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The Mammal Working Groups 2017 Annual Conference

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Doncaster

Warning Tongue Lane



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The Mammal Working Groups 2017 Annual Conference brings together collections from across BIAZA for a newly designed two day event. Presentations covering a wide range of mammalian topics from Training and Enrichment to Conservation and Reproduction, including anything husbandry related being shared between our collections. This is a real chance to learn and gain an insight into how all our zoos are working towards and ensuring best practice with mammalian husbandry. The meeting will be different to the previous format of the Mammal Working Group and will ensure everything on offer is available to each of you across the two days no matter which species you work with. A great chance to socialise and network with colleagues from other zoos, as well as a great evening event planned for the main night of the conference.

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 m.zaremba@yorkshirewildlifepark.com

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

Yorkshire Airports

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

If you need any further assistance or information please contact Matthew Zaremba 01302 535057 or email m.zaremba@yorkshirewildlifepark.com

Accommodation Arrangements

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 77edrooms, 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 reservations@crownhotel-bawtry.com or call 01302 710341 and quote Mammal Conference

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 for rates – 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 and we also have

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. Rate is £60.00 Bed and Breakfast per night.

Ramada Encore Doncaster, Robin Hood Airport, First Avenue, Auckley, Doncaster, DN9 3GG

Please contact the hotel on 01302 718520 and quote for these special discounted rates

No Special Price has been negotiated

Alternative accommodation https://www.booking.com

Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre – 25 Minutes from YWP

Old Thorne Road




Electric Pitch Caravan / Motor Home / Trailer Tent / Tent Price per Pitch, Per Night £15.50

Non - Electric Pitch Caravan / Motor Home / Trailer Tent/ Tent £12.50

Places to eat out in South Yorkshire for more information on accommodation and eating out options please go to www.visitdoncaster.co.uk

Ziniz Wine Bar & Restaurant 01302 711115

The contemporary, light interiors of Ziniz at the heart of Bawtry delivers modern Tuscan cuisine, but still retains the buzzing, friendly and relaxed atmosphere for all to enjoy, at this very popular Bawtry restaurant.

Dower House Restaurant 01302 710497

Dower House Restaurant offers a fabulous Indian cuisine with great service and atmosphere. Set within an authentic environment, the world's most flavoured herbs and spices are used alongside the finest ingredients to create exceptional dishes.

China rose 01302 710461

China rose specialise in fine Cantonese cuisine made with naturally fresh ingredients. Over thirty years’ experience in the preparation and cooking of the many dishes we offer you. A lot of preparation is necessary to ensure that the food arrives on your table hot and freshly cooked, as all Chinese food should be, and the main objective of

China rose is that you should enjoy the food in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

Caviars Restaurant and Wine Bar 01302 710 006

Caviars Restaurant and Wine Bar of Bawtry offers a welcoming and stylish place where you will enjoy a unique drinking and dining experience. Caviars is ideal for those who appreciate the finer things in life

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