If you're looking for an animal experience as a gift for an animal lover, or you want to treat yourself, take a look at gift experience company Into the Blue
They've got a number of animal experiences, with animals such as ferrets, tamarin monkeys, alpacas, meerkats, pigs, sheep, snakes and crocodiles, bees, horses and donkeys.
Click here to see the photography experiences - there are some wildlife photography experience days amongst them.
There are lots of falconry experiences to choose from
- there are locations around the UK and they start at £24.50
Experience a meeting and handling a bird of prey
and even flying them to your gloved hand!
Try a bee keeping experience!
They start at £35.00
Find out all about the art of keeping bees and making honey!
There are a number of animal-related photography experiences
- some are not animal related and some are online.
Have a sheepdog experience in West Yorkshire
Have a full day with Border Collies
Learn how to handle and train the dogs
Learn about farming, sheep and sheepdogs
Shepherd a small flock of sheep
You could go Alpaca Walking in Warwickshire
from £7.50 for a child, £13.50 for an adult.
Meet the alpaca herd near Atherstone
and head off on a guided walk with your alpaca!
There's Sheep Trekking in Somerset
Meet and greet the friendly sheep and give them snacks
Lead a sheep on a stroll across fields and through woodland
There's Ancient Trails Pony Walking in Dorset
This is a great way to discover Dorset,
on a guided pony walk with a pony by your side!
Meet the Meerkats in Oxfordshire
Learn all about the Meerkats' lives as a family
and get to feed them inside their enclosure