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.

Festive Fancy Dress Weekend!

14th & 15th December 2019

Meet Santa and his elves as you take part in lots of Christmas activities, all included with your zoo admission ticket.

PLUS for one weekend only, take part in ‘Finders Keepers’ and our Fancy Dress Competition.

FLASH SALE EXTENDED! Save up to £6 when you book online – OFFER ENDS 31st December 2019

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All events included with your zoo admission!

Penguin encounters at Twycross Zoo

Finders Keepers


🐧We’ve hidden Penguin Soft Toys around the Zoo, if you find one you can take it home with you!🐧

Head on a wild adventure around the Zoo but keep your eyes peeled as you take part in Finders Keepers.

Fancy Dress Competition

Our cheeky Elves are roaming the zoo on the look out for their Fancy Dress Champion!

If they think you’re a worthy winner, they’ll head over and introduce themselves and give you a special prize.

Story time with Santa

Settle in for Story time with Santa!

Head down to Santa’s Living Room in Explorer Cafe and listen to an enchanting yuletide tale.

Twycross Zoo Admission

Armed Forces, Emergency Services & NHS staff go FREE from 30th November – 11th December 2019. T&Cs apply

FLASH SALE EXTENDED! Save up to £6 when you book online – OFFER ENDS 31ST DECEMBER

ADULT: £15.37

CHILD: £11.75


INFANT (under 2): FREE

Prices include voluntary gift aid donation. £13.97/£10.78/£12.36 excluding gift aid.


PLUS even more festive themed activities

Penguin encounters at Twycross Zoo

Santa's Penguin Encounter

Do you know that Santa is friends with the penguins that live at the South Pole? Join him as he meets our very own Humboldt penguins during their dinner!

Santa & Elves Christmas Show

Join Santa and his jolly elves to place your Christmas wish on the key tree and spread Christmas cheer by singing loud for all to hear!

Donkey Walks & Christmas Crafts

Join Santa as he takes our resident donkeys for a walk around Explorer Zone.

Make your very own magical reindeer food to sprinkle around your garden on Christmas Eve as well as Christmas enrichment gifts for some of our animals and watch them enjoy it in the day too!

Add even more Christmas to your day out!