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Rodbaston Animal Zone

Rodbaston Animal Zone


Rodbaston Animal Zone

01785 710560


South Staffordshire College,
Rodbaston Campus,
ST19 5PH


The animal zone at South Staffordshire College Rodbaston’s campus is home to around 700 animals from Meerkats to Monkeys. It is open at weekends and school holidays (opening times vary depending on the time of year). The animal zone has a host of exciting activities including animal encounters, meet the keeper’s sessions, feeding, craft sessions. There is an outdoor picnic and play area, tea room selling sandwiches, confectionary and cakes. There is also a wide range of gifts to purchase. Look out for the special events which are held throughout the year advertised on the website for example lambing weekends.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toilets

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Guided tours for groupsSmoking not allowed

No dogs allowed onto the site except guide dogs. No smoking anywhere on site or at the Visitor Centre.

Opening details

Opening from 18th February,

Weekends: 10:00 - 16:00

Daily: School Holidays: 10:00 - 16:00


Adults: £5.20, Child: £4.20, (Under 3) Free, Concessions: £4.20, Family: (2&2): £16.00

Free Parking.




See location of Rodbaston Animal Zone on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SJ 921116  Lat: 52.70202 Long: -2.11833

One mile from Junction 12 M6, follow A5 west signed Telford, at roundabout take A449 north signed Penkridge, Stafford, follow signs on right for Visitor Centre

Bus Route on A449 - Stafford to Wolverhampton

Parking: free


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

No dogs allowed onto the site except guide dogs. No smoking anywhere on site or at the Visitor Centre.

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