Pick up your free Ranger's Log Book from the gatehouse and follow the themed trail to find out everything you ever wanted to know about the endangered animals and the work we do to protect them. From anatomy to a day in the life of a keeper, there's something for all members of the family. We'll bring you an action packed line up of monthly themed trails throughout the year so watch this space for reasons to visit time after time...
|FEBRUARY||Love Nests||Birds of a feather flock together. Our native birds start to migrate and look for new partners, come discover our amorous wildlife and help create love nests for some of our native wildlife!|
|MARCH||March On||How many miles do you think elephants walk across the savannah? How tricky is it to get passports for our rhinos' return to Tanzania? Walk a mile in our animals footsteps this month.|
|APRIL||Nosey Neighbours||It's a Bug's Life! Go undercover and see what fearless creatures make their homes right under our big carnivores noses! See who you can find hiding in the undergrowth during our scavenger hunt and help create new homes for the creepy crawlies living at Howletts!|
|MAY||Conserve and Preserve||Nothing to declare? Come and see the strange things people try to smuggle across borders and what The Aspinall Foundation are doing overseas to keep animals in their natural homes.|
|JUNE||Twilight Treks||Take a nocturnal safari on foot and find out what the animals get up to after dark...|
|JULY||Visions of Life||Capture nature at its finest and see if you can become Howletts' photographer of the year!|
|AUGUST||A Treat a Day Keeps the Vet Away||Variety is the spice of life! See some of our animals enjoying a new treat every day to keep them mentally and physically stimulated.|
|SEPTEMBER||The Social Network||Our animals don't have Facebook - discover how they communicate using a different type of messaging.|
|OCTOBER||Folklore & Fantasy||Find out the truth behind the myths and fairytales. See who really is the good, the bad and the spooky...|
|NOVEMBER||Missing Links||Investigate your family tree and discover who your closest relatives are! Meet your animal cousins and see the family resemblances!|
|DECEMBER||Advent Animals||It's Christmaaas!! The countdown begins, but it's not a fairy sitting at the top of our tree. Discover what lies behind our advent calendar doors...|
Make sure you don't miss any of these fantastic themed trails and activities with the Howletts Passport - the great value ticket that lasts all year! Enjoy enjoy unlimited visits to your favourite park for an amazing twelve months from the date of your first visit!
Passport tickets are not yet available to purchase online. You can purchase Passport tickets on arrival or upgrade your ticket purchased online to a Passport on entry to the park for an additional charge.