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  • Norfolk Tourist Attractions Association member
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Wildlife Park, next open Fri 25 Mar - Tue 1 Nov 2016, £10.50-£14.50


Snow Leopard Cub born in 2015

Snow Leopard Cub born in 2015


Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens, near Great Yarmouth have 250-year-old landscaped gardens, a play area and superb willow pattern garden.

Renowned for its collection of Asian Mammals, birds and reptiles in the pleasantly landscaped grounds and gardens of Thrigby Hall.

Attractions for all age groups include Snow Leopards, rare tigers, gibbons, deer otters, crocodiles in a swamp house, avaries, waterfowl, gift shop & cafe. Tropical & forest houses give good all-weather cover.

Thrigby Wildlife Gardens is celebrating the arrival of two new male snow leopard cubs born in June 2015 at Thrigby.

There are several play areas for children and parking is free.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessGuided tours for groupsSmoking not allowed

Opening details

Season Dates Opening Hours
Fri 25 Mar - Tue 1 Nov 2016 Mon - Sun 10:00 to 17:00
Open 10am until 5pm or dusk in winter months
May not open Christmas Day or Boxing Day, New Years Eve or New Years Day - please check before visiting.


2016 Admission Prices
Adult £14.50
Child £10.50 (4-14years)
Concession £13.50


Thrigby Hall,
NR29 3DR



See location of Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 461124  Lat: 52.65345 Long: 1.63784

By Road:
From the A47 / A1064 : Follow brown signs

By Public Transport:
From Acle station it is 5 miles to Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens.

Parking: free


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children