Twycross Zoo - Follow Your Heart

Opening Times: 10am - 6pm

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Twycross Zoo is a registered charity (number 501841) which exists to support conservation, education and research.

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Open 364 days a year, Twycross Zoo is set amongst the beautiful rural countryside in the heart of England.

Right on the Leicestershire / Warwickshire border, Twycross Zoo is an award-winning conservation charity, with an award-winning schools programme, and fun for all the family.

Immerse yourself and explore the animal world any time of the year, with indoor and outdoor enclosures, interactive experiences and fun, exciting encounter with over 500 animals, from 125 different species.

What animals do we have at Twycross Zoo? Find out here

Want to know more about our opening times and prices? That’s here

To find out more about our charity, The East Midlands Zoological Sociey, click here

Read more about us here

Keeper Talks at the Zoo today

10:30 AM

Black Headed Spider Monkeys

11:00 AM

Gibbon Forest

11:30 AM


12:00 PM

Walking With Lemurs

12:30 PM

Penguin Parade

14:30 PM


15:00 PM

Bush Dogs

15:30 PM

Penguin Parade

16:00 PM


16:30 PM

Gibbon Forest

In the News

15th May 2018

Marmoset Massage #NationalMassageDay

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23rd April 2018

Our lemurs make a very Royal prediction

There’s no denying that Royal baby fever has swept the nation and got everyone excited, and that even includes our Crowned lemurs, who have tried their hand at predicting whether the nation is expecting a little boy or girl.

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9th April 2018

A ‘Sweet’ Fight Against Single-Use Packaging!

Twycross Zoo has today announced it is to remove some single-use packaging from its shelves and stock sweets in compostable packaging – a first in the industry from confectionery manufacturer Calico Cottage.

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5th April 2018

Tiny twins born to smallest monkey in the world

We’ve welcomed two tiny additions to the Zoo with Pygmy marmoset twins coming out to wow visitors.

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