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TT and MGP info

TT Opening and Info

We are open every day TT and MGP 


INFO updated for 2023 MGP

We are open to all, 7 days a week 9.30am – 4.30pm every day of the MGP with last admissions at 3.30pm. Please note the half hour earlier than normal close from Monday 21st August to Monday 28th of August. Trains will NOT be running August Bank holiday as most train volunteers are Marshalls and not available. 

For those who would like to watch the racing from the car park you can do.

The following limitations will apply due to disruption of TT and MGP schedule:

  • Buses only stop one way at the Park - coming from Ramsey you have to get off at Ballaugh or Sulby
  • There is unlikely to be talk times or opening of Lemur walk-in enclosure due to limited volunteer availability during TT and MGP racing days 
  • There is unlikely to be trains running or talk and feed times on the whats on.


 Check 2023 MGP race schedule here



Please read the following for additional information:


How do I get to/leave the Park when roads are closed?


You can access the Wildlife Park car park with a vehicle by using the old railway line from the Ballacrye road. A temporary sign will mark the access route on the Ballacrye road - please use this track carefully and drive slowly as you may encounter traffic or people coming the other way. 



Can I get to the Wildlife Park by bus?


During the race period once course is set up Bus Services Do not serve the Shelter at the Wildlife Park - Buses Travelling to Ramsey Stop at the car park Entrance.


Buses travelling from Ramsey towards Kirk Michael and Peel DO NOT stop at the Wildlife Park during this period.

From this direction you need to get the bus to Ballaugh and cross over the road or walk to Sulby (its about a 10 minute walk and may not be suitable for small children or those with mobility issues)


For additional bus information please check Bus Vannin website Here 


Do I need to book?


No - just turn up you can pay at the gate, we are open 9.30 am to 4.30pm, last admissions 3.30pm.

The entrance is to the right-hand side of the shop, where you can speak to the shop/reception staff through a window. You now only exit via the shop.

Are the play areas open?