Hadstock Road, Linton, Cambridgeshire, CB21 4NT. Telephone: 01223 891308

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ADMISSION FEES 2017- prices are inclusive of 20% VAT!
We also have Group admission rates and School visit admission rates available.
Parking is FREE and within zoo grounds.
PLEASE NOTE: Children under 14 will only be admitted if accompanied by a responsible adult age 18+.
  Adults £9.00
  Children (age 2-13 years inclusive) £6.50
Admission fees can be paid for by cash, or debit card/credit card if over £15.00 (chip and pin only). Cash back can be offered on a debit card to make up to £15.00 if needed.
We are unable to accept American Express.
  OAP £8.00
  Babies under 2 yrs FREE

The coffee shop and gift shop do not take cards or cheques, cash back is available at the front gate if needed.


Linton Zoo operates a policy of no refunds or exchanges for zoo admissions purchased on entry, booked online or by telephone.

Please note that the zoo is an outdoor attraction, we are unable to refund admission fees due to inclement weather, or animals resting, nesting, breeding, hiding or sleeping. We reserve the right to vary animals on display and cannot guarantee that you would be able to view all of the species listed on this website at the time of your visit

By entering the premises you agree to abide by the terms and conditions set by management, failure to do so may result in you being escorted from the premises.



The zoo is currently OPEN DAILY from 10.00am to 5.00pm, last admission 4.00pm

Schedule of opening hours for 2017 - Check the opening times on the day you wish to visit below.

  Closed   10.30am to 4.00pm   10.30am to 5.00pm    

10.00am to 5.00pm

  10.00am to 6.00pm        
Last admission is strictly 1 hour before the closing time.
There is always someone you can contact by telephone 01223 891308 or by email lintonzoo@hotmail.co.uk


Valid for one year from date of purchase, you can visit as many times as you wish during normal opening times (Winter Weekend dates apply). You will also receive newsletters, emails and updates during the year keeping you informed of births, new arrivals and other exciting zoo developments and special events. These tickets are strictly non-transferable or refundable.
1 Adult
1 Child (age 2-13 years inclusive)
2 Adults (purchased together and living at the same address)
2 OAPs (purchased together and living at the same address)
Family Ticket (2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children)
Download an application form, renewal form or pick one up from the gatehouse on your next visit!

GROUP BOOKINGS - for groups of 20 or more (school groups please click here)

Groups must be pre-booked at least 1 week in advance and there must be 20 or more paying people to qualify.
Child age 2-13
Child age 2-13
Paid at least 2 weeks in advance *
Pre-booked at least 1 week in advance, pay on day.
Rate for 20 or more paying people.


(£4.58 + 20% VAT)


(£6.25 + 20% VAT)


(£4.79 + 20% VAT)


(£6.66 + 20% VAT)

You know your children best so it is up to you to decide the number of adults you need to adequately supervise your children.

We will give you 1 free supervising adult ticket (age 18+) for every 10 paying children.




Pre-Payments must reach us 10 working days before your visit in one lump sum. Any additions to the initial payment will be charged the ‘on the day’ rate.
Payments accepted cheque, debit card or cash.
Refunds can be claimed following your visit should your full party not attend, a £10 administration charge will be applied.
A £25 cancellation fee will be applied should a pre-paid group cancel your visit.
Download a booking form and information sheet for group visits.

Most areas of the zoo is accessible for people using wheelchairs. Expect mostly Country Park like pathways with some uneven and mixed surfaces including roots in places, we are also set on a slight incline. Whilst we have many regular visitors who enjoy the zoo from their wheelchairs, some visitors have told us that they have found getting a wheelchair around is a hard push at times. Because of the uneven and Country Park like nature of our woodland trails around the zoo we do not recommend motorised mobility scooters or chairs, especially those with a narrow wheel base.

A couple of our older buildings do not have permanant ramps, if you find you are unable to access any building please ask for assistance, as ramps are available.

We do not receive grants or any funding to pass on and as our admission fees are already the lowest in the country for a zoo of this size, we are unable to offer further reductions for concessionary tickets. Our admission prices of Adults: £9.00, Seniors 65+: £8.00, Children 2-13 inclusive: £6.50 and babies under 2 are free of charge include 20% VAT, so if you are VAT registered you can claim this back.



We regret dogs and pets are not allowed in the zoo - this includes guide dogs and assistant dogs as this has been known to upset the animals.

We recommend that, wherever possible, dogs are left at home rather than brought and left in the car as there is very little shade anywhere in the car park before 12 noon and none at all after that. We are unable to allow visitors free admission to wait in the carpark.

The coffee shop is open from 10.30am to provide you with hot and cold drinks, snacks and lunches. Our menu includes hot and cold sandwiches, home made soup, pastas, sausage rolls, baked potatoes, cakes, ice creams and daily specials. Options available for vegetarians and those with food allergies.
Our childrens menu includes both hot and cold popular childrens choices plus picnic lunch boxes comprising of half sandwich, cake, crisps, fruit, yoghurt and sweets. We have indoor seating for up to 24 for those purchasing food. As most people come to us for an outdoor experience we have provided plenty of outdoor seating for both food purchased with us or for those with picnics.

Continuously rated 5* for health and hygiene by Cambridgeshire District Council

Our gift shop sells a variety of souvenirs, semi precious stones and fossils, opening at 10.30am. Items available include a range of soft toys, bespoke pictures, fridge magnets and keyrings. Find something to remind you of your favourite animal here at the zoo!

We regret that cards and cheques are not accepted in the coffee shop or gift shop

HOW TO FIND US - Linton Zoo Conservation Park, Hadstock Road, Cambridge, CB21 4NT

If you are using a SAT-NAV please check it has the right destination before you set off, not all models have registered our new allocated postcode, try CB1 6NT if you are having problems.



Bus number 13 or 13a travels roughly every 30 minutes from Cambridge and Haverhill.

Ask for the Linton Police Station stop, we are about a 10 minute walk following the brown zoo signs.


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