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An alphabetical listing of all known guidebooks published by collections in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

              Recent changes to this page: 

  • March 2016 - St Andrew's Aquarium (Sea Life) 1992 added
  • May 2016 - Thrigby Wildlife Gardens 2015, Whipsnade 2016, Paignton 2016 and West Midlands Safari Park 1980s added
  • June 2016 - West Midlands Safari Park 2016 and Weymouth Sea Life 2015 added
  • July 2016 - Trentham Monkey Forest 2015 and 2016 guides added
  • August 2016 - Added Suffolk Wildlife Park/Africa Alive! 2015, Yorkshire Wildlife Park 2016, Scottish Deer Centre 1990s and Stratford-upon-Avon Farm Park 1992
  • October 2016 - Added Tynemouth Blue Reef Aquarium 2015, Shepreth Wildlife Park 2016, South Lakes Safari Zoo 2016 and West Midlands Safari Park 2011
  • November 2016 - Added Woodside Wildlife Park (guidebook date unknown)
  • January 2017 - Added Welsh Mountain Zoo 2016 guide
  • February 2017 - Updated Riber Castle guides and added Port Lympne Reserve 2017 guide

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Cover Date Comments Code
Padstow: TROPICAL BIRD & BUTTERFLY GARDENS
Padstow, Cornwall   1969 - ?
Jacana 1970s E
EFR
Macaws dr. 1972 ca.
EFf
Flamingos, crowned crane, waterfowl 1980s E White text on f/c Many
" 1980s White text on f/c plus "Souvenir Guide Book" Many
" 1980s Yellow text on f/c Many
Green-winged macaw 1980s E
Many
PAIGNTON ZOOLOGICAL & BOTANICAL GARDENS   Formerly Torbay Zoological Gardens (1923-1930), Primley Zoological Gardens (1930-1937), Closed 1937-1940, Devon's Zoo and Circus (1940-1946)
Paignton, Devon   1923 -
Tiger 1930 # 1st edition CEFR
Smee logo 1941 # "Devons Zoo and Circus" E
Asiatic black bear 1947 # 1st edition 
" 1948 # 2nd edition EN
Leopard, etc. dr. 1949 # 3rd edition EG
" 1950 # 4th edition CEG
" 1951# 5th edition F
" 1952 # 6th edition CR
Elephant dr. 1953 # 7th edition Many
" 1954 # 8th edition CEFN
Lion dr. 1955 # 9th edition CDEFR
" 1956 # 10th edition Many
" 1957 # 11th edition BCEF
" 1958 # 12th edition CE
Macaw, etc. dr. 1959 # 13th edition Many
" 1960/61 # 14th edition Many
" 1961/62 # 15th edition Many
Tigers (facing right) 1962 ca. Consultant Vet: J. A. Dall; Education Officer: J. J. Menzies Many
Peacock 1963 ca.
ACEF
Tigers (facing right) 1965 ca. Consultant Vet: J. A. Dall; No Education Officer Many
" 1966 ca. Consultant Vet: Masson, Dall & Hobson Many
Lions 1967 ca. Map: "41. Lion and Tiger House" crossed out Many
" 1968 ca. Map: "41. Puma House" CEN?
Flamingos 1969 ca.
BEFV
Leopard 1970 ca. Longleat advert: "We have seen…" Many
" 1971 ca. Longleat advert: "To Africa & Back In A Day" Many
Giraffes 1973 ca. 64pp.; p.21: Map references 37, 50 Many
" 1974 ca. 64pp.; p.21: Map references 37, 54 Many
" 1975 ca. 64pp.; p.21: Map references 14, 36, 37, 44 Many
" 1976 ca. 56pp. Many
" 1977 ca. 40pp. Many
Tigers (facing left) 1979 ca. Orange f/c; 40pp. Many
" 1980 ca. Orange f/c; 48pp.; Head Gardener: Vacant Many
" 1981 ca. Orange f/c; 48pp.; Head Gardener: P. G. Redwood Many
" 1983 ca. Green f/c; 48pp. Many
Lar gibbon with young 1985 ©
*Many
Lar gibbon 1987 ©
*Many
Lar gibbon (dark phase) 1990 ©
Many
Orang-utan young 1990 ©
Many
Young colobus 1990 ©
*Many
Lar gibbon (light phase) 1990 ©
Many
Tiger 1996
*Many
" 1998 75th anniversary logo added to f/c Many
Gorilla 1999 ©
*Many
Reptile eye dr. 2000 ©
*Many
Cheetah 2001 ©
Many
Mandrill 2002 © b/c: Giraffe calf Many
" 2002 © b/c: Plant Many
Black rhino 2003 ©
*Many
Tiger 2004 ©
Many
Diana monkey 2005 ©
Many
Basilisk 2006 ©
Many
Orang-utan 2007 ©
Many
Cuban crocodile 2008 ©
Many
Lions 2009/10    Many 
Tiger resting head
2012
  Many
Lion, Giraffe etc on grass mound (sky blue background) 2014   Many
Paignton Zoo on a leaves background 2016   Many
PALACERIGG COUNTRY PARK
Cumbernauld,   1974 -
Red fox 1981 ©
C
Pan's Garden - see ASHOVER ZOOLOGICAL GARDEN
Paradise Wildlife Park - see Broxbourne: PARADISE WILDLIFE PARK
Paradise Park - see Hayle: PARADISE PARK
PARKE RARE BREEDS FARM
Bovey Tracey, Devon
Manx Loghtan sheep dr. 1983
K
Jacob's sheep dr. 1991
R
THE PARROT ZOO   Also known as The National Parrot Sanctuary
Friskney, Lincolnshire   2003 -
Blue and yellow macaw 2005 ca.
V
PAULTONS PARK
Ower, Hampshire   1983 -
Eagle owl plus park logo 1984 ca.
Many
Snowy owl 1985 ca.
Many
Peacock 1988 ca.
Many
Eagle owl 1989 # b/c: Azalea garden Many
Eagle owl plus rides 1991 b/c: Fountain F
Eagle owl framed by insets
1994 #
  i
Eagle owl 1997 # b/c: Dinosaur AEF
Eagle owl 1999 Mostly about leisure park N
PEAKIRK WATERFOWL GARDENS   Formerly a Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Centre
Peakirk, Cambridgeshire   1957 - 1990s
Red-breasted geese dr. 11975 # WWT: Joint guide with Washington BR
Red-breasted geese plus insets 1975 # WWT  F
Red-breasted geese dr. plus Queen and Prince Philip 1977 # WWT: Silver Jubilee edition CKR
Red-breasted geese dr. 1979 # WWT EN
" 1981 # WWT I
Bewick's swans in flight dr. 1983/84 # WWT BCE
Swan dr. 1993 Yellow background E
" 1994 Green background E
Crowned crane 1995
EF
" 1995/96
EI?
Duck logo 1996
EI?
PENSCYNOR WILDLIFE PARK
Cilfrew, West Glamorgan   1971 - 1998
Flamingos 1972 Purple background Many
Child with deer fawn 1976/77
*EFIK
" 1970s Misprint E
Black swan and cygnets 1979
Many
Girl with chimpanzee 1982 #
Many
Cotton-top tamarin 1980s L 24pp. Many
" 1990 ca. 28pp. Many
Douroucoulis 1995 ca.
*Many
PENSTHORPE WATERFOWL PARK
Fakenham, Norfolk   1988 -
King eider 1989
Many
" 1990s Barclays logo added to f/c Many
King eider, scarlet ibis, girl feeding ducks 1999
*Many
Great crested grebe, long-tailed duck, kingfisher, etc. 2000s
Many
Plain blue cover with "feather" logo
2010 ca.
  Many
Aerial view of site 2013 ca.    Many 
PILI PALAS
Menai Bridge, Isle of Anglesey   1985 -
Butterfly wing 1980s L?
AC
Lovebird, butterfly, etc. 1990s?
EV
PLANTASIA
Swansea, Glamorgan   1990 -
Plants plus inset of children 1990s
C
PLYMOUTH AQUARIUM
Plymouth, Devon   1888 - ?
John Dory dr. 1924 #
FGR
" 1935 #
~
Aquarium building
1935 #
By E.W.Sexton. Illustrated by L.R.Brightwell.
i
Aquarium building 1939
G
Ballan wrasse 1947 #
AC
John Dory dr. 1951 #
AFc
" 1953 #
CE
" 1955 #
ACGN
" 1962 #
BCER
" 1963 #
CFR
" 1964 #   
" 1966 #
CR
" 1967 #
DEV
" 1969 #
FRV
" 1970 #
F
" 1972 #
AC
" 1975 # Light blue background E
" 1975 # Dark blue background Many
" 1975 # Green background CGf
Cuttlefish 1983 ©
Many
Plymouth: THE NATIONAL MARINE AQUARIUM
Plymouth, Devon   1998 -
Seahorse, clownfish, shark, etc. 1998 "Special Launch Edition" *CEFR
Water plus shark, clownfish and seahorse behind text 2000
CEFN
Shark, seahorse, clownfish, etc. 2002 28pp. Many
" 2004 32pp. (30 numbered) Many
Square photos of marine life eyes 2005 ca.  
Lion fish 2007
Many
Shark 2009
Many
PLYMOUTH ZOO
Plymouth, Devon   1962 - 1978
Lion 1960s
V
Lion, giraffe, tiger, leopard, Humboldt penguin 1970 ca.
Many
POOLE AQUARIUM & SERPENTARIUM   Also known as Natural World
Poole, Dorset   1976 - 2002
Five animal photos 1970 ca.
FG
Aquarium plan 1980s? Price 50p E
Crocodile, pike, snake, frog, locust, dr. 1980s? Price 50p map on b/c EV?
" 1980s? Price 50p logo on b/c CEV?
Shark and alligator 1980 ca.
EFGK
Shark jaws dr. 1990 ca.
Many
Building and ship 1998
N
POOLE PARK CHILDREN'S ZOO
Poole, Dorset   1963 - 1994
Toucan dr. 1965 ca.
Many
Lynx dr. 1980s
Many
PORT ERIN AQUARIUM
Port Erin, Isle of Man
? 1912 3rd edition; Written by Professor W. A. Herdman ~
? 1920 4th edition; Written by Professor W. A. Herdman ~
Text only 1945 5th edition; 1945 printed on front cover Y ?
Text only 1947 5th edition A
" 1951 6th edition G
PORT LYMPNE WILD ANIMAL PARK
Hythe, Kent   1976 -
Port Lympne mansion and fountain 1970s L "Port Lympne Wildlife Sanctuary" Many
" 1980s E "Port Lympne Zoo Park" Many
Black rhinos 1980s M
Many
" 1980s M Zoo Trek added to map Many
Sumatran rhino 1990 ca.
*Many
Tiger with cub 1994 p5: Sumatran rhino and serval *Many
" 1996 p5: Red river hog and tapir calf *Many
John Aspinall with black rhino and calf 1997
Many
" 1997 French language CEF
" 1997 German language CEF
John Aspinall, tiger and African elephant calf 2000
Many
Red panda in bluebells 2003
Many
Young lioness 2005 # A4 Many
Barbary lion 2007
Many
Gardens, black rhino, red panda, courtyard 2009
C
Blue Wildebeest  2013  Ring bound inside cover - 92 pages Many
" 2014? Not ring bound - 84 pages b
Two Red Panda in a tree 2015   Many
Giraffe2017 Many
Portsmouth: BLUE REEF   Formerly Sea Life
Portsmouth, Hampshire   1986 -
Children silhouetted in front of aquarium 1987 ca. Sea Life Many
" 1980s L Sea Life: Central office address added to b/c Many
Clown Fish, Crab and Shark  1997 Sea Life: Tropical Reef Adventure written on cover i
Coral reef (curved border) 2002 ca.
CEKS
PRESTON ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS
Ribbleton, Lancashire   1877 - 1887
? 1870/80s Mentioned in "Where in Zebu Grazed" by Clin Keeling ~
PRINKNASH BIRD & DEER PARK
Cranham, Gloucestershire
Ducks dr. 1975 ca.
F
REASEHEATH ZOO
Nantwich, Cheshire  
Spider monkey, serval, lemur 2008 #
Many
Ring-railed lemurs, tapir, meerkat 2010 ca.   F
RHYL SEAQUARIUM   Formerly Sea Life
Rhyl, Clwyd   1993 -
Child, ray and sharks plus insets 1992
CEGK
Family in shark tunnel 1995
K
Seahorse, shark, crab 1997 Cover: "Kingdom of the Seahorse" k
Fur seal show and common seal 2011 Seaquarium Many 
" 2015 New logo added to cover and minor text variations Many
RIBER CASTLE WILDLIFE PARK
Matlock, Derbyshire   1963 - 2000
Otter 1963 ca.
F
Lynx 1964 ca.
F
Golden eagle 1965 ca.
Many
Red deer dr. 1966
EFR
Fallow deer 1971 ca.
CEF
Golden eagle 1974 ca.
F
Lynx sitting in front of tree1975 ca.16pp - black fc text on white backgroundji
Lynx, eagle, deer, cattle 1976 ca.
Fh
Lynx and castle 1984 ca. Adult season ticket £5 B
Lynx standing1985 ca.8pp - yellow fc textji
Lynx and castle 1988 #
Many
ROBIN HILL ZOOLOGICAL & ADVENTURE PARK
Arreton, Isle of Wight   1970 -
Robin dr. 1970s E
A
Wooden sign 1975 ca.
EFN
Serval (full page photo) plus yellow text 1980
BE
Serval (cut-out on wooden background) plus black and green text 1981
EFNV
Serval, cockatoo, etc. dr.  1980s E  f/c: "Souvenir Guide with Free Car Sticker" CF
" 1984 ? Map key up to #20; p.20: Reptile demonstration FK
" 1980s Map key up to #20; p.20: Haseley Manor advert C
" 1980s Map key up to #22; #7 includes rhea E
" 1980s Map key up to #22; #7 includes porcupine E
Blue & yellow macaw dr. plus one inset 1980s L f/c: Blue background CE
Blue & yellow macaw dr. plus three insets 1989 ca. f/c: White background CFS
Green-winged macaw, deer, etc. plus stylised drawings 1991 ca.
C
Rode: THE TROPICAL BIRD GARDENS
Rode, Somerset   1962 - 2000
Macaws and flamingos dr. 1960s E Green background ER
" 1960s E Blue background CEN
Cockatoos dr. 1960s M Orange background AENR
" 1960s M Green background CEN
Green-winged (red and blue) macaw 1960s L
Many
Scarlet (red and yellow) macaw 1960s L
CFG
Flying macaws dr. 1971 # 2nd edition Many
Crowned cranes 1975 # 3rd edition Many
Blue and gold macaws (x2) 1978 4th edition RV
Blue and gold macaws (x3) 1978 # 5th edition Many
Blue and gold macaws (x2) 1981 # 6th edition Many
Hyacinth macaws 1984 ©
Many
Crowned crane, mynah, flamingo, etc. dr. 1988 © Green background Many
" 1991 © Blue background Many
ROSHERVILLE GARDENS
Rosherville, Kent   1837 - 1900 and 1903 - 1913
Tower dr. 1860 ca.
~
RUTLAND WATER BUTTERFLY FARM & AQUATIC CENTRE
Oakham, Rutland
Butterflies, leopard gecko, parrot etc. 2007
B
ST ANDREWS AQUARIUM
St Andrew's, Fife, Scotland 1989 -
Child, ray and sharks plus insets 1992 Sea Life Center E
ST. CATHERINES ISLAND ZOO
Tenby, Pembrokeshire   CLOSED
Fort plus four animals dr. 1970s
ACE
ST. DAVIDS OCEANARIUM
St. Davids, Pembrokeshire   CLOSED
Octopus dr. 1980s
K
St. Lawrence: TROPICAL BIRD PARK
St. Lawrence, Isle of Wight   1972 - 1999
Blue & yellow and green-winged macaws 1982 ca.
Many
" 1995 ca. 01 phone number Many
SCARBOROUGH SEA LIFE & MARINE SANCTUARY
Scarborough, North Yorkshire   1991 -
Common seals 1995
CE
Visitors looking up at dogfish 2001
CEK
Penguin, turtle, seal, otters 2004 ca.
Many
Beach scene with crab and dogfish 2008   K
Turtle, blacktip reef shark, etc. 2011 ca.    i
Rays with 7 insets approaching from left 2013 Claws listed on map as new exhibit for 2013 Many
" 2014 Jellyfish listed on map as new exhibit for 2014 Many
Clownfish2015 Many
SCARBOROUGH ZOO AND MARINELAND
Scarborough, North Yorkshire   1969 - mid 1980s
Dolphin and characters on slide 1970s
BEI
Trainer and Dolphin with dinosaur model in background 1970s
E
Scotland's Safari Park - see BLAIR DRUMMOND SAFARI & LEISURE PARK
SCOTTISH DEER CENTRE
Cupar, Fife 199? - 
Girl with deer 1990s m   m
SCOTTISH OWL CENTRE
Polkemmet Country Park, West Lothian   2003 -
Great Grey Owl 2013
Many
THE SCOTTISH ZOO Also known as The Scottish Zoo & Variety Circus or The Scottish Zoo & Trained Animal Exhibition
Glasgow   1897 - 1909
E. H. Bostock and lion dr. 1897 1st edition ~
E. H. Bostock and lion dr. 1902 9th edition b
Tiger and lion 1903 ca. 11th edition 
E. H. Bostock plus animal drawings 1907 ca. 21st edition ~
SEA LIFE   General guides
1979 -
Children silhouetted in front of aquarium 1980s
Many
Sharks 1990 © Sold with loose inserts; b/c: 8 centres Many
" 1990 © Sold with loose inserts; b/c: 9 centres Many
Child, ray and sharks plus insets 1992 © Sold with loose inserts; b/c: 11 centres Many
" 1992 © Sold with loose inserts; b/c: 13 centres - updated ca. 1993 *AB
" 1992 © Sold with loose inserts; b/c: 15 centres - updated ca.1994 C
Mother and child with ray 1995
E
Circular insets over water 1998
Many
" 1999 © Merlin logo on b/c Many
SEAQUARIUM   General guides
2002 -
Shark, lionfish, crab, etc. 2003 Rhyl and Weston-super-Mare ACE
Lionfish 2007 Rhyl and Weston-super-Mare Many
SECRET WORLD - THE BADGER & WILDLIFE RESCUE CENTRE
East Huntspill, Somerset   1984 -
Pauline Kidner holding badger, etc. 1997
Many
SELFRIDGES AQUARIUM
London   1930s
Fish and mermaid dr. 1930 ca. 2nd edition FQV
SHEPRETH WILDLIFE PARK
Shepreth, Cambridgeshire   1984 -
Kinkajou 1986 ca.
BF
Small images of marmoset, capybara, Arctic fox, etc. 1996
Many
Prairie marmot 2003
Many
Tiger 2010    Many 
Tiger eye 2016   Many
Sherborne: WORLDWIDE BUTTERFLIES
Sherborne, Dorset   1973 -
House and swallowtail butterfly 1977
CEFI
Compton House, swallowtail and orange tip butterflies 1980 ca. p10. The Jungle and Palm House Many
Compton House, swallowtail and orange tip butterflies 1980 ca. p10. .. and Butterfly House Many
SHERWOOD ZOO
Hucknall, Nottinghamshire   1968 - 1976
Three deer and trees dr. 1968 3-fold leaflet - "Souvenir Brochure 3d." EF
Young Indian elephant 1970s
*ACEFI
Martin Lacey with leopard 1970s
*Many
Shrewsbury: BUTTERFLY WORLD
Shrewsbury, Shropshire   CLOSED
Monarch butterfly 1984 #
CER
SILENT WORLD AQUARIUM
Tenby, Pembrokeshire   1989 -
Octopus and tree frog dr. 1995 #
Many
SKEGNESS NATURELAND SEAL SANCTUARY
Skegness, Lincolnshire   1965 -
Black-footed penguins, common seals, scarlet tanager 1970s Undated C
" 1978 #
*Many
" 1983 #
BE
" 1985 #
~
Grey seal 1990s E Inside f/c: Grey background CEK
" 1990s L Inside f/c: White background BCE
Common seal plus circular insets 2002 Map: Seal rearing pool Many
" 2004 Map: Baby seals/penguins Many
" 2006 Map: Baby seal rearing pool Many
SLIMBRIDGE: WWT WETLAND CENTRE
Slimbridge, Gloucestershire   1947 -
Geese in flight dr. 1940s L    V
Mandarin ducks dr. 1957 ca.
Many
Red-breasted geese dr. plus insets 1975 #
*Many
Red-breasted geese dr. plus Queen and Prince Philip 1977 # Silver Jubilee edition Many
Red-breasted geese dr. 1979 #
BE
" 1979 # Revised prices adopt a duck AE
" 1980 #
EK
" 1981 #
Many
Swans in flight dr. (on yellow) 1983 # new revised edition Many
" 1984 # reprinted Many
Ne-ne 1999 #
*CEFK
Bird footprints in sand 2001 Walkabout guide. 28pp. Many
" 2003 ca. Walkabout guide. 28pp. Map: New "Suggested Walks" added to map. Many
" 2005 ca. Walkabout guide. 32pp. ACK
Flamingo head 2006 # Walkabout guide.
Many
Kingfisher 2010 ca.  "
Many 
"
2010 ca.
Walkabout guide. Map: New Wader Shore and RBC Rain Garden.
Many
" 2012 New style map - Lesser Flamingo opposite Greater Flamingo C
Lesser Flamingo 2014   C
Kingfisher 2015 Slogan "do more, see more, experience more" Many
SOUTH LAKES WILD ANIMAL PARK/SAFARI ZOO
Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria   1994 -
Crowned crane 1995 # 1st edition Many
Animal skins 1997 2nd edition CEFV
Animal skins 1999 © 3rd edition CEIf
" 2000 © 4th edition Many
Tiger climbing pole 2001 © 5th edition CDEF
Spectacled bear and tiger climbing pole 2002 © 6th edition *Many
Spectacled bear, tiger, giraffe, etc. 2003 © 7th edition Many
Spectacled bear, penguin and hippo 2005 © 8th edition Many
Tiger plus others behind pattern 2006 © 9th edition *Many
Rhinos and giraffes 2007 10th edition EV
White rhino, pygmy hippo, lions, etc. 2007 # 11th edition Many
White rhino and calf, mandrill, king vulture, etc. 2009 # 15th anniversary Many
" 2010 #
16th edition
Many
Tiger eyes
2011 #
17th edition
Many
Visitor feeding giraffe
2014 # 
18th edition
Many
Tiger head 2016# 19th edition Many
SOUTH OF ENGLAND RARE BREEDS CENTRE
Woodchurch, Kent
Middle white pig 1996
K
SOUTHAMPTON ZOO
Southampton, Hampshire   1963 - 1985
Lion 1965 ca.
CEFN
Lion, giraffe, tiger, leopard, Humboldt penguin 1970 ca.
Many
Tiger and lions 1975 ca.
DF
Tiger 1980 ca.
Many
SOUTHEND SEA LIFE ADVENTURE   Formerly Sea Life
Southend-on-Sea, Essex   1992 -
Child, ray and sharks plus insets 1992 Sea Life EG
Family in shark tunnel 1995 Sea Life CEI
Circular insets over water 1997 # Sea Life: "Kingdom of the Seahorse" B
SOUTHPORT ZOO & CONSERVATION TRUST
Southport, Merseyside   1953 - 2004
Lion 1980s E
Many
Young chimpanzees, flamingos, giant tortoise, etc. 1980s M Printer: Publicity Press Services Many
" "and conservation trust" added to front cover (bottom right hand corner) 1980s L Printer: Gemini Print Many
" 1990s E No printer credit CE?
SPRING HILL WILDFOWL PARK
Forest Row, East Sussex   CLOSED
Flamingos 1979
F
House 1988 ca.   F
STAGSDEN BIRD GARDENS
Stagsden, Bedfordshire   1965 - 1994
Silhouette of a golden pheasant 1966 #
Many
Satyr tragopan 1969 #
Many
Peacock 1971 ca.
Many
Golden pheasant 1970s L b/c: part of waterfowl enclosure BEF
Golden pheasant 1982 © b/c: horned owl Many
Eagle owl 1987 ©
Many
STANLEY ZOO
Tantobie, County Durham   1966 - mid 1970s
Animal skin pattern 1971 ca.
E
Stanway Hall Zoo Park - see COLCHESTER ZOO
STAPELEY WATER GARDENS - THE PALMS TROPICAL OASIS
Stapeley, Cheshire   1987 -
Blue & yellow macaws, cotton-top tamarins, etc. dr. 1998
Many
Toco toucan, blue & gold macaws, etc. "Secret Worlds" 2006
Many
STAPLEFORD LION RESERVE & ANIMAL LAND
Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire   1968 - ?
Lion 1970 ca.
Many
STRATFORD-UPON-AVON FARM PARK/SHIRE HORSE CENTRE 
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire  ? - ? CLOSED
Two people with shire horses 1992   m
STRATFORD-UPON-AVON BUTTERFLY FARM
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire   1985 - 
Blue morpho butterfly 1980s L b/c: Map key up to 10 Many
" 1990s E b/c: Map key up to 7 Many
THE SUFFOLK OWL SANCTUARY
Stonham Aspel, Suffolk
Barn owl 1998
AK
SUFFOLK WILDLIFE PARK
Kessingland, Suffolk   1969 -
Scarlet and blue & yellow macaws 1969
EN
Goats, flamingos, squirrel monkey, etc. 1970
Many
Young tigers 1971 Landscape Many
Tiger, king vulture, wallaby, penguins 1973 # 1st edition Many
Tiger 1975 # 2nd edition Many
" 1976 # 3rd edition F
Tigers 1977 # 3rd edition Many
Tiger 1979 # 4th edition AEF
Tiger and lion 1981 # 7th edition Many
Tiger and lion 1985 # 8th edition BCF
Tiger 1986 # 9th edition Many
Tiger and Shetland pony 1987 # 10th edition CFN
Pig-tailed macaque plus insets 1990 # 2nd edition Many
Giraffe 1997
Many
Cheetah 2000
Many
Giraffe 2005
*Many
Cheetah, zebra, lion, lemur, giraffe, rhino 2008/09 #
Many
" 2010  
Date removed from f/c Many
Western black-and-white colobus, lion, giraffe, etc. 2013 ca.   Many 
Drill 2015   Many
SURREY ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS
Walworth, Surrey   1831 - 1856
"A Companion to the Royal Zoological Gardens" 1839
b
"A Handbook to the Royal Surrey Zoological Gardens" 1844
R(F)
THE SWISS COTTAGE CHILDREN'S MINI-ZOO
London
Text only 1965 ca. Gestetner copied F
THORNEY WILDLIFE PARK
Thorney, Cambridgeshire   1969 - 1982
Asian elephant and house 1970s E
E
Zebra and Asian elephant 1972 ca.
Many
Giraffe 1974 ca.
CEF
THRIGBY HALL WILDLIFE GARDENS
Filby, Norfolk   1979 -
Thrigby Hall 1980
Many
Leopard 1984
Many
Thrigby Hall inset on orange 1987
Many
Thrigby Hall and Mandarin duck 1991
Many
Snow leopard 1994 # 5th edition *Many
Sumatran tiger (lying on its back) 1997 # 6th edition Many
Sumatran tiger 2000 # 7th edition Many
Mandarin duck 2003 # 8th edition *Many
Amur leopard 2007 9th edition *Many
Close up of an eye
2010
10th edition
Many
Sumatran Tiger on log 2015 11th edition Many
TRENTHAM MONKEY FOREST
Trentham, Staffordshire   2005 -
Barbary macaque 2007
Many
" 2013 ca.  b/c: Facebook and Twitter added Many 
Young Barbary Macaque  2015 10th anniversary logo on f/c Y
" 2016 Tourism Gold Logo on f/c instead of 10th anniversary  Y
TRIFFLETON WATERFOWL
St. Davids, Pembrokeshire
House 1976?
R
Tropical Bird Park - see St. Lawrence: TROPICAL BIRD PARK
Tropical World - see Leeds: TROPICAL WORLD
TROPIQUARIA
Watchet, Somerset    unknown -
Jungle scene
2008

i
TWYCROSS ZOO
Norton-juxta-Twycross, Leicestershire   1963 -
Young orang-utan 1965
CEFI
Gorilla, leopard, lion, De Brazza's guenon, flamingos 1966
ACEH
Spectacled langurs 1967
CEY
Asian elephant calf 1968
Many
Gorillas in garden 1970
Many
Black & white colobus 1971
Many
Giraffes 1973
Many
Gorilla, tiger, giraffe 1975
Many
Cuscus 1977 Purple background EFI?f
" 1978 Brown background EI?NV
Young gibbon 1979 #
*Many
Young chimpanzee 1980 # Blue background CE
Young orang-utan 1981 #
CEFV
Young chimpanzee 1982 # Orange background Many
Black howler 1983 ca.
Many
Young orang-utan (tongue out) 1985 ca.
Many
Black & white colobus and baby 1987 p.21: 1987 prices *Many
" 1989 p.21: 1989 prices Many
Pileated gibbon and baby 1991
*Many
Bonobo 1993
Many
Gorilla and baby 1994 p.21: 1994 prices *Many
" 1996 p.21: Price graphic *Many
Young orang-utan plus insets 1998
*Many
Asian elephants 2000
*Many
Gorilla, giraffe, meerkats 2002
*Many
Orang-utan 2004 "ZOO MAP" in dark green *Many
" 2005 "ZOO MAP" in blue Many
Golden lion tamarin 2007
*Many
" 2009 Updated map (e.g. "Coming Soon... Visitor Welcome Centre") Many
Boy holding orang-utan picture 2009
Many
Orang-utan close up
2011 #
Green footer on cover
Many
Bonobo with young
2012 #
  Many
Tynemouth: Blue Reef Aquarium
Tynemouth, Newcastle  
Ray plus insets 2015   Many
Washington: WWT WETLAND CENTRE
Washington, Tyne & Wear   1975 -
Red-breasted geese dr. 1975 # Joint guide with Peakirk BR
" 1979 #
N
Swans in flight dr. 1983 © New revised edition A
Heron 1992
A
" 1996 ca.
E
Heron (head and shoulders) 2006 ca.   Many
WELLINGBOROUGH ZOOPARK
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire   1942 - 1970
Lion dr. 1946
CE
Leopard 1960s White cover Many
Leopard 1970s Blue cover E
Welney: WWT WETLAND CENTRE
Welney, Norfolk   1967 -
Bewick's swans in flight 1976 #
Many
Bewick's swans 1984 #
ACR
THE WELSH HAWKING CENTRE
Barry, Glamorgan   1980 -
Peregrine falcon and merlin 1983 #
BCEF
THE WELSH MOUNTAIN ZOO & BOTANIC GARDENS
Colwyn Bay, Conwy   1963 -
View 1963
CEFI
Welsh mountain goat dr. 1964 ca. b/c: Rhyl Model Village advert CFIQ
" 1965 ca. b/c: Morecambe Marineland advert Many
Leopard dr. 1966 ca.
Many
African fish eagle 1967 ca. No printer credit Many
" 1967 ca. Printer: Photo Precision AE?V
Flamingos 1960s L
Many
Lions beneath cafeteria dr. 1970 ca.
*Many
Birds of prey in front of house dr. 1970s
Many
Iguana dr. 1977 #
EIKf
" 1978 #
CEFR
African fish eagle 1979 #
Many
Flamingos 1981 #
Many
Lion with cubs 1984 Printer: Garrod & Lofthouse; Publisher: Colourmaster Many
" 1986 # Printer: Garrod & Lofthouse; No publisher Many
" 1980s L Printer: Cambrian News Many
Chimpanzee 1991
Many
Red squirrel 1997
Many
Red panda 2003 #
Many
" 2006 #
Many
" 2007 #
Many
Tiger's head 2009 #
Many
Ring-tailed lemur
2013 #
50 year anniversary logo on f/c
Many
" 2014# Anniversary logo removed from f/c Many
Red Panda eating Bamboo2016# Many
WEST MIDLAND SAFARI & LEISURE PARK
Bewdley, Worcestershire   1973 -
Zebra 1973 # 1st edition Many
Male lion 1975 Date mentioned in text b
Tiger 1976  Dolphins mentioned on final page ACK
Sealion, tiger, lion cub 1970s L
ACFK
Children on bouncy castle 1980s E
ACK
Cobra ride dr. 1980s M
EKh
Cobra ride dr, tiger and lion  1980s M blue cover background C
Fairground and animals dr. 1980s L
Many
Clown juggling dr. (balls contain animal photos) 1980s L
F
Lions plus giraffes and wildebeest dr. 1989 ca.
CFN
Tiger and waterbuck dr. 1991 ca.
Many
Lions running dr. 1993 ca.
CEFY
Lioness 1994 ©
Many
Tiger 1994 ©
CEFI
White rhinos 1994 ©
ACFK
Lion, zebra, giraffe, etc. 1998 ©
Many
Tiger 1999 ©
Many
White tiger 2000 ©
Many
White rhino 2001
Many
White rhino calf 2002
CEFd
Lion 2003
Many
White lion 2004
Many
White tiger 2005
Many
"The African Big 5", leopard, lion, rhino, elephant, buffalo 2006
Many
White lioness with cubs 2007
Many
Cheetah 2008
Many
White lion 2009
Many
Indian rhino 2010    Many 
Ring Tailed Lemurs 2011   ~
Humboldt Penguins 2012  Sold first half of 2012 Many
Meerkats 2012
 Sold second half of 2012 Many
Lioness 2013    Many 
Cheetah lying in grass 2014   Many
Elephant calf 2015   Many
White Rhino calf in mud 2016   Many
WEST WALES FARM PARK
Plwmp, Dyfed
Jacob's sheep dr. 1977?
R
Westbury-on-Trym: THE WILDLIFE PARK & BRITISH NATURE CENTRE
Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol
Badger dr. 1974 ca.
Eh
WESTON-SUPER-MARE SEAQUARIUM   Formerly Sea Life
Weston-Super-Mare, Avon   1995 -
Mudskipper, crab, shark 1998 Sea Life KN
Lionfish plus coral scene
2011
Seaquarium
Many
WEYHILL WILDLIFE PARK
Weyhill, Hampshire   1966 - 1981
Lynx 1970s E
CEFN
Weyhill: THE HAWK CONSERVANCY
Weyhill, Hampshire   1981 -
Bateleur eagle 1990s E
Many
Bald eagle 1999 ©
*Many
Eagle owl in flight 2003 ©
Many
Steller's Sea-eagle 2007 # "The Hawk Conservancy Trust: The Story So Far..." Many
Red kite plus insets of bird eyes 2007 # "Welcome Guide and Map"; Green background Many
" 2008 # "Welcome Guide and Map"; Blue background Many
Snowy owl, Steller's sea eagle, kestrel 2009 # "Welcome Guide & Map" C
Bald eagle2013 # Many
Eagle owl2014 # Many
African White Backed Vulture 2015 #   Many
WEYMOUTH BUTTERFLY FARM
Weymouth, Dorset   1984 -
Swallowtail butterflies 1986
ACR
WEYMOUTH SEA LIFE ADVENTURE PARK & MARINE SANCTUARY
Weymouth, Dorset   1983 -
Painting by Allan Guy 1980 ca.
F
Children silhouetted in front of aquarium 1986
CNR
Child, ray and sharks plus insets 1992
BGKY
Diver photographing mackerel 1995
CE
Shark, crab, octopus 1997 ©
CE
Visitors looking up at dogfish 2001
Many
Humboldt penguin 2002
N
Spider crab plus insets 2003
CE
Beach 2006 f/c: "Weymouth Sea Life Park & Marine Sanctuary" CK
" 2008 f/c: "Weymouth Sea Life Adventure Park & Marine Sanctuary" CF
Clownfish  2015 f/c:  "Weymouth Sea Life Adventure Park and Tower  ~
WHIPSNADE ZOO
Whipsnade, Bedfordshire   1931 -
22889
American bison 1931 # 1st edition EFG
" 1931 # 1st edition; 2nd printing R
" 1931 # 1st edition; 3rd printing CER
Wolves 1932 # 2nd edition; 4th printing Many
American bison 1933 # 3rd edition CEFY
Sloth bears 1934 # 4th edition *Many
Lion 1935 # 5th edition Many
American bison 1936 # 1st revised edition Many?
" 1936 # 1st revised edition; 6 extra pages of adverts Many?
Lions 1937 # 2nd revised edition CEF
Zebra dr. 1937 # 2nd revised edition; Contents: "ByLaws" ~
" 1938 # 3rd revised edition Many
" 1938 # 3rd revised edition; 8 extra pages of adverts CEF
Giraffe 1939 # 4th revised edition Many
Bactrian camels 1940 # 4th revised edition; "Reprint" Many
Zebras 1948 #
CEGf
Cheetah 1952 ca.
CEFV
Black rhino dr. 1961 ©
*Many
" 1962 ©
*Many
View of the park dr. 1963 ©
*Many
" 1965 © Price 2/6 *Many
Red deer herd, pelican, prairie marmot 1969 ca. Price 2/6 *Many
Cheetah and cub 1972 ©
*Many
" 1973 ©
*Many
Lioness and cubs 1976 ©
Many
" 1977 ©
Many
" 1978 ©
EGN
Cheetah cub 1979 ©
Many
" 1980 ©
CEFG
" 1981 © 50th anniversary logo on f/c Many
" 1982 © Black & white map Many
" 1982 © Colour map; Inside b/c: Friends *AEK
" 1982 © Colour map; Inside b/c: Young Zoologist's Club Many
Tiger 1986 © p.5: Dolphins *Many
" 1986 © p.5: Dolphins; Rhino logo inside b/c *ACK
" 1986 © p.5: Sealions CEKf
" 1990 © "Wild Animal Park" on f/c CE
White rhinos silhouetted against sunset 1992
Many
Red panda 1994
*Many
Tiger 1995
*Many
Cheetah, zebra, tiger, Indian rhino 1996? No "new" section on p.3 F
" 1997 p.3: "New for 1997" *Many
" 1998 p.3: "New for 1998" C
" 1999 p.3: "New in the Park" Many
Tiger cub 2000
Many
Asian elephants 2002 ©
*CEI?N
" 2002 © New ZSL logo added to f/c *Many
Californian sealions 2003 #
*Many
Lion 2005 #
*Many
Siberian tiger 2007
*Many
Cheetah 2008 #
Many
Lion 2009 #
Many
Tiger 2010 #    Many 
Giraffe
2011 #
i/f/c: "First published 2010" Many
Cheetah 2012 # i/f/c: "First published 2010" Many
Asian Elephant bull 2013#   Many
White Rhino 2014#   Many
Giraffe 2015# b/c - advert for In With the Lemurs exhibit at London Zoo Many
Butterfly 2016#   Many
Guide/transport timetable: Wolf wood dr. 1932 #
C
Guide/transport timetable: Lion logo and text 1934 #
C
Umfolozi Railway guide 1970s E
*CEF
WILD BRITAIN   Formerly Bedford Butterfly Park
Wilden, Bedfordshire
Butterfly on leaf dr. 2002 Bedford Butterfly Park E
Lavender with insets of butterflies, teal, goat etc. 2006 ca. Bedford Butterfly Park B
Leopard gecko, kingfisher, ladybird, etc. 2009 #
Many
THE WILDFOWL & WETLANDS TRUST   General guides
1946 -
Geese in flight dr. 1954 pre "Severn Wildfowl Trust" IRV
Mandarin duck 1968 #
*Many
" 1969 #
*Many
Red-breasted geese dr. plus insets 1973 ©
*Many
" 1973 © "25p" added to f/c E
" 1974 #
Many
Swans in flight dr. 1985 © Sold with "Walkabout Guide" inserts Many
Wigeon dr. 1987 © Sold with "Walkabout Guide" inserts *Many
Ne-ne 1990 © Sold with "Walkabout Guide" inserts *Many
WILDLIFE HERITAGE FOUNDATION    Formerly Big Cat Sanctuary
Smarden, Kent   2000 -
Tiger 2012 Only 4 pages
Y
WILDWOOD   Opened on the former site of Brambles Wildlife Park
Herne Common, Kent   1999 -
Wolf, red squirrel, pine marten, etc. 2003 77pp. Many
" 2005 110pp. Many
" 2008 98pp. Many
Willersmill Wildlife Park - see SHEPRETH WILDLIFE PARK
WINDSOR SAFARI PARK
Windsor, Berkshire   1969 - 1992
Dolphin 1970 ca.
Many
" 1970 ca. Camel added to map Many
Coat of arms 1971 ca. Orange / Red background; f/p: Ronal Smart
V
"
1971 ca.
Orange / Red background; f/p: Smart Brothers
Many
" 1972 ca. Blue background; c/p: Orange bucket Many
" 1972 ca. Blue background; c/p: Dolphins training Many
Tiger 1973 ca. Black background Many
" 1974 ca. Blue background Many
Cheetah 1975 ca. Map key up to 30 Many
" 1976 ca. Map key up to 33 Many
Giraffe with visitors 1977 ca. p.15: Pilot whale CFNR
" 1978 ca. p.15: Killer whale CV
Tiger snarling 1979 # Dated on cover FR?Vf
" 1979 # Not dated on cover FKR?
Killer whale 1980 #
Many
Cartoon lion plus insets 1982 ca. M Map ref #34 - "Animal Magic" Many?
" 1980s M Map ref #34 - "Animalarium" Many?
Lioness yawning 1986 Map on one page Many
" 1987? Map on one page - "12. Chimpanzees (proposed new site)" Many
" 1988? Map across two pages Many
Killer whale, dolphin, lion, slide 1988 ca. Map ref #17 - "Rhino Paddock" Many
" 1989 ca. Map ref #17 - "Elephant Gardens" Many
African elephants, killer whale, boat ride 1990 ca.
Many
African elephants, shopping area, boat ride 1992 ca.
Many
"Meet the Dolphins" 1972 ca.
Many
"Dolphins can be fascinating.." 1975 ca.
F
"The Dolphins at Windsor" 1991
Many
WINGED WORLD
Morecambe, Lancashire   1966 - late 1970s
Cock of the rock 1971 ca. f/c: No text Many?
" 1970s M  f/c: "Winged World"; "Heysham Head" C+? 
WINGHAM WILDLIFE PARKb>
Wingham, Kent   1986 -
Black-and-white ruffed lemur
2010 #
  Many
Lion, tiger, black jaguar, macaw
2014 #
b/c: Wolf
BK
WOBURN SAFARI PARK
Woburn, Bedfordshire   1970 -
Lion dr. 1970 #
Many
African elephants dr. 1971
Many
Tiger 1972 # 2nd edition Many
Tigers 1973 # 3rd edition Many
Tiger and Woburn Abbey 1975 # 4th edition Many
Tiger in frame plus insets 1977 # 5th edition Many
Tiger and Woburn Abbey in frame 1978 # 6th edition Many
Lion under tree 1979 # 7th edition EFK
" 1980 # 8th edition Many
Giraffe calf 1981 # 9th edition Many
Tiger, elephant, cable car, etc. dr. 1982 # 10th edition CF
Monkey wood 1983 # 11th edition BCFR
Tiger 1984 # 12th edition CEI
" 1986 # 13th edition Many
Tiger, bison, Asian elephant, white rhino, bongo calf 1987 # 14th edition Many
" 1988 # 15th edition A
" 1989 # 16th edition CE
" 1990 # 17th edition CEF
White rhinos, hippos, lioness, etc. 1991 # 18th edition CEFI
Zebras and lioness 1993 # 19th edition Many
Tiger plus insets 1995 # 20th edition *Many
Asian elephant dr. 1998 # 21st edition *Many
Tiger face 2002 # 22nd edition - logo down leftside of cover Many
Tiger walking  2004 # 23rd edition Many
Tiger lying down 2006 # 25th edition Many
Tiger face 2008 # Sold with a "Spotter's Guide" (giraffe calf on f/c) Many
" 2010 # "Celebrating 40 years"; Sold with a reprint of the 1970 guide Many
Three Asian elephants
2012 #
 b/c Lions
Many
Tiger standing  2014# Sold first half of 2014 Many
Single Asian Elephant 2014# Sold second half of 2014 BCEK
Asian elephant with calf 2015# Sold from March to August 2015 Many
Giraffe (head and neck) 2015# Sold from August 2015 Many
Tiger and cubs 2016# Sold from February 2016 Many
WOBURN ZOO PARK
Woburn, Bedfordshire   1955 -
Bison, deer, birds, etc. plus Woburn Abbey dr. 1958 ca.
Many
Bison 1960s
CERV
WOODSIDE WILDLIFE AND FALCONRY PARK
Newball, Lincolnshire   2002-
Tiger, Hat and Binoculars ?A5 size - "The explorers guide". Either 2014/2015 or 2016~
The World Owl Centre - see Muncaster: THE WORLD OWL CENTRE
Worldwide Butterflies - see Sherborne: WORLDWIDE BUTTERFLIES
The Woolly Monkey Sanctuary - see Looe: THE MONKEY SANCTUARY
Wyld Court: THE LIVING RAINFOREST
Hampstead Norreys, Berkshire   1996 -
Orchids and trees dr. 1990s "Rainforest Guide" E
Pairs of leaves silhouetted 1990s "Walk Around Guide" EV
Pair of leaves in green 1999 "Interpretive Guide" E
Frog in foliage dr. 2000 © "Trail Guide" CEVY
Map 2003 "Trail Guide" AEK
West African dwarf crocodile 2004 ©
*Many
YORKSHIRE WILDLIFE PARK
Doncaster, South Yorkshire   2009 -
Children and meerkats 2009 #
Many
African Lion (standing up) 2010 #
Many
Tiger
2011 #
  Many
Amur Leopard 2012 #    Many 
African Lion (face) 2013 #   Many
Polar Bear face 2015 #   Many
Polar Bear splashing in water 2016#   C

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