Twycross Zoo - Follow Your Heart

Opening Times: 10am - 5pm

Sign up
Things To Do
Whats on at the Zoo
Himalaya Centre
Plan Your Visit

Family Fun Day Out!

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.DOWTK Family Favourites Awards Finalist 2018

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 Society, click here

Read more about us here

Ranger Talks at the Zoo today

10:30 AM

Gibbon Forest

11:00 AM


11:30 AM


12:00 PM

Pelican & Flamingo

12:30 PM

Penguin Parade

14:30 PM

Chimpanzee Eden

15:00 PM

Bush Dogs

15:30 PM

Penguin Parade

16:00 PM


In the News

1st January 2019

Start the new year by protecting bonobos in the wild

Do you know one of the most simple ways to protect bonobos in the wild? Mobile phone recycling!

find out more

20th December 2018

Palm Oil: Are your Christmas essentials sustainable?

You may have heard a lot about palm oil in the news recently - but what is it, why is it important and where can you find it?

find out more

18th December 2018

Twycross Zoo remembers its founders with blue plaques

The legacy of Twycross Zoo founders, Molly Badham MBE and Nathalie Evans, lives on 55 years after it all began, as we recognised their contribution welcoming special guests to the unveiling of their blue plaques.

find out more

15th November 2018

Twycross Zoo awarded with WAZA Nature Connect Grant

Running in parallel with Ape Action Africa, Twycross Zoo has been running a unique five week programme for local families called TZ Family Tree; together we grow. Find out how you can get involved to save our native habitats...

find out more