Penguin Feeding Experience


  • Visitor Experience Team
  • 0113 218 1000
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Did you know?

Every day, our charismatic Humboldt penguins are fed. You can join our keepers and have a wonderful experience you’ll never forget. Get to know the birds and help the keepers with the afternoon feed.

How much does this cost?

The Harewood Penguin Feeding Experience includes a Freedom ticket to enjoy Harewood House and grounds.

2017 prices:

  • Midweek:
    Adult: £31.50
    Child:  £23.50
  • Weekends and Bank Holidays:
    Adult: £36.50
    Child: £28.50

*Minimum age requirement is 7 years old. Child tickets apply to visitors who are under 18 years old.

Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian throughout the Penguin Feeding Experience. Accompanying adults will be required to pay normal Harewood admission prices, but will not be required to pay for the Penguin Feeding Experience.

Are there any restrictions?

Yes, there are some restrictions to this experience.

  • Minimum age of 7 years of age.
  • We can only allow 2 people at any one time within the enclosure.
  • For children under the age of 10, a Penguin Feeding Experience cannot take place without a parent or guardian present.
  • The enclosure is accessed via stairs so unfortunately, there is no wheelchair access at present.
  • It can be slippery within the enclosure. We recommend that all visitors are steady on their feet and that they wear appropriate footwear.

How do I book?

Please contact our Visitor Experience Team on 0113 218 1000 to schedule your experience. Feeding takes place at 2pm daily. Simply ask our team for details.

Special Winter Offer

During our Victorian Christmas at Harewood, we will be offering special Winter Keeper Experiences. You will have the chance to meet and feed the Humboldt Penguins, and help our keepers feed and clean out some of the animals on the farm. For more information click here.