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    Where to find Father Christmas in Bedfordshire

    Looking to get into the spirit this festive season? Here’s our guide to where you can meet Father Christmas, start to feel merry and maybe even get a gift or two early (only if you’ve made it onto the nice list of course!)

  • Merry Chimp-mas
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    Merry Chimp-mas

    A troop of Endangered chimpanzees at the UK’s largest zoo have gone wild for early Christmas presents from zookeepers – marking the start of Christmas at Whipsnade Zoo.

  • Fantastic baby beasts –and where to find them!
    In News

    Fantastic baby beasts – and where to find them!

    Two baby yaks named Tonks and Cedric have been captured on camera jumping for joy and bucking around the Dunstable Downs at Whipsnade Zoo - the magical new arrivals were given the monikers by zookeepers following their tradition of naming the yak family after characters from the beloved Harry Potter books. 

  • Escape into autumn with the National Trust this October half term

    Escape into autumn with the National Trust this October half term

    As the nights draw in and the great outdoors transforms into a kaleidoscope of autumnal colour, the National Trust has a whole host of events and activities planned to keep your little explorers entertained. From ghoulish tricks to nature’s treats, get ready to enjoy heaps of family fun this October half term.