Happy World Environment Day: Do Your Bit To Help Monkey Forest Stay Green
Here at Monkey Forest we take great pride in our conservation efforts for the environment and our monkeys, working with the likes of the Primate Society of Great Britain (PSGB) and Barbary macaque Awareness and Conservation (BMAC). Unfortunately, it is not only Barbary macaques fighting a losing battle, as 75% of the world’s primates […]
5 ways that Trentham Monkey Forest can help with your mental health
As it is Mental Health Awareness Week and the theme to raise awareness about is loneliness, we here at Trentham Monkey Forest would like to remind you that our forest can be the perfect place to help reduce loneliness. Walking amongst 140 free-roaming Barbary macaques and having a chat with our knowledgeable park guides can […]
Staffordshire Day: Introducing the world’s first Bottle Kiln Bug Hotel at Monkey Forest
To celebrate Staffordshire Day 2022, Monkey Forest has erected the world’s first bottle kiln bug hotel, in a respectful nod to the counties culture on this momentous day. On May 1st, over 260 years ago, Josiah Wedgwood set up his now world-famous pottery company in 1759, helping to transform Staffordshire into the centre of […]
Welcome to Monkey Forest Researcher Rachel!
Did you know that at Monkey Forest, we welcome primatologist researchers in to observe and study our Barbary macaques, to use for their educational publications? Monkey Forest is the only place in the UK with free-roaming Barbary macaque monkeys – with no cages or bars. This unique characteristic provides researchers with the perfect […]
‘Flossie’ could be the first monkey mum in 2022!
Trentham Monkey Forest are pleased to announce that ‘Flossie’ is likely to be the first female to have fallen pregnant this year at the 60-acre Staffordshire monkey sanctuary. After weeks of monitoring the female monkeys the team at the park have noticed that 20-year-old monkey, who goes by the nickname ‘Flossie’, has been developing […]
Team at Monkey Forest hang ‘legacy leaves’ on brand-new Conservation Tree to inspire a brighter future
To mark the first week of the 2022 season, team members at Trentham Monkey Forest hung their very own ‘legacy leaf’ onto the park’s new ‘Conservation Tree’ to help encourage others to look after the environment and its inhabitants. Geraldine O’Connor (Shop Supervisor), Anna Smith (Head Guide) and Diane Floyd (Park Guide) were included […]
ONE MONTH TO GO: The top 5 things to get excited for at Monkey Forest in 2022
Today marks a MONTH until we open our doors again here at Monkey Forest. We are so excited to welcome you back again. Over winter… a lot can change. Especially with the monkeys! So, we have compiled a quick round-up of TOP 5 most exciting things to look out for in 2022. Have a quick […]
Monkey Around the Christmas Tree with Perfect Primate Gifts From Trentham Monkey Forest
It’s that time of year again! Here are a few gifts ideas from us to you for that special person this Christmas… T’is the season to be thoughtful and help protect primates with Monkey Forest’s BRAND-NEW baby monkey adoption pack. Monkey Forest’s recently launched adoption pack is the perfect gift for that […]