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Animal Event, Mon 1 May 2017


Monkey Forest family

Monkey Forest family


Stone Road,

Events at this Venue

date event
Mon 1 May How the Monkeys Arrived in Staffordshire
Tue 2 - Sun 7 May Conservation Week
Sun 18 Jun Father's Day Piggyback Challenge
Sat 15 - Sun 16 Jul Exotic Animals Weekend
Sat 19 - Sun 20 Aug International Owl Weekend
Sat 2 - Sun 3 Sep Woodland Trust Weekend


Celebrate Staffordshire at Trentham Monkey Forest. Not only is Monkey Forest unique to Staffordshire, but it’s also unique to the UK!

The 60-acre forest is home to 140 free roaming Barbary macaques. On the 1st May visitors can find out how the monkeys arrived here in Staffordshire.

There will also be a 1 day only chance to WIN a family ticket to Monkey Forest. Make sure you head to the forest’s Twitter page on the 1st to be in with a chance of winning.

Twitter: @Monkey_forest

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

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 1 May 2017 10:00 to 17:00
Last entry 4pm


Normal admission prices apply



See location of Trentham Monkey Forest on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SJ 864393  Lat: 52.95123 Long: -2.20247

From M6 junction 15, follow signs to A34 Stafford and Trentham Gardens. Continue on A34 to second roundabout, and take second exit, signposted Trentham Monkey Forest (South Entrance).

Bus services:
101 every 20 minutes.
X1 every 60 minutes.
For Satnavs please use the postcode ST12 9HR

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 5 km from Stoke-on-Trent station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • 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
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
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