Prices and Opening Times
The Monkey Sanctuary is OPEN.
We hope to see you soon!
The welfare of the monkeys in our care is paramount and is as always our main priority. Therefore, although Covid-19 restrictions have ended, due to the vulnerability of the monkeys to Covid-19, and to protect our team, we are still opening in a limited way.
All visits to The Monkey Sanctuary must be booked in advance via our website. This way we can manage the number of people around the monkeys to enable us to continue doing our best to keep them, and you, safe. Please don’t try to visit The Monkey Sanctuary without a valid booking confirmation as we won’t be able to let you in.
Please note: The wearing of face coverings is advised and preferable when around the monkey enclosures and in any indoor spaces. The monkeys remain vulnerable to Covid-19 and do not have the protection of vaccines. Therefore, we continue to do all that we can to limit their risk to the virus as well as to our team. We thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
*The Monkey Sanctuary is an outdoor venue.*
Opening Days –
Weekends only plus school holidays from Wednesday 6th April – 30th October 2022
Easter holidays: Wednesday 6th April – Sunday 24th April Closed Mondays and Tuesdays
May half term: Saturday 28th May – Sunday 5th June Closed Monday and Tuesday
Summer Holidays: Wednesday 27th July – Sunday 4th September Closed Mondays and Tuesdays
October half term: Saturday 22nd – Sunday 30th – Open every day
Closed for winter from Monday 31st October.
We open from 11am – 4.30pm with entry slots every 15 minutes. Last entry is at 3pm
**Prices not inclusive of booking fee added at checkout**
Adult – £9.50
Child (4-15) – £5.00
Concession (over 65’s and students) – £7.00
Disabled visitor Adult – £4.75
Disabled visitor Child – £2.50
Carer – Free
Adopter Adult – £6.65
Adopter Child – £3.50
Adopter Concession – £4.90
Visitor Membership (2022/23 admission only) – please select visitor pass for EACH person on the pass– Free
If selecting visitor membership or adopter entry, you will be required to show your adopter’s cards or visitor membership card on arrival at the sanctuary.
If valid passes cannot be shown, you’ll have to pay full admission price.
Support a charity and Gift Aid your entry at no extra cost to you!
Gift Aid allows charities like us to reclaim tax (25p for every £1) from the government on your donations. If you are a UK taxpayer, by making a donations equivalent to or greater than our admission cost and opting to Gift Aid, you enable us to treat your payment as a donation, so each £1 you spend can do £1.25 of good. So, if you are paying an amount of income and or capital gains tax in the current tax year at least equal to the tax that we will reclaim on your donation (25p for every £1 given), all you need to do is select the Gift Aid declaration when booking your tickets.
You must be a UK taxpayer to participate in the Gift Aid scheme. You need to pay enough Income Tax or Capital Gains Tax in each tax year to cover the Gift Aid claimed on all your donations to charity otherwise you are responsible to pay any difference.
On the day of your visit:
Please note that once you have made your payment for your booking via our booking site, you will receive a confirmation email.
Please arrive 5 minutes before your booked time slot, park in our car park and make your way down the hill on foot to our entrance gate. Please show your confirmation email to a member of our team upon arrival who will book you in.
Bookings will be confirmed via e-mail to the e-mail address you specified. It is your responsibility to check the information you have supplied us is accurate. We are only able to issue bookings in accordance with the information you provide.
Please note Bookings are non-refundable.
All visits to The Monkey Sanctuary must be booked in advance via our website. This way we can strictly limit the number of people around the monkeys to enable us to continue doing our best to keep them, and you, safe. Please don’t try to visit The Monkey Sanctuary without a valid booking confirmation as we won’t be able to let you in. The welfare of the monkeys in our care is paramount and is as always our main priority. As long as the monkeys are vulnerable to this virus, we must be cautious, so we thank you for your understanding and for helping us do our best to keep the monkeys and humans safe.
Due to the natural setting of the site and the listed status of the main Sanctuary house, we are unable to provide full access to all areas of the site to wheelchair users and visitors with limited mobility. In certain areas, our paths are steep, sloping, and can be narrow, making some paths unsuitable for all types of wheelchairs. Please call us 01503 262532 if you would like more details about accessibility before booking your visit. Entry is half price for disabled visitors and free for their carer.
Dogs and assistance dogs
Unfortunately, we cannot allow dogs (including assistance dogs) into the main Monkey Sanctuary site. Please contact us in advance of your visit to make alternative arrangements in regards to assistance dogs, on 01503 262 532.
Thank you for visiting the Sanctuary – your support is so important as the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic continue to have a huge financial impact on our charity. Your visit will be vital to us being able to continue rescuing and caring for monkeys in need.