Top 5 Animal Lover Parties

Whether you want to be spooked by spiders, have a snake slither up your arm, or just stroke the bunnies in Battersea Park, there's an animal party for everyone. We round up our top five:

Wildlife at the Wetland Centre

Children's parties at the London Wetland Centre are a blast. Choose from lots of fun packages including a duckling hunt, wildlife detectives and nature craft. From £9.95 per child at

Fun for Little Monkeys at Battersea Park Zoo

For animal parties for ages 4+ Battersea Park zoo is a lovely, intimate venue. Meet and greet the animals, go on a fact tour and have a birthday tea. £27.50 per child,

The Animal Man

Nick Spelman, the animal man will bring a combination of live animals to you. For older kids Ranger Stu presents a show geared to their academic ability.

Don't let the bugs bite

London Zoo offer a wide range of parties. Our favourite is the bedbugs sleepover, for 7-11 year olds. Kids stay overnight in the bug house at London Zoo, explore the zoo by torchlight and wake up to the sounds of the animals. £50 per child.