Our news from around the zoo!
There's always lots going on at Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens. Here are some of our latest good news stories.
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As North-East schools begin their well-earned summer break, we reflect on a fantastic year so far for school visits to the Zoological Gardens. Over 100 school trips have taken place so far this yea...Read More
It’s not only our marmosets, tamarins and lemurs that get the chance to climb here in Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens. Children can do their own climbing too in our new Noah’s Ark Play Area. Design...Read More
We are delighted to announce that Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens have won a TripAdvisor® 2015 Certificate of Excellence award.
Now in its fifth year, the award celebrates excellence in hospitality...Read More
Northumberland College’s Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens has won Recreation/Children’s Facility of the year at this year’s What’s on Where awards.
Jenny Cairns, Enterprise and Events Manager at Kir...Read More
Keepers at Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens have embarked on their annual count of every animal at the zoo, which houses more than 200 different species.
The compulsory count is required as part of ...Read More
Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens has been given permission to house a pair of rare Emperor Tamarins. The two males arrived in early February from Paignton Zoo and they have settled in well.
The proc...Read More
Animals at Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens have been enjoying sniffing, scratching and scrambling on pine trees thanks to an overwhelming number of Christmas tree donations from the general public ...Read More
Staff and students from Northumberland College’s Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens are proud recipients of two Blue Cross Animals in Education Awards and have just taken in a six week old endangered ...Read More
The zoo achieved the membership by completing a mentoring scheme with members of two BIAZA associated zoo collections.
All areas of the zoological gardens were assessed during a series of mentor vi...Read More
Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens at Northumberland College’s Kirkley Hall campus, Ponteland has opened a brand-new aquatics centre with fish from the vast coral reefs of Indonesia to brackish estuar...Read More
Two of our Kirkley Hall campus Animal Management students have just returned from an exciting trip to South Africa where they went to help save rhinos in their natural habitat.
Lucinda Green and ...Read More
We have linked up with Newcastle University’s Centre for Behaviour and Evolution to help carry out research into bird welfare.
A special aviary has been built at the zoo to house European starlin...Read More
Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens are proud to announce we have a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award.
The accolade, which honours hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments t...Read More