Twycross Zoo - Follow Your Heart

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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 habitats, interactive experiences and fun, exciting encounters 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 Society, click here

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Ranger Talks at the Zoo today

10:30 AM


11:00 AM

Sumatran Tiger

11:30 AM


12:00 PM

Bushdogs (Weekends only)

12:30 PM

Penguin Parade

14:30 PM


15:00 PM


15:30 PM

Sumatran Tiger

16:00 PM

Gibbon Forest

In the News

18th February 2020

Dial up a brighter future with Twycross Zoo

We have recently undertaken a survey to demonstrate the impact mobile phones are having on the planet and particularly one of its endangered species – the bonobo.

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14th February 2020

Bonobos pile on the PDA this Valentine’s Day

Known for their caring and affectionate nature, our troop of naturally loving bonobos have been celebrating World Bonobo Day and the ultimate day of love.

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10th February 2020

Answer our call for mobile phones this February half term

Families looking to meet, help and support conservation all over the world during February Half Term should bring any unwanted mobile phones with them on their visit!

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31st January 2020

Twycross Zoo’s frank call on why bonobos are endangered

Twycross Zoo pleas for parents to think of all options before buying a mobile phone for their child due to the devastating impact on the habitat of wild bonobos, one of the four great apes.

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