West Midland Safari Park has said it will reopen its gates after the second lockdown as it prepares for a ‘difficult winter’.
The park in Bewdley will initially open its four-mile safari drive-through from Saturday (December 5) to guests for a discounted rate of £15 per person.
This will be available on selected dates before the park then opens its walk through areas, such as Land of The Living Dinosaurs, from December 12 until the 23rd.
All the existing safety measures will be in place to ensure guests have a safe and enjoyable day out.
Due to strict social distancing measures, the park last week cancelled its Santa Safari events but the park does hope to bring a little festive cheer to those who visit in December.
Managing director of the park Chris Kelly said: “We are breathing a sigh of relief here as we can reopen again and celebrate the festive season with our guest
“It’s going to be a difficult winter for us, especially as we’re unable to offer our popular Christmas experience. It’s been a really challenging year and this is not the end of 2020 we were hoping for but we will make the best of it.”
“We had a huge amount of support from the public over the summer and we implore them to do the same this December.
“We can’t do this without them, and besides, we love seeing families and friends enjoying themselves here. It’s the heart and soul of the Park.
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“Our baby Indian rhino, Inesh, who was born in September is doing really well and we can’t wait for guests to see him out on Safari.
“He is such a joy to watch with his mum Seto. All the other animals and our staff are looking forward to welcoming our guests back.”