Marvellous May Half Term

Marvellous May Half Term at Whilton Locks Garden Village.

Small Animal savingsSUPER FURRY SAVINGS
Saturday 25th May – ALL DAY DISCOUNTS
Save on Saturday with 10% OFF all small animal accessories and treats*
FREE FLUFFY CUDDLE – See our small animals up close and ask our experts advice on all things fluffy.
FREE KIDS FACE PAINTING too – Brings your little animals to meet ours!
*Some exclusions apply. Free cuddle and face painting is between 11am and 4pm.

We are open this May Bank holiday (Monday 27th May 2019) from 9am until 6pm.

Join us this May Bank holiday for a Cuddle session with ALL the critters; from the cute and fluffy to the scaley and slimey! The Whilton Locks Cuddle Crew have selection of critters and beasties to meet you. Our furry family includes skinny pigs, bunnies, Petal the pygmy goat, bearded dragons, tarantulas, snakes, African land snails, cockroaches, African pygmy hedgehogs, giant rabbits, guinea pigs and tortoises. Our hands-on experience gives people the opportunity to learn about and cuddle a variety of our fluffy friends. Our cuddle experiences are fantastic fun for all ages! Our experienced cuddle crew create a calm and comfortable environment for both our visitors and our animals. This allows people to connect with nature and overcome any fears they may have of our friends with eight legs or no legs at all!
There’s a drink of squash for the children and a regular coffee or tea for the adults, included – and it’s a great event.
Cuddle sessions cost:
£6.99, per Child/Participant
£4.99 accompanying Adult/Guardian
Booking essential to secure your place.
You can book online here:

Here’s what you said:
“Lovely afternoon, such friendly staff and a great range of creatures to hold!” Jill Sedgley
“Lovely afternoon, very well organised! Thank you” Lynne Taylor

Our Next Cuddle Experiences are as follows:
Monday 27th May: 3:30-4:30pm
Saturday 1st June: 1am-12pm; 2-3pm and 3:30-4:30pm

It’s mayhem for May Half Term as Dinosaurs have been unearthed at Whilton Locks Garden Village! Head off on a Jurassic journey with two dino-themed events on this very special week – perfect for Paleontologists of all ages.
It’s going to be Roaaaar-some!

Check out our Dinosaur advert video HERE:

1. Dinosaur Day Activities
Grab your excavation kit and head off into the Whilton wilderness to discover the Dino Garden, foraging for fossils. Use your dino-dexterity with Triceratoss and your Archaeopteryx-artistic flair with Dino Egg painting and your creating your Dino Designs. Meet our real life mini creatures with our prehistoric cuddle session.
Children £9.99 – Adults £4.99
Limited spaces so pre(historic) online booking is essential.

Our Next Dinosaur Day is:
Tuesday 28th May
10-11:30am – ONLY 3 spaces available
2-3:30pm – ONLY 6 spaces available
4-5:30pm – Last few spaces

Wednesday 29th May
10-11:30am – Last few spaces
2-3:30pm – Limited spaces left
4-5:30pm – Limited spaces left

Thursday 30th May
10-11:30am – SOLD OUT
2-3:30pm – SOLD OUT
4-5:30pm – SOLD OUT

Friday 31st May
10-11:30am – Limited spaces left
2-3:30pm – Limited spaces left
You can book online here:

2. Afternoon Tea-Rex
Enjoy a dino-themed Afternoon tea with a whole host of delicious dino delicacies.
Dine with a real baby Dinosaur… Meet Toby the T-rex and Sarah the Triceratops.
Adults £15 – Children £10
Limited spaces so pre(historic) online booking is essential.
You can book online here:
Available 31st May from 3:45pm.
(Carnivore and Herbivore Teas available)

For ALL events You can book online here:, phone us direct on 01327 843100 or call in and see us.

See you soon!
Whilton Locks Garden Village