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This is where you can get to know our team a bit better, and read about the things that make us smile.

2018 is Chinese New Year of the Dog

Posted on February 16, 2018 by admin

In 2018, Chinese New Year falls on Friday 16th February. Steeped in centuries of ritual and tradition, and now famed for its magnificent celebrations, it’s an annual source of delight to revellers around the world. As long-time fans of Chinese culture (particularly … Read More

Our Top 10 Famous Birds (the Feathered Kind)

Posted on December 3, 2017 by admin

From falconry fun to penguin encounters and owl evenings, it’s fair to say we’ve got a bit of a soft spot for experiences of the feathered kind around here. With so many British birds of prey roaming our skies, we’re a nation that loves… Read More

Dog Friendly Short Breaks

Posted on September 26, 2017 by admin

To most dog owners, canine pals are as much a part of the family as any other member, so when it comes to enjoying a break away from home, it only seems fair that furry friends should be included. Fortunately, there are tonnes of dog friendly… Read More

A Guide to British Birds of Prey

Posted on August 31, 2017 by admin

The UK is home to a number of different species of birds of prey, coming in all sorts of colours, shapes and sizes. The question is, do you know each one from the next? For those who aren’t as clued up on their… Read More

The Ultimate Big Cat Fact File [Infographic]

Posted on July 28, 2017 by admin

Wild for big cats? Well, this one’s for you! To mark #InternationalTigerDay appropriately, we put together a fact file full of fascinating nuggets of information about the magnificent felines. As some of the most regal animals to walk the earth, there’s something… Read More

RLD Does Bring Your Teddy Bear to Work Day

Posted on October 12, 2016 by admin

As the children's song goes 'If you go down to the woods today, you're sure of a big surprise' and it's no different today here at RLD HQ. We have brought our teddies in, big and small, to celebrate Bring your Teddy Bear to… Read More

10 Tip Top Tapir Facts

Posted on April 27, 2016 by admin

Believe it or not, it’s World Tapir Day. To celebrate this momentous occasion, here are 10 tip top tapir facts that you may not already know… 1. A group of tapirs is called a ‘candle’. 2. The average lifespan of… Read More

An Interview With…. pooch Dog Spa

Posted on February 24, 2016 by admin

With two thirds of pet owners seeing their pet as an intrinsic and beloved member of the family, the want for reliable and high quality care is increasing too. We speak to pooch Dog Spa about the pet pampering industry and find out a bit more… Read More

Meerkat Fun at Paradise Wildlife Park

Posted on January 6, 2016 by admin

Bill, our CEO at Red Letter Days, recently took his daughter Easha and her friend Holly to meet the meerkats at Paradise Wildlife Park in Hertfordshire. Not many people braved the park on that Saturday, due to torrential rain (it hammered down. All day). But Easha… Read More

Celebrate Furry Friends for National Cat Day

Posted on October 28, 2015 by admin

We’re a nation known the world over for being batty about our animals. Cats and dogs are taken to our hearts and quickly become fully paid up members of the family. Not only is it National Cat Day tomorrow, but we’ve got some great new… Read More

Q&A with Emma Blackwell of Paradise Wildlife Park

Posted on April 13, 2015 by admin

31 years ago, ambitious businessman and former speedway enthusiast Peter Sampson, bought the site of Broxbourne Zoo (at the time, voted worst zoo in Britain) and turned it into Paradise Wildlife Park - one of the UK’s most flourishing and celebrated animal attractions. We… Read More

Gypsy Caravan Glamping with Llamas

Posted on October 15, 2014 by admin

You'll know (if you regularly read our blog) that we are big fans of Catangar Llamas. Can you imagine what it is like to stay in a hand-built gypsy caravan with llamas at the end of the garden?… Read More

Out and About – Llama Trekking

Posted on September 10, 2014 by admin

One sunny Friday morning this summer, Ali and I took a 70 mile drive up the M1 to Northamptonshire to do an experience we had both always been curious to try – llama trekking. It turned out to be love at first sight and we are already… Read More

Horse Riding – Western Style!

Posted on June 18, 2014 by admin

It's always great to escape the city, which is probably why Rav, our Director of Business Development, wasn't going to turn down the opportunity to go on a Cowboy Trail Riding Adventure in New Milton, Hampshire. Join him to see what he had to… Read More

Announcement: New Red Letter Days Racing Experience

Posted on April 1, 2014 by admin

Due to popular demand, we're pleased to announce a brand new experience day available from Red Letter Days. We already offer fantastic experience days for horse racing, motor racing and even dumper truck racing, but now we're excited to offer an amazing snail racing… Read More

Ten Magnificent Facts about Meerkats

Posted on February 17, 2014 by admin

Meerkats have got to be one of the cutest little animals around. With their upright stance and friendly features they're definitely one of the most popular attractions at the zoo. But have you ever wanted to know more about these creatures? If so, read… Read More

National Dress Up Your Pet Day

Posted on January 13, 2014 by admin

Did you know that tomorrow is National Dress Up Your Pet Day? OK, we know it's a bit of a bizarre thing to celebrate - but if you like looking at cute pets with funny costumes, then keep reading... Read More

Top Ten Weird Animal Facts

Posted on October 4, 2013 by admin

Today is World Animal Day 2013. This annual event started in 1931 to highlight the plight of the world’s most endangered species, and is now celebrated by animal lovers all over the globe. So in honour of the… Read More