Dudley Zoo

Overview

Hundreds of exotic and endangered animals inhabit an ancient wooded hillside, with a rich geological history, around the ruins of the 11th century Dudley Castle and share a site with the world’s largest single collection of Modernist Tecton structures – and the country’s only vintage chairlift!
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  • Creadble access: NO
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Access Card Notes

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Contact details

Dudley Zoo Castle Hill, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 4QF
Phone: 01384 215313

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access
Manual wheelchairs and electric scooters are available to hire from the main entrance, please call 01384 215313 to reserve. For manual wheelchairs, a £10 refundable deposit is required. Electric scooters cost £12 per day, with a £20 refundable deposit. 2 forms of identification are required.

Access information for the exhibits/enclosures can be found here: https://www.dudleyzoo.org.uk/plan-your-visit/disabled-access/

The nature of our historic site means that in parts the paths are steep, and, in some areas, there are steps.

The full Accessibility Guide can be found here: https://www.accessibilityguides.org/content/dudley-zoological-gardens

Short Distances

Short distance
Free disabled parking is available on our main car park (Sat Nav DY1 4SQ) and drop off points are located opposite the main visitor entrance.

There is a land train that departs from outside the turnstiles and runs up to the castle courtyard, then returns to the turnstiles. Portable wheelchairs can be stored in the luggage compartment at the rear of the train. If you require this service, please call 01384 215313 for availability.

Access To Toilets

Access To Toilets
There are accessible toilets on site. For more information, please visit: https://www.dudleyzoo.org.uk/plan-your-visit/disabled-access/

Assistance Dogs

Assistance Dogs
We welcome assistance dogs on site except in animal contact areas, such as Lorikeet Lookout, Lemur Wood, Wallaby Walkthrough, Farm Barn and Paddock.

Essential Companions

Essential Companions
We have a concessionary rate for disabled visitors and a complimentary ticket policy for personal assistants.

Accessing Visual Information

Accessing Visual Information
Glass doors have contrast markings and some parts of the venue have low lighting.

Accessing Audible Information

Accessing Audible Information
There are installed hearing loops in Reception and the shop.