The rescue centre has assisted governments around the world to stop the smuggling of primates from the wild since 1987.

At the Centre refugees of this illegal trade as well as those that have suffered abuse or neglect are rehabilitated into natural living groups.


What’s been happening at Monkey World

Park Closure 30.12.2020

Following the changes announced today by the government, Dorset has now been placed in Tier 3 and although it is acceptable for the outside areas at the park to remain

Monkey Life Series 13 has hit our screens!

During a difficult year, it was great to see a small light at the end of the tunnel; the returning of Monkey Life Series 13 to screens. It premiered on

Public Consultation on the UK Primate Pet Trade OPEN

All we want for Christmas is Welfare 4 Wildlife! On the 12th December, the government announced an 8-week public consultation on the trade of primates as pets in the UK,

Defra calls for evidence on primates as pets

Monkey World is delighted that after years of campaigning, Defra has announced a call for evidence about the primate pet trade in England. Dr Alison Cronin MBE is the director

Visitor Notice:

Monkey World will be reopening from 12th April 2021. You will soon be able to book online- watch this space! Please check back regularly for updates, follow us on social media, or sign up to our email list at the bottom of the page to be notified.

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