Newquay Zoo's AWARDs

2019

BIAZA Awards
  • Gold award for development of a new mixed-species aviary (Gem's of the Jungle) to enhance management and breeding of species affected by the South East Asian caged bird trade.

2018

Primary Times Reader Star Awards
  • Silver Award for Best Family Attraction Half Day Out

2017

Newquay in Bloom
  • Winner of Best Gardens in Activity and Leisure Parks

2016

Newquay in Bloom
  • Winner of Best Gardens in Activity and Leisure Parks

2015

Newquay in Bloom
  • Winner of Best Gardens in Activity and Leisure Parks

2014

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

2013

Environmental Awards
  • Retained ISO14001 status

2012

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

2011

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 Wild Planet Trust 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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