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Wednesday 23 June 2010

Blackbrook Zoological Park, Winkhill. Half Price entry until end of June.

There is a currently a special offer on at Blackbrook Zoological Park until the end of June where by you can get half price entry just by saying the code word "Dave Bain" when you pay, as stated on their Facebook page: Blackbrook Zoo Facebook page.
We visted on Friday and saved £13.42 by using this deal.

Blackbrook is home to the largest bird collection in the UK, and is internationally renowned for it’s achievements in breeding some of the world’s rarest birds.
Blackbrook is just a 15 minute drive from Ashbourne (9 miles). Or 22 miles from Derby (about 35 minute drive) up the A52 to Ashbourne then A523 to Winkhill. Look for the Brown sign on right saying "Alton Towers. Blackbrook Zoological Park"

Here is a photograph I took of the Pelicans being fed at 2:30....

Usual Prices:
Adults: £8.95
Concessions: £6.95
Children: £5.50
Family Ticket: £27.00
Under 3's are free

Opening Times:
Open all year round except Christmas day

February half term - 5th November : 10 - 5.30 each day Last admissions 4pm
6th November - February half term : 10 - Dusk Last admissions 3pm
Blackbrook Zoological Park

Nr. Leek
ST13 7QR

Map location for Blackbrook Zoo :

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Google Streetview of the entrance to Blackbrook Zoo.


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