In case you haven’t seen our recent announcement regarding not applying for our zoo license, and how that will affect your visit, you can read our full statement here.

For trade stalls, please click here to complete our application form.


We'll be joined by Emma from Blooming Occasions for this expert Christmas wreath making workshop, with 12.5% of ticket sales being donated to help our rescued residents! Create your very own, bespoke wreath with seasonal foliages and decorations.

Complimentary tea or filter coffee with biscuits included, along with admission to the sanctuary to meet our 500 rescued animals.

All decorations will be provided but if you wish to add lights then please bring with you. Suitable for ages 12+.


Come and paint with us at our popular Winter Robins Paint Party. No experience needed, everything supplied for a fun, relaxed and creative afternoon. Your canvas will be pre-traced. Entry to the Sanctuary is included in the Paint Party ticket price, with 22% of the ticket price being donated to Hopefield. As well as recreating this lovely painting, for an additional fee we can print your painting into super personal Christmas Cards.

Christmas at Ho-Ho-Hopefield

Get in the festive spirit as we welcome you to Christmas at Ho-Ho-Hopefield!

Complete with:

Letter Writing to Santa | Visit from Santa with gift | Christmas Trail | Free Mince Pie & Mulled Wine (warm squash for children) | Miniature Christmas Village | General Admission to the Sanctuary | “Elfie” Station

All activities are included with every child ticket.

Taking place every weekend between 2nd - 23rd December.

Christmas Quiz Night - 15th Dec

Have a holly, jolly Christmas Quiz Night with us on Friday 15th December! Get your friends and family together and put your thinking caps on as we test your Christmas knowledge. To finish the evening we’ll draw the raffle – complete with festive prizes you won’t want to miss! Tickets include a jacket potato, and there will be a range of hot, soft, and alcoholic drinks for sale on the night, as well as delicious treats from Norwegian Bakers.


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