Langdale Pikes from Loughrigg

The Lake District Wildlife Park

Bassenthwaite Lake
CA12 4RD

Tel:- 01768 776239

  • 25 acre Wildlife Park
  • Just 10 minutes drive from Keswick on the A66
  • Situated close to Bassenthwaite Lake
  • Over 100 species
  • Meerkats
  • Ring Tailed lemurs
  • Northern European Lynx
  • Lar Gibbon
  • Grants Zebra
  • Brazilian Tapir
  • Reptile Encounter
  • Bird of Prey Flying Displays
  • Pets Corner including Hug a Bunny
  • Rare breeds

The Lake District Wildlife Park is set in 25 acres of parkland, situated at the western end of Bassenthwaite Lake, approximately ten minutes drive from Keswick and a very scenic 50 minute drive from Ambleside.

Formerly known as Trotters World of Animals, the attraction started 20 years ago as a farm park with rare breeds and birds of prey. Over the years it has evolved into a conservation park with over 100 species.

The Grandad of the park is Brian the Lar Gibbon – he is the oldest in Europe and has pride of place in the centre of the park where he and his family can be seen swinging from the massive Oak tree.


  • Free Parking
  • Cafe
  • Indoor and outdoor Childrens play area
  • Picnic area
  • Toilets
  • Gift Shop






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