RZSS Discovery and Learning

Education has been at the heart of RZSS for over four decades and sits within the Discovery and Learning team. We have engaged with over one million learners across both Edinburgh Zoo and the Highland Wildlife Park. From nursery to tertiary and beyond encompassing both formal and informal learning, the team create and deliver unique experiences for learners and daily visitors, encouraging excitement and exploration though interactive learning programmes and interpretation.

Following current advice Edinburgh Zoo is currently closed and we’re unable to accept any educational bookings at this time. If you have any questions or need to get in touch about an existing booking please email

We may be closed, but we’re here to support you, your family and friends, in bringing the zoo to you when learning from home!

Take a look at our full range of amazing FREE resources at ZooToYouActivities

We are extremely grateful to the following partners for their generous support of our education programmes:



People's Postcode Lottery Postcode Planet Trust

RZSS Education Sponsors - Confucius Institute for Scotland

RZSS Education Sponsors - Baillie Gifford

RZSS Education Sponsors - Arnold Clark

RZSS Education Sponsors - Scotland China Education Network

RZSS Education Sponsors - SCILT  


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