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Cotswold Wildlife Park ©ALawson

Cotswold Wildlife Park ©ALawson

Rhinos on the Lawn at Cotswold Wildlife Park


A fantastic day out for all the family. Stroll around the Park and enjoy uninterrupted views of the animals, so it feels as though you are in a wild setting. Watch Rhinos graze on the lawns in front of the Gothic Manor House. Walk up the Giraffe walkway and get eye-to-eye with these amazing creatures or explore the Old Walled Garden’s Tropical House with free roaming sloths, birds and bats. Watch the Penguin’s being fed (daily at 11am & 3pm) and then get up close with the Lemurs in their free-roaming Madagascar Exhibit.

* Over 260 Animal Species
* Penguin talk and feed at 11am and 3pm daily
* Lemur Talk and feed daily at 12 noon
* Children's Farmyard
* Large Adventure Playground
* Reptile House, Insect House, Bat House.
* Cafe and picnic areas.
* Gift Shop & Kiosks
* Train (April - Oct)
* Brass Rubbings (School Holidays)
* Wheelchair & Pushchair Friendly.

“The exotic bedding in the old walled garden is amongst the best in Britain.” Stephen Lacey, Daily Telegraph

“I’ve brought my children here for years. It’s a great way to introduce them to wildlife.” Bear Grylls, TV presenter & Chief Scout

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic siteWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Plenty of free car parking, which you can access at any time.

Opening Details

Open all the time

Park Opens at 10am every day except Christmas Day.

Last admissions between March and September are at 16.00; October and February 15.30 pm.

During BST (British Summer Time) all visitors and cars etc to leave Park by 6pm.


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Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens

01993 823006


Bradwell Grove,
OX18 4JP

  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Wildlife Park



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Map reference: SP 239082  Lat: 51.77549 Long: -1.64781

The Park is located 2 miles south of Burford, Oxfordshire, on the A361. Burford is mid-way between Oxford and Cheltenham on the A40.

Parking: free


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted

Plenty of free car parking, which you can access at any time.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu


  • We are 99% accessible. The top of the bat house has stairs, but there is access at the bottom of the bat house. Wolf Walk has a bridge which is steep and an alternative flat entrance.

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesBaby changing facilities


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
    • YesFee payable
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children

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