the UK's No. 1 safari just got even better

Opened in 1966, Longleat was the first ever Safari Park outside Africa. Your drive-through safari adventure will take you unbelievably close to creatures you’ve only dreamed about.  So mind the zebras crossing, give the rhinos right of way, watch out for the wolves and beware of the meddling monkeys.

Take the Deadly Safari!

Ever wondered what it would be like to be a Deadly Explorer? Well now’s your chance! It’s time to embark on the planet’s deadliest safari with a brand new guide, voiced by the star off BBC’s Deadly TV series, Steve Backshall who is coming with you every step of the way.

Find out more about the Deadly Adventure at Longleat

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Hand feed the giraffes at the african village

Ever come face-to-face with a giraffe?  It’s one of life’s must-do experiences!  You may wonder how a small child can reach to hand feed such a tall creature. Get down to the African Village in the Safari Park and you’ll see! Before you know it, you’ll find yourself looking a giraffe in the eye while it takes food direct from your hand.  One of our Longleat Safari Rangers will be there to show you how.  

Visit the African Village

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Cheetah Kingdom

For the first time ever, you’ll be able to see the world’s fastest land animal - the cheetah – at Longleat.  When they’re running they can get up to speeds of 70 miles an hour!

Find our more about the Cheetah Kingdom


monkey mayhem!

Our famous Monkey ‘Drive-Thru’ is always full of amusement!. Love them or hate them, the Longleat monkeys have always been one of the Safari Park’s most memorable experiences with their cheeky antics!

Watch the Monkey Mayhem video. See what our monkeys got up to when we gave them their very own car!

Anne the Elephant arrives at Longleat

We're delighted to announce that Anne the elephant has settled very well into her surroundings at Longleat since arriving back in April 2011. As well as her own special team of keepers dedicated to her wellbeing she has the freedom of her very own paddock to play in as and when she likes.

To find out the latest on Anne check out the news section.

Welcome our Pride of Lions

Everyone loves Longleat's famous lions! The Safari Park boasts two prides of lions to drive through and if you're lucky enough you may even spot some lion cubs closely following their parents!  Check out photos of our last litter of lion cubs when they first ventured out into the parkland.


And if that's not enough...

Don't forget to check out all the other animals that call Longleat home! With over 100 species to discover, from Rhino to Warthog and Wildebeest to Tiger the Safari Park has a new surprise around every bend!