and a description of exhibits.

Edinburgh Zoo

Promotes the conservation of animal species and wild places, through captive breeding, environmental education and scientific research. Includes visitor information, news, and animal photos and descriptions.

Fife Zoo

Planned home to exotic and endangered species.


Rejecting the label zoo, a 90 acre wildlife park in Kent founded by the late John Aspinall to protect and breed rare and endangered species and, where possible, return them to the wild.

Isle of Wight Zoo

Family-run zoo with a special interest in tigers and lemurs. Includes pages on animals, conservation, things to do, and education.

Lakes Aquarium

Located in Cumbria providing details of their sea creatures and conservation projects with video clips, visit planners and online ticket sales.

London Aquarium

Located on the south bank of the River Thames with details of their Cuban crocodiles, penguins and sharks and more than 500 water species in 2,000000 litres of water.

London Zoo

Hours of operation, exhibits and programs, animals, fees, and calendar of events.

Marwell Wildlife

A 140 acre wildlife park in Hampshire housing more than 180 exotic and endangered species. View an online map with an A to Z of their animals.

Monkey World

65 acres of woodland in Dorset providing a sanctuary for over 150 primates of 15 different species. Location, directions and prices.

National Marine Aquarium

A visitor guide to their collections and exhibitions of marine fish and other creatures in Plymouth; also includes details of their research, conservation, and education programmes.

Newquay Zoo

An award winning zoo housing 130 species including big cats, lions and a host of creepy crawlies. View an A to Z of the animals with events details and location.

Noah's Ark Zoo Farm

A unique zoo and working farm on the outskirts of Bristol set in 100 acres of countryside.


Site presents descriptive information on aquarium facilities along with educational program details.

Skye Serpentarium

Offers information on the visitor experience at this reptile exhibition and breeding centre, plus details of educational facilities available. Located in Broadford, Isle of Skye.

St Andrews Aquarium

Contains photographs of this visitor attraction, plus games and useful information for those wishing to visit. St Andrews, Scotland.

Twycross Zoo

Warwickshire zoo only open to the public since 1963. Animals, webcams, conservation and research, education, and planning a visit,.

UK Wildlife Parks

Offers a directory of wildlife parks, safari parks and zoos throughout the UK.

UK Zoo Alphabetical List

An A to Z list of zoos in the UK with location details and highlighting any specialist areas covered.

Welsh Mountain Zoo

Glimpses and description of the facility's captive animals with information on upcoming events and education programs.

Zoogical Society of London

Site provides information on history, news, and information about publications, meetings, and conservation programs.

Zoos UK

An alphabetical list of UK zoos with location details and specialist collections.

A comprehensive list of UK zoos, aquariums and sea life centres as well as animal sancturies and wildlife reserves.

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