Experience this unique opportunity to visit 'Monkey Forest' an exciting walk amongst 140 free roaming Barbary macaques.

You will be able to discover this amazing species as they exhibit their natural behaviour with no bars or cages to hinder your view.

to the Monkey Forest at Trentham in Staffordshire

By Car

From the M6: exit 15, take the A500 towards Stoke and leave at the exit A34 towards Stone. Go straight over the roundabout to The Trentham Estate and we are the next roundabout on the right - look out for the brown 'monkey forest' signs.
From the M1: exit 23a or 24a and turn onto the A50 to Stoke on Trent. Follow signs to Trentham on to the A34. Then follow the brown signs to Monkey Forest. The Entrance is located at The Trentham Estate south entrance on the A34.

Using your SatNav?

We are fairly new and our postcode does not yet guide you to us with your SatNav! Type ST12 9HR in your GPS and it will guide you to the Strongford Garage, we are directly opposite.
Have a safe journey!

By Train

The nearest station is Stoke on Trent. Taxis can be found outside the station.

What's new : Unusual Gifts at Monkey Forest!

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By Bus

From the train station numbers 23, 23A, 24, 25 & X1 to Hanley bus station (6 to 7 min). Hanley Bus station number 10 every 20 minutes takes you outside the entrance of Monkey Forest (stop after Trentham Gardens or the Trentham Estate South entrance).

If there are more than 2 of you it might be worth getting a taxi from the train station which is quicker and normally costs about 10 each way.