* pound;6 million has been invested in transforming Paignton Zoo into an environmental park for the 21st century. It now boasts a large free-flying aviary, award-winning ape centre and elephant and giraffe house. The emphasis is on conservation and sustainbility and there is a specially-designed rainforest for primary children. Teaching support for art, English, maths, science and geography. Tel: 01803 697500.
Admission pound;3.90 children, pound;5.60 adults, pound;4.40 concessions.