Unicorn rides and experiences

Robin Hood’s Wheelgate Park

  • Enjoy your very own private unicorn encounter.
  • 15 minute sessions running between 10am and 12:30pm
  • £9.99 single child, additional children £3.99
  • Maximum of 4 children – session extended to 20 minutes for 3-4 children.
  • Booking essential – call us on 07983600879

Sessions consist of learning about the unicorns, grooming and riding through the woodland track alongside the deer. All ages welcomed, only children 2-10 years with a maximum weight of 7st can ride. The unicorn sessions do not include entrance to Wheelgate.

Robin Hood’s Wheelgate Park entrance tickets can be purchased on arrival, 15% OFF if purchasing tickets in advance. You will not be granted entrance to the park without purchasing entrance tickets.

In extreme weather conditions whereby unicorn rides are forced to close for safety reasons a refund or alternative date can be given.

To book please contact Zoe’s Party Animals

07983600879 — info@zoespartyanimals.co.uk — FB messenger


We are looking forward to a busy year getting out with our wonderful animal’s and meeting lots of new and familiar faces. Bookings are coming in thick and fast.


I’m so freaking excited!!!

Finally the diary is open for bookings.

29th March – Semi private and private riding sessions & family/ bubble gatherings for animal encounters and pony parties.

12th April – Unicorn rides restart at Wheelgate. Outdoor parties with up to 15 children.

17th May- Upto 30 people for outdoor parties and upto 6 for indoor.

21st June – Fingers crossed, all restrictions will lift.

Seasonal Pony Rides Assistant Position

Pony Rides Assistant

Zoe’s Party Animals – Melton Mowbray

Job Vacancy

Staring end of April/Beginning of May 2018

Pony Rides Assistant @ Melton Mowbray

To apply for this role you must submit your CV and covering letter.

For more details regarding Zoe’s Party Animals

contact Zoe 07983600879

Zoe’s Party Animals is based in

Nottingham NG16 6DE the position of Pony Rides Assistant will be based in Melton Mowbray there is also the chance to attend other events such as children’s parties, race days etc.

National minimum wage

Seasonal position – hours negotiable/flexible to include weekends

February – October weekends, bank holidays & kids holidays.

Possibility of work throughout the winter.

The role of the Pony Rides assistant is to provide a high standard of care for our horses whilst providing a pony ride experience for young children.

Key responsibilities include;

* Day to day care- feeding, cleaning, monitoring animals health and behaviour.

* Assisting with pony rides

* Promoting our services

What is required;

* Sound equine knowledge & experience

*Equine turnout to a high standard

*Good people skills

*Ability to work within a small team

*Available to work weekends & weekdays during the childrens holidays. (Flexible)

*Clear criminal record

What is desired;

* Car owner

* Live within a 10 mile radius of Melton Mowbray.

Job Type: Temporary

Required experience:

  • Equine: 5 years

Job Location:

  • Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

Upcoming events.


2018 – The year of the unicorn. 

We shall be at Wheel Gate with our Unicorns every weekend from February half term to Halloween, bank holidays and school holidays.

We shall also be at their sister park Twin Lakes in Melton Mowbray starting May 2018.


Come and visit our portable zoo we are attending the Races at Doncaster for the children’s Easter fun day Sunday 25th March.

Elsecar which is also being held at the Doncaster Racecourse (not a race day) Sunday 15th April.

Free event 12-4 Heanor Market Place sponsored by the council Monday 7th May.

Ilkeston Food Fair 10am-4pm Sunday 20th May.


Educational sessions and prices

Interactive fun through the power of animals.

It’s all about creating a fun learning environment!

See, touch and handle a variety of friendly reptiles, amphibians, furies, exotics, creepy crawlies and birds.

National curriculum driven.


Early Years & Primary, Holiday Clubs, Scouts, Brownies, Libraries, Summer Schools, Museums, Summer Fetes

Residential Homes & Animal Assisted Therapy


1hr £150.00

2hrs £190.00

3hrs £260.00

4hrs £320.00

5hrs £370.00

6hrs £410.00


*** Licenced ***Insured ***Enhanced DBS Checked*** Friendly Qualified Staff

Upcoming Events May 2016

Belper Goes Green

Belper Goes Green 4th & 5th June @ The Belper Rugby Club





Selston Gala


Annual Family Fun Day Gala again on Sunday 22nd May at Selston Leisure Centre 11am-4pm in aid of Chernobyl Children Life Line Pinxton and East Derbyshire Link, raising much needed funds to help the unfortunate children in Belarus still affected by the aftermath of the Chernobyl disaster.
Family entertainment, mascots, Petting Zoo, Gift and craft stalls, face painters, afternoon tea and much more.
Ilkeston Food Fair & drink fair
29th May 2016 10am-4pm
Amazing hand picked food and beverages
Face painters
Pony rides
Petting zoo
Arts and crafts