What does RZSS stand for?
The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland
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Can I take my dog to Edinburgh Zoo?
Please note. * Dogs are not permitted into Edinburgh Zoo as they can cause stress to some of our animals. We only permit assistance dogs. See our policy for more details.
Is Edinburgh Zoo parking FREE?
Please note, as we are a city zoo, our car parking spaces are limited and only available on a first come, first served basis. Our car park is currently free to use and has been very popular, which means it can fill up early in the day, especially during busier periods such as school holidays.
Is Edinburgh Zoo closing?
Edinburgh Zoo is open seven days a week to visitors from across the UK in line with current Scottish Government guidance.
Can you take a picnic to Edinburgh Zoo?
Picnic Areas Whatever the weather, it is fun to eat outdoors! We’ve provided lots of benches and picnic areas to allow you to do just that. The two main picnic areas are located at the hilltop and around the main lawn in front of the mansion house.
How long does it take to get around Edinburgh Zoo?
At least 6 hours needed to gently take time going round. With children 4 hours is adequate.
Can I take my own food to Edinburgh Zoo?
6 answers. You are allowed picnics. The 2 main areas are at the hilltop & in front of the mansion house although there are benches located all around the zoo for you to use.
How much do Edinburgh pandas cost?
After first arriving in the city in 2011, the pandas had originally been on a 10-year-loan, but will now remain in the zoo until 2023. After previously paying around £750,000 each year to loan and care for the pair, Edinburgh Zoo have confirmed they will now only cost about £375,000.
When did Edinburgh Zoo open after lockdown?
Thank you so much for your support and patience while we get ready to welcome local people back from Monday 29 June.
Does Edinburgh Zoo still have pandas?
There are two giant pandas here at Edinburgh Zoo – Yang Guang and Tian Tian. Yang Guang is our male panda whose name means Sunshine in Mandarin and Tian Tian is our female panda whose name means Sweetie. Both pandas were born in August 2003 and turned 18 years old in 2021.
What’s new at Edinburgh Zoo this Christmas?
Installation has started for Edinburgh Zoo’s Christmas Nights events this year. The first 10 sculpture sponsors of Giraffe About Town, a large-scale public art event taking to the streets of Edinburgh in Summer 2022 in support of wildlife conservation charity, the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS), have been announced.
Who owns eded Edinburgh Zoo?
Edinburgh Zoo and the Highland Wildlife Park are owned by The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland. Registered charity number: SC004064
Can I visit Edinburgh Zoo and Highland Wildlife Park?
RZSS Membership Edinburgh Zoo and Highland Wildlife Park are open seven days a week to visitors from across the UK in line with current Scottish Government guidance. Safety comes first and it is important everyone follows current government guidance to protect themselves and others.
Why join RZSS as a member?
Help the animals you love by joining RZSS as a member and enjoy great days out at Edinburgh Zoo and Highland Wildlife Park. Members are no longer required to book in advance for visits to Edinburgh Zoo and Highland Wildlife Park. Members will also be able to attend with guests and pay for their tickets on the gate.