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Askham Bryan Wildlife Park

Askham Bryan College, York, YO23 3FR. North Yorkshire

Askham Bryan Wildlife Park is an award-winning wildlife park and arboretum based in York. They house over 160 species of animal and provide tailored workshops that are focused on conservation and the natural world. School trips (EYFS-KS4) have the exclusivity of the Wildlife Park at no added cost, which means that there will be no members of the public when you visit during term time. They offer self-guided visits, and educational workshops, plus trail sheets and hi-vis vests for the class.

GBST OFFER: Askham Byan Wildlife Park is offering 20% off school bookings. Scroll down for more info.

Don’t forget, if you are looking for help with funding the cost of your trip, you can apply for a bursary!

Venue resources

EYFS School Booking Form DOCX 0.15MB Download
KS1-2 School Booking Form DOCX 0.15MB Download
KS3-4 School Booking Form DOCX 0.14MB Download
Education Pre-visit Form DOCX 0.81MB Download
School Visit Protocols DOCX 0.14MB Download
Risk Assessment DOCX 0.04MB Download
Amplification Toolkit PDF 0.88MB Download
Check List PDF 0.13MB Download
Parent Letter Template PDF 0.18MB Download
GBST Risk Assessment PDF 0.12MB Download
People & the Planet Content 7-11 ZIP 13.13MB Download
People & the Planet Content 11-14 ZIP 13.17MB Download
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download

Looking for a bursary to support your trip?

We know that funding a school trip isn’t always easy. If you are looking for help with costs, you can apply for the Great British School Trip bursary. This can help with the cost of travel or entry tickets to any Great British School Trip partner venue.

Simply fill in our bursary form and let us know how we might help.

Hero Offer!

Hero Offer!

Askham Bryan Wildlife Park will offer school visits at a reduced cost (20% off total booking) for disadvantaged pupils. The class will arrive at the Wildlife Park for 10:00AM and be greeted by the Education team. If they choose to, they will then have the workshop of their choice and have full access to the Wildlife Park and grounds to explore and be immersed in nature. Trail sheets and hi-vis vests for the class will also be provided free of charge upon request.

Quote ‘Great British School Trip hero partner’ when booking to claim the offer.

More information

Venue Details



Askham Bryan College, York
YO23 3FR. North Yorkshire

Opening Hours

Open for school bookings Monday - Friday 10am-4pm.