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Educational Zoo School Trips

Come and enjoy the most fun and educational school trip in Sussex!

Education at Drusillas

Experience a combination of fun and education like no other! 

Education is at the heart of our core values, and we love meeting school groups and inspiring a love for animals and the natural world. 

We offer two types of visits for school groups, Treat Trips and Educational Trips:

Treat Trips

Bring your students for a day of fun and finding out and enjoy our excellent educational rates!

Enjoy a whole day of full access to our zoo, play, and rides, learning as you go with endless educational interactives across the whole Park.

  • Free adult ratios
  • Picnic area
  • Simple booking procedure
  • Space for coaches near to the entrance
  • Speedy entrance

More about school trips at Drusillas

Educational Trips

As well as access to our zoo, play, and rides, you can also choose to include a dedicated, interactive classroom session for your group.

Our education sessions are run by in-house experts and include creative teaching methods and hands-on experience with a variety of animals! We welcome a range of ages and groups including:

  • Pre-School
  • Primary
  • Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
  • Secondary and Post-16
  • Home Educators

We can provide curriculum-linked sessions and resources for students from pre-school to BTEC and A-Level. For full details of sessions we offer and topics we can offer, see our Education brochure below

Popular Topics & Sessions

Education Prices

  • Available term time weekdays only
  • Children under 2 admitted free of charge 
  • Please be aware that only children aged 2 years and above may attend sessions
  • Number of free adults is based upon children (aged 2+) present on day of visit. Additional adults are £13.00
  • Winter Deal - Children are discounted to £7.75 during Jan, Feb, Oct, Nov, Dec except secondary and post-16 groups.

Teachers' Open Days

We hold regular open days for teachers who are interested in bringing groups to Drusillas. We offer school representatives complimentary tickets to attend our Teacher Open Days (which also include access to the whole Park) so you can meet our friendly team, and see the engaging sessions we can offer your group.

Please click below to register your interest in Teacher Open Days.


We are also proud to have been awarded a Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge for another year!

The LOtC Quality badge is the only national award assessing both the quality of risk management and educational provision across all types of learning outside the classroom.


If you would like to chat about a visit, or have more questions about our Education offering, contact our Education Department on 01323 874117 or email [email protected]

We’re committed to health and safety for all visitors. Click the link to see a sample risk assessment.

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