Coronavirus: Doncaster's Yorkshire Wildlife Park stays open - but closes play areas

Doncaster’s Yorkshire Wildlife Park has announced it is still open during the coronavirus crisis for now – but has moved to close some of its play areas.

Wednesday, 18th March 2020, 3:58 pm
Updated Wednesday, 18th March 2020, 3:58 pm

In a statement on Facebook, a spokesman for the award winning Branton-based visitor attraction said: “The main park and animal reserves are currently open as normal.

“However, we have made the necessary decision to close the play area section of Monkey Playhouse and the Zoom Barn which are indoor children play areas.

“The closure of these two areas will take place with immediate effect.”

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Yorkshire WIldlife Park is staying open - for now.

The venue has said it is constantly reviewing procedures in light of Government advice.

Across Doncaster, dozens of venues have shut their doors over the COVID-19 outbreak.

Cast, all the town's leisure centres and Vue Cinema have all announced their closure while The Dome has called off all its shows until June.