Twycross Zoo - Follow Your Heart

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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 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

7th January 2020

Lope the gorilla celebrates his 7th birthday, but little brother steals the show!

We've had our first celebration of 2020 as our ape keepers threw a seventh birthday party for Lope, a critically-endangered Western lowland gorilla - however younger brother Shufai managed to steal the limelight!

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6th January 2020

Thank you for a RECORD BREAKING 2019

The arrival of two new species, record breaking visitor numbers and awards all contributed to a great year for us at Twycross Zoo!

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13th December 2019

Twycross Zoo calls for a sustainable Christmas

As one of the UK's leading conservation charities, Twycross Zoo takes sustainability very seriously and has issued this helpful guide for those wanting to celebrate a more sustainable Christmas.

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19th November 2019

Baby Boom at Twycross Zoo!

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