Castle Hill, Dudley, DY1 4QF
£12.25 (adult); £9.50 (3-15) £11 (concs).
Mon-Fri, Sat, Sun, 10am-4pm (3pm in winter), £3.50 parking charge
Dudley Zoo is set in the grounds of a ruined 11th century castle.
There are penguins, tigers, Asiatic lions, lemurs, monkeys, monitor lizards and insects amongst the hundreds of rare exotic creatures.
Organise your visit to coincide with feeding times, and check the website for events such as Young Zookeepers and Arachnophobia workshops.
The cafe is open all day, and has highchairs, bottle warming and microwave facilities for babies.
Times and prices are subject to change. Contact venue before setting out.