Twycross Zoo - Follow Your Heart

Opening Times: 10am - 5pm

Charity Heart

Twycross Zoo is a registered charity (number 501841) which exists to support conservation, education and research.

Christmas Holidays at Twycross Zoo

Join us for an Alpine Adventure at Twycross Zoo this December, a NEW winter experience taking place throughout the Christmas Holidays!

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Don’t miss out on super early bird savings… once they’re gone, they’re gone!

Twycross Zoo members… Just book your members entry to enjoy the Alpine Adventure

The Snowy Peaks

Journey to the peaks of the Himalayan mountains, home of the endangered Snow leopard. Take the perfect festive family photo in our cable car photo point and wonder through the snow amongst pine trees and mountain peaks.

The View

Cosy-up for lunch inside The View. Our warm alpine lodge inspired restaurant, overlooking the habitat of our Snow leopards. Enjoy a yummy menu with festive twists, including pigs in blanket pizza.

Norton Glacier

Snow leopards use their tails for balance… Can you find yours as you skate onto the Norton Glacier? A new activity for the festive season... Our first-ever, environmentally friendly, synthetic ice skating rink.

Santa Claus

Plan your Alpine Adventure right and you might just catch the man himself. Santa Claus, is stopping his sleigh on the Snowy Peaks to say hello on the 20 – 24 December.

Après Zoo

After a day of exploring, you’ll be ready for a tasty treat. Stop off at the ‘Après Zoo’ Hutte for a warming hot chocolate or mulled wine for the grown-ups.

The Icy Outpost

On your journey around our alpine village, don’t forget to visit the Icy Outpost, a remote Snow leopard conservation station. Take part in games and challenges to learn how to spot a Snow leopard in the wild.

Shop with a purpose

Help support us as a conservation charity. From Snow leopard adoptions to plush polar bears, discover all things alpine...

Snow leopard encounters

A truly unique gift for big cat lovers. Go behind the scenes to meet our Big Cat Keepers and enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to feed Khumbu or Irma, our amazing residents.