South Staffordshire College


Welcome to the Animal Zone
The Animal Zone, at South Staffordshire College’s Rodbaston Campus, is home to around 750 animals from meerkats to monkeys, rabbits to alpacas!

Mervin the MonkeyOpen Weekends, 10am to 4pm and every day during term-breaks

The Animal Zone is now OPEN again after the winter break, weekends 10am to 4pm, and every day during term-breaks too.

The Zone has a host of exciting activities  – these can include Animal Encounters, Meet the Keeper Sessions, Feeding, Craft Sessions and many more!

The Animal Zone also has an outdoor picnic and play area, indoor tea room selling a range of sandwiches, cakes and confectionery and a shop for pocket money treats. The above activities take place at various intervals throughout the day. Please note some activities will be dependent upon weather conditions. Keep an eye on our calendar and social media feeds for event updates.


Halloween Spooktacular

Saturday 29th October

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» “I cannot recommend the experience enough” – Staffs Newsletter

» NEW: Animal Encounters – meet meerkats and lemurs!

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Meet the MeerkatMeet the Lemur

NEW: Animal Encounters

Open to the general public at weekends and during school holidays, you can now book to meet the Animal Zone meerkats or lemurs! The experiences provide visitors with the chance to get up close to the animals. Participants will be able to enter into the animal’s enclosures, to hand feed and interact with them. They’ll also learn a range of fascinating facts about them as they meet the keeper.

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freeparkingsignAdmission Prices:

Adults £5.20
Children and Concessions £4.20
Family Ticket (2 adults and 2 children) £16.00
Under 3′s can visit us at the Animal Zone for FREE
(sorry, only assistance dogs allowed)

FREE Parking

Disabled parking bays are available at the front of the Visitor Centre.

If you have any questions before your visit please give us a call on 01785 710560
Any enquiries for Birthday Parties or School Group Visits should contact





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