Twycross Zoo - Follow Your Heart

Opening Times: 10am - 6pm

Charity Heart

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

Educational Resources

Our award-winning Education Team have put together a wide range of free resources for students of all abilities for you to download from home.

Our lesson plans are directly linked to the national curriculum and are designed to best engage all age groups. 

Bring the wild to your living room!

Penguin encounters at Twycross Zoo

EYFS - Animal Differences

The world is full of animals, all different shapes and sizes – see if you can tell them apart!

See Sumatran tigers this Mother's Day at Twycross Zoo

KS1: Wildlife Heroes

It’s time to save the world! Figure out which animals might be in trouble and how you can help save them and become a wildlife hero.

Chimp Eden

KS1 & KS2: Who Eats Who?

It’s dinner time for the animals! Find out what a food web is and how one small change in it can have a huge impact for the other animals.


KS2: Biodiversity & Conservation

Some animal numbers are in decline. Discover why animals are under threat and what we can do to help.

KS3 & KS4: Biodiversity and Conservation

Discover how we classify animals on a scale from least concern to extinct and conduct your own research on an animal facing threats in the wild.


KS3 & KS4: Evolution and Variation

A lot has changed in the 13.8billion years since the universe began! See if you can work out why some of our animals have evolved to look so different over time.

Take the learning outside with our Wildlife Warriors Outdoor Activities!


Build your own Wildlife Hotel!

With our handy guide, you can build your very own Wildlife Hotel in your back garden. Be sure to advertise the hotel with some wild flowers and greet some of our native wildlife as they visit your hotel.