Animal experiences near me
Animal experiences near me section offers information for animal enthusiasts in Sheffield. There are a lot of places to visit in and around the area to be able to interact and see a wide range of animals.
There is something for everyone, regardless of budget, needs, age, accessibility requirements such as public transport and what you’re wanting out of the day.
Animal Club Experience
If you wonder if there are animal experiences near me then Animal Club can be your answer. Animal Club runs birthday parties, corporate events, fetes, opening days, charity fundraising events. Animal Club also offers school visits, well-being days at hospices, nursing homes. Additional education needs schools book Animal Club as we offer animal encounter sessions.
We bring a wide range of species from rabbits and guinea pigs to tarantulas, snakes and vinegaroons. Prices vary depending on the location and duration of the event. Our services are fully insured and offer an amazing animal encounter with the assistance of our DBS checked rangers. We also provide you with Risk Assessment, so no need to do any paperwork.
Find out more about Animal experiences or contact us to book your visit from our Animal Club.
Other Place to Visit
Large Pet Shops:
There are companies such as Pets at Home who run animal workshops in store during school holidays where you can book online. These workshops usually last an hour and are at specific times of the day. The sessions incorporate the animals in store typically consisting of rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils and fish. Other stores in the UK may have reptiles may to bring out depending on the animals temperaments. Look online or phone a branch for more details.
There are also a few free or small fee farms. For example around Sheffield, these include Graves Park Animal Farm and Heeley City Farm. Both offer a wide range of animals to be viewed including some rescue animals. Graves Park also rents out chick growing kits for a small fee. The eggs can be reared at home or in a class to be brought back in once hatched. Other farms in the area include Mayfield Alpacas, Manor Oaks Farm, Wentworth Farm and Garden Center and Holly Hagg Community Farm Alpacas. The latter farm also conducts alpaca treks ranging from £15 for a student with NUS card to £27 for two adults sharing an alpaca.
Graves Park also hosts an annual Highland Fling where the farm show bulls, sheep shearing, and bring out some of the other animals as well. There is also usually an animal handling experience company, which may include reptiles, birds of prey and other exotic animals. Ferret racing and dog obstacle courses amongst the events as well as dog shows, rescue centres and more. Visitors can also find bouncy castles, fairground rides, ice cream trucks and more. The event happens only once a year and well worth keeping an eye out for!
Parks and Wildlife Centres:
Duck ponds where ducks can be fed can be found at Graves Park and Hillsborough Park. Please remember not to feed ducks bread but give them cooked rice instead. This helps the ducks stay healthy by providing a more suited diet.
Yorkshire Wildlife Park in Doncaster and Askham Bryan Wildlife and Conservation Park in York are close by for those wanting to see something more exotic. Yorkshire Wildlife Park somewhat more expensive at £17.50 for an adult and £14.5 for a child whereas Askham Bryan Wildlife. Conservation Park will cost £22.50 for a family pass (2 adults and 2 children), £6.95 for an adult and £5.95 for a child.
Many people search Google for the phrase Animal experiences near me and we hope that the information on this page will enable readers to find the best animal experience for them.