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Noah’s Ark are delighted to announce the extension of our Sunday openings. Following the overwhelmingly positive feedback from their wonderful visitors, both last year and this year, they have decided to continue with Sundays from now on.
Further to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the attractions at Cheddar Gorge & Caves are unfortunately remaining closed to guests for the time being.
Designed to celebrate 800 years since the construction of The Bishop’s Palace, Palace 800.
With Pumpkin Fest on the horizon, Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm welcomed back Luke and his giant pumpkins. After giving Shaka, the African Elephant, a 14stone pumpkin in 2019, Luke made the decision to grow three pumpkins for each of the Elephants at Noah’s Ark in 2020.
The Bishop’s Palace receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund
We are very pleased to announce that Glastonbury Abbey has received funding thanks to the government’s Culture Recovery Fund, #HereForCulture. Here for Culture is a movement that unites the public, government and cultural organisations in support of our fantastic cinemas, theatres, music venues, museums, galleries and heritage sites.
On Sunday 11th October 2020 a special Evensong service was held in Wells Cathedral to give thanks for 800 years of The Bishop’s Palace.
The Bishop’s Palace in Wells is keeping a Christmas tradition alive this year as they welcome a Christmas Pantomime with a twist to their programme of events.
If you have visited Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm recently, you may have noticed their new shop outside the main zoo entrance. The Noah’s Ark Farm Shop has popped up during lockdown and is now open for business!
Ferne Animal Sanctuary will be hosting its first Halloween Festival this year during the October half term week, so be sure to come and visit us and get involved with all of the fun between 24th Oct and 1st November!