T: 01492 532938
Old Highway, Colwyn Bay, Conwy, North Wales, LL28 5UY
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Set on one of the most picturesque and unique landscapes for any UK Zoo, the Welsh Mountain Zoo occupies some 37 acres of lush green landscape overlooking Colwyn Bay and the Carneddau mountains in North Wales.
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With so much to discover and see, we always recommend viewing our interactive zoo map so you can make the most of your visit.
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Explore the zoo from our extraordinary 360 camera to get the most out of your visit.
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CHRISTMAS 202323 December 2023
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Underneath their soft, furry coats hides one of the planet's most ferocious group of animals.
Snow LeopardPanthera uncia
Sumatran TigerPanthera tigris sumatrae
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Primates are our closest relatives in the animal kingdom and it’s easy to spot the similarities.
Ring Tailed LemurLemur catta
Lar GibbonHylobates lar
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Our warm blooded mammals come in all shapes and sizes!
Eurasian Brown BearUrsus arctos
California Sea LionZalophus californianus
Bactrian CamelCamelus bactrianus
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Birds are an incredibly diverse range of species but do share some common features, they’re all are all warm-blooded, covered in feathers and lay eggs.
Chilean FlamingoPhoenicopterus chilensis
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Our weird and wonderful collection of reptiles and amphibians make up some of the earths most interesting species.
American AlligatorAlligator mississippiensis
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Our wonderful Children’s Farm lets’ our littlest visitors experience our super cute group of fun and furry animals.
Guinea pigs, chickens, ducks and rabbits live at our farm, housed in spacious enclosures where they can run, hop, strut and swim.
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Ever fancied feeding fish to a Penguin, making mischief with a Meerkat or having lunch with a big cat? Then make your day even more special and step inside an animal encounter. Get to know and understand your favourite Zoo animal in a very special way.
California Sea Lions
Are you ready for a real adventure? Become a Zoo keeper for the day! For a whole day you’ll take a step inside the shoes of a Zoo keeper, you’ll do and experience everything that our Keepers do on a daily basis.
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Summer Zoo Club!
Wild Photography Courses
WILD Photography Courses
Many animal species are endangered, often as a direct result of human interference. We pride ourselves on our captive breeding programmes, and contribution towards in situ conservation projects, which work to create insurance populations and conserve natural habitats.
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Daily Conservation Talks
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The Welsh Mountain Zoo is part of the National Zoological Society of Wales, a non-profit making organisation. Its aim is to inform and educate people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds about wildlife and conservation.
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Join us to celebrate 'Love Your Zoo' week this May half term!
🏳️🌈 This year's 'Love Your Zoo' week coincides with the start of Pride Month, and so this year's theme is everything related to love! ❤️
🌈 Our RAINBOW HEARTS TRAIL - Running throughout the Half Term (28th May - 5th June) - You could be in with a chance of winning an amazing bag of WMZ goodies! 🎁
🎨 COLOURFUL CRAFTS will take place in our WILD Centre everyday from 30th May - 2nd June. Please drop in anytime between 2pm-3pm!
👑 Our special JUBILEE CRAFTS session will take place on 3rd June. Please drop in anytime between 2pm-3pm!
🐾 DAILY SPECIES TALKS take place at 11.30am and 2.30pm. Please see information outside the Zoovenir Gift Shop