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Where can you walk with monkeys in UK?

Where can you walk with monkeys in UK?

Trentham Monkey Forest
Trentham Monkey Forest is completely unique to the UK. It is the only place that you can walk amongst 140 Barbary macaques roaming free in 60 acres of beautiful Staffordshire woodland.

How much is it to get into Monkey Forest?

Ticket Prices

Ticket Pay On the Day – available from the 19th July 1 year Membership
Adults: £9.50 £30.00
Concessions: £9.00 £27.00
Children (aged 3 to 14): £7.50 £22.00
Disabled: £7.00* £22.00

How long is the walk around Monkey Forest?

Visitors walk along the 3/4 of a mile pathway. Walk, watch and be AMAZED as the endangered monkeys live as they would in the wild. Situated in an ancient Staffordshire forest Trentham Monkey Forest is the perfect day out for all ages.

Do you have to book for Trentham Monkey Forest?

We strongly advise you to book online in advance, so that you get a better price for the tickets. How long are tickets valid for? When buying tickets online we ask you to select the date you’re visiting, but all tickets purchased online are valid until the end of the current season.

Is it legal to own a monkey UK?

Under UK law it is legal to keep a monkey as a pet with a licence granted Dangerous Wild Animals Act, but welfare experts say that as few as 5 per cent of animals are actually licensed.

Do you have to pay to walk around Trentham Gardens?

Hello Sophie, Car Parking, access to Trentham Shopping Village, and some of our woodland walks is completely FREE. Trentham Gardens, Trentham Monkey Forest and Trentham Aerial Extreme.

Do you have to wear a mask at Monkey Forest?

You must wear a mask or face covering when entering the Jungle Shop, Banana Cafe and toilets. Use our queue markers. Use hand sanitiser. Be considerate to all visitors.

Can you walk around Trentham lake for free?

Hi Sophie, no, there is an admission charge to enter The Gardens and Lakeside Walks. Further information can be found on the admission pages of the Trentham website and there are quite often special offers such as 2/4/1 and discounted tickets available too.

Are there toilets at the Monkey Forest?

Toilets. Onsite toilets are located next to the Banana Café. There are joint baby and disabled facilities, as well as additional baby changing facilities in the ladies toilets.

Can I legally own a monkey?

Pet Monkeys Allowed Currently, Washington state, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Wisconsin, Illinois, Ohio, Alabama, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina have no restrictions on keeping monkeys as pets.

Why monkeys are not good pets?

Monkeys can carry parasites and zoonotic diseases that are dangerous to humans. They may seem to be in perfect health, but when they inevitably bite or scratch you, you may end up with a variety of health issues passed to you from your monkey that were dormant in the monkey’s system.

How long does it take to go around Trentham Gardens?

It is a flat easy walk which at “strolling pace” will take around 30/45 mins, although longer if you stop at the cafe half way round! The walk is suitable for young or old and anyone in between.

Are there guide dogs at Monkey Forest Trentham?

* No pets admitted. No guide dogs due to the monkeys roaming free. * Scooter friendly but due to the terrain, not all areas are suitable for wheelchair use.

How many monkeys live in Stoke on Trent?

140 monkeys living in Stoke on Trent? This unique idea first started back in 1969 when our first park was opened in France. Due to the success of the park, a second park was opened in Rocamadour, also in France. Later a third park opened in Germany in 1976.

Are there baby monkeys in the Monkey Forest?

Come meet our new arrivals… The forest is thrilled to have welcomed 5 baby monkeys into the world. Visitors are encouraged to come see the bundles of joy explore their new world JOIN our troop family and become a member at Monkey Forest today.

How to become a troop member at Monkey Forest?

JOIN our troop family and become a member at Monkey Forest today. Have a year of UNLIMITED visits during seasonal opening times and support the crucial conservation of Barbary macaques.