Twycross Zoo - Follow Your Heart

Opening Times: 10am - 6pm

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The wicked Twycross witch is back from 11am every day – join us and take part in lots of frightfully fun FREE* activities throughout your family day out!

Saturday 20th October – Sunday 21st October
Saturday 27th October – Sunday 4th November

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Christmas at Twycross Zoo

More than just the usual 2-minute Santa visit!

See Santa throughout your Christmas family day out and get involved in lots of festive activities!

Breakfast with Santa is back and NEW for this year is Supper with Santa! Limited availability, book your place today.

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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.

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

Keeper 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

15th August 2018

Top 10 things to do at Twycross Zoo

With so much to see and do here at the zoo, here's our top picks for the ultimate day out this summer for all the family.

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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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8th August 2018

Flying high with The Big Butterfly Count

We’re big supporters of The Big Butterfly Count here at Twycross Zoo and took part this year with help from our education rangers along with children from the summer holiday zoo club.

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31st July 2018

Caggy is back on track with help from University of Nottingham

Every month the Twycross Zoo Veterinary Team nominate an animal for an achievement award for bravery. The winner for July 2018 is Caggy the Black-and-White Ruffed lemur...

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