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Something spooky is going on at Twycross Zoo this October Half Term – bring your little monsters for a wicked Halloween day out!

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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Things to do this October Half Term…

The wicked witch is back!

Join in with Singing Songs and Casting Spells around her cauldron, Meet & Greets around the zoo, Halloween photo opportunities in the Plaza, PLUS see if you can spot her visiting some of the animals around the zoo!

Broomstick Training

Get your broomsticks at the ready for some training by our very own witch! Follow her instructions and see if you can become a Broomstick Flying Expert!

Spooky Storytime

Relax from all the halloween activities going on around the zoo with a special spooky storytime by our witch!

Pumpkin Carving

For only £2 per child, choose a pumpkin, carve and decorate it as scary as you can! All pumpkins will be entered into our competition and the wicked witch will announce one winner each day at 3pm! The lucky winner will win a spine-tingling prize!

Hall-zoo-ween Trail

A witch has cast a spell over the zoo and we need your help to defeat her! Read and follow the rhymes to find the trick or treat doors and defeat the wicked witches spell! Meet the witch at 3pm on your visit and see if you get a trick or a treat at the end!

Creepy Animal Enrichment Making & Conservation Games

Join our Discovery and Learning Team for lots of fun games and activities. Make Halloween-themed crafts to excite our animals’ five senses. Stick around at 2.15pm each day where our animals* will get to enjoy your spooktacular creation!

Dress Up

Team TZ will be in spooky fancy dress so why not join us and see what hocus pocus you can get up to!

Spooky Cinema

Take a break from all the action outside, watch a short Halloween film but beware of the spooky introduction!

Spooky Safari Cars*

See what surprizes you can find on your drive around Explorer Zone – mind out for the cobwebs! Read rules of the road and reserve your car online here.

More information coming soooooon…

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Eat & Drink

Wolf down some spooky treats and bites from The View Restaurant, Costa and Explorer Café! Creepy cakes, Halloween-themed menu for your little monsters and blood-red mulled wine for the big monsters!


Don’t forget to get a souvenir from our Gift Shop and Explorer Shop.

NEW items include spiders, snakes, bats plus more!

Please be advised...

Halloween activities are subject to change. Times for each activity are available on the day of your visit. Additional costs apply for Safari Cars and Pumkin Carving. Twycross Zoo will close at 5pm from 27th October 2018 for Autumn/Winter. We expect October Half Term to be busy. If you are planning a trip to visit us we advise to arrive early (Himalaya is open from 9am, with Twycross Zoo opening at 10am) and to always check your travel alerts ahead of your journey. Look out for traffic updates on our social media pages.

The Great Brick Safari!

Coming Saturday 20th October for a limited time!

Over 70 life-sized LEGO brick animals all included in the price of your zoo admission ticket!

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October Half Term at Twycross Zoo!

Something spooky is going on at Twycross Zoo this October Half Term…

Sat 20th – Sun 21st Oct
Sat 27th Oct – Sun 4th Nov

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Christmas at Twycross Zoo!

More than just the usual 2-minute Santa visit!

See Santa throughout your Christmas day out at Twycross Zoo, on selected dates in November and December.

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