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Top Safari Parks UK

Top Safari Parks UK

No doubt your little ones are spellbound by Disney’s The Lion Guard series. With the stunning Pride Lands and fun characters giving them a love for nature, it won’t be long before they want to experience the real deal. Whilst a trip to the Pride Lands may be unlikely, you can take the kids to one of the many amazing safari parks here in the UK.

At UKMums.TV, we think that a trip to a safari park is also one of the most fun trips you can make as a family. Children will absolutely love spotting real life versions of their favourite Lion Guard characters and parents will be amazed too! There’s nothing like seeing nature up close, especially when the animals are so fascinating and exotic.

Choose which location is best for you with our handy guide to the UK’s top safari parks.


Believe it or not, the first safari park to open outside of Africa was Longleat in Wiltshire. Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, it’s safe to say that Longleat knows a thing or two about giving visitors the ultimate safari experience!

Online Price: Adults £28.85, Child (3-15yrs) £21.20, Under 3s go free.


Woburn Safari Park is an award winning attraction which won’t disappoint! The beautiful environment features over 80 species, including lions, tigers and bears and so many other impressive creatures

Educational keeper talks and fun demonstrations are all included in the ticket price and, after seeing the monkeys, kids can mimic their antics on a Go Ape outdoor adventure!

Price: Family day tickets range from £48.99 (1 adult and 2 children) to £84.99 (2 adults and 3 children)

Knowsley Safari Park

Knowsley Safari Park in Merseyside offers the longest safari drive out of all UK parks. The 5-mile route takes an hour to complete and you’ll see over 700 wild animals! If you miss any, no need to worry as you can drive around as many times as you like. Knowsley is also home to stunning British wildlife.

Online price: Adults £14.85, Children £11.25, Family ticket £49.50 to £60.75.

West Midland Safari Park

To see something extra special, head to the West Midland Safari Park which is home to the UK’s only pride of White Lions. After the safari, the fun won’t end as the park also has two theme parks with rides for all ages.

Price for the Safari park only: Discount of up to 35% offered for bookings of 6 or more. Adult £15.40, Child (3-15yrs) £11.90, Under 3s go free.

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