Twycross Zoo - Follow Your Heart

Opening Times: 10am - 5pm

School Groups

Make Your School Trip a Journey of Discovery

Contact us about our Award Winning Education Teaching Programmes; suitable all ages, from Foundation Stage through to KS5 and beyond.

To book a school trip or to enquire further about what we can offer your school, please call us on 01827 883140 or email

Visit Twycross Zoo for an experience your pupils will never forget! Treat the children to a day away from school that promises to not only be exciting, but packed full of new things to see and learn about some of the fantastic animals that share our planet.

We provide interactive, curriculum-linked educational workshops for all ages. Please click the right button for your age group below.

Prices and Payments

We have a number of packages and offers available to school groups that are suitable for all ages.

Why not enhance your day with educational sessions? Our sessions are all curriculum linked, cost only £45 for a class of 30 (20 for pre-schoolers) and include great resources for you to use on your trip and when you get back to school. Follow the buttons below for your age group to see what’s available.

Start of September 2018 to Easter Holidays 2019

  • Pre-school/nursery – £5.50 per student
  • Primary – £8.00 per student
  • Secondary – £9.00 per student
  • HE and FE – £10.00 per student
  • Additional staff/adults – £10.50 each

Post-Easter Holidays 2019 to end of August 2019

  • Pre-school/nursery – £6.00 per student
  • Primary – £8.50 per student
  • Secondary – £9.50 per student
  • HE and FE – £10.50 per student
  • Additional staff/adults – £11.00 each

We offer complimentary admission for accompanying teachers/adults according to the following ratios:

  • Pre-school/nursery groups – one teacher/adult free for every 5 pupils
  • Primary school (infant and junior) – one teacher/adult free for every 7 pupils
  • Secondary school/FE/HE groups – one teacher/adult free for every 10 pupils

Why not make your visit to us as low maintenance as possible?

  • Ready made up gift bags to avoid that visit to the shop? Available from £3 per pupil (contents vary dependent on age)
  • Sick of carrying packed lunches around until lunchtime? Order your lunches in advance from our catering team. Available from only £3 per pupil (price increases with age)


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Adult & Toddler Ticket – BOOK NOW!

Includes one adult (17+ years) and up to two children under the age of 5, available on Monday-Friday visits until 29th March 2019.

Terms & conditions apply. £10 includes voluntary gift aid donation. Price excluding gift aid is £9.09.

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Become a TZ Member & SAVE!

  • 364 days of FREE Twycross Zoo entry (excludes Christmas Day)
  • 10% OFF Twycross Zoo entry for accompanying friends and family
  • FREE or discounts on Twycross Zoo events
  • Discounts on Safari Cars
  • FREE* access or discounts on indoor soft play
  • 10% discount in the Twycross Zoo Gift Shop
  • FREE entry to partner zoos across the UK and Ireland per Membership year

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