Newquay Zoo's AWARDs


Cornwall Tourism Awards
  • Silver Award for Best Wildlife Attraction of the Year
  • 'Welcome Accolade' by Visit England for an outstanding quality visitor experience
Environmental Awards
  • Retained ISO14001​ status


Environmental Awards
  • Retained ISO14001 status


Educational awards
  • Runner up in Commitment to Graduate Development category at the Excellence in Business Training Awards


BIAZA awards
  • Best Use of Plants in a Landscape Feature for the World War Zoo Garden exhibit
  • Research Symposium: best poster Kayley Bryan for Breeding babblers: comparing breeding environments for two pairs of pekin robins at Newquay Zoo.

Newquay Zoo's Credentials

Newquay Zoo is part of the Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust (WWCT) alongside Paignton Zoo and Living Coasts in Torquay, and is a member of several professional associations...


Zoo associations 

  • British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA)
  • European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA)

Environmental associations and accreditations

  • ISO14001
  • WEEE

Educational associations and accreditations

  • Childrens' University
  • Learning Outside the Classroom badge
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Amabassadors (STEM)

Tourism associations and accreditations

  • Cornwall Association of Tourist Attractions (CATA)
  • Enjoy England - Visitor Attraction Quality Assured Scheme (VAQAS)
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