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

Chimpanzee Eden

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

14th August 2018

Red heads Go FREE on World Orang utan Day!

Attention red heads – Twycross Zoo is inviting anyone with the striking-coloured hair to come and enjoy everything the award-winning conservation charity has to offer, for free!

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12th July 2018

Tooth Be Told, Oumbi’s Procedure Went Very Well!

Every month the Twycross Zoo Veterinary Team nominate an animal for an achievement award for bravery. The winner for June 2018 is Oumbi the Western lowland gorilla...

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24th June 2018

Twycross Zoo has won a People’s Postcode Lottery Grant!

Pupils from six local primary schools are taking part in Eco-Rangers, an amazing after-school club at Twycross Zoo, thanks to kind support from the players of the People’s Postcode Lottery.

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11th June 2018

Chimps Outdoor Adventure

Our cheeky chimps enjoyed their first day out since moving into their new home, Chimpanzee Eden, last month.

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