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 05/11/2020

Following the government’s announcement of a second lockdown, we are sad to say that Monkey World will be closing from 5pm, Wednesday 4th November until restrictions are lifted. This pandemic

Monkey World is Open For Pre-booked Visits!

From 3rd August 2020, Monkey World is open to the general public for pre-booked tickets only. It’s been a long, difficult few months for all so we are looking forward

Famous Chimp Held For Ransom Finally Finds A New Family At Monkey World

Monkey World’s smallest chimpanzee group has grown, after the team rescued a “pet” chimpanzee from Somerset West, South Africa. But it wasn’t without drama, as the chimpanzee was literally held

Monkey Life is back!

Monkey Life series 12 returns to our screens on Freeview channel Pick in December, with the much-anticipated catch up of all the rescues and daily dramas at the world’s biggest

Visitor Notice:

Monkey World is currently closed due to the national lockdown. You can book online to visit the park from 3rd December onwards here.

The office remains open Mon – Fri, 9-4pm for donations, adoptions, enquiries and gift shop orders. Please call on 01929 462537.

Please see full closure notice here.

Thank you for understanding.


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