Christmas at Twycross Zoo
Join us for a magical adventure with Santa from 17th November 2018*
More than just the usual 2-minute Santa visit – see Santa throughout your Christmas day out at Twycross Zoo!
Bring your little ones for lots of festive fun on selected dates throughout November and December – we’ve got plenty of magical activities that all the family will enjoy, all FREE* with your zoo admission ticket!
Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th November
Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th November
Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd December
Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th December
Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th December
Thursday 20th – Monday 24th December
Things to do this Christmas
Santa’s Story Time
Sit down and relax whilst Santa tells you about his Twycross tales with William the donkey as well as his conservation adventures across the world!
Santa’s Key Tree
Back by popular demand, Santa’s Key Tree will make sure that your presents are delivered on time – chimney or no chimney! Upon arrival at the zoo all boys and girls will be presented with a magical key to be placed on the Key Tree, ready for Santa to collect on Christmas Eve. Remember to write your name and Christmas wish on the key tag for Santa too!
Meet Our Pets
Join Santa and our Pets’ Keepers to meet some of our furry friends in Explorer Zone – rabbits and guinea pigs are just to name a few!
Santa’s Donkey Walk
Meet and pet William the Donkey on his walk around Explorer Zone with Santa and his keeper – see what other animals you can say hi to on the way!
Festive Arts & Crafts: Animal Gift Making and Giving
Excite our animals’ five senses with festive enrichment, hosted by our Discovery and Learning Team. Make Christmas gifts for our animals and watch them enjoy on the day of your visit.
Take a seat for a family selfie on Santa’s magical sleigh! You never know – Santa may turn up for a photo too!
ADD more magic to your day!
Breakfast with Santa
Back by popular demand, start your Christmas day out with Breakfast with Santa, a magical morning that all the family will love!
Includes breakfast, sing songs, storytime, gifts and more!
Prices start from £13.99
Supper with Santa
NEW for Christmas 2018, treat your little ones to supper, Santa, songs and story time before bedtime at Supper with Santa!
Prices start from £13.99
Festive Afternoon Tea
Enjoy a festive afternoon tea with friends and family this December here at Twycross Zoo.
Prices start from £9.95
Please be advised...
Christmas activities are subject to change. Times for each activity are available on the day of your visit. 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.