FAMILY DAY OUT

Ponderosa we has a wide range of different animals from all over the world, ranging from the Tropical Jungles of Brazil to the Sandy Plains of Australia.

You can spend a full day here exploring the animals, playing in our adventure playground or soft play barn, meeting the pony's and take a bite to eat in our coffee shop or go for a meal in Lakeside Restaurant. 

Zoo Prices

Activity Under 2's Children Adults Family*
Zoo Only    FREE £5.00 £5.50 £19.00
Activity OAP's Carers
Zoo Only £5.00 £5.00

Playbarn Prices

Activity Child (Under 2's) Child 2–8 years
Playbarn** (1 hour) £1.50 £3.50

Combination Prices 

Activity Children Family*
Zoo + 1 hour Playbarn £7.50 £24.00


*Family ticket comprises 2 Adults and 2 Children or 1 Adult and 3 Children

**The Playbarn is only suitable for children up to the age of 8yrs old

We have a variety of keeper talks and feeding displays on throughout the day. Check below for dates and times.

 

Term Time: Weekends Only

 

Kirklees School Holidays: Daily

 

11.30am: Lemurs

 

12.30pm: Reptile Handling

 

1.30pm: Otters

 

2.30pm: Small Mammal Handling

 

3.30pm: Scottish Wildcats

Summer Opening Times 
May 5th 2018 - October 2018

Zoo: 
10am - 5pm
(last entry at 4pm)

*Including all bank holidays

Playbarn:
10am - 4pm


*All the above are open and operational 7 days per week

Winter Opening Times
October 30th 2018 – May 4th 2019

Zoo:
10am - 4pm
(last entry at 3pm)

*Including all bank holidays

Playbarn:
10am - 3pm

 

*All the above are open and operational 7 days per week.

Free parking All Year Round

Things to do


How to find us

From Manchester

Come off the M62 at Junction 26 - turn right onto the A638 - Follow this road through Cleckheaton - Turn right at the clock tower in Heckmondwike centre. The centre is sign posted on the right. Turn down Station lane, under the railway bridge, past Al Murad tiles and we are the next left turn.

From Leeds

Turn off M62 at Junction 27 (Showcase Cinema) and pick up the A62 towards Huddersfield. Through 6 sets of light and turn left into Heckmondwike centre - then turn right at the clock tower in Heckmondwike centre. The centre is sign posted on the right. Turn down Station lane, under the railway bridge, past Al Murad tiles and we are the next left turn.

Ponderosa Centre Map