Old World Monkey Symposium 2020
Yorkshire Wildlife Park is delighted to host The Old World Monkey two day symposium, gathering troops of Old World Monkey experts to share and gain knowledge on a variety of topics ranging from husbandry, training to field conservation.
At the time of booking if there is a requirement for disabled access or other considerations that we need to be aware of please contact Matthew Zaremba on firstname.lastname@example.org
Please Note that all delegates are responsible for all travel between Hotels and Yorkshire Wildlife Park.
Delegate Fee Includes - Refreshments and Lunches during the Conference - please let Matt know of any specific dietary requirements.
There is an evening BBQ on Tuesday 9th June 2020 included in your delegate fee.
How to get to Yorkshire Wildlife Park
Using SatNav Enter Post Code DN4 6TB. The entrance to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park is new The Post Code DN4 6TB will direct you to the established roads opposite the new entrance. Once you reach the destination please follow the signs directing you to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park Car Park.
From M18 Junction 3
Yorkshire Wildlife Park can now be easily accessed from the M18 via the new FARRRS link road. Leave the M18 at Junction 3 and exit onto the new “Great Yorkshire Way”, signposted “Yorkshire Wildlife Park”. Follow this A-road for approximately two miles until you reach a traffic light junction at the A638. Take the left lane signposted “Armthorpe”, join the A638, then after approximately 300 meters turn right onto Warning Tongue Lane. The park entrance is approximately half a mile along Warning Tongue lane on the right, just after the bridge.
From the A1
Join the M18 at Junction 35 and follow the instructions above.
From the M1
Join the M18 at Junction 32 and follow the instructions above
As Doncaster is a major railway station on the East Coast Main Line, there is a frequent rail service to the town, the park is approx. 5 miles from the station, The Crown Hotel is 9 miles away and Mount Pleasant is 6 miles. Doncaster Railway Station, Station Court, Doncaster, DN1 1PE
Taxis are usually available at the taxi rank, located directly outside the station. If you plan to arrive early in the morning or late at night, it is advisable to book your taxi in advance by calling Doncaster Station Taxis on 01302 368636, Taxis from outside the station cost around £12.00 to the park or if you use a Private Hire firm the price is in the region of £6.50 Private Hire Firms contact details Alpha Mini Cabs 01302 323333 or Micks Mini Cabs 01302 820282
Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBA) is the largest of the three Yorkshire airports and the 16th busiest airport in the U.K. LBA Airport serves the cities of Leeds and Bradford as well as the wider Yorkshire region. LBA is 11 km (6.9 miles) northwest of Leeds and about 11.2 km (7 miles) northeast of Bradford. EasyJet, Jet2 and Ryanair, three of the largest British low-cost airlines, operate at Leeds Bradford Airport. Approx. 1 hour 20 minutes to Yorkshire Wildlife Park
Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) is the second largest of the Yorkshire airports. Located 11.2 kms (7 miles) from Doncaster and 40 kms (25 miles) from Sheffield, Robin Hood Airport serves passengers across Yorkshire, the Humber and North Midlands. Budget Airlines like Ryanair, Flybe, and Thomson. Approx. 5 minutes to Yorkshire Wildlife Park
Humberside Airport is a small international airport owned by Manchester Airports Group, the largest UK-owned airport group. Humberside Airport is located at Kirmington in North Lincolnshire, 19 km (12 miles) west of Grimsby and about 24 km (15 miles) from Kingston upon Hull and Scunthorpe Approx. 1 Hour to Yorkshire Wildlife Park
Yorkshire Wildlife Park has negotiated special rates for delegates who are responsible for their own accommodation arrangements with our partner hotel please see below
Please note that the cut-off date for the discounted rates for accommodation is 4 weeks prior to the conference.
Crown Hotel Information – YWP Official Partner Hotel – DISCOUNTED Rates
Located just a few miles from Yorkshire Wildlife Park, the four-star Crown Hotel is a converted coaching Inn and has a contemporary, rustic style with 77 Bedrooms, restaurant, bar and meeting rooms. Located on the market place in cosmopolitan bustling Bawtry, there is an array of boutique shops, restaurants and bars all within walking distance of the hotel. All of our en-suite bedrooms offer toiletries, hairdryer, iron and board in each room and tea and coffee making facilities. Our restaurant offers a fantastic full Yorkshire breakfast – a great way to start the day! The restaurant is open from 12 noon lunchtime through to 10pm daily, with a menu that includes fish, grills, pasta and sharing platters. The Crown bar is the perfect place to chill and relax in with a range of lagers, beers, spirits and wine, and also has a Fizz and Bubbles menu. The Crown also offers free WIFI and free car parking.To book please contact email@example.com or call 01302 710341 and quote ‘Yorkshire Wildlife Park – EOWMT’.
Rates per night are £85.00 bed and full Yorkshire breakfast single occupancy, or £95.00 full Yorkshire breakfast double/twin.Website - www.crownhotel-bawtry.com
Mount Pleasant Hotel Information
As well as being Doncaster’s only AA rated 4-star hotel, the BEST WESTERN PREMIER Mount Pleasant Hotel is also the closest hotel to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park at just 5 minutes’ drive away. Set in 100 acres of wooded parkland, the hotel is a luxurious place to stay. We offer spacious rooms, an elegant atmosphere, good food in our Garden Restaurant and Captains Bar, and spa treatments in Therapié our Health & Wellness Centre. There is also free WiFi throughout the hotel and all its bedrooms, and 140 free parking spaces onsite.Simply call the main hotel number 01302 868696 – No Special Price has been negotiated By Rail: Doncaster Station is approximately 15 minute’s taxi ride away.By Air: Doncaster International Airport is approximately 5 minutes taxi ride away.
Ramada Encore Hotel Doncaster
Ramada Encore is a modern hotel located opposite Doncaster Airport, the hotel boast 102 en-suite guest rooms and has an on-site Hub Bar and Restaurant. The hotel offers free of charge car-parking on-site for all residents. Yorkshire Wildlife Park is located under 3 miles from the hotel. Ramada Encore Doncaster, Robin Hood Airport, First Avenue, Auckley, Doncaster, DN9 3GG No Special Price has been negotiated